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Q: Possible motherboard issue

After Broni s series of attempts to help me in THIS THREAD he suggested that I may have a video chip or motherboard issue NOTE I am on issue motherboard Possible a Chromebook now and am trying to clean my fiance s laptop He just got it back from a local tech shop on windows reinstall - he downloaded some nasty viruses via email attachments we believe BAD BAD BOY and I tried to reinstall windows on my own times but the acer discs would not complete the reinstall so we took it to the shop By he d managed to get reinfected but I don t know if it was residual from the previous infection My latest thread to him following his instructions to go into System Recovery mode was After some Googling re not being able to start the Acer the only way I could figure Possible motherboard issue out how to get past the screen with several vertical lines comprised of the little horizontal lines like my earlier video shows let s call it my HVLinePattern for shorthand was to take out battery for over minutes while unplugged the whole time press down power for seconds plug back in reboot and I could F and F but NOT F At some point I got a single set of short beeps cpu failure wild guess per http www fixya com support t -acer aspire laptop problems booting I cannot seem to reproduce these beeps tho I tried to let the laptop Possible motherboard issue start up in regular mode and kept looping the acer logo with options to F or F at the bottom vs a brief flash of black screen until I powered it down with the power button I rebooted tried to F and got what I interpret to be long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by the HVLinePattern screen I powered down and rebooted then hit F chose boot by disc took a screenshot but it s in video format oops can add later if necessary hit F and changed to boot order screenshot on my google drive -bit ly foRTDf put my windows install disc in the drive recovery disc of crossed my fingers rebooted got what I interpret to be long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by the HVLinePattern screen I then took out battery for over minutes while unplugged the whole time pressed down power for seconds plugged back in rebooted and long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by long short beepsimmediately followed by the HVLinePattern screen I rebooted a few times and shot a little video LINK ON YOUTUBE while I observed the same pattern of beeping Riveting stuff Click to expand As I expressed to Broni I m not terribly optimistic we ve already began the process of shopping for a replacement Now that I know the beeps have a significance I m a bit agitated that the tech shop ignored the HVLinePattern screen and the beeps they likely also heard Oh well At any rate if you have any insights I d be so very appreciative If not I truly understand that my fiance managed to do too much damage by not getting help quickly enough and or by clicking on an especially malicious piece of malware We just hope we can take steps to avoid it again in the future Thank you nbsp

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A: Possible motherboard issue

Sorry! must've been half asleep when I posted this under MOBILE COMPUTING ... meant to put it in PROCESSORS AND MOTHERBOARDS and just did so. If there's a way I can delete my original post above, let me know so I can learn the RIGHT WAY to take advantage of this valuable resource.

Moderator note: Irwynn, I moved your post here to a more appropriate subject forum IMO.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/possible-motherboard-issue.199691/
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The motherboard mode is: 0KD882
The serial number is: .319PN1S.CN486436CB4806

I have been searching, and searching online for somewhere where I can find a replacement board, but have found nothing. Does anyone know where I can find a motherboard that is compatible?

Thanks
 

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I talked to tech reps with ASUS and they said no but I doubt they would force you to run SATA2 or RAID settings for the average gamer that is stupid to do. Please if anyone can help respond to this asap since I plan on formatting soon anyway. Thank you all for any help it is appreciated.
 

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The build consists of a core quad running at ish is it a Q or something like that I think has GB DDr GT and some intel branded motherboard Until the motherboard issue? Likely a new build im getting this from a bro what happened was it stopped detecting half the ram and started running mindboggingly slow Nothing as slow as hard drive issues would Likely a motherboard issue? cause I mean it would take minutes to open a web browser and games he used to be able to play fine like GTA IV would barely run then crash later Likely a motherboard issue? on saying your pc isnt good enough to run this game or something like that So its nothing a hard drive would or should do The mothervboard seems a likely choice for RAM problems but would it cause the speeds his CPU was running very hot at some points before this happened ish idk but it still worked fine So thats my question is it a definite motherboard problem or is it a possible CPU problem or something I would be buying a new drive since he took the old one out and a new motherboard if that was the problem and maybe a better heatsink If the CPU is the problem ill probably just part the whole thing out and use the money towards a new build nbsp

A:Likely a motherboard issue?

What version of windows and is it 32 v 64bit?

64bit systems with only 2gb active ram would be a poor performer. however, don't judge the system using the Internet - - there are many more reasons for poor network performance.

