Boot problem

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by crazygolfer, Jan 31, 2005.

  1. crazygolfer

    crazygolfer Guest

    a friend has an older gateway spec's below. randomly it will only check
    ram and display gateway screen then nothing else happens. no error
    messages. if you power off and retry about every other time will boot up
    with no problem. any ideas?
    pent 400 processor
    384mb ram
    win98
    2 hard drives 8gig main 1/2 full 80 gig 2nd 1/4 full
    crazygolfer, Jan 31, 2005
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  2. crazygolfer

    °Mike° Guest

    Amongst the myriad other things that you could
    check, be sure to check/replace the power supply
    and cables/connections.


    On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 23:01:24 GMT, in
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    crazygolfer scrawled:

    >a friend has an older gateway spec's below. randomly it will only check
    >ram and display gateway screen then nothing else happens. no error
    >messages. if you power off and retry about every other time will boot up
    >with no problem. any ideas?
    >pent 400 processor
    >384mb ram
    >win98
    >2 hard drives 8gig main 1/2 full 80 gig 2nd 1/4 full


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    °Mike°, Jan 31, 2005
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