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Built computer not booting (Moved from Windows 10)

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

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.

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Preferred Solution: Built computer not booting (Moved from Windows 10)

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

Did you change anything regarding the internal video card?

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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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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:

http://www.techspot.com/vb/all/windows/t-16354-Help-with-continuous-booting-problem.html

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

Motherboard,

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... Read more

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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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 moved my computer quite a distance I had my eyes on it the whole time and as far as I can tell nothing happened. It'll turn on for. A few seconds sometimes but then it turns off and nothing shows on screen. Everything is still plugged in as far as I can tell I haven't had any issues before I moved it and I'm starting to get worried I can put my discord or snap chat if need be.
 

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My younger brother downloaded a file on my second computer that I'm assuming had a virus because now I can't get to the log-on screen. I need to find a way to fix this and the only solution I've found is to reinstall windows xp. My computer will not boot properly. Yes, i have tried all the safe mode and other options listed after pressing F8 but all of them have failed. After I click on one of those options, my computer seems to continuously restart itself. I've tried using a boot cd that I got from microsoft's website but that was just another failed attempt. Is there anyway to fix this or download an xp free edition? On one of the first threads I stumbled upon this site, http://www.tweakguides.com/TGTC.html which has 2 free download links listed for windows xp but how do I know that is not a virus? There is a code on my computer but I'm not sure if thats for windows xp.

A:Computer not booting/ keeps restarting [Moved]

Hello LauraMariemaybe you should post in the am i infected forum and see what the experts on the site have to say.here is a link to that forum http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/ Good luck the techs here are great but please be patient they are very busy but they will get to you and inform you with further instructions. when pressing f8 upon boot will get you to the boot menu please turn off restart on error option and reboot after reboot note down the error's it gives you as it will better help the experts here narrow down the problem

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Hi everybody! I'm in trouble with my new pc I'm trying to
to build... I hope you can help me

This is the configuration:

CPU: Amd Phenom X4 Quad core 9950
Motherboard: Asus M3n78-pro
Ram: 2 Gb DDR2 800Mhz Kingstone
Hard disk: IDE Maxtor 160Gb
DVD: piooner dvd recorder 106D

I've build it and I tryed to install windows xp: the program starts correctly, it loads all the driver, asks me if i wanna format the hard disk
(I said no 'cause i wanna keep my data) and then it reboots the pc.

When windows start and appear the logo with the progressing bar under it takes 3-4 seconds and then boom: it appears the sad blu screen saying that an error appened and it says that i have to check the disk...

I've already try to change the hard disk with no results (the blu screen happens before the question about the formatting of the hard disk) and also the ram.

I really don't know what to do... Cause I'm building two of them...

What can I do? What kind of dyagnostic program should I try to use?

I've already try memtest without any errors...

Should it be the bios version (mine is 0203)


Thank you to all who can help me...

A:Problem with my pc own built[moved from building]

For a used hard drive with a previous installation of windows you have to do a repair install which will preserve your data. Then install your motherboard drivers> http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XP...install.htm#RI

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Hi there,
I recently tried to rename the built-in administrator account to superAdmin on my Windows 8.1 by running the following in the command line:

wmic useraccount where name='Administrator' call rename name='superAdmin'Now when I open the superAdmin account, I see the following:
My start menu has also changed to the following (all other apps do not show):
I see a folder named TEMP, along with the superAdmin folder in Users.

This is getting me worried; I feel like I have messed up the system.
Could anyone please help me out by showing how I can get the default built-in admin account back?

Hoping to receive a response soon.

Thank you

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"REBOOT AND SELECT PROPER BOOT DEVICE OR INSERT BOOT MEDIA IN SELCETED BOOT DEVICE AND PRESS A KEY"

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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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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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+

PLEASE HELP
 

A:New Custom Built PC Not Booting! HELP

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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:

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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)

RAM: DDR2 1GB 5400 XMS CORSAIR

Hard drive: My old Dell 4400 hard drive

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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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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.

Setup
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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I am having problems getting my pc to boot. The problem was solved when I did i repair install of Windows. When restarting the pc everything worked like a charm. As soon as I switch the pc off , and I restart it , it hangs and does not boot completely.
I tried to repair it by using fixboot and fixmbr. This worked and the pc booted , until I switched it off and back on.
Avast anti virus said that there are a Bootsector virus. I did scan for it and do not find anything.
Any help on this please ??
 

