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Old 08-06-2005, 06:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So, I was in midddle of the a game when the power went off......and my computer just wont start anymore....I can still access the BIOS....but the computer will only start as far as the boot screen then it will restart again.....and again....and I cannt not start in safe mode or any other mode either....I tried a lot of things......and there is this black screen telling me that "sorry, you computer will not start properly"....what is wrong??????

and how do I fix it?????? I dont wont to reformat or whatever since I hae a lot of important files on the computer....please help me....I am desperate.....

P.S- the motherboard is Asus and the cpu is 3.0 GHz HT, operating system is windows XP (sp2)......the PC maker is sony.....sorry if this is in the wrong forum.....


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Old 08-06-2005, 06:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you have a video card? Does the video card BIOS pop up?

If its not that its most likely a hard drive problem. You can get them real cheap ($30 - 80GB) with rebates at local stores like best buy.

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Old 08-07-2005, 10:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Did you try to "boot with last correct configuration"?
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