Process of elimination to test memory:
Keep stick in slot 1 and remove stick in slot 2; reboot - if it runs, stick 1 is good, else

Pull stick 1, insert stick 2 into slot 1 and reboot - - if it runs stick 2 is good, else trash and replace w/new

If #2 is good & #1 is bad, replace
 

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Hi all,

I was wondering if you can help because I am tearing my hair out. I have recently installed a new motherboard to my PC along with a new Intel processor. The PC has previously been XP and I am currently trying to re-install XP. I have started following the instructions on screen and have reached a dead end.

I now have a blue screen reading:

STOP: 0x0000008E (oxC0000005, 0xF84C8CAD, 0xF80A27E4, 0x00000000)

setupdd.sys - address F84C8CAD base at F849C000, Datestamp 41107c8f

I have tried turning the SATA off, switching the cables around etc, nothing seems to work. I can't start the PC in safe mode anymore.

Someone please help!!!

A:New Motherboard. XP issue

Welcome to TSF....

Take a look at these articles and one of them should help:

How Do I Install Windows XP On A SATA Hard Drive
http://xphelpandsupport.mvps.org/how...ws_xp_on_a.htm

Installing Windows on a SATA drive without the bloody F6 floppy
http://weblogs.asp.net/jkey/archive/...28/423901.aspx

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/new-motherboard-xp-issue-289348.html
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My USB ports have been cutting in and out,
I ussually get the "hardware disconnect beep" but not always.
Ive tried switching my devices to different ports but stays the same.
Sometimes mouse, others keyboard.
Sometimes its 5x in a minute sometimes, others 1x an hour (random)
Sometimes for a split second, others, for almost a minute.
I thought about just getting a PCI USB card but, if the problem is actually the motherboard, should I just change motherboard?

Jeb
 

A:Is this a motherboard issue?

the slots are probably just a little quirky, which may happen as they get older. the connections become a bit loose or something may be half disconnected internally. if you don't want to replace the motherboard, PCI cards are inexpensive and usually have at least 4 ports.
 

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does anyone have an idea to get it out?
Thanx
 

A:motherboard issue

What do you mean by "stuck in there"? Was that connector just hanging in your case or was it actually connected to another component?

Your problem may be related to overheating as well, especially CPU overheating. It would help if you provided more info on the specs of your computer.

Of course the best way to check for sure is to find a spare PSU and see if your computer operates normally.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-issue.776455/
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A:motherboard issue

BIOS="operating system" for the motherboard , in a way... Basically the BIOS ( CMOS acctually) checks the motherboard and parts installed once you turn the computer on and then "hands" that information to the operating system .
Bios update . Usualy if it's not broken don't fix it, but in certain circumstance , some peripherals do not want to work with the motherboard. Or new features are add it to the motherboard or support for newer peripherals.So here comes a BIOS update to the rescue. Kinda like a windows driver , in a sence. And it's not recommended since if the bios update goes wrong you are stuck with a non working motherboard.
Drivers for motherboard and chipset. Usualy motherboard doesn't need drivers, but the chipset does need. Specially the new chipsets ( Nforce 2, Via KT400A etc...) since windows doesn't have those drivers build in ( and some times windows drivers are acctually slower then the chipset drivers ). And yes the chipset does "contain" the bus speeds , cpu etc..etc..
For a more indepth look , check out this site http://computer.howstuffworks.com/motherboard.htm
HTH
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-issue.132353/
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A:Motherboard issue

Check to see if the onboard network card is disabled in the BIOS setup.

As for the wireless card, are you sure you've not only got the right model number but the right revision as well? Many cards have several revisions and the driver varies for each revision of the same model number.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-issue.665482/
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A:USB or Motherboard Issue?

If Asus is willing to RMA the board right away it must be a known issue...If you have a multimeter test the 5 volt power and test the ground....

Just me, but I would never upgrade the BIOS unless I was having a specific problem that the upgrade was supposed to fix....

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/179301-usb-motherboard-issue.html
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A:Motherboard issue

Well I did some research for you and the best answer I can come up with is..."modular digital multitrack".

What would be really helpful is to know the Make/Mdl of your MOBO!!!

Then YOU or someone else could Google the Specs and perhaps nail down the function for sure.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-issue.347960/
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A:motherboard issue

Hi...use Belarc..its free and gives you all the info about the hardware and software on your computer...
http://www.belarc.com/

Hope this helps

You need to be online to run it.....
 