A:PC not Booting(Moved here)

hiya,try this.http://uk.wrs.yahoo.com/_ylt=A03uv8...408/**http://www.icpep.org/boot-sector-virus/
 

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Hi all apologies for not being on in a while
Pc has and is a pain
Upon start up it doesnt find any of my burner drives at all
And it either re-sets while booting up of after i have logged into my area (Im the administrator of the pc)
I have tried just about everything apart from a complete formate and reinstall
Which i would rather not do as i havent got an xp pro disk as i borrowed my brothers to install
Some days it boots up fine like today with no re-boot at all
But a few days ago it was lucky i didnt take a hammer to it as it re-booted a total of 26 times before it finally loaded up
I think the problem with loosing the drives may be something to do with my bios as my friend simon has had to sort that a few times in the past
But it still keeps happening even after a new battery was installed so maybe im looking at a new motherboard and RAM as the current ones im using are very old now
A friend said to try to borrow a power supply and try that but i dont know of anybody to borrow one off so would probably have to buy one
But what if it isnt that then thats money down the drain!
If you need a hijack this log i will post you one
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1532, on 02/01/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
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A:Pc keeps re-booting moved from xp

moved you to the correct forum

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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

o https://... Read more

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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

o https://... Read more

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Hi,

My son bought the components for a gaming computer and we are having trouble loading an operating system. I downloaded windows 7 onto USB thumb drive using Microsoft ISO download and when we try to boot from USB we get "Reboot and select proper boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected boot device and press a key" . I can get to the BIOS setup screen and change boot device but still cannot get it to work. Any advice would be great and appreciated. Thanks
 

A:Cannot load Windows 7 from USB key on new built computer

You cannot simply download and copy the Windows 7 ISO file in a USB thumb drive or burn it in a DVD and then expect it to boot and work.
You need to create a bootable USB thumb drive or DVD.

Even if you're able to install Windows 7 in that self-built gaming computer, how do you plan to activate it and make it legal?

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Alright, I built my computer, I turn it on and it comes up with a screen saying stuff about my computer eg primary slave, proccessor temperature ect.

From here, how do I install Windows XP? It doesn't work when I just put the install disk in, so I have know idea how.
 

A:Built computer, don't know how to install Windows XP

Go into the bios of your motherboard and set boot priority on the settings to cd rom as the first one. Rite now it mite be floppy or hard drive. Once you do that then the install should work, once installed go to the bios and change the boot drive priority back to hard drive for faster start ups.

Hope this helped!!
 

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My husband moved several computers to a new office. Three of them are not booting. They are all doing the same thing. The monitor comes on and says "sleep mode in 5 seconds" then its gone. The screen is black and the keyboard is also not responding. Any ideas on this??
 

A:Help! Computers moved not booting

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i am running NT server on this machine,

the screen disply suddenly went crazy, so i rebooted the machine. now it doesn't start up, it goes through this strange cycle of beeping, then checking the a: and cd: drives, nothing is displayed on the monitor while this is happening.

i tried tightening all the cards, i tried plugging it into a different monitor, and i tried changing the video card but nothing is working. help?

thanks

chris
 

A:{Moved to NT} booting problem

Moving to the NT forum... look for replies there.
 

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Hi, I recently switched my PC cases from a old bad Work PC case to a new NZXT s340! When i switched everything over and tried to turn it on the only thing that turns on is the motherboard lights? I know the problem is not the power supply as i just bought a new for the move. I would really appreciate some help if anybody has an idea of what the problem is?

SPECS:

Intel i7 3930k
Asus Geforce GTX 750ti
Corsair Crucial Ram (16gb - DDR3)
1TB Segate HDD
500GB samsung SSD
500w EVGA Power supply
Intel DX79SI motherboard

Thanks,
 

A:Moved PC cases, and now PC not booting!

Usual suspects are
Not plugging in both power plugs in mobo
Memory not seated
Xtra standoff under motherboard that shouldn't be there
 

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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

A:Trouble booting to USB thumb drive or bootable DVD on built-...

