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Will Not Start up

When starting up after shuting down the computer it locks up when the windows bar comes up. A restart is no problem and the computer starts up ok.How can I fix it?

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It sounds like you need to rebuild your boot sector or possibly have damage to your NTLDR. Please read this brief article in the
Microsoft Knowledge Base.

I recently corrected a similar issue on my wife's ASUS SLI board.
I started the system and opened the System File Checker.
This is done through START.....RUN....type cmd...click OK then
type sfc/scannow. Hit Enter on your keyboard and insert your
operating system cd.

Also go back to RUN and type compmgmt.msc and click OK. Select DEVICE MANAGER and click DISPLAY ADAPTER. When the name of the adapter comes up double click it and then click
DRIVER then click UPDATE DRIVER. After update restart machine.

Nate P.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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