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natakudragoon

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ok when i press the power button to turn it on, it starts making this weird noise and starts to load. when it gets to the screen where it says welcome it flickers and restarts by itself, doesnt even get to the desktop. same thing happens again and again and it doesnt stop. the only thing for me to is to use the power shut off by holding the power button 5 seconds. what can i do?
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What kind of noise? fan wirring, clicking sound, steady noise or varible sound, Starts off high pitched and lowers down till it quits? We need more info, please. Screen flickering? WOW, the first thing i would check is the power supply and i might even check the wall voltage where you have the computer and monitor plugged in at. A operating system has been loaded to the computer, right? Can you get into the bios ( hitting the delete key while starting up) at all? This could be a hard drive with a corrupted sector where the boot files are. Does the computer get past the bios boot up screen. This is where you get the information about the computer before the windows boot screen. It may be that a driver for the hardware has been corrupted so windows tries rebooting to reload it. The more information you give us the better we can try finding whats wrong.

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there is a whirring noise but it varies. you can hear that it spins fast at one point then slow at one point and again and again. ok there is a screen where i can press del to enter set up. i think thats what you were referring to as the bios. it gets past that and into where it says welcome and supposed to load my desktop screen but it doesn't, thats when it restarts. thank you for replying.
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Try pressing F8 while the computer is booting so you can choose a "safemode" boot. Once in safe mode look in your device manager to see if there is any problems there. If this problem just started you could try a restore to a previous state to fix the problem.

If you are getting a error on the computer perhaps you just don't see the error message because the computer reboots too soon. If you would right-click My Computer, and then click Properties. On the Advanced tab, click Settings under Startup and Recovery. Click to clear the Automatically restart check box under System failure, and then click OK. The error message on a blue screen should remain on the screen so you can record the error information. If you could post the error meassage on the forum we could look it up.

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