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Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then restart the PC, it will take an hour or so to get to the desktop, do not disturb this
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I did that and when it was restarting it came up with the blue screen but after a few secounds it said it had finished and started as normal.
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You can use this guide to repair XP

Possibly, you will need to press the start button and keep tapping the delete key until the PC enters set up. Change the boot order to CD ROM Drive then hard drive, press F10 then press enter, load the XP CD then type Y then press enter, as it reboots, look for press any key to load from CD, press enter

You will need the XP product key to complete this

If you have audio / video files which are subject to DRM you should check with the provider for known issues with performing an XP repair install


XP Repair Install

Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system

After running XP Repair you will need to install all Windows Updates

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will i lose any data from my computer doing this?
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No, though do check the DRM position if applicable
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DRM?
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Digital Rights Management, which applies to files you get from Napster / AppleStore etc, they are audio / video files you have downloaded after purchase
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Ok i have found out the problem, it is our power supply box not working properly. I am going to get a new one but thanks for your help. It is really appreciated.
Once again thank you.
Ryan
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Thank You for letting me know
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