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Computer restarts over and over @ bios screen

Hi, my 2year old computer recently started restarting over and over when I boot it up. I turn it on, it beeps once like normal, and it doesn't even get through loading the bios screen before it restarts again. It does this over and over until I turn the power switch off in the back. I have a ga-m68mt-s2 ultra durable gigabyte mobo with dual bios. I've tried taking one mem stick out at a time to see if it was a memory problem, nothing changed. I also started my PC up without the Hard drive attached at all and it had no change also. I thought it was my PSU so I installed a new one and nothing changed. Which led me to believe that it was a problem with the mobo or maybe a bios chip? Never heard of this problem. Any help would be great!

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You may try resetting bios by taking off the small battery on motherboard for few sec, also if you got manual for your motherboard there may be way to reset bios sticking together 2 pins for couple of sec. Is radiator fan working? if no there's solution.

Posted on Feb 11, 2014

Testimonial: "So I removed the battery for a few seconds like you suggested, and now when I turn on my pc nothing shows up on either of my displays (via hdmi/vga). Although I can't see anything, I can tell the the computer isn't restarting repeatedly anymore because I don't hear the constant single beep that it makes each time it restarts. Could I have fixed the problem with the bios that was causing the constant restart and somehow in the process messed up my graphics card? I have an Nvidia Gefore GTX660. Thanks for the help. Much appreciated."

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    Darryl Munsch Feb 22, 2014

    Fixed the problem with the display, Ignore that last statement. I'll post an update within a few hours after I see what happens. Going through startup repair now. I also wanted to mention that after a week of sitting unplugged, I hooked up my pc and turned it on and it worked normally for around 3 hours. After about 3 hours it restarted without warning and started the constant restart thing. Turned it off via the switch on the psu and then flipped it back on and tried to boot it up and it loaded windows but then it started restarting over and over again.

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    Darryl Munsch Feb 22, 2014

    Tried what you said and after working for a few minutes it staarted to restart over and over

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Hello try to start in failsafe mode by pressing F8 and remove the file in add/remove programs and make a restart.
My guess is that the file is broken or invalid.


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