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Old 10-08-2005, 02:01 PM   #1
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Default Computer not booting up. Help!!

I just put this computer together and i turned it on and i stops at the part where it says "verifying dmi pool data............."

WHAT IS HAPPENING!?!?!

Any help is useful

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Old 10-08-2005, 04:06 PM   #2
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POST YOUR SPEC.
are you trying to install an o/s, if so which one?
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Old 10-08-2005, 04:44 PM   #4
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have you looked in the bios to make sure all is well in there?
you will need to set the boot priority set to cdrom first.
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i have not touched my bios, but the first boot is cdrom and hdd then floppy ( i have no floppy frive)
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Old 10-08-2005, 06:24 PM   #6
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Default Re: Computer not booting up. Help!!

i had another mobo before this one, but with the same hdd. can that be the problem?

I reforrmatted it, but at the end it said that was my error reformatting.
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Old 10-08-2005, 06:41 PM   #7
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Hmmm... yeah that's a good thing to check first. Then of course, can you be sure the Hard Drive works?
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yep, i am most sure that its my hdd. i am gonno return it for another one.

i'll post back w/ the results.
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Good good Good luck.
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