Trying to set up a command file that will open a program, wait for X seconds, and then close the program. Ideally, I am trying to create a loop that will do it for a specified number of iterations. Any ideas?
I've got a test file that works great at opening one instance of a program (just a...
Not a W10 issue if you can't get the POST screen to show with the video card.
If the CMOS was cleared, how did you pass back into windows? There should be a fault that prevents boot without hitting F1/2. If it didn't do that, CMOS may not have been cleared.
What card was in the system prior...
1. Clear CMOS
2. During boot hit Del/whatever the enter BIOS key is
3. See if it dispays BIOS
When installing a new card, the first time it boots it likely won't display anything until after POST- so we need to confirm that the motherboard is seeing/using the card before jumping to a WIndows issue
Press Shift+F10 to bring up the command prompt on the first screen of the OOBE.
Type CD x:\windows\system32\oobe (with x being the drive letter where Windows is installed, for example c:\windows\system32\oobe)and hit Enter.
Type msoobe and hit Enter.
Now you don't have to agree to any terms!
Casting my vote for motherboard or ......drumroll....faulty power switch on the case. As DrLobotomy suggests, the best start is to breadboard the PC. Put the motherboard on a piece of cardboard, plug in 8 pin and 24 pin connectors with a single stick of ram and the cpu only. Jump the power...