New system boots seldom

  User-B9D76C78-65DD-40DD-B1039FC588DEAA80 09:09 08 Feb 2004

Hi have just put new system together but having problems. Used Asrock K7 M/bo. Athlon 2.2cpu.M.S.I.128 graphics card WIN. M.E. The problem is sometimes it boots ok then it freezes. or it won't boot at all not even going to post or sometimes halfway.Even freezes in bios any ideas anyone.Thanks

  Diodorus Siculus 09:23 08 Feb 2004

Check BIOS Settings - try the default, safe-boot option. May need a BIOS upgrade.

Check for overheating - are all fans correctly functioning?

Boot with minimal components - graphics card, keyboard and mouse.

Does it have onboard graphics? If so, boot without the graphics card.

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