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Computer startup hardware problems

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May 14, 2012 1:46:16 PM

Hello,
I have built a new PC. When i power on the PC starts up for about 5 secs and shuts down for about 7 secs and starts up again. It then works alright. What could be the problem and how can i stop this shut down immediately after start up?
Steve
May 14, 2012 1:48:30 PM

romero1 said:
Hello,
I have built a new PC. When i power on the PC starts up for about 5 secs and shuts down for about 7 secs and starts up again. It then works alright. What could be the problem and how can i stop this shut down immediately after start up?
Steve

Are you receiving any peculiar post messages?
Have you tried resetting your bios to the default settings?
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May 14, 2012 1:54:31 PM

Try to default the bios and check if the memory test is on. If it is disable it. If the problem persist try one memory stick at the time. Also check if the automatic overclock is on. Set CPU setting to stock.
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