OS starts to post with one beep and then crashes

By Floyd7578
Apr 6, 2010
  1. I orginally had a problem with random crashes and was working with route44 to resolve my issues. The problem has now gotton to the point that the computer will not boot regular or safe mode. The system begins to start and I see the post and here one beep, which is normal. Once the system begins to start I hear a faint click and the system reboots. I have switched out the memory, video and tried a different hard drive and I get the same result, Could this be the result of a bad mobo?
    System specs
    The crashes started about two weeks ago. Generally they just seem to happen, some times at boot up and other times just surfing the web. I also get DEP errors Generic Host for Win32 process has encountered a problem and needs to close. System Services and IE. This is a XPSP3 with all updates. The system is 3 to 4 years old. I also switched out the RAM from another computer and I get the errors. Also downloaded legacy drivers from ATI
    2.00 gigahertz AMD Pentium 4
    128 kilobyte primary memory cache
    256 kilobyte secondary memory cache
    64-bit ready
    Not hyper-threaded
    Main Circuit Board
    Board: nForce
    Bus Clock: 202 megahertz
    BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 09/20/2004
    80.02 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    29.27 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    CD-RW CDR-5W48 [CD-ROM drive]
    SONY CD-RW CRX320E [CD-ROM drive]
    3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

    WDC WD800JB-00JJA0 [Hard drive] (80.03 GB) -- drive 0, s/n WD-WCAM92799168, rev 05.01C05, SMART Status: Healthy
    Memory Modules
    1024 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory

    Slot 'A0' is Empty
    Slot 'A1' has 1024 MB

    Local Drive
    c: (NTFS on drive 0) 80.02 GB 29.27 GB free

    Standard floppy disk controller
    NVIDIA nForce3 250 Parallel ATA Controller (v2.6)
    NVIDIA nForce3 250 Serial ATA Controller (v2.6)

    RADEON 9800 PRO [Display adapter]
    RADEON 9800 PRO - Secondary [Display adapter]
    ViewSonic VA903 SERIES [Monitor] (19.1"vis, s/n Q87072286534, May 2007)

    Bus Adapter
    NVIDIA NForce(tm) ATA RAID Class Controller
    Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller
    Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller (2x)

    ATI T200 Unified AVStream Driver
    NVIDIA(R) nForce(TM) Audio
    NVIDIA(R) nForce(TM) Audio Codec Interface

    Virus Protection
    CA Anti-Virus Version
    Virus Definitions Version Up To Date
    Realtime File Scanning On
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