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#1 spants

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 11:01 AM

Hi All,
After my BIOS flashes a cursor displays but that's it, no boot, now Windows. I tried a recovery/repair off of the Windows disk but that didn't do it. Please help. Windows XP Pro SP2.
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Posted 02 April 2011 - 11:10 AM

Can you get into Windows via Safe Mode?

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 11:37 AM

No. Immediately after the Bios flash screen a flashing cursor appears. Nothing more.

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 11:53 AM

Try the fixmbr command from the XP Recoveery Console.

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 01:46 PM

What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

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Posted 02 April 2011 - 02:58 PM

That did it. Thank you.




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