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My sister-in laws's Dell PC was shut down by a power failure in the area and now has been loading the following for the last day or so. What does this mean and what do I do. Loading PBR for descriptcor 2

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1. See if you can reboot the PC in 'safe mode" if not
2. then you will have to format the hard drive and reload the Windows operating system.
The PBR you refer to is the MBR (MASTER BOOT RECORD).
the hard drive has gotten a power spike from the restored power and wipe the boot record from it.

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