Xp crashing

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Tabula Rasa, Jul 5, 2002.

  1. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    about a month ago when i turned on my computer a wierd "no operating system" messege displayed on my screen.

    but the hard drive was connected and working ( I know that becuse I accsed it using a win98 startup disk)

    I'm just wondering - was it something I did?
     
  2. NightHawk_450

    NightHawk_450 OSNN Addict

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    It must of been something you have done....or simply a boot sector virus, which would cause you not to be able to boot.....
     
  3. leonlai

    leonlai Guest

    maybe something you download such as a

    VIRUS
     
  4. vdubVR6

    vdubVR6 Guest

    yep ive only seen that when no os is on the hd yet so either you had a virus or something got deleted on accident
     
  5. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    NO VIRUS

    No it wasn't a virus ( how dumb do you think I am?)
    I have scanned the drive at a friends house
     
  6. NightHawk_450

    NightHawk_450 OSNN Addict

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    sometimes things have a way of slipping your macafee....lol
     
  7. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    Re: NO VIRUS

    if you want help, you dont insult people.

    Brad
     
  8. Grinder714

    Grinder714 Guest

    This has happened to me before too, always after a fatal BSOD.


    I just go into the bios and tell it to boot to c first, reboot, and it works fine.
     
  9. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    That wierd becuse i always boot from c first

    could it be a program named "spider"?
     
  10. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I have gotten this message one time, and one time only...
    whenI got the message, I was sure it was a virus, but no, reboot was just fine, no viruses, haven't seen the message again
     
  11. Grinder714

    Grinder714 Guest

    Re: That wierd becuse i always boot from c first

    Dont think so. I think its just a small bug in xp.
     
  12. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I also have the proggy "spider"..but I don't run it
     
  13. leonlai

    leonlai Guest

    ive never understood how to play spider
     
  14. w0lv3rin3

    w0lv3rin3 The Source Political User

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    ok!!!!

    first off, what OS is it that got deleted BTW.?

    could be the following errors:

    => some1 physicaly tampereted with your hdd and format
    => a misc. virus could be infected in your computer
    => some misc. hacker tampered with your computer
    => could have unpluged your computer or reboot your computer while u were installing a software
    => left the power on your PC trying to Hot Swap.
    => could have a reg cleaner and it deleted the rong keys
    => it could have been something you have done to cause it or some peace of software that caused this mess.
     
  15. w0lv3rin3

    w0lv3rin3 The Source Political User

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    Ahhhhhh

    forgot,

    how many HDD u are currently running.

    if u boot off ur c:\ and its set as slave and ur sec hdd is set as master that could be.

    check the cabling at the back.

    in BIOS make shure ur HDD are dected as well as ur CD-ROM
     
  16. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    Thanx 4 all your help

    well it doesent really metters right now (after i have reinstalled all of my software at last), but its goot to know what to do if my computer desides to screw me again.

    thanx