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Help Please! Continous Booting problem - New self built computer

Q: Help Please! Continous Booting problem - New self built computer

Motherboard: 865PE-A7 (1.0)

Bios Version: 1.0g (Default)

CPU: P4 Prescott 640 (3.2GHz)

HDD: none but have tried hooking up a WD 120GB IDE drive with no luck and a WD 250GB SATA150 with no result

PSU: 450 Watt from steel aspire x-navigator case which it is inside)

OS: None Yet (going to be Windows XP Pro)

Video Card: AGP 8x eVGA Nvidia 6800GT

Memory: Corsair Value Select 1GB (2X 512MB) PC3200 DDR400 but have tried one stick with same results and some memory from another computer

this forum post best describes the problem:


I am having the same problem.
Turn on my computer minimums connected (


CPU with Heatsink and fan (have checked thermal grease and don't think thats the problem)
(also took of heatsink and instead of continuously rebooting it booted once and turned off no harm done)

1 stick 512MB ram in Dimm 1 slot (have also tried some DDR333 256MB ram from some other computers) not the problem,

AGP card w/monitor connected, PS/2 keyboard (have tried multiple ones (not the problem)

internal pc speaker

power and reset buttons on case and a couple of fans

That is the configuration I am trying to get it to first run in

CMOS jumper is not the problem (I know what I am doing)
reset CMOS by taking out battery and changin jumper and then changing back - that didn't work

I have tried all sorts of maners of configuration with the SATA hardrive the IDE hardrive a DVD drive a CDRW drive and a floppy drive and any sort of way I attach them does not change anything.

I know it is not a mater of the button I am pushing and the way I am pushing it(have tried all sorts of things and they don't work)

I have tried the beeper tests:
and they work like they are supposed to

So basically here is the runndown
I start the computer and it seems fine like a normal boot( LED on keyboard flash regular kind of stuff happens )
The POST screens displays similar to step #4 on this site:

The main processor says Intel Pentium 4 800MHZ (200MHZ X 16)

Memory Testing: the correct amount OK

Hyper-threading technology cpu detected (hyper-theading : Enabled )

Then it is blank except for bottom of screen it says press DEL to enter Setup and some other serial number or something

then it reboots and goes blank keyboard flashes and the POST screen displays again

The POST screen is only shown for like 1 second however it is really hard to see what is written in time

pressing or holding del through any of this skips the POST screen and just make it keep rebooting

Preferred Solution: Help Please! Continous Booting problem - New self built computer

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A: Help Please! Continous Booting problem - New self built computer

Id say its a bad motherboard, possibley RAM. Do a Google search for your mobo for other peop,e who may have similar problems and make sure that it can be used with Corsair RAM.

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OS - Windows 7 SP1
Windows 7 SP1
About 8 Months
5 days, reinstalled
Intel i7 3770k @ 4.5GHz
Diamond 7970
Gigabyte Z77 UD4H
Seasonic X850 850W
Custom Built

I've tried reinstalling Windows several times and getting fresh drivers as well. This started happening about a month ago and never had any problems before then.

The latest one was while simply watching a YouTube video, which I had been doing for about an hour before it happened.

A:Continous Blue Screens, Custom Built PC


The attached DMP files are of the DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (d1) bug check.

This indicates that a kernel-mode driver attempted to access pageable memory at a process IRQL that was too high.

A driver tried to access an address that is pageable (or that is completely invalid) while the IRQL was too high. This bug check is usually caused by drivers that have used improper addresses.

If we take a look at the call stack:


0: kd> kb
RetAddr : Args to Child : Call Site
fffff800`02cc9169 : 00000000`0000000a 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000001 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff800`02cc7de0 : 43a2bd77`43f93080 00000001`00000001 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`0cb27550 : nt!KiBugCheckDispatch+0x69
fffff880`0640b79f : fffffa80`0cda3150 fffffa80`0cda3470 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiPageFault+0x260
fffffa80`0cda3150 : fffffa80`0cda3470 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`117d6438 : cmudaxp+0x1cc79f
fffffa80`0cda3470 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`117d6438 fffff880`06405ab6 : 0xfffffa80`0cda3150
00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`117d6438 fffff880`06405ab6 fffffa80`0cb27550 : 0xfffffa80`0cda3470
Unable to load image cmudaxp.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for cmudaxp.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for cmudaxp.sys
Probably caused by : cmudaxp.sys ( cmudaxp+1cc79f )

FAILURE_BU... Read more

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My Laptop which is on the Windows 8 platform received a virus. I changed this to safe mode to try to remove the virus, but it is now continuously re-boots. I cannot get to a main page. It try's to boot up but then stops and try's to re-boot again. I put in my Gateway Recovery Drive to restore to the factory settings but it does nothing. Help!!!

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I built a new computer, but I think I hit a wrong button when setting it up. I got into the bios and set it up how I wanted it, but I closed out of the bios and now the computer isn't sending a signal to the monitor, keyboard, or mouse. The fans come on, the lights light up, I don't here any beeps from the motherboard. I haven't installed Windows yet.

A:Built computer not booting

Did you change anything regarding the internal video card?

