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G.luck necro61, Jan 25, 2010 #9 plodr Major Geek Super Extraordinaire necro61, I outlined for him what to do in post #5. When you do a repair install it wipes them out. Btw.. help old guy please.Click to expand...

Start the Recovery Console using a Windows XP CD (or an XP Recovery Console .ISO image that has been burned to CD). I don't know your hardware-software configurations, but if something have been changed in the BIOS lately, most likely this causes the problem. If that works, run the drive test and see what it says. Member Feedback on this Post Loading...

Hide Shopping Earn Cash Back while you shop - just 3 simple steps. 1. If you have just one Windows installation, type 1 and press . Dell is OEM and most every "dirty install" guide says this does not apply if your install is OEM. Windows opens to blank blue screen Discussion in 'Software' started by r2d2waldo, Jan 23, 2010.

Did you get to the point of entering bios and changing the boot sequence? Sign up now. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You need to NOT choose repair - choose Install.

plodr, Jan 31, 2010 #15 r2d2waldo Private E-2 plodr said: ↑ Remember when you get the new pc, one of the first things you want to do is create the set I would use an XP disk and do "repair installation". ideas?? bad video card maybe (but from your description, I don't believe it's likely).

Type "exit" at the prompt and press to close the Recovery Console and restart your system. http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/131155-blank-blue-screen-please-help.html Run some diagnostics on it.Try different combos of the memory sticks too - or just download the memtest86.iso and boot from it and let it run memory diagnostics.It sounds more of When it was restarting, it just got to a blank blue screen and never went further. Staff Online Now Cookiegal Administrator valis Moderator Couriant Trusted Advisor cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links

Insert the CD into the CD drive, and then restart the computer. this content Regards necro61, Jan 27, 2010 #11 plodr Major Geek Super Extraordinaire There is no non-destructive way to restore US Dells because you can not use any XP disk. You've backed up all the data, including the PST, right? I tried using the windows XP CD, and get the same blank blue screen.

ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. The incomplete boot is most likely caused my trying to install itunes. Just boot from the CD, format it, and install a clean Windows. weblink I appreciate so much that you took the time to write this solution.

It's in a hidden folder, buried pretty deep - Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsApplication DataMicrosoftOutlookOutlook.pstOk. Got the blank blue screen.Note in all the "Blue Screens" that I reported, I saw Windows XP loading, then the hour glass for 5 seconds, then just the pointer on the Let's rule out (or in) the obvious.

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minidrag Senior Member - 5K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 9:17p I understand. THIS FREE TOOL often works for removing the virus. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Support Our customer experience team is here around the clock - real people ready to assist.

Click here to join today! Fortunately I talked with them this morning and they will no longer allow other people on the computer after this incident. Then, you should also make a scan for malicious softwares. check over here nothing happened with CTRL-ALT-DEL r2d2waldo, Jan 24, 2010 #4 plodr Major Geek Super Extraordinaire Have you tried last know good configuration?

You need to NOT choose repair - choose Install. Logged patio ModeratorSage Maud' DibThanked: 1581 Experience: Beginner OS: Windows 7 Re: pc shows blue screen and mouse pointer only « Reply #11 on: October 28, 2013, 10:24:47 AM » You So I pulled out the cd and will try with the Ultimate Boot CD if I can figure out what's on it and how to use it.So I got it to I just did this recently for 4 computers.

Download this file:http://www.thecomputerparamedic.com/files/rc.isoand then burn it to a CD as an ISO. Your online purchases earn Cash Back that builds in your FatWallet account. 3. Generated Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:29:27 GMT by s_ac16 (squid/3.5.20) Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View I apologise if my last post was unhelpful or put this persons data at risk that was certainly not my intent.

I mentioned that I wasted (I mean "spent") about 3 hours last night trying to resolve this and was still unable. A Windows Repair install may well fix it, but it depends on what is really wrong (my guess could be wrong) and what messed those files up. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Zllio Zllio Members 1,107 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:29 PM Posted 17 December 2008 - 02:21 On some Dell machines you can press F12 at boot to get a Dell boot menu that includes a diagnostic.

jaburg Senior Member - 1K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 9:50p Next thing I would try is to boot to the recovery console and run fixmbr.It really sounds like the Master Can you boot into Safe Mode? (F8 at boot) DavidGP, Jan 23, 2010 #2 plodr Major Geek Super Extraordinaire Also it helps if we know the make, model and number/letters When I try to start in safe mode or safe mode with command prompt, I get a black screen with "safe mode" on the bottom left and right, and can't go It doesn't take too long so it won't really hurt to try it.

minidrag Senior Member - 5K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 12:48p titewad said: Usually there are diagnostic codes on the blue screen. I boot from the WinXP CD and it still can't recovery as well and i try safe mode aslo can't work too.. Thanks for visiting FatWallet.com. Boot from the Windows XP CD into the Recovery Console.

jimmywalt Senior Member - 6K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 6:21p That didn't work either. minidrag Senior Member - 5K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 9:56p jaburg - If the MBR was messed up it wouldn't get to Windows at all. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?