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Hi, I am having trouble with my computer. I have everything plugged into a power strip and in the morning I flip the switch on the power strip and then press the ON button on the tower. Often the tower just beeps once as usual and freezes solid. If I push the "reset" button on the tower a few times it will finally turn on and once it gets to the clouds everything is fine. This didn’t used to of happen. I always shut the machine without problem and with no errors. Oh… By the way I use Version 98 SE.

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On your power strip,disconnect everything EXCEPT the tower power cord.Power up the tower.Hopefully the problem is resolved;now to find the offending device.
This might be a power supply failure with 1 beep on POST.

Rick Harris
SC Dept of Motor Vehicles
Network Operations

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Even if I have an UPS?

RE: Power on

Aha........you have added something to the equation.
Remove the ups from the equation,then do as I suggested above.
Is anything else on this circuit ?

Rick Harris
SC Dept of Motor Vehicles
Network Operations

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