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

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Okay, this is the problem im facing. Back in 2012 I bought windows 8 for 16 dollars from Microsoft online. I was using it on my laptop but it recently died. I talked to Microsoft to disable it on that pc and they did that. Now I have built a new computer. I am wondering on how to install it on there. When I downloaded the windows 8 installer and installed it on the usb it didn't properly install on the computer. It said drivers were not found and things like that. I then realized that it was just for updating from windows 7 and the others. After searching around on the web i found that i could use the windows 8.1 installer with a generic key but it doesn't seem to work anymore. It just says it cant connect to internet. I also dont have an optical drive on my pc so i cant use dvds. Now how can i install windows 8 on it. Anybody know?

BTW: I have windows xp on my ancient computer. That means that if i will have to do things that require higher windows versions, I will have to do it at my friends house.

A:Install windows 8 on new custom built computer.

If this would not work i could get my brother (Student at UVIC) to get me windows 8.1 embedded industry from dreamspark. Would i be able to install that?

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Sorry if this post is lacking info. I am posting for a friend via telephone.

He is building a PC and when he turns it on in regular mode, Windows XP begins to load, but he then gets the BSOD.

When starting in Safe Mode, he gets a bunch of spammed directory listing pop-ups trying to load drivers.

This is the BSOD error message:
Stop0x0000007e (0XC0000005,0XB8268756, 0XB84C342C, 0XB84C3128)

Also, when he boots he gets a CMOS battery low message. He replaced the battery and is still getting the error message.

ANY advice or input would be appreciated, as this is a huge mess.
Thank you!

A:BSOD Windows XP- Self-built computer won't boot

If building a new system, why is XP being installed?
Where did the XP CD come from?

Your friend s/b installing Windows 7.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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So I recently put together a computer for a friend of mine. We booted it up, and everything seemed to be fine. Unfortunately, he has been having intermittent BSOD crashes, often when installing new software (though not always). We've tried reinstalling Windows 7 (64 bit) several times, and I've had him run various RAM and hard drive diagnostics, which have (so far) not indicated any issues. My suspicions are beginning to point towards the motherboard or power supply, but honestly I'm pretty inexperienced when it comes to analyzing dumps. I've attached the relevant dump files.

I don't have a full list of hardware directly at my disposal, but if necessary I can have him run a System Health Report tomorrow and get numbers on the PSU wattage, etc.

For the record, it's an OEM version of Windows 7 64-bit. All hardware is new.

A:BSOD On Newly Built Windows 7 Computer

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In most cases, BSOD's that continue after reinstalling WIndows are due to hardware problems. BUT, this all depends on what elese is installed - both through Windows Update and what the user installs.

FWIW - the most common problem that I have when assembling systems is that I haven't firmly seated the connections. So I suggest that you remove and reconnect all devices and connections as your first step (take proper anti-static precasutions).

The dump files will give us some idea of what's going on, but the additional files that I've requested will help us even more.

9 memory dumps dating from 16 Sep to 01 Nov 2011
5 different BSOD error codes
6 different causes blamed
This is most likely a hardware problem, although compatibility issues, low-level driver problems, or even malware can also cause these problems.

I would suggest trying these free diagnositcs/stress tests:

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H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.

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First time building a new pc. A new motherboard, new dvd/rw ram, old hard drive. I used the old case from my old computer - power supply was already connected so did not change it. System boots up fine but when I start to install windows computer shuts off. I have a seagate hd so I downloaded seagate tool and wiped the hardrive because I was thinking that may be the problem. Tried to install windows again computer cuts off. Whet in and checked the ram using windows.... no problems reported. Please help I am about to G-file this computer.
 

A:New built computer keeps cutting off when I try to install windows 7

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So I recently put together a computer for a friend of mine. We booted it up, and everything seemed to be fine. Unfortunately, he has been having intermittent BSOD crashes, often when installing new software (though not always). We've tried reinstalling Windows 7 (64 bit) several times, and I've had him run various RAM and hard drive diagnostics, which have (so far) not indicated any issues. My suspicions are beginning to point towards the motherboard or power supply, but honestly I'm pretty inexperienced when it comes to analyzing dumps. I've attached the relevant dump files.

I don't have a full list of hardware directly at my disposal, but if necessary I can have him run a dxdiag tomorrow.
 

A:BSOD On Newly Built Windows 7 Computer

Unfortunately, the dumps are fairly uninformative. They implicate ntoskrnl.exe, which is usually driver-related, but is so general that even heat could be involved.

