Restart Problems

  Hedders83 21:09 15 Jun 2007
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I have had a few problems and had to replace my DVD RW, my HDD was set as a master with slave and I changed it to IDE1 on its own, unfortunately before I found out this was incorrect I did a bit of messing around in the BIOS to try and detect it. Everything appears fine when th PC boots up from cold but if I restart it takes a couple of goes. The monitor doesn't always click in either. Any thoughts? I have looked at the BIOS and can't really see anything that would cause this

  jay.p 22:18 15 Jun 2007

there should be an option in the bios to reset to default values so this could be a good starting point.

  woodchip 22:26 15 Jun 2007

This sounds like a Win98se comp! if it is go to Runbox and Type SFC with the 98se CD in comp

  Hedders83 08:32 16 Jun 2007

if i reset the values won't that reset the date etc and cause problems in windows after boot up? (running XP by the way)

  woodchip 14:51 16 Jun 2007

In XP put your XP CD in comp then in run type

SFC /SCANNOW to look for corrupt files. Also you could try running System Restore tool

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