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Hello all
I really hope you can help me with this, it started 30 minutes ago. I don't really know where to post this.

I have a desktop computer, and when I hit the powerbutton it turns on, the fans start spinning and everything sounds normal and then, after 3 or 4 seconds the system reboots itself and tries to start up again. This continues in an endless cycle untill I decide it is time to stop. Nothing happens, no signal to the screen, no beeps nothing.
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Your sig rig?

Overclocked?
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lightly rub the ram stick's with an eraser to get the static out of them.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by That Guy View Post

Your sig rig?
Overclocked?

It's almost nothing, I get Idle temps @ 31C and Full load 52C. So it's not that.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trinnd View Post

lightly rub the ram stick's with an eraser to get the static out of them.

Hmm will try that.

BRB thumb.gif
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post #6 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trinnd View Post

lightly rub the ram stick's with an eraser to get the static out of them.

Oh god, I actually did that and it worked (I took out the ram and rubbed the bottom part with the eraser biggrin.gif

THANKS
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Quote:
Originally Posted by -Frostbite- View Post

Hmm will try that.
BRB thumb.gif

how'd it go?
do you have any messy friends? I was once pranked, it turns out there is a setting in some MB that makes them reboot automatically mad.gif
at least thats what they told me they did after I found out it was them, I cleared the CMOS and that fixed it, try that if you can't get it up with the eraser on RAM trick thumb.gif
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Oh god, I actually did that and it worked (I took out the ram and rubbed the bottom part with the eraser

THANKS
nevermind smile.gif, glad you could fix it though
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post #8 of 11
Uh...rub the item that was touched metal to metal....then rub it on rubber to get the charge out of it. Yea.
post #9 of 11
Power supply might be dying. Try reseating the RAM, replugging all the power cables, disconnecting extra devices (i.e. hard drive, cd rom, etc), and reset CMOS by pulling the CMOS battery for 30 seconds.
     
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The above post was moved from a duplicate thread to merge them before I delete the other one. So yes it appears it's an answer that's out of place, but like I said it came from a duplicate thread.

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