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Old 07-03-2007, 09:48 PM   #1
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Default I need to click the Power button several times for a boot up...

I need to press my power button repeatedly for the bloody thing to turn on. This is a new development and I want to say it's my motherboard. I ordered a new one hoping it will fix the issue and I also wanted a new one anyway. If you have had the same issue please tell me what it was, don't speculate because that doesn't seem to help much for me.
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Old 07-04-2007, 12:38 AM   #2
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Default Re: I need to click the Power button several times for a boot up...

couldve been a setting in BIOS? or bad connection with the power cable from the case.
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Old 07-04-2007, 01:44 AM   #3
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Default Re: I need to click the Power button several times for a boot up...

I had that issue, and it was the connection the mobo that was bad. This depends on whether you have a desktop or a laptop. If it is a laptop, then it is definitely the connection between the mobo and the small chip where the powerbutton is. If it is a desktop, then it could be that the connection is bad, the wire is broken, or the mobo has a bad power connection.
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Old 07-04-2007, 04:37 AM   #4
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Default Re: I need to click the Power button several times for a boot up...

It could even be a faulty power button, you can check this by shorting the 2 pins directly on the mobo that connect to the power button, if it powers up no problem, then its the button.
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Old 07-20-2007, 09:35 PM   #5
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Default Re: I need to click the Power button several times for a boot up...

It was the motherboard. I was using a BIOSTAR 6100, I now have an ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxes and I'm very happy.
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