My desktop suddenly shut down while I was working onit (editing video), which seems to be as a result of the heat caused by a dirty/dusty fan.The motherboard was not damaged. The computer was cleaned, but has the following problem:
If I switch it on, the MSi motherboard sign appear and then the new Windows "blocks" as well as the dots that run in a circle.It does not progress, after approximately 5 minutes it sounds as if the desktop shuts down, but it does not and the cycle starts again.
I tried various options- to get into safe mode(this seems a big problem and I could not achieve it); unplugging the computer for a few hours;removed the cables from the 2TB drive (as Windows is installed in the 160GB drive) and finally I decided to erase the 160GB drive, as most of the programmes I will be able to install again.I used DBAN on a disc, but the same cycle as previously described, happen. I am of the opinion,that if I can get into safe mood, I will be able to boot from the disc, delete,etc
Or are there any opinions or advice? It will obviously be easier if I do not need to clean the 160GB drive and re-install all the programmes.
The specs are:Windows 8.1 64 bit;one 160GB and one 2TB HD's; Intel Core i5-2300 CPU; 2.8 GHz; 4 GB RAM