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PC will not boot up


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#1 hammy1708

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 01:55 PM

Hi,

I was happily using my PC, launched iTunes whih asked me to download the latest version which I did. It then said that for the changes to take effect I had to reboot the PC. I clicked 'yes' and the PC restarted itself......and then froze.

It makes a loud whurrring noise, the initial E-machines screen appears with a pentium 4 logo and that's it! I've tried holding in the start button for 5 seconds and starting it again that way. I've done this 3 times to no avail. I've tried the escape key, the ctrl, alt, delete trio, the space bar and all result in nothing.

Any assistance anyone can offer will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Craig

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#2 Karnac

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 03:34 PM

Try F8 on startup ......choose Last Known Good Configuration and see if you boot normally.

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Posted 13 April 2009 - 12:07 AM

Hit F8, Go to start in safemode with networking

if it boots up

click on the start menu
go to all programs
go to accessories
Click command prompt

OR

Click start> Click Run> Type cmd and hit enter


when the command prompt is open type "sfc /scannow" without quotations and hit enter you made need your windows cd but it will try and fix any corrupted files in windows


hope that helps :thumbsup:

Edited by Guitarist, 13 April 2009 - 12:08 AM.





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