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Computer won't load anything

Hi, about a month ago I posted this thread: on another help site
Help!!!! Computer Won't load

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Hi, I'm not too computer literate but I do know a little, my computer was on today, it had been on probably 2 hours, and I checked it about 5 minutes before this happened and all was well. When I looked at it the computer was at the Intel Inside Pentium 4 screen a little box saying this and it seemed to be frozen, I suspected to be at this screen it must have rebooted by itself??? It wouldn't go any further, I turned it off and restarted it but again got to this screen and stopped, doesn't get to the windows screen at all. The computer has power the little blue light comes on all the fans are working but there is no beep, I can even get to the Bios screen. About 4 months ago I replaced the PSU and the hard drive about 8 months ago, when i replaced the power supply I also reseated the CPU and all has been working very well for the past 4 months till now. Just wondering if someone can help with this and where do I start!!!!!
I do have a spare computer, can I use this computer to test things, but I don't want to bugger this one up tooo, any help is appreciated, thank you
I got some help and reset the CMOS as stated below:
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I played around with it and reset the CMOS like someone suggested and it seemed to work till now, I was ona site today where someone was going to show me how to Port Forward, I had played around with a bit of Network connection things, then he told me turn off the computer press the modems reset button then turn it on and get back to him, and this is where it all ended, I turned it off and again I have this same problem I had before where the comp is going to the Pentium 4 screen and stopping, I cannot get into the BIOS and I have reset the CMOS again but nothing is helping, does anyone else have any suggestions, I would appreciate anything, thx I have tried taking my hard drive out and putting it in another computer and it all loaded up well and worked ok as a secondary drive, I then changed it over to the master drive but I don't think the comp had enough power (this is my spare) it tried to load up but my mouse lost power and everything froze....I just tried booting it with the operating disc in the dvd drive but nothing happened it just went back to the Pentium 4 screen again, any help would be appreciated I don't know where to go from here, thx

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  • jodie gargett Jan 02, 2008

    I've taken the Ram out one by one and then checked it, and there was no difference, power supply is only new and a good brand, all fans are working, I've looked at motherboard cannot see any swollen joints anywhere, I'm just trying to change over video cards now to see what happens, I'm grasping at straws here now, The model is a Medion MD8088 motherboard and I'm running Windows XP Pro.

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You stated you removed the CPU. Did you clean the old theraml grease off & apply new before you reconnected your heat sink & fan? Did you reconnect the ATX 12V JPW1? power. This 12V power connector is used to provide power to the CPU? Lastly recheck all power connectors including the CPU 3 pin fan. Cause this sound more like a over heat problem Have you noticed any beeps during bootup. If you get back into windows turn off hilburtain & disable sleep & stamdby mode in your bios. Pc don't reboot by its self unless there is a heat issue or something else (hardware) has failed.
Start over keeping in mind the above suggestions. Good luck & take your time.

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Possible RAM problem, also failing electrolytic capacitors in the power supply and/or motherboard can cause these problems.

Look for swollen/bulging/leaking electrolytic capacitors.

It might help if you mention make/model of the computer and the operating system you are using.

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