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I recently built a computer and when I turned it on, all of the RGB, fans, PSU, etc. turned on. However, when I turn it on and plug it into my monitor, it says, ?no signal?. The ram is in the right spot according to the manual. Help is greatly appreciated. My specs are:

Video Card: MSI GeForce rtx 2060
Motherboard: MSI z370 gaming m5
Ram: G.skill tridentZ 16 gb (two sticks)

A:New built computer “turning on” but not booting

Also, when I plug in my RGB keyboard and mouse they don?t light up. However, my RGB headphones do light up.

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my laptop has a continous beep on startup. i have tried reinstalling the os but it fails to boot from cd. what should i do.i have changed the boot order to boot from cd but it just faild to boot and goes back to step.1.

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I am relatively new at building computers. I just configured my rig:

XFX nForce 780i SLI Motherboard
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3Ghz 6MB
OCZ 700w GameXStream PSU
*BFG GeForce 9800 GTX 512MB PCIe video card
*500 GB SATA II hard drive
*3GB DDR2-667 memory
*DVD-RW Dual layer drive
CoolerMaster CM690 Nvidia Ed. ATX Case

*The starred items I took from a previous computer of mine. The motherboard fried in the old computer, so I am not sure if any of these parts are damaged.

My problem is that I just connected everything and plugged in the PSU and the motherboard's light went on, which was a good sign, but when I pressed the power button on the case the power light went on for a brief second, then the computer didn't boot. The light was still working on my motherboard so I knew it wasn't the motherboard. I am pretty positive that the video card is broken, but my computer should be able to boot without it right? What could cause my computer to act like this? Thanks for the help.

A:Solved: Problems booting built computer

Since you have SLI Mobo You can only check if you Graphic Card is faulty by changing it with another one.
before that you should troubleshoot with what you have i.e
Disconnect your DVD rom from PSU & Mobo
Use only a single RAM first
you should Swap each RAM in Each Slots i.e 1st slot try 1st ram the boot, if not booting try the 2nd one in the same slot & so on.
So if you have 4 slots you will have to try 12times
if its not working even then, you then try to check your graphics card by putting it in another computer/ another computers card in your computer.
If everything if working when you disconnected the DVD Rom then either your DVD Rom is Faulty or the connecting cable is.

Best of Luck

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I built a new computer, but I think I hit a wrong button when setting it up. I got into the bios and set it up how I wanted it, but I closed out of the bios and now the computer isn't sending a signal to the monitor, keyboard, or mouse. The fans come on, the lights light up, I don't here any beeps from the motherboard. I haven't installed Windows yet.

A:Built computer not booting (Moved from Windows 10)

Did you change anything regarding the internal video card?

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First off i wanna say hi to everyone, long time reader but never posted.. but i knew this day would come!!! lol....

system spec:

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
2 250gb Seagate Barracudas 7200 > Raid 0
AMD Athlon II X3 450 Rana 3.2GHz Socket AM3 95W
Asus M4A78LT-M Mobo
2 Crucial 2GB 240-Pin SDRAM DDR3 1600
1 2GB G. Skill 240 pin DDR3 Memory

Ok computer has been doing scandsks for the last week all of a sudden when starting up and now it splashes the boot screen and hangs on the black screen with a blinking cursor at the top left.
I have been researching this for the past couple of days in the net and unfortunately have been unsuccessful at finding ananswer.

heres what i have done so far:
1-booted from windows cd and did STARTUP REPAIR, it found my windows installation and finished without no problems - PROBLEM STILL EXISTS
2-command propmpt and fixboot command unsuccessful since it stays on x: dir and i cant find the c: dir for the right commands
3-SYSTEM RESTORE found no earlier restore points which i found odd but it is what it is.. lol..
4- went ahead and tried installation of windows to see if it recognized my drive on array and it did with the correct size and data.

I tried installing the regrun reanimator to see if it maybe was a root kit problem but the boot up disk didnt recognize my c drive either.

so here i am stuck on stupid!!..

any help will be greatly appreciated!..

A:Windows stopped booting with continous blinking cursor

Sounds like a bad hard drive so IO would download Sea Tools and make bootable cd and run both tests on the drive.
| Seagate

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Daughters computer, MOBO Asus psa-b, Amd K6-2 500mhz, 128mb ram, Diamond stealth 3 s540 32mb ram, WD Caviar 172AA replacement, win98se.

She said it was making a chattering noise, she bumped it and then nothing.
I have it. Checked to see if all cables were not loose. The cpu fan runs, case s/w will not turn it on or off. the PS s/w turns it on in conjunction with the case s/w next, have to turn it off with the PS s/w.

3 fast beeps first then cantinous beep. Boot disk and WD Liftguard disk will not bring up any thing. just the continous beeping.

I just tryed it again to make sure of the beeping. It booted into windows.

Have not turned it off, am running Norton AV and repair now.

What do I do now?

Thanks Paul

A:Computer will not boot, continous beeping

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Hi there.

When I had windows xp sp2 installed I restricted access to some folders on a partition which wasn't the partion with the windows instalation. Since then I installed vista and more recently windows 7. I always format C: (windows partition) and leave the other two partions untouched.
So, I always have problems with those ancient permissions. I know how to solve it by taking ownship, but I have to do it every time I format.
Now, I've googled lots of solutions concerning ownnership, but what I want is to solve the problem once and for all, like removing those restrictons alltogether.
Anyone please?
This stuff is driving me insane after every format.

A:Continous problem

Hello & welcome to TGF.

Yes, W7 handles file ownership differently than XP & Vista.

Consider copying files to DVDs or FAT32 formatted flash drives.
FAT32 doesn't use permissions in the same way NTFS uses permissions.