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A:Is this a Motherboard or HD issue??

clicking noise generally indicates a hard drive failing. Go to the web site of the hard drive manufacturer and download a diagnostic program, most supply them, It will check your drive and report any mechanical or electrical problems.

It's not surprising that the other hard drive failed, different motherboards use different system devices and you can't just take a hard drive from one machine and install it as a boot drive on another
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-this-a-motherboard-or-hd-issue.179069/
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Thanks for help
 

A:Motherboard Issue.. help!

Any 478 P4 CPU is fine.
You will always need drivers.
I am sure it has onboard sound, graphics unsure.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-issue-help.396490/
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A:Motherboard or PSU issue?

Just looking at the event viewer it all has critical errors with a source of kernel power , i would post a screenshot of it but i dont know how...lol

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/237000-motherboard-psu-issue.html
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A:Motherboard Issue

It's impossible to tell but if you use it for anything there's a risk the damage will get worse.

Where on the motherboard is the burnt spot ?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-issue.1057122/
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Try the instructions starting at Step 7 of this link: Memory Diagnostics

http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/61823-possible-motherboard-ram-issue.html
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A:Motherboard or gpu issue

Could be the Video card.......got another one you can test that theory
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-or-gpu-issue.902608/
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AMIBios © 2005 American Mega trends, Inc.
939Dual-SATA2 BIOS P1.50
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it really depends what brand you are looking for, what kind of quality you are after and most of all how much you want to spend?

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/318054-motherboard-issue.html
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OH... and either way I think I have plenty of parts to salvage into something new.

The eMachine T3958 Specs:
CPU: Intel® Celeron® D 340 Processor
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Chipset: Intel® 845GV chipset
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AND it came with an added DLink wireless ethernet card, so THAT is cool, too.

IF I need to replace PSU and mobo, does anyone have any suggestions on what would work well with the hardware? I don't need anything TOO fancy or with TOO much of anything.
 

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Have you set the primary graphics adapter (in the BIOS) to PCI-E?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/computer-issue-motherboard-or-cpu-need-help.156457/
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A:Solved: Motherboard issue?

Ok, problem solved. It was the battery all along
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-motherboard-issue.963194/
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A:Motherboard to Monitor issue !!!

You should propably just get a 20$ graphics card. PCI/AGP/PCI-E depending on the free slots on your motherboard.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-to-monitor-issue.741864/
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A:Laptop Motherboard Issue?

If you suspect the board all you can do is replace it as i dont think they are fixable.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-motherboard-issue.1018734/
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A:Motherboard Issue? I/O error

Sounds like a hardware issue, but before opening the case, I would download a Linux / Ubuntu ISO, burn it to a CD, and try to boot into a live operating environment (without installing), from the optical drive.

Have you tried plugging in an external monitor, to check the video chip?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-issue-i-o-error.1019427/
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According to the ASUS website there are no compatible drivers...

You could try these, they are from a similar card, but I make no guarantees

ftp://ftp.asus.com.tw/pub/asus/misc/..._6570_Win7.zip

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/79383-audio-issue-a8r-mvp-motherboard.html
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A:Motherboard, CPU or PSU issue ? Urgent!

gladio, follow the instructions in this link

BSOD

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/291307-motherboard-cpu-psu-issue-urgent.html
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A:Power issue with the motherboard P35-S3L

Your power supply may be defective. Try another one
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/power-issue-with-the-motherboard-p35-s3l.86064/
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A:Ugh laptop, motherboard issue?

There is also the distinct possibility that the AC adapter has failed. They do burn out.

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A:Comcrap motherboard issue

Hi
Well, if the letters near the pins are "truthfull", the pwr should mean power button, btn is probably the reset button, hd would be the led for the hard drive where your hd activity light should go. The light with 3 leads coming from it is a dual color led, used to indicate sleep mode and power. The switches can be used in any way, they aren't polarised. The leds on the other hand are polarised, they will only work connected one way. You will have to do some fishing with the leads to see exactly what pins should be used. I don't think you will mess anything up, and you can always reset bios if you need to after trying.
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/comcrap-motherboard-issue.34009/
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A:Family PC, possible motherboard issue

sounds like a memory problem - try and re-seat the memory and / or try one stick ...

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/297497-family-pc-possible-motherboard-issue.html
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A:Motherboard/graphics issue

For clarification:

You installed both video and chipset drivers for your motherboard and CPU.
You are using the Projection Menu built-in Windows, by pressing both "Windows Key" and "P".
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/motherboard-graphics-issue.185744/
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A:Gigabyte Motherboard Issue

Are they overheating cpu's
you don't say if the fan comes back on
does the board at least boot to bios
If the answer is yes to first one
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so I can't say if there is a bios option for fan controll
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I

Good Luck
 

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A:Installed new motherboard issue

Your post lists a different mobo than your specs which is which?

