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My Desktop PC hangs after POST with Blank Screen.

by kaushakya / April 6, 2015 5:07 AM PDT

My Desktop PC hangs after POST with Blank Screen and when I switch it off and again power it on, It works fine and after POST, it shows windows 7 logo starting screen and everything boots up normally.

what i suspect is bad CMOS cell. secondly, I have 2 HDD. One is SATA 80 GB(Secondary, has bad sectors in it) and the other is IDE 80 GB (Primary)

Please help me find the problem.

My Specs :
HP Compaq dx6100 MT Desktop
Intel 915 MB
2 HDDs (80 GB SATA-Secondary + 80 GB IDE-Primary)
Windows 7 Ultimate

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That's a classic symptom of BAD CAPS.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 6, 2015 5:11 AM PDT

Google BAD CAPS and inspect the PC for those on motherboard, all cards and in the PSU. Some disassembly required.

As to the bad CMOS cell, I'd suspect an old CMOS battery. Since those run about 2 bucks, why not replace it?

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by kaushakya / April 6, 2015 5:16 PM PDT

Thanks! I'll have a check.

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