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GM5094E won't boot up, corrupt system

GM5094E won't boot up, corrupt system . Boots after repeated cycling of the on/off switch. Relative sure virus problem. Need new DVD/RW drive so I can run Recovery Disc.

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Since your using a desktop why dont you try reinstalling the required software to run your system by formating you old one

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540 wont boot up


The hard drive could be corrupt, this will cause the operating system to run the error checking. If you had a virus, and it infected any windows files, windows will check the files, but if it can\'t fix them, then it won;t run. You can try to enter safe mode, tapping F8 at boot, you should see a option to repair or restore. If not see if you can enter Safe Mode.

In safe mode you can go to start button, all programs, accessories, system tools, system restore.

You can also get a windows install disk, same version as you have, and put in the disk and hit F11, and boot from the disk, and run a repair from it.


You really should go to the website Avira, and download the rescue disk, burn it to a CD. This will run a virus scan of the hard drive before windows in DOS.
If there is a virus, it will kill it. But there is a chance it can\'t clean the virus and windows won\'t start.

The other option is to just erase the hard drive, not format, erase it with a program like Active kill disk. Then reinstall windows, all the drivers.

Mar 31, 2013 | Dell Studio 540 MT Pentium DualCore E5300...

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BOOTMANAGER IS MISSING


There are a number of possible causes for BOOTMGR errors, including the most common "BOOTMGR is missing" error message.

The most common reasons for BOOTMGR errors include corrupt and misconfigured files, hard drive and operating system upgrade issues, corrupt hard drive sectors an outdated BIOS and damaged or loose IDE cables

Anothe reason you might see BOOTMGR errors is if your PC is trying to boott from a hard drive or flash drive that is not properly configured to be booted from. In other words, it's trying to boot from a
non-bootable source.


This also would apply to media on an optical drive or floppy drive that you're trying to boot from.

make sure there are no disks in cd floppy usb drives


Test all power and data leads that attach to your hard drive IDE,SATA

the leads from your ((MOTHERBOARD TO YOUR HARD DRIVE)) make sure they have a secure dust free connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty

if its a flat ribbon 40 pin IDE it will be the fist to fail


make sure all power and data leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd have secure connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty a computer needs


data and power to travel through every working device and to continue its cycle and to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error


also make sure you have set it boot from you hard drive in BIOS


The latest versions of Windows, including Vista and 7, use the Windows Boot Manager to read the boot configuration files and data in order to load your Windows Desktop.


If any of these files are corrupted or damaged, you will see a "BOOTMGR is missing" error. Fortunately, you can use a number of Windows tools to repair or replace the BOOTMGR or any related file that may be the cause of the problem.


Insert your Windows installation CD disk in your computer's CD drive and restart the computer.


Press "F8" repeatedly while the computer boots up.

This command enters the "Advance boot options" screen.


Select the "Repair my computer" option and then press "Enter."

The System Recovery Options screen opens.


Select the "Startup Repair" option at the top of the list and click "Next."

The utility will scan your system for the cause of the BOOTMGR problem and repair it.


Hope this helps

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Hitting F8 key repeatedly will not access Safe Mode option for my HP D530


If you getting this error then you won't be able to open computer in safe mood, Because this error message indicate that there is no proper bootable media selected or there is no OS in your Hard drive.
First thing you can do is go to BIOS and check what is your First boot device selected, if it is other then Hard drive then change it Hard drive and save setting and come out of it.
If there is any media, like Pen drive or any CD then remove it and start your computer.
If still you have same problem then I am afraid that your OS is Corrupted.

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It restarts automatically and reboots continue.........


You probably have a boot sector virus and/or a corrupted bios. you should stop trying to boot normally, as you could damage your hard drive.

Try booting into safe mode. If you succeed, download malware bytes and scan to try and clear the virus. If this will not work you need either bootable operating system CD or DVD or bootable boot repair utility (Norton Bootable Recovery Tool).

If you have vital data on the laptop, you can remove the hard drive and use a hard drive dock or external hard drive caddy to back the important data up onto an external hard drive, but for that you need another computer (or a long session in an internet cafe).

