Question about Computers & Internet
I have an HP Media Center desktop (m470n) running XP Media Center 2004 edition. It would hang at the XP screen at regular boot up but would boot up into safe mode. I created the restore CD's and did a full restore (reformatting the hard drive). It finishes the restore but it hangs at the XP screen again saying please wait. I can still move the mouse and I've let it run for 24 hours now but still no change. It doesn't go into setup mode. What can I do?
If yours is an original hp it should have a rescue or diagnostics partition that you should be able to access by pressing f10 in here you will find a diagnostics tool that will help isolate if you have a bad cd rom or memory. If all tests come out good then you need to get a hold of another cd; maybe your's is scratched.
Posted on May 13, 2008
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 17, 2011 | HP Compaq Presario SR5350F Desktop PC...
Oct 24, 2010 | HP Pavilion a705w PC Desktop
Jul 30, 2010 | HP Computers & Internet
Apr 02, 2010 | HP Pavilion m7560n PC Desktop
Jan 03, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition...
May 07, 2009 | HP Computers & Internet
Apr 22, 2009 | HP Pavilion Media Center M1090n (PC100A)...
Apr 03, 2009 | HP Pavilion a1600n (882780776265) PC...
Jan 05, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook
Jul 27, 2007 | Brother MultiFunction Center MFC-440CN...
634 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!