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Alright, I'm sitting here on my backup rig cause my main one collapsed on itself. My Windows quite literally will not boot up at all. Even using the CD it cant get to the log on screen. It'll sit at the black Windows screen right before the log on screen, but then it'll reboot itself, in a continual loop. None of the safe modes work either. I have no idea whats going on. Anybody have any thoughts? Even my step-dad who knows quite a bit about computers cant seem to figure out whats going on.

Reps for anything that helps.
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Have you tried to clear the CMOS?
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eh, try booting from your CD and doing the recovery option to recover your windows installation. It reinstalls the system files to my knowledge. If you have had that installed for a while, a clean install wouldn't hurt anything. Why not stick the HDD in a second computer and back up your personal files and then do a clean install? It should only take a couple hours...
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boot to your windows cd and try to repair windows if that dosen't fix it...reformat....that fixes just about everything :-D
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Originally Posted by Puckbandit35 View Post
boot to your windows cd and try to repair windows if that dosen't fix it...reformat....that fixes just about everything :-D
Ah, the redundancy is soothing..
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Herein lies the problem. I cannot get to any screen aside from the Windows Setup (The blue one) It gets stuck there. And even using the CD I cannot get into the log in, in other words, I cant log onto my account and thus can't really do much of anything. I'm figuring I'll just take that HD out put into the crap computer I'm on now, copy my stiff over and use this computer to delete the partition on the other HD. I figure that'll work eh?
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post #7 of 8
That was what I suggested as your second option.

Good luck!
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post #8 of 8
have you tried booting to a live linux cd?
and if the computer is locked in a loop I have seen this problem cured as simple as unpluging a ethernet cable or opening the cd drive or removing a slave hard drive.
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