In the past one short beep is a successful post. In that case you would have a monitor problem. Check your monitor to see if you have input choices and change accordingly.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ram-issue-motherboard-will-handle-2gb-of-ram.648603/
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A:Acer motherboard issue, HELP!

You probably know what you need to do. Something is connected incorrectly or not connected. You need to find it and fix it.

Check RAM sticks and other connections that you may not even have undone during the change since they may have been knocked or unconnected. Double-check that the wires to the power switch and LED's are correct since they may not use the same color-code as the previous ones.
 

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A:Motherboard Driver Issue.

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did you download the file nvidia_c72_mcp55_system_v64_mb.zip from the msi site? you might try to download the drivers from nvidia.com directly and install those.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/strange-issue-with-cpu-or-motherboard.203184/
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A:Laptop Motherboard Issue!

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-motherboard-issue.1106263/
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A:Motherboard beep issue

Try a different keyboard...open case and make sure ram is seated correctly...reseat the ram and you can clean the sticks with a soft cloth and isopropyl alcohol.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/motherboard-beep-issue.690623/
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A:Maybe motherboard issue - pc won`t boot up

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/maybe-motherboard-issue-pc-won-t-boot-up.385037/
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Samsu, You must have "automatically parse links in text" enabled (checked), to have working links in your post. It's below the posting textbox under "additional options. Then you can copy and paste URL(s) to your hearts content. Beyond that, I'm sure you'll get help when you clear this up.

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A:Intel DH67BL Motherboard Issue

I'm not sure I understand what you did.

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A:PC crashes and sometimes won't start up, Motherboard issue?

You will need to turn off floppy in bios (usually hit DEL or some other key, during system startup) Disable Floppy and Save and Exit CMOS.

Otherwise:

Please try this:

Manual steps to run Chkdsk from My Computer or Windows Explorer

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The disk check could not be performed because the disk check utility needs exclusive access to some Windows files on the disk. These files can be accessed by restarting Windows. Do you want to schedule the disk check to occur the next time you restart the computer?Click to expand...

Click Yes to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.

Wait until Chkdsk finishes Checking / Repairing any faults
Windows will then either restart your computer or continue loading Normally.
 

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A:A motherboard issue? seeking second opinion...

Looks like a bad motherboard, yes.. You are lucky that the PSU didn't kill more components. All that remained of one of my previous PCs was a stick of RAM and the radio tuner card.

The opening of windows and suchlike looks like a problem with input devices. If you have USB mouse/keyboard, maybe disable the on-board USB controllers and use a PS/2 mouse/keyboard instead?
 

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A:Possible hardware issue with motherboard networking?

The lights for the NIC are built into the connector, see page 20 of the MB manual (Rev 1.0, other Revisions may be different page No.), which can be downloaded from here:
http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/Motherboard/Manual_Model.aspx?ProductID=2543

You say the NIC has a red X on it; is this in Device Manager? Or Network Connections?
Are any errors displayed in Device Manager (red x or yellow exclamation point)? If so, what is the error that is displayed on the General tab of the properties page for the NIC? (Right click the NIC in Device Manager, click properties). It may just say Disabled, and have a button to click to enable it.

HTH

Jerry
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/possible-hardware-issue-with-motherboard-networking.683511/
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A:New motherboard\video card issue

Go into your bios and check the "init vid display" or something to that effect (it varies from bios to bios).

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A:Windows 7 OEM + New Motherboard Issue(help needed)

The HP Pavilion p6-2220t Windows 7 OEM, can not be used on the new new motherboard by ASUS.

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A:Having motherboard, PSU, or power button issue

Change the CMOS battery.
If still dead, sounds like the PSU may have 5v standby working, but nothing else.
 

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A:ASUS MotherBoard RAID issue

JBOD is a form of raid. It is spanning multi drives to be seen as one drive.

Next if your drive is recognized in the promise bios and not by windows, you probably need to partition and format the drive. Windows does not "See" a drive without a partition.

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BTW onboard promise controllers use different drivers depending on what mode is selected in the system bios ie raid or non-raid. This is one of the reasons I dislike onboard controllers.
 

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A:T430s won't power on - possible motherboard issue?

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A:Boot/Power/Motherboard Issue

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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