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#1 keeler


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Posted 02 November 2010 - 08:41 PM

I am running windows xp my laptop is a eee pc i have had it a few years but it stopped loading windows just a black screen with a curser.thats it .it will load in safe mode with networking, but wont run restore or any anti virus software.it wont run in safe mode.and a pc repair tool said it was a google updater crash or somthin like that.I dont no were to start or finish help i need xp to do some work since win 7 wont do hyperterminal.

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#2 thrillhouse


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Posted 02 November 2010 - 09:13 PM

Welcome to bc. Windows 7 will do hyper terminal just fine. Sounds like you have a bad hard drive.

Does the ram count happen and can you get into bios setup? It's usually one of the function keys, f10 or f12, I don't know exactly on the eee pc.

If you can and you have a usb drive you can search google for guides on how to put xp or a rescue cd on the drive, boot to it, and correct the drive error.

Edited by thrillhouse, 02 November 2010 - 09:14 PM.

#3 hamluis



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Posted 03 November 2010 - 07:43 AM

System manufacturer and model?

Since you mention Win 7...are you running a dual-boot?

Typically, black screen with flashing cursor in upper left corner...indicates an MBR problem.

Black Screen (fixmbr) - http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;314503


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