DVDs could give you the option of copying them to optical disk, then changing permissions as needed after you copy them to the hard disk drive.

Possibly some hints here:



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This is the First boot...

First off... the computer Specs:

ATX Jetway PT88BS motherboard
1GB Dual Channel ram... thats not the problem
3.2 GHz Intel Pentium 4 HD 64 bit Processor 800 MHz FSB 2MB L2 Cache

Original Bios that was with the motherboard...
will edit with bios data in a few minutes

I turn the computer on...
The fans are running so everything is getting power...
see when it posts... it detects the processor the ram and the fan speeds...
I am trying to hit Delete to get into the bios setup but nothing happens...

After it posts everything its like the computer locks up... the keyboard is plugged into the PS/2 keyboard port... When I say locks up, I cant even hit the Num Lock to turn the light on...

Does anyone have any ideas out there???

Please respond ASAP

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It's my first time building a computer so I'm not sure if I done it right. There's 1 short beep when I turn it on so that parts good.

But now when I turn it on and put in my intel 7 series Ultility DVD which I got from buying a gigabyte motherboard, I get this message:

press any key to startup xpress recovery2......
isolinux: found something at drive = 89
isolinux: failed to locate cd-rom device; boot failed

After that, I'm not able to do anything else other than restart the computer. I've asked numerous people about this but they don't seem to know the answer to it, hopefully someone around here can help me out.


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computer boot(power button presed no post on screen) then shuts down and repeats the cycle ...

ok so i hopefully get response fast
i took of the board connected it to a good psu

and starting the experiment

MSI G31M3 V2
psu now ccivo 450w
ram kingmax 2 gb ddr2 800 (for testing kingston 1 gb ddr2 800 same 2 gb NCP 2 gb )
cpu intel e2200 let.s say i can try 5200 aswell
what intrigues(well i think i speled it right ) me

connecting the power to psu using the screwdriver to shorten power pins
coolers start spining for a second then stop and start and stop continously
i did this just for testing purpose
i took out JPW1 cable and powered the psu etc. and voila everything spins well but no cpu power no post nothing

ok to narrow the problem little closer
this board has 2 ram slots
1 green
2 yellow
so if i take out the ram from 1 green slot board boots and i get allsort of beeps
if i then use the ram in 2 slot computer start booting but no keyboard post no nothing

what could be the problem any suggestion
hopefuly i get response soon i am anxius to start experimenting

btw i succeded to boot to bios once but than i saved the changes and problems again
why can.t i use only second slot on this board if 1st one is fried i suspect that

well any suggestion apreciated thanks
and sorry for language it.s not my main one so i try my best

A:computer boot problems continous spins

let.s protest




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It seems twice a year my desktop computer has a problem here I turn it on and it will not start, it goes to a screen, saying choose "Safe Mode, normal start up ete...) Whatever option I choose the computer will just restart.

I have brought this computer back to the company that built it and they charged me more money to "fix this problem" all they did was reformat it.

I have reformatted it myself it's depressing as it takes up a lot of my time.

Obviously, there is something wrong with the computer this has happened about 8 times now.

It's Windows XP SP2, I believe 4 years old.

Would you believe it's a software problem or hardware?

A:Continous problem, VERY annoying

please post your system specs

check your device manager, click the view tab, click show hidden devices.

are there any yellow alerts listed?

post back

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First of all im completely new to this, its my first attempt ever on anything like this.
I recently got a new case called DF-30 by Antec. I took all the parts from an Acer Aspire Ax3812 and just put it together in the new case. I needed a new case because the old one is too small for the new motherboard im getting soon.

So heres the problem when i turn the computer on it makes a loud constant beeping sound, im pretty sure it comes from the power supply, i may have connected something wrong. It seems to start like normal but no picture on the screen. And the fans in the case do not start, just the cpu fan. I could take a picture of it, but the cables are just a big mess at the moment, so wat to do?

A:Solved: Problem with self built computer

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This is my first post here, so I apologize in advance for making myself look like a fool.
I recently built my own computer, and I keep receiving the BSOD, roughly an hour and a half after boot.

Here are my last 5 crashes(is this in the correct format to read?)
Some other information I found while digging(may be useless)
and some specs

I suspect the problem is with the Video Card, but alas, I cant seem to figure it out.
Let me know if more information is needed

A:Built a new computer, BSOD problem

You have an SSD drive. What is the motherboards make and model number?

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Hi just built a computer. This is only my 2nd one. First one built without problems. syptoms--- No Post, No beeps, fans are working, no video, hard drive spins, can only turn on power, does not turn off I((have to unplug) cd rom only ejects, does not close. I am now in the process of following the guide to building problems. Removing all components including motherboard off chassi. My question for now before I begin disamble is i noticed when I was screwing the mobo in there was a missing standoff. so there is a empty screw hole. could that be the problem??? will let know how the reassemble went. thanks for all suggestions opinons and help.
AMD phenom 940
Corsair 4GB dominator 800mhz memory
160 WD HD sata
Sata DVD rom
750W corsair psu
asus m3a78-t Mobo
ati radeon 4850 crossfire ready video card
I swapped out HD with ide cable, removed cmos, reseated ram, video card, hook up monitor to another computer monitor is fine. changed psu, same problem. thanks again

A:Newly built computer problem

You need version 0502 or higher BIOS to support the Phenom II 940 with that motherboard. I'd assume you don't have. (meaning, you have 0204, 0306 or 0403 versio BIOS.)
Get a natively supported CPU (see here: http://support.asus.com/cpusupport/cpusupport.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&model=M3A78-T&product=1 (the ones with since BIOS 0204 marking), flash your BIOS and reinstall the Phenom. Or have this done by a builder or store.

