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scott452

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The attachment is the screen i get when i start up
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I have two 512 mb ram sticks (number 1 and number 2)
I have used number 1 and 2 on their own and i have removed my graphics card but i still get this screen
I can use Safe Mode
I had this problem this morning but i removed the graphics card and ram sticks, cleaned the slots out with compressed air and put the things back in and it worked
I tried this again but nothing happened it keeps getting to that screen
Can someone help me
Thanks, Scott

Edited by scott452, 14 June 2006 - 09:42 AM.

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start the computer in safe mode with command prompt and once at the prompt type chkdsk /r /f and let that run undisturbed untill completed (this will usually take about 45 min or so....it may ask you to reschedule the scan at next reboot...tell it yes then restart the computer)
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hi
fast response!
did that and restarted but the check disk only took a couple of seconds?
but i can boot up fine now
thanks for your help and speediness
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Shut down and restarted it and had the same problem
I went into safe mode and did the chkdsk /r /f restarted it
It then did it properly taking about 30 minutes
It restarted itself and i still have the problem but i can't get into any safe mode, the black screen shows the drivers loading and it justs stays on that
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there's a corrupted driver somewhere....what's the last driver that shows on that black screen before it freezes?
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hi
restarted it again and it went through the chkdsk again and seemed to fully complete
i can now get into the safe mode and boot up normally :whistling: (and i have done this several times to check)
anyway thanks for your help
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(repeated post) urgh

Edited by scott452, 15 June 2006 - 09:18 AM.

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