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Won't boot past the IBM logo

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I have an IBM Thikpad A21M that won't boot. The Bios starts but it wo't o past that. What should be looking for? The light for the Hardrive comes on for a hot second then it turns off.

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  • prayboca Jan 05, 2008

    Okay I got this thing to boot, but only in Safe mode. I've tried the last known good but it reboots back to the safemode screen.

  • ndflicks Mar 01, 2008

    Same problem here, however, it doesn't boot any further with or without hard drive or dvd drive or both installed. If you hit F1 it says entering setup indefinitely, same for F12(boot options). Ideas?

  • col-park May 15, 2008

    will not boot as above also will not boot in safe mode also will not me format HD

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I fixed it inthe end I put XP disc in and went to repair then in th dos comands I went into FIX BOOT and this repaired it....I am now up an running

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I have had this problem when you start up computer try pressing F2 orF8 for blue screen with then you should have the screen problem plus error codes you may find hardisk problem corupted or avorus sorry but usualy a worm blocking your pc to reboot advice if so erase discdrive reload new windows,hope that of some help.ned 222

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It is the Hard disk, Mine had same problem. replaced HDD put in operating system...

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Its your windows codes at start there crouped you should re load windows again go to the BIOS and make sure your cd-rom is the first thing to come up then your Hdd then save your screen will then say do you want to start from cd-rom hit any button then follow the on screen ok

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