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MIssing mother board driver

I recently got a used computer, and I had to replace a bad hard drive, Now I try and restart my system it freezes, I can turn the system off and turn it back on but when I hit restart, It shuts down ok but It wont reboot

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Sounds like a hardware conflict.
Try setting the BIOS to default...

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Try doing flea power & the power cycle.

1. Disconnect all the peripherals like keyboard,mouse,printer, scanner & monitor and power supply from the CPU.

And press & hold the power button for 2 min, it will release the flea power from the mother board.

Restart the system & check.

2. Disconnect everything.wait for 5-10 minutes and then connect every thing.

Restart the system.

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Just remove the registry key it happen when this key is corrupted.


And delete all references to the external hard drive. 

And also HLKM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USB 

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Disclaimer : I will not be held responsible for anything that happens to your computer as a result of following my guide. Use this guide at your own discretion and risk.

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  • Check to see if your system feels warm and check the processor for overheating. NOTE: Use extreme caution when checking for heat, since you can be easily burned.
  • Make sure that the power supply fan is running properly and any other external case fans are running properly. Make sure that the air intakes for the external fans are unobstructed and have at least several inches away from walls and other items.
  • Make sure the fans on the processor are connected properly and running.
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  • Update the system BIOS to the newest version. In addition, check to see if your system has a firmware that could also be updated to the newest version. Refer to your motherboard documentation.
  • Check the BIOS using the BIOS/CMOS setup utility, particularly the boot order. Make sure that your system is detecting all of the drives and make sure that the drive you are trying to boot is listed.
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Just check to make sure that the CD-ROM drive has all its cords properly attatched. It sounds like there is either a driver conflict of some sort or a power failire in your system causing the BIOS to restart the machine. Check all power cables and if you recently updated the driver to the drive, roll it back. If your problem is still not sorted, try disconnecting the floppy drive or something from the mother board and power, see if the power supply is being overloaded. Or, you may need to simply purchase a new CD-ROM drive, would probabaly be your best bet.

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