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My acer powers up but shut down at the windowsME screen.

When I boot my computer it goes through the whole process until it gets to the screen windows loading screen and before windows can even open the whole computer shuts down. Any sugestions?

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  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2007

    I have the same problem but i can't do the whole put in CD thing cause it came with windows Xp and instead of currupt file it says like "We apologize windows was not able to start up at this time this may have occered do to a recent hardware change or power failure" then it says press "start windows normally" if you don't know the cause of the problem and so I do but then it looks like its loading but then my CPU makes the same sound when you first turn it on then it goes back to the whole same process if anyone can help i would greatly aprciate it

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    It comes up windows xp the starts the whole process again and that computer is important to me

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No this appears to be a problem that is not just happening once... I've been having the same problem... but my problems were worse... my motherboard and hard drive were both fryed by this problem... I had to send it in to acer and they replaced these items but the computer still froze up and died after I had installed windows media player 11 and aol... so I am starting to think it is media player's fault because someone else has mentioned they had installed it.... I'm actually sending it back to acer tomorrow and they are picking up the tab this time on shipping... (I'd be one unhappy customer if they weren't)... I'll let you know how it goes whenever I get my computer back again... only when I do I'm not installing media player....

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It sounds like you may have some corrupted system files. You should be able to repair them using your Windows XP installation CD and the steps out-lined in this article. http://www.short-media.com/review.php?r=313

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