For the future, if you want value for money, avast! fee edition version 6 is a perfectly adequate antivirus as long as you have some additional anti spyware installed (malware bytes/superantispyware/spyware terminator/spywaredoctor are all good). If you're willing to pay, get Kaspersky Anti Virus, use a different browser (google chrome, firefox, opera, safari, etc.), do regular scans, disk clean ups, registry editing and hdd defragmentations, create regular restore points to resolve minor system corruptions or crashes and use your anti virus to create regular custom made Recovery Disks on an over writable cd-rw or dvd-rw when your pc is running well, for major system corruptions or crashes or failures.

Back up important data to 2 separate external hard drives (one regularly connected, one connected only occasionally and kept separately as an archive - an insurance policy). be sensible when browsing new, unfamiliar websites. Be particularly vigilant on danger sites such as file sharing, social networking. develop the habit of keeping your mouse cursor near the blue return arrow, top left to quickly leave a web page showing initial signs of infection. do not be seduced by unsolicited free security scans and downloads while browsing.

If you see signs of infection starting and leaving the infecting page doesn't stop it develop the habit of a quick sequence of closing all windows and dialogue boxes with the red button x top right, then, if necessary, killing your router with the power switch, then ctrl+alt+del>task manager>end process, then set anti virus to do a boot scan, then restart the pc.

An anti virus is like a motorcycle crash helmet. It is not a guarantee that you will not suffer serious damage, your real safety relies on foresight, preparedness, vigilance, care, precaution, common sense and calm, swift, considered, practiced reactions in the face of danger that you employ while riding the bike. The helmet is just an extra element of protection and reassurance. An anti virus is the same while using a pc.

Finally, if your pc has vital data on it for work or other important functions, then use the main pc for important things and, if you can afford it invest £170 in a net book for fun, frivolous, non-essential browsing and downloading.

Hope this helps.

Good luck.

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Hello, I have an ACER EXTENSA 67022ZNWLMi Laptop, my windows has grown old and i need to renew it... :/ although it reads the DVD of WinVista but when i boots it with DVD ROM it waits a bit while the...


Make sure the DVD drive is set as the 1st bootable drive in the bios, exit and SAVE from the bios.
Make sure the disk is clean and unscratched. Try it again, pressing a key when it asks.
If this still does not work, try the disk in another PC if possible. If this will not boot the other computer into the instalation process. Your disk may be damaged

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Just installed new HP dvd1270i. PC boots but


Check your power connector to the DVD Rom and also check the cables (Sata or IDE). If this doesn't bring any solution, scan your system using updated anti virus. Good luck.

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Acer 5102 with xp, It wont boot from cd.


Make the DVD your 1st option for booting. It's also your CD drive but is identified as the DVD RW. Once this is made your default (make sure you accept and save the change before exiting) with your installation disk in the drive, boot up and it will read off the disk and prepare your system for install. If your disk is bootable, this will work.

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Hello hope someone can help.a virus completely uninstalled my DVD/CD drivers i cant play any type of disk cd or dvd and when i checked the drivers it was not there i have a advent ert2250 and the dvd/cd...


hi,

A Virus Would Corrupt or remove/Change drivers.
You need to remove The Virus.
You should then remove The DVD Drive Manually from The Machine.
Start the Computer without The Drive, then power Off the Computer.
re-install the Drive, boot up and Hopefully it should be detected in ( found new Hardware ) if not, go to add new hardware wizard, and see if it,s detected there. A Virus Can Actually lock-Off a Drive.

Mike @ Compurepair.

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My cd-rw/dvd drive doesn't register on my computer anymore. I have a dell latitude 110L and i have a nice cd-rw/dvd drive i believe that it can burn up to 20x or 24x speed i'm not sure anymore the exact...


try and roll back the drivers...also another way is to try and boot your machine off the cd drive..if it boots of the drive then you knoie that the drive is working and it is a driver error..if it wont boot off the drive the drive is probablly bad..make shure when trying to boot off the drive that you change your settings in your bios to for to boot from cd..

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PC shuts down on Asus P5sd2-vm with LG DVD Rw (GH22NS30)


If you are sure that it works with other DVD drives, then I cannot help.

But if a system shuts down suddenly, the first thing I would check would be the CPU temp. At around 97 degrees, Intel processors shutdown to protect from excessive heat. Go into the setup (some call it BIOS) and check cpu temp.

If that's not the problem, then you should consider things like drivers problems, virus infection, broken hardware, compatibility issues. Try to search technet site at microsoft for a similar problem.

Good Luck!
Tareef Attar, MCSE, CISSP, CISA

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