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Windows will not load - goes to black screen


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David1966

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When I start the computer (DELL Latitude 610) it runs the DELL screen giving the Option for F2 (Bios) or F12 (Boot Option).

Then goes to a black screen with curser. Nothing can be done on that screen.

F8 to Safe Mode is NOT an option. It will not allow. I have reset the RAM, no change.

I have ran the XP Reinstall software for Recovery. That takes me to a C:\Windows prompt in a DOS screen. I can CD C: and see all the files. Did a CHKDSK /r and everything was fine.

I ran the Reinstall to Repair the current install. Goes through the whole Windows install process with the 100% progress bar and then restarts. STILL goes to black screen.

I then ran a complete reinstall of Windows. Same outcome.

I pulled the hard drive and can open all the files using it as an external drive. So it seems to be OK.

What must I do to boot up???

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Did u re-write MBR?
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Did u re-write MBR?

I did not specifically rewrite the MBR. I do not know how to do that. Unless reloading windows from the CD does that.
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http://helpdeskgeek....x-mbr-xp-vista/

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