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    Computer startup question

    Hi guys,

    When I start up my home server and push the power on button the computer powers up for about 8-9 secs then knocks off only to power on again 2-3 secs later and work fine. It has always done this.

    Can anyone tell me why? :S
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    Re: Computer startup question

    Is this from after it has been unplugged, as mine does as you describe after you unplug it

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    Re: Computer startup question

    No its always plugged in
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    Re: Computer startup question

    My PC does that when the memory is overclocked (even if only slightly). Fortunately its never switched off, so hasn't been an issue... yet

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    Re: Computer startup question

    Everything in the server is at stock. No overclocking at all and the specs for it are in my sig
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    Re: Computer startup question

    wat if you try shutting it down, then powering it up immediatly after?

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    Re: Computer startup question

    Same thing happens
    Home Entertainment =BenQ W1070, Samsung 65" HDTV, Denon AVRX6300H, Playstation 3 and Monitor Audio Silver RX 5.0, Monitor Audio CT265IDC(x4) Dolby Atmos and XTZ 12.17 Sub
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    Re: Computer startup question

    Never heard of such a thing. The MoBo controls the power sequence though as part of the ATX spec. So the problem would be in there somewhere. Way beyond my technical abilities though.
    Society's to blame,
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    Re: Computer startup question

    Quote Originally Posted by neonplanet40 View Post
    Same thing happens
    damn, I thought that it may be something that would not "cold" boot. Maybe something draws a large amount of power/current when booting, and the mobo/PSU shuts down to prevent damage, then fires it up a second time. Jus speculating tho, but you could try removing all fans (one at a time), and see if that helps, trying the GPU, possibly any HDD/CD drives, and/or RAM.

    i am probably completely wrong tho

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