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  1. Spinal

    Vista / MacBook Pro Booting issues...

    I have a most curious problem... I got into work today, turned on my laptop and started going through my emails... (in Vista) Suddenly, the laptop froze (which never happens)... so I held the power button for 10 seconds, restarted and now it wont boot. I get apples grey screen, followed by the...
  2. GazCaff

    Weird booting problem (windows XP)

    I built a rig for a friend last year and he told me this week that the system had stopped booting. So I went to have a look and found fault which I find hard to explain. When I switch the system on, it gets through the POST screens and then halts with the "non stystem disk retry/fail/abort?"...
  3. P

    pc not booting

    just finished building new celeron based pc and cant get it to boot. my previous amd system did the same at the end and as i wanted to build a new one anyway just thought i would . apart from hard drive and dvd writer and memory everything is new ( motherboard,processor etc) the memory is the...
  4. splang

    booting problem when cold

    Hi all, When i try to boot up my computer it will often just turn off just after it giets into windows or perhaps as it is still loading or perhaps just as it enters the POST thingy at the start .... This only happens when the temp in the room is 18 degrees C or below .... Any...
  5. KillerHERTZ

    New ATi card, stops PC from Booting?

    Ive just bought a new Radeon 9800 pro. I have downloaded the drivers etc, but when I connected the card to the AGP port, and switched the PC on, it doesnt do anything, apart from powering up the fans and the power lights. Im thinking this has somthing to do with how the power cable is...
  6. KillerHERTZ

    Mayor PC booting trouble

    I have recently bought a new (to me) PC. P4 1.8ghz and I have added a Seagate 160gb HD to it. All was well until the other day it stopped reading ether at the boot screen: 'Deteching primary & secondary..........none' etc etc. When I connect them to the PC, the PC stopps reading...
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