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Computer freezes during startup

Computer turns on fine, but on the screen where it tells you to press delete to enter setup, it just stops. There are no warning beeps and won't let me enter setup. I'm not sure if it's disabling the keyboard or not but all the lights(eg., Caps Lock light) turn off when it gets to that screen. Memory seems fine, I get the appropriate warning beeps if i remove the ram, i've tried two power supplies as well. I have removed all hard drives minus one and it has the correct jumper setting. I am kind of out of ideas at this stage. Help would be appreciated.

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  • Ticketmanbob Sep 30, 2007

    Haha awesome, that did the trick. I just pulled out the hard drive and the wireless card and it started working again. Reconnected everything and it all worked like normal.

    Thanks.

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2007

    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM, LOADS THE NNEDS FILE FOR INSTALL.THEN WHEN IT READS WINDOW START IF TURNS OFF FOR A SPLIT SECOND AND A BLUE SCREEN WARNING THAT IT HAS BEEN STOPPED TO AVIOD DAMAGE THE COMPUTER.ALSO READS MAKE SURE IT HAS ENOUGH DISK SPACE ( I SWITCHED HARD DRIVES TWICE) AND CONTACT VENDOR FOR BIOS UPDATE OR START SAFE MODE DISABLE BIO MEMEORY.I STRIPDED THE CU AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE AND RESETED THE CMOS BUT STIIL WILL NOT ALLOW THE OS TO BE INSTALLED.



    HELP

  • lilsteve00 May 05, 2009

    Hi ya!

    well i just had the same problem, turn on, get to the bios screen and.... dead just froze, i' reading the other comments and i'm really no whiz at this stuff i was really starting to think oh no your telling me to do what?? i'm thinking i'm gonna break my pc (if not already broke). NOW reading on its mentioned that add on's may be the key so i unplugged and usb memory stick i left plugged in (which i have to say has been there for wks, may be faulty) then reset the pc and bobs ya uncle fannys ya aunty it worked!!



    so have a look for plug in's/add on's to your pc simple but daft i dont really know the reason why but hope it may help some one else out there!!

    all the best!

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Hi, This is typical when the motherboard (CMOS/BIOS) is having a difficult time auto detecting the devices installed including drives, videocard, sound card, network, etc. Initially set your CMOS/BIOS to default/fail-safe settings, save & exit. Perhaps you can try running with the barest of add-on devices as you have posted initially, but do it one step further, remove everything including that one last HD (with the correct jumper settings). If you have onboard video use that one rather than an AGP or PCI-E add-on. Run the unit with just a single memory. No cables other than power and front panel. Thereafter connect your devices one by one and try every time a new one is added. This include removing any USB devices/cables plugged in. More often it is an add-on that causes freezing at this point as you have described. You may also venture in trying to flash your BIOS (however pls be forewarned of possible difficulty/failure when doing so). Hope this be of some help/idea. post back how things turned up or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.

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    Louie Role Sep 30, 2007

    Hi again,

    Alternately if your PC is a desktop, you can reset the CMOS/BIOS to default by temporarily relocating the jumper on the CMOS reset pins quite often very near the 3 volts Lithium backup battery.

    Cheers.

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