Question Computer cycles power if outside the bios settings

Dec 6, 2021
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The computer will start up long enough to get into the bios settings and will run for ever while there, but outside the bios settings it will continuously cycle power off and on and never boot.

Asus M5A97 LE Rev 2.0
FX 8350
 
HI MM1SS (y) and Welcome to the Forum :D


When you push the power button on your PC it will start POST (power on self test).
Once post is complete your bios then hands over to the Operating system.
If the system requires a Bios setting ie: system time and date, or could be RAM settings then you need to provide those settings, then F10 save and exit.

If still unsure then list your RAM P/N and conduct a Memtest86.

What changes did you make to the system prior to this happening?
 
Dec 6, 2021
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No changes were made to the system. The computer is not requiring I go into the bios, but if I don't it will cycle the power, but if I enter the bios, it will stay running as long as I stay in the bios. If I leave the bios, it immediately begins to cycle power on and off. The bios is showing all the memory and storage devices and is running at the same temps as before (41C)
 

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