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#1 needcomphelp_u999


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Posted 14 January 2012 - 09:25 AM

hi, I have a dell xps desktop here and it wont start up. i tried to launch s start up repair and it wont work, also tried start normally and it just goes to a black screen, forcing me to off/on the computer via power button.

So, i then tried to to hit f12 to o to the boot device menu and try to boot from cd or dvd. after i clicked that it says 'press any key to reboot from cd or dvd' so i pressed a key. Then it brought me to a black screen with a loading bar, there i thought finally some progress then it takes me to a page (when the loading bar has loaded) were it says:

"Windows Boot Manager

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:
1. Insert the windows installation disc and restart the computer
2. Choose your language settings, and then click "next.!"
3. click 'repair your computer."

If you dont have this disc, contact your systems adminstrator or computer manufacturer or assistance.

File: \windows\system32\boot\winload.exe
Status: 0xc0000221
Info?: The file is possibly corrupt. Its header checksum does not match the computed checksum."

So, it said that so then i thought i'll try 'boot utility partition' from the boot device menu. Some test came up and i clicked on 'test system' it said 'exception occured in module delldiag.exe
warning: no line mapping found
press any key to abort!#

So, im really am worried, idc if i lose all data i just want to able to reboot it....Please help... (f8 option, advanced options never worked eg. Safe mode's and the last kkniown config...)

Edited by hamluis, 14 January 2012 - 04:05 PM.
Minor edits.

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