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Acer aspire wont boot after improper shut down

I was removing unwanted stuff from my computer and it froze so I just powered it off and now it wont boot up again. I've already tried F8 to boot from last known configuration, I also tried safe mode and tried system startup repair. Nothing works so far, I really hope someone can help me. any suggestions?

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  • sntarrer Dec 14, 2008

    I should have been more specific in what i was deleting but I didnt delete a any system files...only a boggle game that i downloaded and some pictures. During the uninstall of the boggle game from add and remove programs the comupter froze. Like I said I powered the computer off and now it wont come back on. Are there any other suggestions?



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It appears that you deleted some systems files.
You have been unsuccessful with System repair, then you need to reinstall Windows plus all your device drivers (eg. video, audio,LAN etc.) and your programs. If you don't have these drivers then go to a working computer and download them from the computer's WEB download/support site.
You will most likely lose your data in the process of reinstalling Windows, if you are desparate to recover your data, then remove the hard drive from the computer and connect it to a USB hard drive adapter and connect it to a working computer's USB port, this computer will see it as an external hard drive, you can then copy your data onto a CD or USB memory stick.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

  • Chris Hingee
    Chris Hingee Dec 14, 2008

    There is one last thing you can try, and if it does not work you will need to reinstall Windows, provided you can get your computer into SAFE MODE to do a System Restore.
    Try System Restore, select a restore date before you installed the boggle game.
    To get there go to Programs - Accessories - System tools - System Restore - Restore My Computer to an earlier time, select a date and restore.

    Sorry for being the bearer of bad news, this is part of the fun of owning a computer.
    My gut feeling is that your Windows is screwed and possibly been affected with a virus/trojan horse and the only fix is to delete the partition, create it again and format it (NTFS) and install Windows again.



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