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Wont boot up

MY computer boots and stops with a black screen dn the cursor blinks in the left hands corner. i have taken the memory and battery out, nothing helps.. i t did let me test the hard drive and it passed. i rebooterd and it does the same thing.

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  • donbear Sep 17, 2008

    i can boot from any drie the computer doesnt see it

  • djhiphugger May 11, 2010

    how do you run a virus check, when the computer wont do anything? thanks

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Could it be the Boot Virus? I had the same issues. My co-worker was able to find the virus, which Norton could not. My PC is now running normal.

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TRY BOOTING FROM THE RECOVERY DRIVE

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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