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Windows Wont Start

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#1 dannybito


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Posted 21 December 2006 - 12:10 PM

I have a fairly new dell, but recently it stopped working. It turns on but it doesn't do anything else after it gets to the dell loading screen. I think its a problem with windows but i dont know because it start in safe-mode.Can anyone help.

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Posted 21 December 2006 - 10:09 PM

Try this: on bootup, start pressing the F8 key repeatedly until you get the startup menu. Use "Last Known Good Configuration" and see if that helps with the problem.

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Posted 21 December 2006 - 10:24 PM

If the suggestion Herk provided does not work, there are some other suggestions in "What to Do When XP or 2000 Won't Boot".
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Posted 22 December 2006 - 04:51 PM

Download this free utility to see if your system still boots from the CD (it'll also test your memory): http://www.memtest86.com/

If it does boot, then try and get a bootable CD from the manufacturer of the hard drive's website and run a test on the hard drive.
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