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Old January 30, 2009, 09:13 AM
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My old computer is really weird its about 5 years old. When you turn the computer off, from the OS, it shuts down but the fans are still running quietly, all of them(cpu, case, video), u have to manually switch the power supply off for the fans to stop running. When i start the power supply back on the fans run quietly and I would have to press the case power button on for it to start fully. But it still gay, when i do try to turn it on sometimes it wont load to the OS, sometimes its just black, and others its the blue screen. Im not sure what the problem is, im formatting my computer if it will help anything, if so ill tell u.
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Old January 30, 2009, 09:42 AM
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My old computer is really weird its about 5 years old. When you turn the computer off, from the OS, it shuts down but the fans are still running quietly, all of them(cpu, case, video), u have to manually switch the power supply off for the fans to stop running. When i start the power supply back on the fans run quietly and I would have to press the case power button on for it to start fully. But it still gay, when i do try to turn it on sometimes it wont load to the OS, sometimes its just black, and others its the blue screen. Im not sure what the problem is, im formatting my computer if it will help anything, if so ill tell u.
First, don't talk like that, it makes you sound like your 13, and ignorant to boot.

Having said that, what are the specs of your old pc, PSU, mobo OS etc. Could be a bunch of things, I had an old PC do this because the mobo was to old to fully support a "soft-off", but it always did that...
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Old January 30, 2009, 10:10 AM
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Alright specs are:
Mobo: ASUS A7V333-X
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 1700+
PSU: Kingwin KWI-350W
OS: Windows XP Pro SP2
GPU: ATI Radeon AGP 1650 Pro
Ram: its all mixed not sure what brand have 2-256mb and 1-512mb
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Old January 30, 2009, 12:00 PM
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Good catch Domino...

I'd likely be point my finger at the PSU and than start looking at the memory. Mix and matching memory in my experience was never a good thing.

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Old January 30, 2009, 12:09 PM
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agreed, if you have another PSU its easy to try, as for memory, just take out the mismatched stuff, if you have 2 sticks of matching, or even just one, leave it at that and see if the problem goes away.

after that I once had a weird issue due to the bios being cleared and the fans stayed on IIRC (long time ago), might check the settings in there...
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