OS crash when starting up

By razzvanbot
Apr 25, 2008
  1. I have an AMD Athlon 64 3200+ processor ECS nforce3-A939 motherboard 1256 MB DDR GeForce 7700 GT video card Realtek Ethernet Network adapter an Maxtor 250 GB HDD and an LG DVD-RW. Sometimes when i'm starting up my PC the OS crashes .Later today i have done a cleaning of my hardware of dust dessasembled and assembled again.I had trouble with this in the past, sometimes when i install the OS when it finish of loading the needed driver to install, it does an HDD checking and it crashes sometimes.What must i do???.....some say that i have a small trouble with the power source......:mad:
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Confirm all your Drivers are up to date

    You may need to run ChkDsk

    Ideally a HardDrive Diagnostic Test would confirm if the HardDrive is faulty or not.

    On top of that is Memtest on your Ram (for 7 Passes).

    But it would be ideal if you have any MiniDumps to attach [​IMG] to a new reply.

    Sometimes it can be heat related. Ideally Clean all internals.
    I'd go as far as remounting the CPU with new Paste.

    That'll help to begin with anyway
  3. razzvanbot

    razzvanbot Topic Starter

    Sometimes when powering on the 2.1 audio sistem or the monitor my PC is starting up .....why?
  4. FoReWoRd

    FoReWoRd TS Rookie Posts: 204

    dunno sounds like some kind off interference with the electricity ive seen it happen before... try and set un ure machine somewhere else in the house luck
  5. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Check in CMOS for "Wake Up" events, and turn them all to off, or disable
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