Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

System shuts down while in BIOS Setup


  • Please log in to reply

#1
Bat Man

Bat Man

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
Turn power on and enter BIOS to make setting changes and after approximately 1 minute computer turns off and no changes made. All components recognized in BIOS and cooling fans are running.
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Neil Jones

Neil Jones

    Member 5k

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,476 posts
If the system is not getting past POST this usually means a defective power supply, or the CPU hasn't been seated properly or the heatsink isn't mounted properly. The fact that the fans are spinning is interesting but it doesn't mean anything if the heatsink isn't on properly.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP