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Windows wont boot up please help


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#1 darkknights222

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Posted 27 July 2005 - 03:35 PM

I woke up one day and relized that my computer wouldnt boot up, I mean it boots up but it goes to the desktop and freezes with no icons to click on.... I put my hard drive in my brother computer and it seems to read off his computer.. I scanned it for worms, trojans ect and nothing was found.... can anyone tell me why my hard drive is acting weird.... thanks for your help

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#2 River_Rat

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Posted 28 July 2005 - 11:23 AM

Lets see if we can find the problem causing the freeze in the boot process.
Open your case and remove any PCI cards (Modem, USB or 1394 PCI cards, Sound, ect. ect.) and all external hardware that is plugged in, only leave the Keyboard, Mouse, & Monitor plugged in, then boot up and see if the boot process will finish, if not shutdown and unplug the Keyboard & Mouse, then try.

If the computer boots properly then start installing the removed hardware 1 item at a time, boot up after each one till you find the faulty piece. If found this doesn't mean that the hardware is bad could be just corrupted drivers.

Post back with your progress.




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