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Re- my H5270 ... I have windows Vista installed and when I am able to go to repair windows ... it takes me to safe mode stating my machine was not shut down properly. Then I tap safe mode and it loads my info then it tries to reboot and everything freezes with nothing showing but my mouse pointer. I cannot turn the machine off unless I pull the plug. I do not have a recovery disk for it as it was my deceased mother's computer. sentimental value... thanks everyone.

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  •  Blake
    Blake Oct 27, 2014

    What started this problem? Does regular windows load ok? is the problem when you go into windows safe mode?

  • Guy lamarche
    Guy lamarche Oct 27, 2014

    This problem started 4 days ago and then it died My mal now it will not boot ware detected unwanted software and it was quarantined

  • Guy lamarche
    Guy lamarche Oct 27, 2014

    when I try to restart it shows nothing but mouse pointer

  • Guy lamarche
    Guy lamarche Oct 27, 2014

    it's frozen there and I must pull the power cord to shut it off

  • Guy lamarche
    Guy lamarche Oct 28, 2014

    I tried hirens boot disk ... no avail I have removed the ram etc .. no avail

  • Guy lamarche
    Guy lamarche Oct 28, 2014

    I can go to bios and cmos no problem and do changes but to no avail

  • David Payne
    David Payne Oct 28, 2014

    good if you can go into the bios the set your boot order to boot off the cd drive dirst. make sure the hbcd is in the cd rom drive. when the disk boots up if it says pres any key the hit the spacebar. once the menu comes up choose xp. Let me know. once your in I can help you if you like.



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good luck.

Posted on Oct 27, 2014

Testimonial: "thanks for the assistance ... I cannot boot anything up ... seems like I am stuck in safe mode ... I cannot do anything or type anything. Complete black screen and a movable mouse pointer. no command prompts nothing."

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  • David Payne
    David Payne Oct 28, 2014

    try a different keyboard and mouse for example if you are using a usb keyboard try another usb port then if nothing try another keyboard.

  • David Payne
    David Payne Oct 28, 2014

    there are other things that you can still try or use. for example are you able to boot into the bios or cmos? that is done by hitting either delete button or sometimes fuction key F1 or

  • David Payne
    David Payne Oct 28, 2014

    fuction key F2.

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    David Payne Oct 28, 2014




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The first time that you run the XP install, when the computer boots you will see "press any key to boot from cd". Do that, let Windows load it's files, etc., then it reboots by itself. When that happens and the computer is starting back up DO NOT respond to the "press any key to boot from cd". Just let it go and Windows will continue by itself. You are not the first or the last to have that problem.
If this does not solve you problem, please do not rate this post until other solutions have been explored, as hardware issues can cause the same problem(s), but try this first.
If you have the wrong disk, there isn't much recourse other than buying a new disk :-(

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SOURCE: Windows XP operating system does not load.

You need to repair your windows xp installation.
Insert the xp install cd and power off - then power on your pc.
If the screen says "press any key to boot from cd" then do that.
It takes a while until you get to choose options.
Choose the repair previous installation option by pressing the R key when prompted.
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SOURCE: Windows Xp does not load Tried safe mode and all

send me an e-mail and i will help you obtain this software my e-mail is [email protected]

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SOURCE: Machine shuts down when loading Windows

hi looks very confusing to me....fist u say pc is running the it turns off.....but also RUNNING....what is running/? is power to ur pc on or off/? as u also say u have to disconnect or pc from the power outlet....looking all this means to meu have a problem with ur powerpac and needs replacing or ur setting is wrong in power option
u can email me on [email protected] and i may be able to help u more if u give me more details

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SOURCE: My Emachine T5010 reboots on Windows loading screen.

Before windows loads press F8 on the keyboard to get an advanced menu.
choose the option that says disable automatic restart on error and see what error you get.
Also try the Safe Mode option.
That click sounds like the harddrive is failing.

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