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#1 djwrb

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 11:05 AM

When I turn on my computer, before the Windows screen comes on, I get a black screen and it reads:
Fatal error PCSystem has failed. Please have pc serviced to prevent further damage.
Press F2 to continue.
When I press F2, the computer does boot up. This is the 2nd time this has happened to me.
Any ideas what causes this?
I have the following:

HP Pavilion M7674N
Running Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3
Intel Core 2 CPU
3 GB Hard drive

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 11:24 AM

Is that the exact wording of the error message?

I find nothing in Google that matches what you posted.

In any case, I would check the HP forums...in addition to seeking interpretations elsewhere.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/documen...product=3271566

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 01:13 PM

Yes, that was the wording. Thanks, I'll check the HP website.




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