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Computer boot disk problem

Acer aspire SA60/acer power s260.
System has gone down and wants to reboot using system disk.Once this is done a blank screen with a flashing cursor appears and then nothing ???
Can anyone help me please.

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  • Hank90403 Apr 09, 2008

    I have a six years old Dell Dimension 4550 PC Desktop with Win XP Home Edition Service Pack 2, and my PC has just got a booting problem.
    When I push the power button I see the DELL logo followed by Win XP logo for five seconds as normal, then I see a blank dark screen with blinking cursor.
    After ten seconds PC attempts to boot itself again, and this behaviour keeps happening again and again as an endless cycle.
    Customer help line was useless after two hours on the phone and advice me to take the PC to a local computer shop !
    Trying to boot it on the Safe Mode did not solved the problem.
    Any ideas or suggestions will be appreciated...
    Hank (from Santa Monica)

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Yes try f11 when you boot your machine if not then you need a xp disk to install your start up but if new the system is all ready in your computer just tap f11 as you reboot pc

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