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This morning i rebooted my well-performing, well protected machine (no virii and minor spyware issues for over a year) and low and behold, this morning my machine starts in a reboot cycle...weird i think but I pop in ERD commander to perhaps look the situation, and my entire c drive is hosed...not data at all on it, altough it is recognized! Completely blank, so I first think file system problem and pop is NTFS GetBack to perhaps fix this problem, but it reports that it now an "unknown type" although ERD reports it as "healthy" and active, but with no valid file system (it is blank)

I am still holding on to the hope that the data is still there, but somehow the file table sector got hosed or something, My next step is the WinXP recovery console to try to rebuild/repair the various thing it can do.

Has anyone encountered this type of thing, and have any ideas about its cause and more importantly it repair?

- mark

A:continous reboot - in 20 years i have never seen this problem

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This post is basically associated with this post:

My sister has build her computer but the problem now lies in installing windows... Installing it took over 3hours (which is way too long). Once the installation finished, the lag didnt stop and it continues to be an annoyance... my question is - what is causing this lag/slowness?? I dont think its the Windows XP CD because it works fine on other computers... Could it be the RAM? We didnt configure the timings in BIOS - could that be why? Or maybe its just faulty...
Any help would be great.

A:New Built Computer - Software/Hardware problem?

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Just built a computer with these parts:

Asus K8V SE Deluxe
Athlon 64 3400+
1gb Kingston PC3200 RAM
1 80gb 7200rpm WD HD
1 160gb 7200rpm ED HD
Radeon 64mb Video Card

It started up fine and after formatting the HD (we did the full format. my friend says he usually does the quick one so maybe that [bleep] something up somehow?)with NTFS and then it started checking both drives and froze (actually it said 0% so it didn't really start checking them). We were forced to turn it off. We then were unable to turn it back on. The motherboard light shows that there is power going to it, but nothing else works. Does anyone know what the problem could be?
Tomorrow or the next day we're gonna swap a new power supply. I really hope it does the trick. I guess if that doesn't work it must be the motherboard?

A:Problem with newly built computer (not sure if this is the right forum for this)

If you default the bios with the onboard jumper you may get it to boot again. Also check to see that the hard drives are jumpered correctly, and check in the bios to see that they are detected correctly.

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I built a computer recently (not my first time) with the following components:

1) An ASUS motherboard

2) An AMD Athlon II X2 260

3) 2 2GB Sticks of DDR3 ADATA Ram

4) An MSI Radeon 5450

5) A 500 GB Hitachi hard drive

6) A 500W Thermaltake power supply (TR2).

7) Windows 7 x64 - Full Retail (Downloaded through college email)

This computer worked fine after I built it. I installed Windows 7 with no problems, and it ran quite smoothly. However, when I came the next day to turn it on, the computer rebooted immediately upon running windows. After several times of this happening, it then proceeded to run a disk check.

The computer occasionally loaded windows fine, but usually would display something similar to "white noise" on the screen - except it was colored.

The following is the windows description of the blue screen:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1a
BCP1: 0000000000005003
BCP2: FFFFF70001080000
BCP3: 0000000000000582
BCP4: 000000007277B009
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Users\Morgan\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-40357-0.sysdata.xmlThe Performance Report and the Blue Screen Report detailed here will follow in the next post.

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A:BSOD - Confusing Problem on Built Computer

Here is the blue screen report. Please let me know if you have any questions or need more information.


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Good morning all,

I am new to this forum and hope to god someone can help me, I was up until 2AM this morning trying to fix my new rig :(

Let me explain the issue and what I have done so far:-

I have an Asus Crosshair II Formula mobo, 8GB of OCZ 1066MHz Reaper X RAM, AMD Athlon X4 Black Edition and Windows Vista

When I first built the machine and switch on for the first time (with all 8 GB RAM in) I got a DRAM error on the LCD display of the Mobo and nothing shown on the screen.

I removed 2 of the sticks of RAM so down to 4GB and it booted, I installed Windows Vista 64Bit Ultimate and all worked well.

I now want to be able to use my other 2 sticks of RAM.

I have put the other 2 sticks back in and again I cant even boot to BIOS. After reading some forum posts I lowered my RAM down to on DDR2 800MHz and turned off Ganged mode??

This allows me to boot to BIOS perfectly and recognizes all 8GB in BIOS.

Now when I go through the BIOS and try to get into Windows, I immediately get rebooted, and this just keeps going in a circle.

I have tried to reinstall the OS but after I get past the intial black install screen I immediately get a BSOD telling me its stopped my computer to save it blah blah blah.

So, I cannot get into Windows, I cannot reinstall Windows.

I desperately want to use all 8GB..

Any ideas?

PS I have also updated to the latest BIOS on the Mobo....

Thanks in advance

A:New Rig Built, Booting Problems, Please Help

Of course I ment AMD Phenom X4 not Athlon ;) old habbits.

