Hi folks. I have a serious problem, and I hope that someone out there can provide me some answers. I just built a new PC (my first attempt at this) and everything seemed to be working fine. The machine will POST just fine, and I even get to the Windows Setup screen and can partition the drive. But then, I get this God-awful sound coming from the computer (almost like a dial-up modem handshaking sound) and then the system powers down. That's as far as I get.
However, I can run the system indefinitely on a Knoppix or an Ubuntu live CD. But as soon as I hook up the hard drive, back to the same routine. Here's the specs on the system:
Ultra 600w ATX PS
WD Caviar SE 200GB EIDE HD 7200/8MB/ATA-100
Ultra 512MB PC3200 DDR 400MHz CL3 (2 sticks)
XFX GeForce FX 5500 256MB TV/DVI AGP Video Card
TurtleBeach Montego 7.1 DDL Sound Card
Toshiba 16x Dual Layer DVD +/- RW
Gigabyte 7VT600P-RZ Socket A Motherboard
AMD Athlon XP3000+ Socket A CPU Barton Core 333FSB
Hope that someone can give me some advice on fixing this problem. Thanks in advance for your help.