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System crashes completely. just freezes and never recovers. for some odd reason, when i try to run the windows repair, it crashes as well giving me the blue screen of death. i have three other hard drives: one with xp and one with vista. no matter which hard drive i boot from, the system randomly crashes. I tested the ram and ran a disk check. when it completes it successfully, it shows no errors. (it crashes normally before finishing though). when i try booting up from the recovery cd, none of the hard drives are recognized, so any re-installation never goes pass the "select drive" window. And for the most part, when on dos everything gets fuzzy like using a bad old analog tv with bad reception. to me it seems like a mother board problem, but i can't find a replacement motherboard online for this model.

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You are probably correct in thinking it a motherboard problem, its sounds like the disk controller on the motherboard id faulty.
There are a huge range of motherboards to choose from.
The mounting holes on the motherboard will match the desktop mounting plate, these are standard configurations.
Stick with the well known brands and with the functions that suit your requirements.
My choice of brands are Gigabyte, Intel, MSI.
If you are into gaming and video editing etc. go for a motherboard without a built-in graphics card and purchase a separate high end graphics card.

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Try to remove all the hard drives and run your computer, wait until it boots up and pop a message looking for software or drives, just leave it for 5 to 10 minutes then shut down your computer. unplug it and have it clean the ram memory with the pencil eraser then put it back again, open again your computer with out the hard drives after booting close it again...wait for 30 minutes then re-assemble everything and for hard drive just put the first one that you use.

then run the system

this procedure will let *********** board reconfigures what is lost or corrupted.. see if this will work

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