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When i turn on my computer it doesnt boot

Thereis B;ACK SCREEN AND NOTHING ELSE SHOWS UP THE ONLY WAY TO GET TO MY BOOT MENU IS TO HIT CTRL ALT DELETE BUT THEN IT JUS DOES THE SAME THING

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  • moh_zahaby Feb 12, 2009

    My stupid computer sais: " Media test failure, check cable, exiting broadcam PXE ROM, No bootable deivce -- insert boot disk and press any key." I hit Ctrl+Alt+Dlt, and it restarts, when i hit f2, to take it to the boot settings, there is like practically nothing to do, and the just keeps repeating itself.


  • Franklin Heinis May 11, 2010

    When you boot your computer it checks a series of things like memory, etc. If it has any problems it will give you beep sounds or some lights will turn on, like where you have the usb sign etc. Can you notice anything like that happening? Also does it do nothing whatsoever, or at least the normal first black screen with the power on self test info it still shows?

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Sounds like you need a FRESH OS Install Or a bad Harddrive

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F2 usually takes you to the BIOS setup screen, you need to hit the keys as soon as you power up.

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F8 goes to safe mode start up for windows, this must be done before the windows logo comes up (ie when it is a black screen).

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Here are some options for different computers:

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