start up problems

  User-9BF68A28-775A-4878-A9F0EB22DDE35553 14:22 02 Jan 2006
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I have built a pc-AMD64/3200+ ,nForce4-939mobo, 200gb HDD(sata).Usually all goes well but sometimes windowsxp takes 3mins to come to the login screen.Other times it appears very quickly 40secs.It has also froze on the windows screen with the blue bar not moving,no hdd activity and switches off giving me the post screen but no further.The memtest is ok.i notice in the bios that it gives my system memory as 1048576K,but I only have 1024mb installed.Help needed before i pull my remaining hair out.

  BurrWalnut 14:27 02 Jan 2006

Have a look in Event Viewer for some clues.

  PC Bilbo 16:11 02 Jan 2006

Is your PSU not supplying enough power to support what you have installed possibly?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:58 02 Jan 2006

froze on the windows screen with the blue bar not moving,no hdd activity and switches off giving me the post screen

This is usually a driver problem. Try update all dricers staring with graphics followed by motherboard drivers.

  007al 18:05 02 Jan 2006

Do you have the chipset drivers installed?

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