One dump was different and implicated tdrpm228.sys, the Acronis Try&Decide virtualization driver. This is an unlikely cause and this driver's failure may have been due to its having been caught up in some other problem, but just for now, you might uninstall Acronis until the problem is tracked down. May just disabling the T&D service would be enough.

Make sure that you have the latest drivers for graphics and your network card(s). If you used some driver DVD, go to the web site and use the drivers there.

(If you could capture a full memory dump, it would tell you more. But you would need to analyze it because it would be the size of your RAM. C:\Windows\memory.dmp)
 

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Me and my Father built a brand new gaming computer using a, ASROCK B250M-HDV motherboard, an Nividia EVGA GEFORCE GTX 1050 Ti Graphics Card, a EVGA 430w 80 plus power supply, a 1tb Toshiba Internal Hard Drive, an Intel Core i3 Desktop Processer, and a Thermaltake Versa H23 Tower Case, with a USB Windows 10 Operating System. I've tried to install the Driver CD and a Windows 10, Windows doesn't recognize the drivers, if there on there, and won't properly boot. I get the blue screen saying some Thermal Kernal thing, then it reboots, flashes to the ASROCK loading screen, and an error pops up saying it can't assess the problem, asks me to reboot again, then loads back to the Windows downloading screen, so I try to download it again, it says there's already a windows file on the computer, I continue anyway, and the same thing happens. Now, my dad has tried working on it, not sure what he's done, but it was freezing on the instillation screen, I've managed to "fix" it, but I can't find any answers to how to completely fix, whatever's wrong with it. I've contacted Microsoft support, but they keep trying to sell me there service, and ive looked it up, but no one seems to have the answer, and only provide temporary solutions. So, some help would be much appreciated if anyone knows what's wrong.
 

A:Can't install windows on a newly built computer.

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Hi all

Looking for some information. I'm replacing 3 pc's in the business I work for. We use custom software and have to remain on Windows xp to avoid issues with the database hooking correctly. We have used mostly Dell pc's to run our software, and from time to time need to reinstall Windows as needed. With the Dell systems, I wipe the partition and insert a disk, reinstall, add drivers plus our software, then I'm done. I'm considering building 3 new pc's maybe around the i5 level for workstations. I was curious if there was a way to build in the Windows XP serial number like Dell and other vendors do. Is this a specific type of main board ? A function in the bios ? I would love to be able to duplicate this, if it's possible.

Thank you

A:Windows install / vendor built vs homebrew / built in serial

You can not use the same serial number for a different computer. Its illegal. You'll need to buy a copy of Windows XP for each computer or buy a Set copy that will work on 3 different computers.

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Moved my Windows SSD from my MP 3.1 to my new MP 5.1.

M$ just saved my bacon! Just got off the phone with M$ and re-activated my Windows 8 Pro x64 OEM product key. Very friendly and helpful guy on the phone so kudos for him!

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Dear Experts, dear freaks

I just set up a new computer and built in the old harddrive from a Windows XP machine. The new computer is running Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1 (German).
I can access my XP Harddrive (NTFS) but when I try to open some files (Word Documents, PDFs), i am running into problems that Windows 7 is telling me that I don't have enough rights to open that file.
"The document can not be opened: The user has no rights"

I have read about this problem and I know that it is a problem of the user rights. The XP user that created those files is now with the new Windows 7 computer not available anymore which is causing some problems. I have to take over the rights of these files again and I am severely struggeling. I have about 1000 files in several subfolders.

Could someone help me with a step by step explanation? I would really like to sort this problem out! Any help is highly appreciated!

Thank you very much!
-snowchild

PS: If any further explanations or screenshots are required, please let me know.

A:Windows XP harddrive built into new Windows 7 computer, right problems

right click folders properties (folder you want to take ownership to)
security tab
highlight the name you want to be owner of those folders and all check items are marked with check marks.
if that don't work click on advance and go to owner tab then click on edit. Highlight who has the right to be owner of that folder(s) and check where it says something about replacing the owner....

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I'm using a custom-built computer. The issue is ever since Saturday (July 30, 2016), it powers off without warning.

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 Full Retail
Age: 3 yr

CPU: AMD FX-4100 Quad-Core 8.0 GB RAM
VC: R7950 Twin Frozr 3GD5
MB: ASRock 970DE3/U3S3
PSU: Antec EarthWatts EA-750 Green

Desktop

I cannot afford to replace anything.

