PC wont boot

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Hello,

While working on my PC, it suddenly rebooted. I didn't think much of it, so after it rebooted, i just continued using it, but then the screen froze, i couldn't move the mouse, not even turn the caps lock lamp on. So i turned of the power supply switch of and on and started the PC, the fans rotate, but the monitor and the keyboard lights don't turn on and no beeps. I tried more time to turn it on, and succeededd once but it only got to some text telling me that CMOS is wrong (the battery for my BIOS went empty) and then froze again like before, and now i cant even get to that text when trying to start.

Does any1 know whats wrong?

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Hello,

Try this 1

Reset the CMOS settings.

Turn off your PC and remove the power chord --> Open the cabinet --> Remove

the CMOS battery for 15-30 minutes and then put it back properly. Now plug the

power cord back in and switch ON your PC.

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Hello,
Try this 1
CMOS battery plays a key role by saving the CMOS settings. May be some of your settings are gone bad where we need to troubleshoot the process step by step. CMOS battery is cheap, so I don't think of replacing it right now rather than waiting for some other day. Before coming to conclusion regarding the motherboard, try replacing the battery now itself.
OR
You can get a working CMOS battery from other PC for a while and check if you are able to get the display.
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I can do that, but before i do that i got an update

i unpluged the PC over the night, and turned it on and it booted and worked for an hour, but then it froze again and it wont boot anymore, just like before.
So maybe something else is the problem?
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Hello,
If you look at my previous answer I have mentioned "Turn off your PC and remove the power chord" the reason is to reset the BIOS. Even if we remove only the battery there is a chance of some supply to the BIOS from the capacitors. Removing the power chord will make the capacitors discharge fully Your battery is already dead and may be a bad CMOS settings are causing it. As I said troubleshooting a step by step process and since you got the message of CMOS Error we need to start from the CMOS.
When you get the display you need to restore the default settings in the BIOS and save the settings.
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OK, since my BIOS battery is dead, i left it where it is, but i turned my PSU off, the pluged the power cable out of it, left it like that for maybe 30 mins or an hour, pluged the cable in, turned the PSU on, and then i tried to turn the PC on, but it still wont boot, the Monitor and keyboard gets no signal, but all fans spin and the green light is lit the whole time, but the red light is lit for maybe 30 secs or 1 min, but then the red light turns itself off,
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My PC works again.
Turns out, one of my RAM cards wasnt corectly pluged in, so after that was fixed it works again

Thanks for your help anyway