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I have a hp pavilion 750uk desktop home computer using windows xp.
Recently I had to replace the faulty motherboard.
The old motherboard was a fic vc35, the new one also a fic vc35.
After installing the new board and all the components I preceeded to boot up. The system went through the post sequence when completed a message appeared that windows was not shut down correctly on a previous occasion and gave four options "Start windows in safe mode" " Start windows in safe mode with command prompt" Start windows normally" Start windows using last known configuration that worked". I have tried all four commands but windows will not start.
A white broken band appears at the bottom of the screen and it begins to load the windows drivers then the band becomes a solid white band and the computer freezes.
I cannot try a fresh instal of windows as the computer was not supplied with a installation disc, it uses a partition on the hard drive called system recovery program, I have tried using this but with no sucess. I don't really want to format the hard drive as I don't want to lose the files that are on there.

"Can anybody help" :)
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You'll need to borrow an XP CD for the version of Windows on the machine. Without a CD and a Windows Repair there isn't really a lot you can do.
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