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I haven't run HD-tune. I thought if a fresh install didn't work, then I would start looking at a hardware failure. I use LogMeIn to access their computer. Unfortunately I don't think there is any way for me to remotely reinstall the OS for them. Any ideas?

Yeah, I think it would quite likely be the mobo or memory. I can't see how the psu would fail this way, but maybe I'm wrong.
what kind of PSU?
it "could" be possible again.....but not likely
post #12 of 15
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It is the 150W psu that Cooler Master puts in their Elite 100.

More news, I had them boot into safe mode, and it didn't help. Well now, it won't boot up normally, even when you tell it to via the advanced boot options. It continually boots into safe mode now. What does this mean?
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post #13 of 15
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So last night I tried a clean install of Windows 7. The computer shut off half way through and will now only post. They are shipping it to me so that I can start figuring out whats wrong with the hardware. Seems kinda like the mobo is hosed.

How should I begin figuring out what is ok and what needs replaced? I don't know of anyone with a 1156 mobo to try all the stuff on unfortunately. Seems like the options are mobo, memory, cpu, or psu listed in the order of probability.
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Anyone? I know it isn't an exciting topic or computer, but some of you must have something to contribute?

Thanks in advance.
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post #15 of 15
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Got it in my hands this weekend. Tried new sticks of ram, different HDD, different PSU, reseated processor and heat sink. Still hosed: it'll boot and run for 5 minutes, shut itself off for 5-10, and then turn itself back on. I contacted gigabytes tech service to see about a RMA/tech help with the motherboard. Unfortunately I don't have any way of getting a different 1156 board to try.
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