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Intermittent Problem ~ PC starts automatically when plugged in

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Myself is Dhaval and I'm new to this community.

Recently I have been facing a strange issue as below:

Problem Description:

Often, when I plug-in my PC to mains and power-on the switch, the PC starts automatically. Below things happen:

1. I plug-in my machine and power-on switch

2. PC starts automatically.

- Cabinet LED's start glowing and cpu and smps fans start.

- no beeps (my system does not beep even on normal boot)

3. Intel logo appears on screen

4. A Black sreen appears with "Starting Windows" written but no animated logo. It just hangs here. Ideally, it must show animated windows logo.

5. Ctrl+Alt+Del doesnot reboot the system.

6. Upon resetting the pc manually, A "Windows Error Recovery" screen appears asking me whether I want to "Launch Startup Repair (Recommended)" or whether I want to "Start Windows Normally"

7. If I select "Start Windows Normally", then windows boots normally without any error.

8. This issue as a whole happens only when PC starts automatically on plug-in.

PC Configuration:

CPU: Intel 3.3 GHz LGA1155 Core i5-2500K Processor

MOBO: Intel DH67CL Motherboard

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD Internal Hard Drive (ST31000524AS)

RAM: Kingston 4 GB DDR3 Desktop Memory Module (1333 Mhz)

SMPS: Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 460W

Cabinet: Cooler Master Elite 310

Keyboard: Dell USB 104 Quiet Key USB Keyboard

Mouse: Regular Optical Mouse

Display: Asus PA238Q IPS 23"

Operating System: Windows 7 Professional

Internet: 3Mbps BSNL EVDO USB dongle.

Please let me know if any other details required.

Best Regards,


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Hello Experts,

Pls Pls Pls help me.