The computer only shuts off more often when running Windows normally, and less often during CHKDSK or Safe Mode. I'm not even sure how to diagnose this problem.
 

A:Custom Built Computer Shuts Down Randomly in Windows

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I have just built a new computer and i am wondering if it is possible to use my old windows 7 OS on a hard drive on the new computer. old computer was a HP pavilion elite-141f and the new computer has AMD fx-8350 , asus GTX 660 TI and a gigabyte motherboard

A:Old windows 7 Hard drive to newly built computer

If the OS was pre-loaded on the HP machine it will probably balk when it sees a different motherboard. If you installed a retail OS then you can move it as much as you want as long as it runs only on one machine. But you may want to search "license" to get more in depth description. I'm not an attorney. I've never even played one on TV.

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So, I thought that I would share a layout of a machine that I built at work as a workstation that was super easy to build and works great.

Intel Core i7-3770
Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX mobo with EUFI BIOS
16GB G.Skill Ripjaw X Series (2 x 8GB) DDR3 1600 RAM Kit
Samsung 22X DVD Burner SH-222BB
600W Corsair CX600V2 Builder Series PSU
Antec 300 ATX Midtower Case
2TB Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 7200RPM Hard Drive

*I'm electing to use the Intel HD4000 onboard graphics

This build came out to $750 for everything at NewEgg.com before rebates.

I installed Win7 with SP1, and then installed the following all obtained from the Asus websiteIntel Chipset
Intel HD4000 graphics
Realtek Audio Driver
Intel USB 3.0 drivers
AS Media USB 3 drivers
RealTek LAN drivers
Intel Rapid Storage Tech Driver
Intel Management Engine Interface

I enabled the GPU boost switch on the mobo, and I enabled the ECU switch on the mobo to best conserve power. I'm using the Stock Intel cooler, and I have only the 2 fans from the Antec 300 case both set to low. From the BIOS, see a minor overclock of my CPU from 3.4 to 3.52Ghz and 3.9Ghz to 4.25Ghz under Turbo.

My WEI scores are 7.8 for CPU and Mem, 6.6 for graphics in both categories, and 5.9 for primary hard disk. My HDtune results were an average of 165MB/sec. My idle temps from within the BIOS are 30C, with ambient temps of 23C. The time to my logon screen in Windows 7 from a Power Button press is 36 seconds, with 15s of that attributa... Read more

A:Built a new Windows 7 computer at work, works great

Uhhh well it's great to have the information as a reference but does it really belong in the 'Help and Support' section of the forums?

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I'm using a custom-built computer. The issue is ever since Saturday (July 30, 2016), it powers off without warning.
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 Full Retail
Age: 3 yr
 
CPU: AMD FX-4100 Quad-Core 8.0 GB RAM
VC: R7950 Twin Frozr 3GD5
MB: ASRock 970DE3/U3S3
PSU: Antec EarthWatts EA-750 Green
 
Desktop
I cannot afford to replace anything.
The computer only shuts off while running Windows normally. It has no issues when running CHKDSK on startup, or running in Safe Mode. I don't know how to begin to diagnose this problem.

A:Custom Built Computer Shuts Down Randomly in Windows

Let's try looking at these 2 sets of reports:1)  Please run this report collecting tool (even though you may not be experiencing BSOD's) so that we can provide a complete analysis: (from the pinned topic at the top of the forum)   http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/FYI - I don't often use the Perfmon report, so if it doesn't work please just let me know.2)  Please do the following:- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")- right click on the "Administrative Events" heading- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."- save the file as Admin.evtx- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility:  http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html 

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I have had multiple BSOD crashes and have got the most recent dump in the zip file attached. I've recently (yesterday) built my new computer and it keeps getting BSOD's. I have installed all the drivers that came with it and it crashes, updated them, still crashes. There doesn't seem to be many similarities between the BSOD errors, but i'm no computer expert so i wouldn't know. Please take a look and help in any way you can.
Thanks!

