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My computer comes on for 30 seconds or so, then goes off. I've used the recovery manager, f11, and system setup, f10, and it will run while in recovery, or setup. But it will not load windows. The computer has Vista 32 bit OS.

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- Does it give any message in the beginning such as hard disk not detected etc. ?

But anyway, you may try to do this:

- Go to BIOS Setup,
- Change the Disk Controller setting to "IDE" or "compatibility mode"
- Then restart.

Hope this helps.

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