Question about E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
MACHINE CAME WITH WIN-XP HOME EDITION AND RECOVERY PARTITION . . .
ALL OF A SUDDEN MACHINE TRIED TO REBOOT??
AND WENT INTO A LOOP . . . TRIED NON DISTRUCTIVE RECOVERY . . .. NO CHANGE . . THINKING ABOUT THE "INSTALL MASTER BOOT RECORD " IS THERE A SPARE ONE IT RESTORE WILL INSTALL . . . DO I DARE TRY IT? IF PROBLEM IS IN MBR THEN EVEN A FULL RESTORE WOULD NOT WORK?? . . .ANYBODY HELP????
You have provided some good information, but more detail is needed.
Is the system still under warranty? How long ago did this start? Have you added any new hardware or software?
Your reboot issue might not be hard drive or MBR related. Disconnect everything not needed for booting. Even disconnect keyboard and mouse to see if it will get to the Windows Desktop.
If that works, start adding until you get the reboot problem again.
If none of that helps and you need to recover data from the computer, buy or borrow a hard drive you can boot to for the computer and when you are able to boot to Windows, you can back up your important data, then wipe the drive and reload Windows or leave it blank as extra storage capacity depending upon your desire or circumstances.
Let me know if you have questions.
Posted on Dec 29, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 13, 2017 | Internet Computers & Internet
Jan 12, 2017 | Fujitsu Computers & Internet
Jan 10, 2017 | Computers & Internet
Dec 08, 2014 | Computers & Internet
Nov 29, 2014 | Computers & Internet
Jun 10, 2014 | Computers & Internet
Jul 31, 2011 | HP Media Center m1080n (PC099A#ABA) PC...
Jul 27, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Mar 08, 2009 | Computers & Internet
313 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!