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Old 08-03-2005, 03:12 AM   #1
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Hi all,
was hoping you can help me with the following problem, I am really new to computers so the answer is probably really simple.
I have a viglen contender p3 650 pc, with win 98, my problem is that windows will not load, I am just getting a blank screen with a flashing white hyphen in the top left(my left) corner. It just stays on this screen. Any ideas what the problem is here? Any help would be really appreciated.
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Old 08-03-2005, 03:16 AM   #2
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type chkdisk at the curser and let it run
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Old 08-03-2005, 03:26 AM   #3
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Done that,no faults,i can get the dos prompts up ok,but windows wont start in normal or safe mode,i fitted a new hard disk thinking it may be that, cos i got a virus and formatted the old h/d.However it is still the same, and I am thinking i will have to get sum1 in to fix it
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You did install windows on that new hd, right?
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Old 08-03-2005, 03:44 AM   #5
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Of course.I got it sent it to me windows already loaded on.
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Old 08-03-2005, 12:03 PM   #6
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that's your problem when windows is installed it is installed and drivers are set up for that specific system and if you change the whole system it won't work. And i think it's a piracy issue as well.
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