Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Problems with HDD


  • Please log in to reply

#1
Temetito

Temetito

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
Good afternoon,

I am having the following problem with a HDD and hope someone can give me some tips on fixing this problem. The desktop was working fine until this weekend; when I powered up the PC, Windows loaded fine, but while loading the startup items, the computer crashed and restarted itself and the Bios does not detect the Hard Drive.

If I turn off the Desktop for a while and turn it back on, I can go to the Bios and set it detects the HDD, but then again, after loading windows it crashes again and the same problem happens.

Any tips on what might be the problem?

Thanks in advance.
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
sarahw

sarahw

    Malware Staff

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,781 posts
Insert the Windows cd into the drive, when it has finnished loading, you will see a prompt to enter the 'Recovery Console'. Press r. When a the console opens (you should see a black screen with white writing), type: chkdsk/r at the prompt. The computer should then reboot, tell us the results in a reply.

:whistling:
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP