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Had virus so i went in to reboot by deleting all data. ran all 5 cd's and as was reinstalling it kept freezing up so would have to hold button in to restart. now all i get is a blank or blue, black, or blue screen w/ black lines ,that is if i can get it up and running. now it won.t start at all but the fans come on

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  • shanaka1 Mar 12, 2008

    no i don't have a install disk. as for right now i can't even get it to come on except for the fans. my hard drive won't boot up.

  • shanaka1 Mar 12, 2008

    my desk top is about 3 yrs od. it is a emachine t6211 w/ windows xp..there are 5 cd's that are for it. it has all the drivers and windows xp restore. the hard drive won't boot up so i am assuming it went bye bye.

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    Arthur Dellea May 11, 2010

    How old is the system? Laptop or desktop? What brand?


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Well, if you cannot get anything to happen except for hearing the fans spin up, then my guess is that the motherboard is probably bad, which is a fairly common thing for eMachines. You should at least get the POST (power on self test) screens, usually black with gray/white text, showing how much RAM there is and what drives are installed, etc, etc. I have unfortunately come across several eMachines where the motherboard had died within a 3-5 year time period, probably due to the cheaper components they use.

Beyond that, I know that on many eMachines that the restore CDs only contain the eMachine software and drivers, and not the copy of Windows itself. This is because they would put the original Windows installer and files into a separate partition on the same hard drive. (I've always hated it when manufacturers do this, because when the drive dies, so does the entire OS, forever.) So, in short, if your system restore CDs do not include a full version of Windows on one of the discs, then you are pretty much up a creek without a paddle.

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You may need to do a launch from an install disk. got one of those?

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