For the past 5 hours my self built desktop has crashed at startup, just after reaching the Windows XP loading screen (it never makes it to login). It has a Pentium 4 3.2Ghz Processor, 1024Mbs of memory, and all its fans are working. I suspect it's some kind of power supply problem because the desktop takes longer to restart each time it crashes. Also, whenever I bypass Windows startup and go to my BIOS control screen, the computer crashes as soon as I've exited that screen.
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You will have to list the configuration.
BIOS version, mobo EXACT brand/model/version, memory (brand/model) CPU (CPU-ID if possible) psu (W) VGA (Brand/model/bios version) and so.
Also any messages. (try entering safe mode and viewing the logs in event viewer)
Is it newly built and buggy or did it …
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If the system has been working for 2 years without reinstalling XP, it's no wander that windows chrushed totally. What you need to do is reinstall the windows. Your last post make it sound like windows-related issue. Maybe corrupted registry or vital system file or wrong driver beeing loaded.
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