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Power up problem

By donjo13
Feb 18, 2006
  1. My PC will not power up if the Ethernet cable is plugged in to the ethernet connection on the back of the PC. The second I unplug it the juice starts flowing. I can then plug it back in and everything is fine. ????? Any ideas?

    Computer:
    Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
    DirectX 4.08.01.0810 (DirectX 8.1)
    Computer Name CELERON-1700
    User Name Alice

    Motherboard:
    CPU Type Intel Celeron, 1700 MHz (17 x 100)
    Motherboard Name ECS L4VXA2/L4VXAG / Kobian KOB P4X400 NDSX / Matsonic MS9127C / Syntax SVX400
    Motherboard Chipset VIA VT8754 Apollo P4X400
    System Memory 512 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
    BIOS Type Award (11/19/03)
    Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
    Communication Port Communications Port (COM2)
    Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

    Display:
    Video Adapter Matrox Graphics Mystique 220 (4 MB)
    3D Accelerator Matrox Mystique
    Monitor Dell E771a [17" CRT] (8J8541CJ8052)

    Multimedia:
    Audio Adapter VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller

    Storage:
    IDE Controller VIA Bus Master IDE Controller
    Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive

    Input:
    Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse

    Network:
    Network Adapter VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter (192.168.123.126)
    Modem Generic SoftK56

    Peripherals:
    USB1 Controller VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller
    USB1 Controller VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller
    USB1 Controller VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller
    USB2 Controller VIA USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller
     
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