Ok so the problem seems to not be the HD then.
If it was then it would happen on both XP and Vista.
Let's check some other options here.
Lets see what you have in your startup
Please click onStart
and then on Run
Type in msconfig
and then press Enter
Now click on Startup
Next click on your Print Screen
on your keyboard. It is normally the key above your number pad between the F12
key and the Scroll Lock
Now go to Start All Programs
In the empty white area click and hold the CTRL key
and then click the V
Go to the File
option at the top and click on Save As
Save as file type JPEG
and save it to your desktopIn your next reply attach the screenshot.Download Autoruns from the link in my signature below:
1: Extract the Autoruns Zip file contents to a folder.
2: Double-click the "Autoruns.exe".
3: Click on the "Everything" tab
4: Remove any entries that mention "File Not Found"
by right-clicking the entry and select Delete.
5: Go to File
then to Export As
6: Save AutoRuns.txt file to know location.
7: Attach to your next reply.
Download and install Free Everest Home Edition
1: In left pane expand Computer
2: Click once on Summary
3: In upper menu, go Report
4: And then to Quick Report-Summary
5: Save it in text file, and paste it in your next post.DO NOT INCLUDE ANYTHING UNDER THE LINE THAT SAYS "DEBUG- PCI"