Hi Joed911, thanks for the tips. I've tried that soluctions and it hasn't help much at all. It keeps rebooting the system and back to the same error message. I don't even have the recovery disc for it. I am very frustrated and stayed til 2am to solve it. Do you think the antivirus that came with it might have crashed my hard drive? When I insert a cd to the drive it doesn't do anything. What else can I do? Thank you so much for your help and responding to my problem. Have a nice day.
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Is this Win XP?
Can you get into Safe Mode by hitting F8 as the unit starts up?
If you see the menu come up after you reboot and hit F* severl times, slect "Last Known configuration" The computer will reset itself to an earlier configuration.
If that does not work ,reboot while hitting F8 again, This time in the menu select safe mode with networking.
Once in Safe Mode, you can go to start > run> msconfig. then scroll down the list and see if anything suspicious is there, esp. if it has no text next to a box. Uncheck what may be suspicious.
Then update and run your anti-virus.
Let me know and I will help you further.
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if you haven't got a good back up, external to the hard drive, it may be too late
dead hard drives are mostly un recoverable
take it to a computer repair shop to make sure that it is not a boot problem
if the hard drive is failing, replace it with a solid state hard drive that has no spinning discs to fail
If you have a Windows OS, press and hold the ALT and CTRL (control) keys and then press the Up arrow. (If that doesn't work, try holding the Alt and CTRL keys and pressing the left (or right) arrow key twice.) If that fails, right click on the desktop (Windows+D will minimize all programs), anywhere with no running programs or icons. Then select the Screen Resolution option. Look for the line Orientation; use the drop down menu to select the correct orientation. Click Apply and then confirm the setting change if a confirmation window pops up. (This works in Windows 7 and 8.) For older Windows versions on laptops, you may need to select Graphics Properties (or a similar line) and then repeat this. The Windows screen rotation option is dependent on your video card. With some models, you'll need to open the graphics card properties to undo the rotation. You should see a line for the graphics adapter when you right click on the Display.
For Macintosh OS, make sure that the System Preferences is closed. Then open it by pressing Option/alt + CMD . Select the line Display. Find the button labeled Rotation: Standard then choose the correct screen orientation.
My computer is appear " The System BIOS has detected that your notebook PC was not into hibernation or shutdown to avoid overheating.The system is now operating normally. Overheating may occur if the cooling vents are blocked or the operating temperature exceeds the specification.The notebook PC should return to normal operation once the situation is resolved." System temperature (90D)
Unfortunately, the only way I've found to be completely rid a machine of this is to wipe the hard drive and reload the operating system. This is an advertisement virus and this particular bug leaves several sleepers that lie inactive making it near impossible for any antivirus to find them. Once you get rid of the active virus, one or two, but not all of the sleepers will activate leaving several more hidden and inactive, and what makes it even harder to "get rid of" is that it hides the sleepers in file that your antivirus normally doesn't check on a regular basis, ie... picture files, music, screen savers, etc.. It will also hide them in registry files, so doing a system repair won't work either.