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Windows XP Will Not Start

Was online and pc locked up, could not shut down, had to use the power button. Restarted PC, fan runs but windows will not start, cannot get past Gateway's logo. McAfee Anti Virus is installed on system.

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    VonZeppelen May 11, 2010

    Does the hard drive indicator light blink at all when you first start it up? Can you hear the hard drive doing anything? No error messages? My gut hunch is the hard drive died but I'm not submitting that as my solution just yet.

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You could try booting in safe mode and use system restore to roll back to when your pc last worked ok.

Please feed back if this resolves your problem.

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