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PC Wont turn on 1st time, but does 2nd - confused.


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st22

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Hello,

Recently i had a P5B Deluxe motherboard installed.

A strange thing now happens: when i turn the computer on if it has been off for some time, it will not boot, the 'on' led will light up and the screen will not activate.

All i have to do is turn it off then on again and it works - perfectly.

How do i prevent this? - if i keep it up and i going to damge/burn out any hardware?

I run 3 linked RAID drives and windows xp sp2 home.

Kind regards,
St22
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I had something simular happen with my computer. It ended up being pins that had came out of a connection to my case lights. Check your power connections for any sign of damage.
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I have checked the connections.

Also now i have been getting at startup the message "Bad BIOS Checksum. Starting BIOS Recovery.."

it searchs floppy and cd drive, then does nothing,

i reset and the computer works fine.
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Sounds like you may need to flash your BIOS. Go to the manufacturers website and look for BIOS updates.
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