I have been fighting intermittant problems when I cold boot my PC. Shortly after turning the power on, I get one long beep followed by three short beeps. If I do nothing, the computer does not boot. To work around, all I have to do is hit the reset button and it will boot fine. It seems as though after some period of time from the last time Windows was installed this begins to happen. But I can't be absolutely sure. One thing that is definate, once it begins, it won't go away until I do re-install Windows. I have messed with the power options in the BIOS and any other setting that I could even remotely imagine could be causing this problem. I have an ASUS P3V4X motherboard, 256 Mb of RAM, a Creative GeForce 2000 vid-card, a PIII-500 processor, w/Win-98 se for an O/S. I show no hardware conflicts in the Device Manager, and other than the intial problem at cold boot, the system performs fine. Anyone got any suggestions?