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Old 04-27-2004, 02:20 AM   #1
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Default Restarting Problems

I have a dell computer with 1 ghz celeron processor and 60 gig hard drive... ntn fancy... but ya half the times i restart the comp now it just goes to a black screen and never boots... and when u restart 3 or 4 times then itll boot rite once... and everything id fine until you restart the computer again
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Old 04-28-2004, 06:22 AM   #2
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What O/S Are you using?

Have you tried booting in safe mode?

Does the computer startup & shutdown/restart ok?

If it does try the following..

If Win XP try restoring to an earlier time.


Remove any recently installed programs and try again.

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Old 04-28-2004, 11:26 AM   #3
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Probably Win 2000? I would go with just reformatting the bastard. You can keep your files and such like. It would check whether it is a Virus or a Motherboard Problem. Or RAM - a lot is being done while Booting up so maybe its not stable enough or too old to do it anymore.
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