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video not booting corectly

by h fissel / March 14, 2007 11:06 AM PDT

i have a intell mother board dg965wh with chipset g965 video card e-GeForce 7300 running xp media center with sp2
when i reboot the monitor will not come on unless i turn it off and wait approx 15 min. i have tried a different monitor , replaced the video card , reflashed the bios, reflashed the mother board all to no avail. can anyone tell me where to look for this problem it is driving me crazy. temp of the computer runs at 85 this is the same as it was before ths problem occured

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"turn it off and wait approx 15 min."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 15, 2007 12:44 AM PDT

This is usually a heat or overtaxed power supply issue. I don't get a clear picture of the machine. Is it some HP or other name?

Bob

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to turn it off and wait
by h fissel / March 15, 2007 9:15 AM PDT

couple of things i didn't put in it is a non brand name was built from case up. the processor is a core 2 duo 266mgz the power supply is 400 watt internal temp has always ran 84 to 86 it is running at 85 usually when i have this problem sometimes down to 79 i have 2gb of ddr2 533 memory just totally stumped on this one

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Is that 85 C? Sounds hot.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 15, 2007 11:43 AM PDT

Do try this with the case cover off to sniff out if some part is too warm. Some builders look at temperature sensors but the truth is that we don't have them on every chip or part so the cover off and maybe the big fan test sniffs out if it's heat.

Bob

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