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Andy Br00t4l

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I guess this would have gone better in this forum... I don't mean to double post, but wherever it doesn't belong I hope it gets deleted...


It's been a long while since I've been here because up until this point, I haven't had any new issues with my brand new computer (got it in November, so it's still pretty new.) However, two days ago, in the middle of a mix on winamp, my computer fizzles out, resets, then goes to the Loading Operating System... screen then it says Disk boot failure, insert disk to continue, yet if I turn the PSU off and back on, I can log back into windows and stay on windows for a few minutes at a time. On top of this, Malwarebytes doesn't even open and says I can't update it and whenever my computer resets, it doesn't recognize my HDD so I can't wipe or fix the HDD even though it spins up for a few minutes... could this be caused by overheating?

Specs:
8 GB Kingston DDR3 Hyper X RAM
AMD 3650 APU
Gigabyte A75M-UD2H mobo
650 watt PSU
Seagate Barracuda 750 GB SATA 3.0 HDD
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Macboatmaster

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I have replied to this topic, also posted here.
http://www.geekstogo...__fromsearch__1

I will of course refer back here, if it seems approrpriate.
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:welcome:

Lets give it a try. You will need a USB Flash drive.

For x32 (x86) bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.
For x64 bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to a flash drive.

Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.

Enter System Recovery Options.

To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:
  • Restart the computer.
  • As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  • Click on Repair your computer menu item.
  • Select US as the keyboard language settings, and then click Next.
  • Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.
  • Select your user account and click Next.
On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:

Startup Repair
System Restore
Windows Complete PC Restore
Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
Command Prompt

  • Select Command Prompt
  • In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.
  • The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.
  • Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.
  • In the command window type e:\frst.exe (for x64 bit version type e:\frst64) and press Enter
    Note: Replace letter e with the drive letter of your flash drive.
  • The tool will start to run.
  • When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Press Scan button.
  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the flash drive. Please copy and paste it to your reply.

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JSntgRvr

AndyBr00t41 also posted in the Windows 7 forum as on the link in my post 2.
At this time I am awaiting his reply to my last suggestion.
Do you wish him referred back here. please and I will cease help on the other posting.
Thank you
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I will close this topic until it is finished at the 7 forum.

If you need this topic reopened, please send a Private Message to any one of the moderating team members. Please include a link to this thread with your request. This applies only to the originator of this thread.
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