A:BSOD Windows 7 Professional x64 newly built computer

Hello yatest,

Install Service pack 1 and all other windows updates.
Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack Center - Microsoft Windows

Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause. In such a situation, it is better to enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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I moved my CPU (AMD 939 4800+x2), RAM (2*1gb Nspire), and Video Card (7950gt EVGA) from my shuttle ST20G5 which had a bad RAM slot to an Ultra Microfly case with EVGA NF44 AMD motherboard. When I turn on the computer, it beeps once (tells I passed POST) and takes me to BIOS. Then I select XP Pro from my boot menu, the XP load screen is displayed for a few seconds, and then I get a STOP error. One weird part is that when I enter BIOS, it shows up as Pheonix AWARD BIOS, just like in my shuttle, not the EVGA version of BIOS, even though it shows the EVGA splash screen upon boot. I am using the same HD in hopes to preserve all my data... not sure if that is a problem? Please feel free to ask questions and please help... I am stuck on an old laptop with none of my documents... I know because it passes POST that I couldn't have messed anything up too bad when I moved everything

A:Moved components into new case and now get a BSOD upon booting

I have researched the problem a little more... maybe I have to do a repair install of XP?

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my computer wont run 8GB of ram. it will run 4GB perfectly fine i have checked the bios and theres no updates for it i know its not the ram sticks bc ive tested all 4 sticks i have. its also not the mother board bc i tested sticks in both the front two ports and the back two ports. when i first got all 4 sticks of cruical ram in the computer it started ok but kept black screening alot then finally it quit working altogether unless it had 4gb in it. if i have all 8gb in the tower it wont start you can hear the fans and hard drive going but it wont boot anything. the specs and system show that my model can support 8gb but it wont i was wondering if anyone has any ideas or help.

my specs are as follows

Emachines ET1161-03

AMD Athlon 64 X2Dual Core Processor 4400+ 2.30 gHz

600GB Sata hard Drive

EVGA 8400 GS 1024MB DDR3 Graphics Card

Rosewill RC400LX Network Card

someone mentioned a new power supply as the one thats in the tower now is only 250 Volts
 

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So i just built a new rig i got everything hooked up and i installed windows 7 ultimate x64. Here are the details.

Intel i7-3820 3.6ghz
Asrock X79 Extreme9
RAM G Skill 4x4gb ddr3
EVGA geforce gtx 680 2gb
Corsair HX 850
rosewill rnx-n250pce wireless network adapter

I got all the motherboard drivers and the video drivers installed then when i installed the drivers for my wireless network card and restarted and it froze on the starting windows screen.

I've been trying everything i can think of to fix this. I pulled the extra memory out, switched the power supply with one from another rig, switched the hard drive out for another one that i had.

after that, since it was a fresh build and nothing was saved on it i tried to reformat the hard drive and re-install windows, but the install disc also freezes on the starting windows screen.

so now i can't get it boot normally, in safe mode, from the disc or from another hard drive.

when i try and boot in safe mode it stops at ClassPNP.sys

please help guys im out of ideas.

EDIT: the start up repair also freezes when i try to use it.

A:Fresh built computer is freezing on starting windows screen

To try to save the current install you'll have to get a disk to boot to follow steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot for repairing Startup or System restoring.

Reset BIOS to defaults, set SATA controller to AHCI to try install: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

If this fails go over the build to check for loose or faulty cables or connections.

Wipe the HD with Diskpart Clean Command from DVD using DISKPART At PC Startup

Test your RAM - Test with Memtest86+ for 5-6 passes or overnight.

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Hello, I recently just got my new computer in a bundle and assembled it together. It was running great with no problems for first week. But then, the infamous BSOD found it's way to my monitor. And not just once, it's nearly a 70% BSOD rate when I start up my computer. I don't know what I did the first time, but I did something to where it decreased the amount of times I saw the BSOD. Although, it was too much to handle again and I reformatted. Reinstalled windows and everything. This was last week. Here I am again, with same problems. There are BSOD's with stuff like 0x0000008e, STOP 0x00000050, and STOP 0x0000000A. PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA seems to appear as well. I'm guessing this is a memory fault or hardware issue. I keep reading up on other people with these problems and how they were guided to fix it, but it's not quite working completely for me. I appreciate the help.

ASUS P7H55-M Pro Motherboard
Intel(R) Core(TM i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz, 2942 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processors
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 0703, 2/9/2010
SMBIOS Version 2.6

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Desktop Memory Model F3-8500CL7D-8GBRL
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.84 GB
Available Physical Memory 2.37 GB
Total Virtual Memory 7.68 GB
Available Virtual Memory 6.00 GB


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A:Newly built computer with multiple BSODs. Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

0x8E errors are almost always caused by hardware; 0x50 and 0xA errors both have hardware possibilities as well as drivers and software.