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This message appears when i boot up my new custom built PC. This is my first custom build. All parts were purchased new.
The parts used in the build are:
CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler
Power Supply - EVGA 500 W1, 80+ WHITE 500W, Power Supply 100-W1-0500-K3, Black
SSD/HDD - Crucial MX500 CT250MX500SSD4 250 GB (3D NAND, SATA, M.2 Type 2280SS, Internal SSD)
Grahpics Card - Zotac GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4 GB Mini Graphics Card - Black
Motherboard - MSI ProSeries AMD Ryzen 1st and 2ND Gen AM4 M.2 USB 3 DDR4 D-Sub DVI HDMI micro-ATX Motherboard (B450M PRO-VDH Plus)
RAM - Corsair Vengeance LPX-16GB High Performance 2.0 XMP Memory Module (2 x 8 GB, DDR4, 3000 MHz, C15), black color.

The BIOS i have installed is - MSI Click Bios 5 - 7A38v943(Beta version).
I have tried to choose my Sandisk usb device with Windows 10 on it as the Boot option number 1 but was unsuccessful.
I would appreciate any tips or help on what i have to do to boot my PC successfully.

Thank you.

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Hi all. This is my first attempt at a custom built and it's not going so well. Here are my products:


CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ Brisbane 2.7GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor

Mobo: Foxconn A7VMX-K AM2+/AM2 AMD 780V Micro ATX AMD

PS: Allied 500w 20-pin (mobo is 24 but claims my old 20 will work)


Hard drive: My old Dell 4400 hard drive


When I turn the power on, the case fans work, the CPU fan works, the USB mouse has power, the non-USB keyboard doesn't work, the DVD drive doesn't eject, and I don't get anything on the monitor. It's as if the lights are on but no one is home.

Any suggestions? Thanks.

A:Custom built not booting

Take the RAM out, do you get any beeps?

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Well, I'm pretty sure I did everything right, everything's connected, yadda yadda. The monitor IS plugged into the right spot on the video card, but when I boot, the monitor stays blank. I know the power works cause everything lights up and the fans start spinning, the cd drive gets recognized, along with the HD, but it still makes the 2 second long beeping noise that it did when I first tested in in the early stages of building. Any thoughts what could be the problem?

Shuttle AN35N Ultra
1x 512 MB Corsair ValueSelect RAM
120 GB Seagate 7200 RPM HDD
Powercolor ATi Radeon 9600PRO
Rosewill DVD-ROM/CD/RW Drive
Samsung Floppy Drive
Thermaltake Extreme Volcano 12 HS/Fan
AMD Mobile Athlon XP 2500+


A:New Custom Built PC Not Booting! HELP

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Okay right now i am on my laptop and it has no problems with the internet. We just reformatted the computer and installed the cd that came with the motherboard(the drivers). Also I don't know if I am supposed to set up a network wizard. The problem I have is with the the custom built computer. So when I try to download google chrome or anything else it takes forever. Google chrome is taking up to 9 hours to download. Firefox setup is downloading and it says it will take 42 seconds and it wont move from that. Seems very slow also I am using RaLink wireless LAN card RT3062. Also I tried to do a speed test and speedtest.net it didn't work. I am using verizon frontier. Thanks for help in advance.

EDIT: the mother board is a Gigabyte MA785GM-US2H

A:Weird problem with internet on a custom built computer.

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My first build: Via Kle-133 mb with Athlon 700 and 64 sdram
on board video and sound and 9gig Seagate Hard drive needing a scsi-2 thingy

My problem...
I power up and all things begin running and on the monitor it whizzes past the first screen that reports the "Award Modular BIOS v6.00pg, An Enery Star Ally etc...
Main Procecessor: AMD Athlon (TM) 700MHZ
Memory Testing:57344 ok + 8192k Shared Memory

Primary Master: None
Primary Slave: None
Secondary Master: Toshiba CD_ROM XM-5602B 1796
Secondary Slave: None

Floppy disk(s) fail (40)

Then immediately a black screen which says
BusLogic Inc BIOS Version 4.94G
Intelligent Bus Master SCSI Host Adapter
(c) 1995 BusLogic Inc. All Rights Reserved

BusLogic PCI SCSI Host Adapter Firware Version 4.28D
Press <Ctrl-B> to Enter AUTO-SCSI

Which I do the <Ctrl-B> thing and it takes me to a configuration Utilities and Diagnostics program. I try to push the right buttons
Under Utilities and under SCSI Device Information it says
SCSI ID 7: BusLogic BT-946C
(which makes no sense since the hd is a Seagate st410800N)
Under Verify Disk I get the same result

OK then I try the Format Disk option
and the same exact result box comes up with SEAGATE SX910800N highlighted... when I press enter, it asks: CONFIRM? yes or no, I highlight yes and enter and then.... a freeze.

Now if I reboot it will do the same thing every time.
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I recently built a computer, in which I had a very odd problem. This problem is detailed in another thread, but the gist of it is that my computer randomly experiences BSOD errors resulting in a sort of "colored noise" on the monitor, requiring a manual restart.

After checking a variety of things and reading the plentifully supplied advice on the Forum, I was unable to locate the problem and decided the most likely fix would be a new motherboard. I purchased another motherboard and formatted the computer. All other parts are the same, and the problem still occurs.

To recap, my computer contains:

1) A Biostar Motherboard (to replace the previous ASUS board - it was cheap)

2) An AMD Athlon II X2 260

3) 2 2GB Sticks of DDR3 ADATA Ram

4) An MSI Radeon 5450

5) A 500 GB Hitachi hard drive

6) A 500W Thermaltake power supply (TR2).

