boot-up problem

Hi,

on one of my pc when I turn it on, it won't boot (load bios?), meaning it doesn't give the ok beep, I turn it off with the power button, restart it, and it would boot ok, most of the times once is enough, but a couple times, I had to do it a couple times before the boot.

What can it be?

Thank you.
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kenesoAsked:
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nextgen00Commented:
Could be the power supply is going bad, have you tried a different one?
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PUNKYCommented:
Try couple things:

- Check date and time in bios at least 2 times to make sure they are always same, if not you might need to replace cmos battery on board.

- Remove external devices (if any attached) see if system boots properly. It could be underpower issue.

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kenesoAuthor Commented:
Thank you.

I'll try your suggestions.
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f-kingIT support technicianCommented:
look at the motherboard for bad capacitors;
http://www.badcaps.net/pages.php?vid=5
If you have any of the symptoms then your board is going bad.
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kenesoAuthor Commented:
Thank you all.

>>f-king
Interesting info, checked them, and all seem fine.

>>PUNKY
All is fine.
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