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PC Booting Issues

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by raceman94, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. raceman94

    raceman94 Regular member

    Sep 8, 2005
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    Hello guys. I am back to harass you guys again. First of all, I want to thank all of ya'll that offer to help me, but enough of this. Here is my issue:

    My PC has a booting issue. My computer will turn on and that, my friend, is where my issues begin. As soon as I turn it on, the screen popes up that shows Gateway and then the processor logo. (All of the machines havese these screenes right?) And that is as far as I get. I have a Gateway 838GM. I've left the screen alone for quite some time and it will not boot up. If will not even boot from a CD and I can't even get to the BIOS menu! I've read that the CMOS batter could be dead? Could this be my issue?

  2. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

    Oct 15, 2004
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    presuming it is not a laptop then try clearing the cmos. also edit your sig to conform to forum specs of 5 lines of text.

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