7) Windows 7 x64 - Full Retail (Downloaded through college email)

Any advice you can give me would be highly appreciated. The blue screen report will follow in the next post. The system was no connected to in internet (until I did so to post this), and has almost no programs installed - should make for a much cleaner report than those I submitted last time.

Thanks in advance!

A:BSOD - Continuarion of Confusing Problem in Built Computer

Here are the blue screen dumps along with the perfmon report.

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I built my PC about a year ago and it had been working well until recently when it just stopped booting up. I asked my friend (who is IT savvy) and he suggested that I test/ replace my PSU. I was able to get a free replacement PSU from Amazon but even after connecting that (the one outside the tower in the photo), the PC doesn't seem to boot up. No lights, no sound .. nothing. The only thing that makes a little bit of noise is the new PSU. Is my motherboard gone? Or is it my power-switch that I need to fix? Or is it something else completely. Any help would be much appreciated.

Processor: Intel Core i5-6500 3.20GHz (Skylake) Socket LGA1151 Processor
PSU: Corsair CXM750 ATX/EPS Semi-Modular 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply Unit, 750 W
Motherboard: GIGABYTE Z170-HD3
RAM: 2x4GB 2133MHz Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4 Memory
Storage: 250GB Samsung EVO 850 SSD and a 500GB HDD
OS: Windows 10 Pro

Some photos attached for reference.


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Hello all?desperate for your help.

Situation: Newly build PC boots to BIOS now

Specifics: PC started off booting properly the first week to windows no problem. All of a sudden, it started booting directly to BIOS and I cannot figure out why. NOTE: I do recall originally having an issue with Windows 10 installation NOT seeing my SSD in the M.2?but then after several attempts to install, it all of a sudden popped up and recognized it. Not sure if this is an indication of something important.

What I?ve done so far to try and fix:

- Ensured all things are connected properly (i.e. RAM, CPU, CPU heat sink/fan, etc.

- Looked into BIOS and cannot see my SSD drive which is properly inserted into the M.2 slot.

- Tried reinstalling Windows 10, but its having the same issue I wrote about above - - it does not see my SSD and therefore cannot reinstall windows.

For now I am holding back my frustration and needing to put my fist through the screen?LOL. Hope you guys can help. Thank you!!!!

The important PC parts:

- CPU/Video Card Combo: Ryzen 5 2700G w/Radeon RX Vega 11 Graphics

o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079D8FD28/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

- Hard Drive: Crucial P1 1 TB 3D NAND NVEMe PCIe M.2 SSD

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- RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2666 MHZz DDR4 DRAM

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Hello all?desperate for your help.

Situation: Newly build PC boots to BIOS now

Specifics: PC started off booting properly the first week to windows no problem. All of a sudden, it started booting directly to BIOS and I cannot figure out why. NOTE: I do recall originally having an issue with Windows 10 installation NOT seeing my SSD in the M.2?but then after several attempts to install, it all of a sudden popped up and recognized it. Not sure if this is an indication of something important.

What I?ve done so far to try and fix:

- Ensured all things are connected properly (i.e. RAM, CPU, CPU heat sink/fan, etc.

- Looked into BIOS and cannot see my SSD drive which is properly inserted into the M.2 slot.

- Tried reinstalling Windows 10, but its having the same issue I wrote about above - - it does not see my SSD and therefore cannot reinstall windows.

For now I am holding back my frustration and needing to put my fist through the screen?LOL. Hope you guys can help. Thank you!!!!

The important PC parts:

- CPU/Video Card Combo: Ryzen 5 2700G w/Radeon RX Vega 11 Graphics

o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B079D8FD28/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

- Hard Drive: Crucial P1 1 TB 3D NAND NVEMe PCIe M.2 SSD

o https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07J2Q4SWZ/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

- RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2666 MHZz DDR4 DRAM

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I have built around 10 computers from ordering parts at newegg, as well as, I do some simple repair and help desk at UCD. This is the first time I have ever had a problem hooking up the Chasis cables to the motherboard.

My beepcode is 1 long repeating beep.

I have hooked up my Power Switch, Reset Switch, HD LED, but for some reason my POWER LED has a connection for 3 jumpers, instead of 2 like the rest. The connection is White Wire, Nothing, Greeen Wire. If i try connecting it, one of the wires doesnt touch the correct jumper.
Am I over looking something? Should I try removing one of the wires and putting it in the one that is empty? Can I get one of the 2 slot connections?

I tried booting it with only 1 of the wires making a connection, but the computer doesn't even boot. The CPU fan kicks on and it starts beeping.

Thanks for the help,

A:Newly built computer -> no boot (Chasis wire to mobo problem?)

