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Im having a really weird problem with my sig rig that if I leave it switched off for a long preiod of time (overnight) when i come back to turn it on I will get a bluescreen on startup (in windows) or horrendous glitches (in ubuntu). But if I shut down the computer again for a literally few seconds or a short period of time it runs perfect with no problems. Ive kept it switched on for weeks on end without problem but as soon as I leave it off for a good six hours or so it will bluescreen until i turn it off for a few seconds then back on again. Also note that restarting doesn not fix the problem it gets stuck in contant bluescreens and glitches. I might try updating my hard drive firmware.

any thoughts ??
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My first guess would be it's a power supply issue, although HDD issues can cause weird behavior too. A computer draws more power at power-up than it normally does in regular operation. You might be asking just a little too much out of that 500W supply, especially from a "cold" start.
     
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Think about trying a 650 watt psu. Maybe check your hard drive to make sure you have no errors with it.
    
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