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Topic # 13430 9-May-2007 22:47
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Hi I recently put my new PC together and when booting it loads BIOS fine. Then it comes up with the screen "Safe Mode, etc". So far all of this is fine. However as soon as i make a seletion from this list my PC restarts and all this continues. Help!!
Also when I turn my PC off manually(the only way to stop it going in circles) I must reset the CMOS before I can start again. This time what happens is that the PC starts but the monitor does come out of stand-by. Yet again Help please!!!

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  Reply # 71084 17-May-2007 22:44
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what u have describe is too broad to narrow down the problem.

ie. what are the new and old components?? and the components' maker/model/version/OS ...etc all play part of it. 

my gut feeling: 
u put ur old HDD with the new MB/CPU. since u have backed up all important docs/websites before upgrade (either save them on USB/CD/DVD or another HDD), REINSTALL/FORMAT HDD as a fresh installation. (my only experiecen with Win2000, don't know about other Windows OS) 

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  Reply # 71486 21-May-2007 11:58
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If you havn't done a fresh install of the OS on your new system you could receive all sorts or errors as your hardware does not match thre configuration within the OS - so try re-installing the OS on the new hardware.

If this is all new hardware, and a freash install of the OS - you may have a hardware incompatabilty issue - which can some times be a real b1t3h to resolve.

Post some more info so that we have a better idea of what is going on


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