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Hello, I am having issues booting to a bootable usb thumb drive or DVD on my HP Notebook 15-ay009dx. It has Windows 10 on it, although I'm not sure if it's 32 or 64 bit. I have long forgotten the password to the main account on this computer, so I am trying to use Trinity Rescue Kit to reset the password of the main account. I have gone into BIOS and disabled Secure Boot and enabled Legacy Boot mode, saved the changes, and exited. After rebooting and pressing F9 to go into the Boot Device Options menu, the only bootable options I see are OS Boot Manager (UEFI) and Boot from EFI File. I pressed F10 to go back into BIOS. and I see that Secure Boot is enabled and Legacy Support is disabled all over again! I quickly re-disabled Secure Boot and re-enabled Legacy support, saved the changes, rebooted, and the same problem is still happening! When I check back in BIOS, the settings for Secure Boot and Legacy Support are back to what they originally were again. After performing some research, I read that you should be prompted for some 4-digit number after disabling Secure Boot, but I did not get prompted to do so. At a loss, I went to the Security tab in BIOS and tried the Restore Security Settings to Factory Defaults and was prompted to enter in a 4-digit number, but I don't see anywhere to type in the given numbers. I've tried pressing the keys anyways and pressing Enter, but nothing happens. I can only press ESC to exit the Security Feature Reset Request window... Read more

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I managed to resolve this issue. I am now able to boot to TRK on DVD. Thank you all regardless.

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When i press the power button on my computer, the fan kicks in and the bleeping is heard as usual.

Around 20 minutes ago i pressed the power button and the fan keeps kicking in over and over, there is a repeating bleeping noise and the power button is flashing on the standby colour of orange when it is suppost to be blue.

I am suspecting its a hardware failure, any ideas? Its a packard bell and is running windows xp.


A:Problem Booting Up Computer

Check all your connections. Remove and replace the RAM sticks to be sure they are properly seated in their slots.

Any recent changes that led to this?

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Last night I rebooted my computer because it was running crappily in games. It rebooted and got to where it tried to boot from the cdroms. After that it just sat there not loading windows. My lazer mouse was flickering off and on also. I tried booting up without the mouse and it didn't work either. I tried changing a few things in the bios but it didn't work. Any suggestions?

A:computer has booting problem

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Unfortunately I have to post here again
My computers in my house have been going in a downward spiral lately
Mouse Dies on me then my first computer dies and now my second one. Had to revive my first one ( Bought a new cmos battery ) to post this about my second one, heh.
Just a normal day, alt tabbing through my various programs. I alt tabbed to my minimized game and then I got the blue screen of death. I reboot the comp and then the computer turns on like normal but the screen, nothing happens.
When the computer is turned on everything is running fine, all the little beeps of it goes off when its booting up but the screen is totally black like its turned off.
At first I thought it was my video card, so I replaced it with a old one I had laying around but I had the same problem
My monitor isnt dead as I get the testing colors thing when its not plugged into the video card.
So anyone know whats up?


A:Computer Booting Problem

Make sure your RAM is secure in it's sockets. Next disconnect all items that aren't need to POST. That includes all drives, add in cards (except video).

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I'v noticed that when I'm turning on my computer I have to booting screens that I dont why it is doing what it is doing.
First of all I have a screen that saying me if I want to choose "windows 7" or "Ready driver plus"
And then after the computer choosing by him self (he is browsing by him self and choosing the driver option), second windows is appearing but because there is a lot of choices there I'll upload this screen here.
And in the second window he is choosing the "Disable driver signature enforcement" option.
What is that?! Maybe it's a software that iv installed or something?

I want to format the computer too, so is it gonna disturb or something?

Thank you

A:Computer booting problem

It sounds as if someone has installed: uhlik.sk | ReadyDriver v2 (EN) - uhlik.sk - Uhlikova osobn? str?nka Sound familiar?

If you are going to format your computer, I wouldn't worry. Put in the Operating System (Windows 7 I assume) disc, change boot order in BIOS to boot from disc first, then format the drive and reinstall the Operating System you want.

Unplug any external drives and (if you have more than one internal drive and know how), unplug the one you don't want to format, to avoid the mistake of formatting the wrong one.

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I got the following rig...

AMD Athlon 64 3200+
ASUS A8V Deluxe
512 MB x 2 DDR400 RAM (Kingston)
Seagate 250Gb IDE
Seagate 320 GB SATA
BenQ 1650 Writer
Antec SL-450 (20 pin)

*WinXp Pro SP2 + Kaspersky AV 6 + ZoneAlarm 7 Pro*


CCFL x 1
80mm fan x 4

The problem is when I try to start my computer after it has been shut for a while with complete power switched off (Mains + UPS) then the computer refuses to boot in the first go... I switch on the power & its supplied to the PSU for a while (5-10mins) then I push the front power button then my computer boots up...

Sometimes while booting the windows loading screen comes (one with the blue floating horizontal bar) & it gets stuck for which I push the reset button but the computer does not boot while cpu fan is rotating... But if I cut the power & after 2-3 mins switch it on then it boots....

Once the computer is running then there is no noticeable problem.... It runs smoothly.... Also even if I shut down the system (After it had run for a few hrs) & start again it boots in one go....

I tried with a different PSU on this system & no problem faced... So I believe the PSU is the culprit but the same PSU works fine in other computer....

This makes me confused a lot....

Another thing is that when the power is supplied to the PSU & computer is not switched on then there is a high pitch sound (Buzzing) audible from the PSU which vanishes once it boots...

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For quite some time, my computer is having trouble booting up. I switch on the power and it will remain at black screen.
Sometimes it will load up to windows loading screen or all the way after login of user account and suddenly die on itself and remain at black screen.
Sometimes though, it works all right (like now) What's is wrong with my computer?
I just tried to defrag it and i also got this message
Access is denied.

I tried chkdsk and it reports error but chkdsk /f will not fix it due the volume being in used by another process.
I would schedule it on the next restart but it never fixes the volume.
Please reply, and specify the information you need and I will try my best to provide
This is a 512 RAM Windows XP.
I have AVG and Norton 360

A:Computer booting problem

Hi well while you're here let's get a scan log.Next run MBAM:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.34) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start S... Read more

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Hi there,

I changed my hardware a few weeks ago : athlon xp 2600+ ati 9600 pro
At the beginning my computer would always freeze just after windows (xp) started.
I therefore tried to change the FSB in the bios, but I'm not really used to it ; anyway I don't know what I've done, but since I've made these changes to my computer, it won't boot up at all. It's now totally impossible to get into the bios and my screen just displays 'no signal'.
The harddisk led keeps flashing in red, and the fan seems to be running properly !

I've already tried to remove the motherboard battery, and I've done a CLEAR CMOS, but this hasn't changed anything !

What do you suggest I do ?

PS : I'm really sorry, you may receive this kind of question hundred times a day but I really don't know what to do !

A:Problem while booting up my computer

Did you change the mother board or keep the same mother board.

If you made a big jump in newer hardware in the same case, maybe your power supply isn't up to the new voltage requirements. I would use 400w at least perfer 450w or higher.

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Not sure if this is the right section or not so sorry if it isn't.

When i press the power button on my computer, the fan kicks in and the bleeping is heard as usual.

Around 20 minutes ago i pressed the power button and the fan keeps kicking in over and over, there is a repeating bleeping noise and the power button is flashing on the standby colour of orange when it is suppost to be blue.

I am suspecting its a hardware failure, any ideas? Its a packard bell and is running windows xp.


A:Problem Booting Up Computer

More the likely hardware related. Have you added anything to the machine lately?

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hello all,

Ok well basicly a while ago (about 2 months ago) i was trying to re-format my old computer.. Well i did that successfully and the trouble came when adding the internet to update Windows, well virus's got in even though i had a firewall (not SP2)... then eventualy half way through an update a driver error came up... this happened about 3 times..

So i gave my computer to my neighbour becuase he knows quite alot on them... he told me only to update Windows Updates, not other ones too... well i gave up and let him do it.. i went to see how everything was going and found he was stuck too..

A while ago when we used to turn the computer on it would beep about 5 times, when we took it to the shop the guy said the video card had fried, this has happened about 3times now.. basicly it happened before i took it up to my neighbours that night and all i did was shake it and it stopped...

Well im guessing all the moving around moved a driver or something out of placeon the way to his house which caused it again.. obviously not knowing about it he might have opened it up and fiddled... well now its stuck atthe starting screen...

When it loads it beeps then stays at the 2nd screen it lookds like this:

Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG. An Energy Star Al ty
Copyright (C) 1984-2002, Award Software, inc

GA-8SR533 F1
Check System Health [b]OK[/b]
Main Processor: Intel Pentium(R) 4 2.00A GHz(100x20)
<CPUID: OF24 Patch ID : 000B>

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Hello, new to these forums so hope i don't sound like too much of an idiot.

Basically the problem is trying to boot up my computer, it crashed earlier today and i thought nothing of it really and just turned it back on (its done this a few times in the past but never been a problem), i did start up repair and tried restarting the laptop. Its an Acer aspire 5920 if that helps at all, the problem i've encountered when turning it back on was that it would get to a part where it said installing updates, and then no further than that. I've tried starting in safe mode and start up repair a number of times but it hasn't helped.

Any idea on what my next course of action should be?

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When installing updates...did it actually stop...or just appear to stop? Any onscreen error message?


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when i turn my computer on, it doesnt turn on properly on the first try, i have to turn it on and then restart it again 10 seconds after. when it finally starts working the fan or something in there goes REALLY loud... like BEUUUURRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR for about 5-10 minutes anyone know wats wrong with my com?

any help apreciated. thx

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What does it do the first time? Freeze?

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I am having a problem with my PC booting My computer wouldn't start, it doesn't even show the blue start up screen.

I walk into my room one day, the computer starts up with the strong fan sound, and all a sudden it sounded like its in a sleep mode or something, nothing I press on mouse and keyboard made it works. (the fan sound is usually strong up untill my window xp complete started) The monitor doesnt detect the computer any how, I don't think its the monitor connection problem because I turned on the speaker and wait and there were no window start up sound...

The only way I get it work is to unplug the power supply entirely untill the back LED is off, wait a while and plug it back and turn the pc on.... it takes multiple trials though...

Is it more like a software problem?My computer was bought few years ago - HP m7000 desktop

<<< System Summary >>>

> Mainboard : Asus LIMESTONE

> Chipset : Intel i945G/GZ

> Processor : Intel Pentium D 820 @ 2800 MHz

> Physical Memory : 5120 MB

> Video Card : NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT

> Hard Disk : Maxtor (250 GB)

> Hard Disk : Generic (160 GB)

> DVD-Rom Drive : HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GWA-4166B

> DVD-Rom Drive : TSSTcorp DVD-ROM TS-H352C

> Monitor Type : Samsung SyncMaster - 22 inches

> Network Card : Intel Corporation 82801GB I/O Controller Hub LAN

> Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3

Thanks a lot for your help!!!
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A:Computer Booting Problem

Sounds like an PSU earthing problem to me. Maybe the power isnt draining out of the system properly or something. When it does run, is it noticeably hotter than usual? If so, your power supply may be failing.

Also, does it run stable after you do get it to turn on?

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