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Everest ~ DBAN ~ UBCD4WIN ~ ImgBurn ~ Memtest86+ ~ HDD Diags 03-16-2010, 08:47 PM #9 crouton38 Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2010 Posts: 16 OS: XP Quote: Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. HerbCSOSep 21, 2004, 8:42 PM Yeah, sorry, forgot about that. I ran through the Safe Mode selections as well with almost the same result, only instead of the XP loading screen, a list of drivers was displayed as they loaded before http://macland.net/windows-xp/power-failure-now-cannot-start-xp.php

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I tried a repair install and it did not work. Back to top #5 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 27,455 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca. The last CD I made did end up booting but it booted to an A: prompt and did nothing else. Has no standby light.

What's weird is that the same thing seems to get corrupted every time, since it's exactly the same symptom, so I'd like to try and figure out what that is - That's what I did when I tested it out on another computer with WD Diagnostic Tool. I do still have the original drive that I cloned from a few months ago. What we need to do is to use knowledge from the second set of articles to get the REPAIR INSTALL rolling along.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer

Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Windows XP Setup > XP power outage during installation XP power outage during installation Posted: 07-17-2003, 07:07 PM David An abundance of integers! Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. http://www.realgeek.com/forums/xp-power-outage-during-installation-57722.html I've been trying to install good 'ol Windows XP for the past few days prior to trying Windows 7.

I would hate to have to use it, but it is still an option to format and re-clone the new drive if necessary. Thanks for any help! Go and look at them! Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Old Forums Introduce yourself Today's Posts Power failure during windows updatesinstallation Bymarkitect Oct 16, 2009 A power cut occured during installation of the automatic windows updates,

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If your computer stopped responding, restarted unexpectedly, or was automatically shut down to protect your files and folders, choose Last Known Good Configuration to revert to the most recent settings that this contact form This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft Windows XP to run on your computer: To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER. HerbCSOSep 22, 2004, 3:07 AM Yes, becasue the initial install always works OK. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices

  1. Everything runs smoothly until the part where the computer has to restart, and then proceed with the GUI that shows how much time you have left and tells you how great
  2. I looked at the PC and saw its power light was still on, so I turned the monitor off and then back on, but the screen remained black.
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ImgBurn can be found here. Restarting, I saw it wasn't the monitor that was the problem. Borrow a card from another PC and see if the system runs normally.If you are still getting the errors, it could be either the mobo or the processor. have a peek here Does it spit out an error message, automatically reboot, or...?If none of them work my next suggestion would be to repair Windows XP, a process that leaves your files, settings, and

What does chkdsk /F mean? It ran for about a minute and said that it failed. Josh S.

Is reads one is too full to reinstall windows.

What I would advise doing, at this point, is to find out the manufacturer of the hard drive (You can usually flip over the laptop, and one of the compartments that Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. If you experienced a spike or surge it could potentially have damaged your computer, assuming no surge protector was used. Same problem.

I told it to list the directory and that program is not on the directory. I suspect that you have one, and probably, on ly one driver that was damaged during the power outage. Ask a question and give support. http://macland.net/windows-xp/power-failure-windowxp-won-t-start.php Then use the driver set you just saved to reload the drivrs.

You never know when one will leave you. just look for a sticker for who the manufacturer is. X, you're absolutely right, regular backups would've mitigated not only this problem, but a lot of other potential issues. When I turned the screen back on, it was at the default monitor settings menu (like before).

Replacing the power supply fixed it.Next guess: the graphics board. After two more of those, it finally booted and went to the Windows 7 log on screen.