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So i have had this rig since mid January, have my OS on the OCZ SSD 60gb,
and since i have had the system maybe 1 or 2 times , maybe 3 i cant remember, the system upon restart or when i turn it on will stay on the black screen with the "Loading Operating System..." message.

All the times it has done this i get too impatient and just press the power button which immediately shuts the system off, i dont even have to hold it down, just tap it.

Is this a common thing ? Like i said it has only happened 2 maybe 3 times.
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When it tunes off with just a tap then it means it crashed if t doesnt happen often don't worry about it
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When it tunes off with just a tap then it means it crashed if t doesnt happen often don't worry about it
Yup , just a tap. Thanks mate +rep, was just wondering if it was something to be worried about!
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Isn't there a setting in the bios that allows you to change the amount of time you have to hold the power button before the computer turns off? I think you can change to a 2 second hold, and a 4 second hold.

Edit: ryanbob1234 is right, when you tap it the system has crashed.
Edited by Stealth2o - 2/28/11 at 6:10pm
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So i have had this rig since mid January, have my OS on the OCZ SSD 60gb,
and since i have had the system maybe 1 or 2 times , maybe 3 i cant remember, the system upon restart or when i turn it on will stay on the black screen with the "Loading Operating System..." message.

All the times it has done this i get too impatient and just press the power button which immediately shuts the system off, i dont even have to hold it down, just tap it.

Is this a common thing ? Like i said it has only happened 2 maybe 3 times.
Could be an unstable overclock. I know mine did that a couple times when over a couple months time. My system was acting screwy anyway so I recently dropped my CPU down to 3.8ghz and since have not had the issue happen. For me though, I would get stuck at the screen just before it, where its just the flashing white line. Figured my SSD was dying after a few months of use. Havent seen it happen since pulling back my OC a tad. (Im certain my ram does not like my mobo, or vise versa)
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