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T2958 continuous startup cycle

Recently, when trying to start the machine, it developed this problem: During booting it would flash this statement on the screen: autocheck missing. The machine would then restart and continuously repeat this cycle. Tech support suggested I place the harddrive into another machine and download files if I want to save them before using the restore disk. My son swapped it into another emachines but, of course, since the software on the 2958 harddrive is the problem, it remained. While replacing the harddrive back into the 2958, the power problem developed (see my other posting). Any thoughts?

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It sounds like there may be an issue with the memory chips. If available, take a memory stick that matches the type of memory you need for your computer. Take out all memory sticks on the motherboard and try the new memory stick in the first memory slot and see if you get the error. If so, then try it in the second memory slot.

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