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Gateway screen stops at power saving mode

Lost power during tech support signal hookup,regained good signal , but can not get passed saving mode on screen. Will change to gateway screen in cycles,but nothing else??

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    help my computer wont start up it just goes to power saving mode

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Try This
1 Start tapping F8 while poering on the PC
(Don't stop tapping until you get to the advanced boot option menu
2.With the arrow key(up & down) go to Safe Mode With Command Prompts <Enter> chose Operating System <Enter> Signin as ADMINISTRATER
Note: this should get you to a command prompt window with a blinking curser
3.In the (Black) Command prompt window type chkdsk /r <Enter>
4. you will get a message stating the valume is in use and can not be used would you like to set a chkdsk on reboot <Y> <Enter> and reboot PC
On Reboot the PC will go thru a system check. This will take several minutes.
5. after the chckdsk is complete reboot the PC you should be able to access you profile to signin

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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