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My PC will not bootup


My PC just won't boot up. How can I tell if it's my mother board or my hard drive that is causing the problem?


This question was answered on June 21, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Wipe clean those dusty re-installation cd(s) that came along with your computer when you first purchased it and place them into your cd-rom Don't worry if the computer doesn't boot up or anything Simply shut it down by pressing the power-on button and then on again by pressing the same button Once the computer has rebooted, your re-installation cd will autorun to guide you through the process Unfortunately a re-installation will cause you to lose all of your files and folders but you shouldl have your operating system intact once again Good Luck!!

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Posted by Sarwer of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 21, 2004