Justin42 wrote:I've had 2-3 computers that if the keyboard had a stuck key (if I left something propped against the space bar or something) I'd get the weird noises on bootup and sometimes it would just freeze without booting.
Keyboard is definitely the first thing to check/replace. Or try booting WITHOUT a keyboard or mouse just to see if it goes any further.
Was going to say this myself yesterday, but the forums were so slow that I canceled posting. I'd go for stuck keyboard key or bad keyboard as being the first likely problem.
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