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Serious Vista Boot Problem

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#1 mushin


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Posted 12 January 2011 - 12:22 PM

Greetings all,

Thanks in advanced for your time.

1. Vista boots to a blinking cursor

Fix Attempt* - boot into safe mode via F8, results in automatic system reboot.

2. Vista boot CD

Fix Attempt* - I can't find it. :(

3. Bart P.E/Commander Bootloader Disks :o

Fix Attempt* - It gets to the windows xp boot screen then I get the blue screen of death as follows:

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could this be a hardware problem? Even though I haven't tried to Vista CD the boot loader should work just fine.



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Posted 12 January 2011 - 07:41 PM

What events led up to this blue screen happening if you know? Also what are your system specs just in case, we may need them later.
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#3 mushin

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Posted 12 January 2011 - 08:46 PM

After bart p.e progress bar finishes, a couple seconds into the windows xp boot screen appearing, the blue screen error appears.

System Specs

Toshiba Satellite Pro U400 -18s

Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.0 Ghz CPU T5800


Windows Vista 32bit


Edited by mushin, 12 January 2011 - 08:47 PM.

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 04:31 AM

When tapping F8, do you have the option "Repair Windows"?

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