by Michael Smith / November 11, 2011 9:50 PM PST In reply to: Windows 7 Restarting Sounds Like a Hardware Problem Outstanding compilation of possible answers; I can relate particularly to i've disconnected the internet connection and it works! Please read darrenforster99 reply here in regards to switching power supply voltage). You must use a paper and pencil to keep track of what is removed. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-8300-gpu-upgrade-without-changing-psu.html

Date: 2015-02-18 02:08:29.960 Description: Windows is unable to verify the image integrity of the file \Device\HarddiskVolume3\Windows\System32\drivers\EIO64.sys because file hash could not be found on the system. I had a similar problem, I would shut the computer down, lo and behold 5 minutes later it would be running again.I tried everything, setting the button to actually shut down,etc. Trouble is, most OEMs (Dell, Gateway, HP) come with a ribbon to a plug on the motherboard instead of front panel pins+wires. You should also listen to be sure your desktop isn't overheating. This Site

A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. You should get into set-up on start-up and find the place that instructs the BIOS what to do after an unexpected shutdown. The post Clover steps are the same as the ones above. Windows 7 is supposed to do this automatically every Wednesday but check it.

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Contribute peperazzi Joined: Jan 4, 2012 Messages: 2 Sep 2, 2015 at 11:09 AM #4 peperazzi Joined: Jan 4, 2012 Messages: 2 First of all thanks a bunch for your well written So, yes, it turns out that my machine's mainboard is an uATX mainboard sized one. Back to top #14 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 17,362 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:28 AM Posted 26 February 2015 - 09:31 AM Thanks for the update.

You're almost home free. I made my own guide for ML and here's the link to that if you wish to install ML: http://www.tonymacx86.com/mountain-...ss-idell-xps-8300-mountain-lion-10-8-2-a.html, and one for Mavericks as well: http://www.tonymacx86.com/mavericks...-success-idell-xps-8300-mavericks-10-9-a.html. How do I remove these files? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1964313/dell-xps-8300-shuts-automatically-struggles-restart.html And now it wont shut down at all.

Maybe the native NVidia driver of the OS has something to do with it. Also wrap a paper towel around the can. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Then I discovered the config.plist for the Yosemite you put here and am planning to see if I can use that for the El Capitan install.

Make sure you select the right one. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/help-my-computer-just-won-t-shut-down-546445/ But I cannot get sleep to work. Windows Update AutoUpdate: Not configured This issue should be addressed immediately. I would have kept windows XP in it.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - USB 3 by sdmitch16 / November 11, 2011 4:40 AM PST In reply to: Hardware issue Couldn't you plug usb 2.0 stuff into check my blog The following steps show how to turn off the "After Failure" restart which is done by the BIOS after a power failure. The PRO version is free for 30 days. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Help, my computer just won't shut down by tvaz123 / November 11, 2011 3:37 PM PST In reply to: Windows 7 Restarting Sounds

If that does not work see if Revo Uninstaller can find it. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / November 11, 2011 2:13 AM PST In reply to: VERY IMPORTANT FOR ABOVE POST.... http://fixmyacer.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-8300-and-msi-geforce-gtx-1060-6gt.html Howe Read More Views 12 Votes 0 Answers 1 June 17, 2016 Windows 7: Dell desktop wont boot.

I was able to get the boot up time down from 6 minutes to 2min 45 sec. There should be no Yellow or Red Warning Signs indicating bad or uninstalled drivers. WLM not responding.

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Finally, I said I don't have time to debug an issue and I purchased another graphics card.Suggest a review of the event log to see what "errors" were detected and recorded. Also while the computer is on and I leave it alone for about 10-15 minutes, the screen goes dark and then the computer will start to beep. For the past week, my recently new started having this problem :(. Once the installation is complete it will reboot the system and hit F12 again, select the USB stick but this time boot into the drive you installed Yosemite onto.

No idea why. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. Best of luck. have a peek at these guys It just seems like the most convenient method of installation, so I suggest you follow suit.

Some boards offer an EZ - Bios feature which allows this from the setup menu. The only thing I've done to it so far is activate Norton AV and download/install Office. To clear the CMOS, place that jumper so it is on the other pin (meaning if the jumper was on pins 1 and 2, place it on 2 and 3) and You'll see an option on the bottom right titled "Mount EFI Partition".

Comments See all(0) Add comment 1 Related Questions Windows 7 not shutting down i guess there is some problem with my Windows 7 home premium version , if i keep my This helped me a lot to set up Yosemite on my iDell. Wait for it to boot up, then shut it down through the start menu. Many thanks to tonymac! (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Share This Page Tweet Your

Stay logged in tonymacx86.com Home Forums > Installation > Yosemite Desktop Support > Yosemite Desktop Guides > Home Buyer's Guide Installation Guide Forum Create New Post The Build Buying Advice Desktop Since you already have Mavericks installed (again remember to follow my old guide to the letter), all you have to do is continue, agree and select your target disk (the one Windows defrag is set to automatically run but you can still check. It's unusual to have a corrupt install of Windows 7 but it does happen (rarely).One thing you should do while your computer is off is to check the power button for

Type Disk Defrag in the search box. People trying to solve your problem without having a hands on are just guessing and could cause you to mess it up even further. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. You should also check your power supply to be sure it's set to 115V (if it has a switch).

I would also take a look at my device drivers to see if they are all installed properly. Here is what I've tried Dell XPS 8300 64-bit Windows 7 Premium FF Not responding. While using the canned air, be careful to keep it in pretty much a vertical position so that only gas comes out of the nozzle. After the script finishes, it shall tell you to reset the computer.

Good Luck Tony Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Good Answer! This time select the Yosemite Installed drive.