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MY PC START BOOTING BUT DOESN'T FINISH THE PROCESS.....

MY PC START BOOTING , IT CHECKS THE MEMORY AMOUNT, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY DEVICES, FLOPPY , THEN WHEN IT JUMPS TO THE NEXT SCREEN THAT SPECIFY EVERYTHING STILL BEING IN THE BLACK BACKGROUND SCREEN IN THIS RECTANGLE LINE WINDOW , WHERE IT SHWOS THE 'CPU TYPE " NEXT WILL BE THE " CPU # " BUT IT ENDS HERE WITH THE "CURSOR" BLINKING BELOW THE " : " OF IT ( THE FIELD WHERE IT SUPPOSE TO SAID THE CPU # 350 MHZ, 500MHZ , ETC.... IS THE FIRST TIME I SEE THIS RARE PROBLEM , I JUST RESTARTED ( BOOTED ) AGAIN AND AGAIN , BUT IT WILL NOT GO MORE FAR FROM THIS POINT ........CAN YOU HELP PLEASE..?

IS A AT MB W/ AMD K6-2 333 MHZ CPU , I CAN'T TELL WHAT IS THE MANUFACTURER OF IT, DOESN'T HAVE ANY SIGNIFICANT # ON IT......
THANKS ....CARLOS

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Check BOIS. if everyting is ok, reformat your system

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First U want to go into the bios and make sure everything is good, harddrive is there, ram, etc.
To get to the bios, press F2 or Del during that black screen time. Depending on the type and age of the computer, it should tell U what to press to enter Bios or Setup.
If it does not get that far, the Mother board has died.
If everything checks good in Bios, set for load defaults and F10 to save and exit. What happens next?

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Boot from the cd and format the system and install newly and give some space to c:drive or any drive where u install the o.s

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Restart your computer

during the boot process you will see on the screen a certain key to press usually the Delete or F2 to enter setup this will vary depending on your computers bios

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http://www.kitchentablecomputers.com/static.php - rules


Or there is a connection problem such as a bad cable


Test all power and data leads that attach to your hard drive IDE,SATA


the leads from your MOTHERBOARD TO THE HARD DRIVE make sure they have a

secure dust free connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty if its a flat 40pin ide


this will be the first to fail


make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty


or just replace them they could be faulty a computer needs power and data to travel through every working device and continue its cycle and have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error


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