XP Wont Boot into desktop and pc powers off ?

  Giggle n' Bits 11:57 31 Aug 2004
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When comming to switch on pc with XP, it start to boot then bleeps and powers off.
Monitor shows Amber standby and nothing on screen.

Where or what could I look at to sort this out.
Needle in haystack, hardware or Software ?

  Graham ® 12:38 31 Aug 2004

Try Safe Mode by tapping F8 as it boots.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:28 31 Aug 2004

How far does it get? POST appears showing hardrives and CD/dvd? XP logo and blue bars?

  gazzle 15:44 31 Aug 2004

poss graphics card try removal and reseat

  Giggle n' Bits 00:26 01 Sep 2004

I then bypassed the case switch and ruled out the case. Definatly the MB. luckily still under warranty.

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