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MY computer crashed

I had an install for I tunes apple and pressed ok. then my computer crashed. Now all i am getting is a black screen. I have went to the setup and tried to restore settings nothing is working. It say error. not connecting check cable. I tried to do recovery with the disk. I get half way and i end up with a whit page and the cursor up in the top left blinking that is as far as i can go. then i have to turn off again and then i get the same black screen. System error... I duno what elce to do it is making really loud noises.. Operting system not found.. I do not know what any of this means.

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  • mandee85 Jun 02, 2008

    I have tried the F8 key not working.. i can get to the boot menu but there is no configuration.. nothing like that if maybe you can explain more that would be great.. LOL can i call you ????? god i cant live with out my computer ??

  • mandee85 Jun 02, 2008

    what is that?? I have an acer computer i have windows XP it is a travelmate 2300 I do not have disc for my computer i was using my mothers recovery disc b/c she has the same computer. it is FAT32 i duno... umm.. ??

  • mandee85 Jun 02, 2008

    what is that?? I have an acer computer i have windows XP it is a travelmate 2300 I do not have disc for my computer i was using my mothers recovery disc b/c she has the same computer. it is FAT32 i duno... umm.. ??

  • mandee85 Jun 03, 2008

    I am unable to do any of that. R does not work and there is not prompt. no where to type anything.

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I am unable to do any of that. R does not work and there is not prompt. no where to type anything.

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

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Make sure your iPod is not connected to your pc when restart it. Unplug everything that does not have to be plugged in.
Try tapping the F8 key when re-booting the pc to get to the boot menu and try loading the last configuration that worked.

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

  • Georgia B
    Georgia B Jun 02, 2008

    What Operating System are you running?

  • Georgia B
    Georgia B Jun 02, 2008

    Windows XP is the Operating System.
    Try this:
    Reboot with the recovery CD.
    When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to
    start the Recovery Console.
    When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If
    the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
    At the command prompt, type: fixmbr and press ENTER.

    Hit Y for yes when asked if you are sure you want to proceed.
    Type: fixboot and press ENTER.
    Hit Y for yes when asked if you are sure you want to proceed.
    Restart the computer.


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