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Hi

I have an Advent Quad Core Q6600 which won't boot.

It displays the bios version, then gets to the Advent Screen with options to enter the boot area, but that's it. Can't get past that screen

The keyboard has no power at that point so I can't choose any of the options. I have checked all the wires and removed any perifferels not needed

Please help....
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Is it one of those mini laptops with no CD drive?
Did you try Safe Mode?
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Is it one of those mini laptops with no CD drive?
Did you try Safe Mode?


Its a desktop PC, so it has a CD drive.....

Can't get to the screen that asks for safe mode, and I don't know any other way to get into it.
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If you have Vista DVD...

http://www.vistax64....tall-vista.html

If you don't have Vista DVD...

1. Create Vista Recovery Disc.

Option 1:
http://www.c4consult...0SOLUCTIONS.htm

Option 2:
Download Vista Recovery Disc iso image: http://neosmart.net/...-disc-download/
Burn it to CD, or DVD: http://neosmart.net/... to a CD or DVD

2. Boot from created disk.
At first screen click on Repair your computer:
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This will bring you to a new screen where the repair process will look for all Windows Vista installations on your computer. When done you will be presented with the System Recovery Options dialog box:
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After this, it will present you with a list of options including startup repair, system restore and command prompt:
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Try System Restore, first.
If that doesn't work, try Startup Repair.
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Thanks Broni

Got it working... thanks for your help
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Very nice :)
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