I know there's already a thread on this issue but I just wanted some direct answers . Recently my friend's computer stopped getting to windows and I tried to help. I came to his house with my computer ,(which conveniently had the same processor, ram, and motherboard) and started troubleshooting with my parts. (My ram in his PC, his ram in mine). His ran wasn't the problem, so I unplugged usb devices and it didn't help. I then unplugged his hard drive and still nothing. I thought that I had narrowed it down to either motherboard or processor, so thats what I tried next. Instead of singling out either of those, I just let him buy my processor, Mobo, and ram in one and it worked, until just yesterday (two weeks after my parts were put in). He's mad at me because he thinks I gave him faulty parts but they'd been working for me just fine for 2 years. I'm just confused because it worked but then stopped working. Did the stuff I gave him just die? Or is it something up stream like power supply or power surge protector?