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I have a e-machines w2828. It will not boot or even show a start screen.

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  • Debbie B. Jun 04, 2008

    The tower itself is getting power and I can turn it on. But windows will not start. My..EX "Dumb A#@ boyfriend decided while I was at work the he would become "Mr. Fix anything"..Needless to say he couldn't. Now I can go to DOS but I'm afraid to go into my system
    in fear of doing more harm than he did. He's ..."Miffed" at me for a better word and will not tell me what all he did to screw things up.

    This is very fustrating for me and any input would be greatly appreciated.


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Unplug the power cord and hold in the power button for up to one minute to discharge the computer. Make sure the power cord is securely inserted into the pc, plug it back into the wall and try re-booting.
If this doesn't work you may need a new power supply.

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Instead, I would like to post that you can get the Restoration Disk, for your Compaq.

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Outside the US,

http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.html

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