Your motherboard is an Asus and they make great motherboards but they are also quite well known for being picky about what RAM is installed on each and every board model they make. So much so that they create a Qualified Vendors List (by no means exshaustive) for memory per board. So...

1. Is your particular G.Skill Ripjaws on that list?

2. Have you tried running with just 4 gigs?

3. Check the BIOS and see what the memory voltage is set at. Is it set according to G.Skill's specs? If not do so manually.

4. Have you run memtest on your memory to check for corruption?
 

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I built a computer and then went to download windows 7 and it downloads it,restarts then acts like it wasnt downloaded. what do i do?
i was downloading windows 7 and it came up asked me what HDD to download on it i told it which one then it downloaded windows 7. then it restarts and comes back up and wants me to select a HDD to download windows 7 on so i thought mabe it just derped the first time and so i
redownloaded it . I go to redownload it and it's already taken space for the old windows 7 meaning it obviously did something and i popes up with a msg telling me that there is already a version of windows installed on that HDD and if i continue it will take the old windows and put it in a file call windows.old . so i continued and i did this several times changing some settings in the bios every time hoping something would work. last night my uncle said that after i download it try switching my boot order so that my HDD with windows on it is first in stead of the optical drive with windows 7 boot disk. and that mabe it did download but it was kept going strait to the windows 7 disk instead of checking the HDD. so i tried and it but it did the same thing.
 

A:Solved: I built a computer and i downloaded windows 7 but it wont work

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Long post alert: I felt it better to post as much data as I could now, instead of adding a bunch of posts later.

Hello! I've built a computer, but the Windows install is hitting a little snag. During the install process, the program doesn't identify my hard drive as a suitable place for installation.

I know there are a number of other threads on this topic, but each one seems to have its own solution (or solutions) to the issue, and it's a little overwhelming to decide where to start. If you can give me a link to another that tells me how to fix this, great!

Okay, so I guess I'll start with the equipment specs:

The motherboard is a GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-D3H LGA 1155.

The CPU is an Intel Core i7-3770K.

The hard drive is an HGST HDS721050CLA362 with 500 GB of space.

OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64b SP1.

That's all the pertinent info, I think. If you need anything else, please feel free to ask.

As for the sequence of events:

1) PC is powered on (with Win7 disc in DVD drive).

2) "Windows is loading files..."

3) Install home screen. Selection of language, time, and keyboard method (clicks "next").

4) The "Install now" button (clicks).

5) "Setup is starting..."

6) Agree to license terms.

7) Upgrade or Custom (I select "Custom" as there is no Windows OS presently on the system.)

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A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 on home-built computer: No drives were found.

Start by going here: SimpleTech Legacy Downloads | Index files

Download the CD image burn the .iso to a cd, using a .iso compatible burning software like ImgBurn.

Boot from the CD, and DFT to check for any bad sectors, or other errors.

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We just built a new computer and its running fine and showing the bios and all that. Now we want to install the operating system and it says to insert the boot disk and press enter. I burned the Windows 7 64-bit ISO onto a blank dvd-r disk and when i put in the disk in the computer, it just says that it failed to open or something like that and it says to put in the disk and press enter again. So we thought that the problem was with the cd drive so we swapped it with another one we have and we had the same problem. Anyone know why this is happening?How can we fix it?
 

A:Solved: Problems installing windows 7 on newly built computer.

You are rebooting after inserting the disc aren't you? Make sure your Cd/DVD drive is setup in the bios as the first boot option.
 

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Has Windows XP professional on it.  Recntly, that is this morning, when I tried to boot up the computer, it goes past the splash screen and then gives me an error 'Windows NT has found only 500K of low memory.  512K of low memory is needed to run Windows NT.  You may need to upgrade your computer or run a configuration program provided by the manufacturer'
 
What does all this mean, and why did it happen suudenly and how do I fix it
 

A:Built computer shows 'Windows NT has found only 500K of low memory'

It has been suggested that you reset your BIOS to 'Default' values.
 
How much RAM is installed on your system, and what is the make and model of your computer ?
 
Chris Cosgrove

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