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Jasxh

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Hi,

I have recently been given a computer which was recently been upgraded to ME, When I attempt to boot the machine up it only starts up about 5% of the time the rest of the time it gets just past the Windows ME screen and then gets to a screen with a blinking cursor. It remains on this screen for sometime and then either turns itself off or comes up with one of a small number of blue error messages, one of which says:

Error : OE : FFFF : FFFFFFFF

The machine will however boot up in safe mode.

Any help received would be greatly appreciated.
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It seems as we have a corrupted driver.

Did you add any new hardware/software in the time-period?
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If you do get it up again, then go into device manager and look for any errors on the drivers.
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Cheers i'll keep trying to boot in normal mode and indentify any problems like you said. If all else fails i'll come back to you guys and if that fails i'll pop down the road and get one of the local shops to look at it!

Many thanks.
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If this is a desktop, they you could try disabling/ removing floppy, CD, extra HD (if any), etc, to minimise the extra drivers.
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