Windows will not start up when I turn on my computer?

Question

why wont my windows start up when i turn on my computer?

Answer

This question was answered on January 4, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Turn the unit off Then turn the unit on

At the second screen start tapping the F8 key.

When ask; select "Safe Mode"

If your unit boots; your problem is a driver issue.

If your unit does not boot; you have a hardware issue.

Driver issues can be fixed in Safe Mode Simply upgrade them.

Hardware issues can be fixed by changing the hardware in question; or changing the OS.

if when you press f8 and it doenst work do this:

Turn the unit off Then turn the unit on

At the second screen start tapping the F8 key.

When ask; select "Safe Mode"

If your unit boots; your problem is a driver issue.

If your unit does not boot; you have a hardware issue.

Driver issues can be fixed in Safe Mode Simply upgrade them.

Hardware issues can be fixed by changing the hardware in question; or changing the OS.

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Posted by cristina of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on January 4, 2005