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Cannot start PC - Wont start in safe mode etc

Posted by: Jerry J.      18 Oct 2008 @ 17:47
Cannot start PC - Wont start in safe mode etc

Hello, My windows will not start. None of the Safe Mode Safe mode with propmt Safe mode networking Last known configuration Start windows normally will work. Pls help. P.S. I do not want to loose all the stuff I have on the Laptop.

Reply by: Alan D. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Oakham, LE15      18 Oct 2008 @ 21:48
RE: Cannot start PC - Wont start in safe mode etc

Does the PC try to start at all? If not, it may be a power supply problem. If it tries to start, but cannot find the hard disk, it may be a disk problem, or other hardware. Do you have a bootable CD, e.g. your Windows disk? Will it boot from that?

In any event, it sounds as if you need an expert to look at it. As long as the hard disk works, it should be possible to copy the data off, even if the PC won't boot, the disk can be removed and read from another machine.

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