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AlextheNerd

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I have a computer that doesn't want to start. After it says primary drive 1 not found, I press f1 and then it goes to the login screen and when I log in it starts up normally then automatically goes back to the login screen. I just does the music like it's starting up then right after the start menu doesn't even load it does the music like it's going to shut down.

I have A Dell Optiplex GX270

I've had many viruses on this computer and I've tried using free anti viruses to clean it but it seems to get worse, now I can't even open the start menu or use any programs or anything.


Any leads as to why this is is happening?

Edited by AlextheNerd, 30 March 2010 - 10:50 PM.

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kalju24

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Hi and welcome to G2G!
Well my quess would be that all those viruses have messed up your windows and those free anti viruses many are self viruses so if u dont have any info on that harddrive that u cant just lose the easiest way would be format, but first try getting in with safe mode and try this guide = http://www.geekstogo...uide-t2852.html

Edited by kalju24, 31 March 2010 - 03:09 AM.

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