System Freezes at MoBo Logo Screen

By Shiryo · 8 replies
Dec 22, 2005
  1. My Current PC Specs:

    Intel Pentium 4 630 - 3.0GHz Extreme Edition HT LGA775
    ECS(Elite Computers) RS-400A Motherboard
    SONY DVD-RW Optical Drive
    Apacer 2x 512 DDR2-PC4300 RAM
    Maxtor 120GB 8MB HDD
    ATi Radeon X300 128MB PCI-E Graphics Card

    After updating the BIOS sucessfully, the PC was fine. Then after the 3rd restart,the system halted/frezzed at the motherboard's logo screen.(Nothing was changed during the time before the freezing of the motherboard's logo screen.) Um.. ok, some options which I have tried:

    1. Cleared the CMOS Manually.
    2. Tried to boot from a Windows XP disc.
    3. Enabled/Disabled the BIOS Protection Settings.( Dont know if this would work in the first place)

    All 3 options didnt work. Does anyone here have any suggestions?
  2. Foxracer15

    Foxracer15 TS Rookie Posts: 51

    Does that motherboard have a jumper to get into the bios or do u just press a button? :suspiciou
  3. Shiryo

    Shiryo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Well, since my mainboard is using and Award BIOS/Pheonix BIOS, I'll just press the Delete key and then I'll enter BIOS. Problem is, I get stuck at the logo screen before I can press the DEL key to work. Thanks for the idea though.
  4. brandl

    brandl TS Rookie Posts: 20

    have you tried to reinstall a older bios?
    since you´ve said that you did install a new bios and this "maybe" brought this problem... you should try it!
  5. Colonelkasatka

    Colonelkasatka TS Rookie

  6. Shiryo

    Shiryo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hmm..older BIOS eh? I guess I can try that. I'll edit this post if it works.
  7. silent111

    silent111 TS Rookie Posts: 27

    I updated my bios and now PC starts but only hard disk light comes on, I can hear hard disk spinning but nothing happens, had to get a new mobo (what an *****) :p
  8. brandl

    brandl TS Rookie Posts: 20

    if it´s in waranty, do that!
  9. Shiryo

    Shiryo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Finally! I got my MoBo working again. (looks like updating the BIOS wasnt a good idea to solve 'some' problems) :grinthumb
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