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The computer I need help with is my HP Media Center PC m7367c / Serial # MXK552071W / Windows xp media center 2005. When starting my computer, it locks up at the blue hp screen and never boots up.

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Hi! Have you a bootable cd/dvd with your operating system on it? if using Windows then make sure the o/s is in a drive turn p.c. off then boot up, hopefully you'll be prompted to run from cd by pressing any key! then windows will load files ask you for location and keyboard preferences then re-install/upgrade possibly or repair! try repair?
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The computer I need help with is my HP Media Center PC m7367c / Serial # MXK552071W / Windows xp media center 2005. When starting my computer, it locks up at the blue hp screen and never boots up.


your hard drive may be dead, try unpluggin the hard drive and plug it back in. Hopefully your motherboard will detect the hard drive, if this doesn't work, most likely your hard drive is dead

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