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Can't boot my PC or BIOS

By xgamerss
Dec 12, 2012
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  1. Hi, I was going to boot up my computer, but then I saw that it couldn't boot. I tried to access the bios by tapping delete, but when I tapped delete, nothing happened. A text came up and said something about that it was trying to boot the bios, but it just froze there. It couldn't boot. I tried to remove the motherboard battery and put it in again to see if that worked, but it didn't. I also tried to boot the computer without the hard drive, but nothing happened. The same thing came up on the screen.

    I would be very happy if someone could help me solving this problem
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    What is this computers make and model?
     
  3. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Are you asking about what specs the computer has?

    it uses Windows 7, intel core i7 3770k 3.5 ghz, 16 GB RAM.
    do you need to know anything else`?
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    When you removed the hard drive, you should have see something like "operating system not found" on the screen. It sounds like the bios is corrupt, which is bad news
     
  5. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Well how do I fix the bios then?
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    By installing a new motherboard. Was there a power outage or power surge to your house recently?
     
  7. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No there was no power issues or something like that at my house that day and it havent been any recently
     
  8. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Now I figured out that the screen looked just the same with and without the hard drive.
     
  9. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    When I boot my PC, its just black, then it comes a text that says "press CTRL+S to access setup menu", and then I dissappears again.
    If I try to press F8, F11 or DELETE, a text appears saying "Entering setup...", and then it just freezes there.
     
  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Still seems like corrupted bios, meaning a new motherboard is in your future
     
  11. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Okay thanks for helping me.
    I've seen other posts too similar too this and they said that it is either a motherboard or a hard drive problem and that that needs to be replaced.
     
     
  12. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Well you pulled the hard drive and didn't see the "no operating system found message" so it has to be a motherboard/bios issue
     
  13. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yeah probably. thank you so much for the help
     
  14. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    You're welcome. Let us know when you get things running again...
     
  15. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Bought a new motherboard and deleted what I think destroyed my motherboard from my harddrive before booting with it again :)
     
  16. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    So everything is working normally again?
     
  17. xgamerss

    xgamerss TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yep everything works fine now :)
     


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