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#1 DennisG

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 11:52 AM

Hello, when I turn my computer on, it starts up, it goes to the Window XP screen, then doesn't go any further. Just stays on that screen, with the little blue bar continuely going ?? Any ideas?

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 01:08 PM

Try starting up in "Safe Mode".

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Posted 14 April 2005 - 08:02 AM

Unable to get to safe mode. after pressing f8 during start up, there isn't a safe mode option?
I only get 4 options to choose from:
IDE:PM-HDS722589VCAT20
SM-AOPEN COM 4824/AAH
1ST FLOPPY DRIVE
NETWORK:ALIRPLBOOTROM

none of them get me past the windowsXP screen ?

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Posted 14 April 2005 - 09:27 AM

Go into your BIOS and check your system time.

I had the same problem.
Checked BIOS and noticed the time was wrong.
I reset it and rebooted.
Same problem.
Checked BIOS again, time was wrong again.
Replaced CMOS battery and haven't had the problem since.
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