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#1 KayakOH

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:03 AM

I have a windows 8 computer that hangs on boot, about 2 seconds into the animation it freezes. This happens randomly and the computer will start normally after a reset. I have the minidumps but it says I am not allowed to upload.

I would greatly appreciate some help. I want to give this computer to a relative but I can't do it with these random problems. I have changed video cards, sound card, disabled unnecessary peripherals in the bios. The system is using two 80 gb IDE drives. The system ran flawlessly with windows 7.

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#2 KayakOH

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:33 PM

Problem appears to be fixed. Reinstalled to the second hard drive. Suspect first hdd is bad.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:45 PM

Thanks for letting us know.




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