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Windows XP MCE Crashes after each installation


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#1 Kodi15033

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 11:56 PM

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A couple days ago my computer started input lagging and eventually just stopped responding. It forced me to restart it manually and when I came back I got the error "ntldr is missing" so I deleted the partition and reinstalled Windows Xp media center. So it runs fine and after a few minutes in the desktop, it shows input lag and freezes again... This next time the error was "Unmountable_Boot_Volume" and I went into the windows recovery console and tried to run Chkdsk /r but it would get to 75% then just drop back down to 50% each time. After the crashes, anything i tried usually froze. If I waited overnight i could reinstall windows and this would all happen again. I even tried to upgrade my dell c521 bios from 1.1.2 to 1.1.4 and it is still happening. I do not know what to do anymore and have researched as much as one could on their own.
Please tell me you guys have an Idea of what is going on?

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 02:00 AM

Hi Kodi15033, and welcome to BleepingComputer.

If you know what the manufacturer of your hdd, go to their web site and download their diagnostic tool and run it.

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