quick question

M

moooo

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#1
Friends box keeps rebooting when it should be about to start windows. It detects the hard drive/cdrom drive and all. He just finished windows update and then it started doing it. Not sure what exactly the problem could be.

boot sequence:

ram check/del for bios
dects drives
after that it just reboots when it should say "loading windows 2000"

Not sure if he should format the drive and/or it could be ram/powersupply gone bad.


-moooo-
 
M

moooo

Guest
#3
nope =(

i reset bio and no luck. i just gonna format his box. He prolly did something stupid and/or his box is a piece of poop anyway (one of the pcusa mobo amd900duron with pc100 ram :p) so he gets what he paid for.. $250 he shouldn't expect the greatest box in the world
 

Un4gIvEn1

OSNN Veteran Addict
#4
If it isn't even comming up to "Loading Windows" then it may be something else altogether. Try booting to something else, even a floppy or CD just to make sure it gets past the POST.
 

SPeedY_B

I may actually be insane.
#6
If you need something to boot with (and have the recources available to download and burn it) then grab DamnSmallLinux from here: http://damnsmalllinux.org/
I often use it if my machine wont boot as a test and/or quick backup operating system.
 

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