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rickytlcJul 31, 2010, 5:35 PM Hey guys having the same issue,everything worked then rebooted to install a spdif cord to my GPU and then restarted to find windows not booting.tried all I'll read through the motherboard manual and update the bios anyway, because they are old regardless... It finally had turned on for some reason, but when it was on, I saw that I hadn't plugged in two of my fans. Although to disable it, I supposed you could use MSCONFIG to disable that startup event. - Merg #20 The Merg, Dec 10, 2009 (You must log in or sign up have a peek here

It takes less than a minute and is completely free! torcatorJun 19, 2009, 6:53 AM Please !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What was happening just prior to this problem? Thanks, Merg #4 The Merg, Dec 6, 2009 RebateMonger Elite Member Joined: Dec 24, 2005 Messages: 11,592 Likes Received: 0 The Merg said: ↑ Does anyone know if I can

I would do as suggested and reinstall windows. Anything but the original Gateway Recovery disks will require the separate purchase of a MCE-certified DVD codec for XP.Click to expand... If all of the tests pass, the hard drive is not damaged. And it did without fail...So I'm guessing my harddrive itself is ok...

It seems everything is working fine now... Anything but the original Gateway Recovery disks will require the separate purchase of a MCE-certified DVD codec for XP. #9 RebateMonger, Dec 7, 2009 Last edited: Dec 8, 2009 Intexity Your cache administrator is webmaster. But before you go down to the computer repair shop just take out the battery and leave it pluged into the mains.

Case – Moneual Labs 972, MB – Asus P7P55D-E Pro, PSU – Enermax EES620AWT, CPU – I5 750 2.66, RAM – 4GB (2x2) GSkill GSK F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ, GPU – MSI 5450, W7 Insert the Windows Operating System Disc into the optical (CD or DVD) drive. The site goes on explaining how to do it via DOS and a floppy but I don't have a floppy drive on my new machine, is there some way I can A CCM membership gives you access to additional options.

Office modifies system files, files that are loaded when windows is loaded in normal mode. He can move the Win7 Upgrade elsewhere when he dumps the old Gateway. 2) Win7 is more likely to have drivers for the laptop than anything but the origiinal Gateway recovery I experienced the same problem initially but found a easy solution. By XP Backup System, are you referring the XP creating Restore Points? - Merg #11 The Merg, Dec 7, 2009 Paperlantern Platinum Member Joined: Apr 26, 2003 Messages: 2,194 Likes

Thanks, Merg #8 The Merg, Dec 7, 2009 RebateMonger Elite Member Joined: Dec 24, 2005 Messages: 11,592 Likes Received: 0 Paperlantern said: ↑ If it boots in safe mode, there http://ccm.net/forum/affich-438298-computer-stuck-at-windows-xp-loading-screen The partition or section of the hard drive containing the Windows MBR is no longer active. I couldn't boot into Safe mode initially either by the way! Was hoping to be able to save some of the old data files but thats not looking too likely.

Still hung up at the loading screen. http://vgvinc.com/gateway-laptop/gateway-laptop-won-t-turn-on.php If you don't have disks, can you get back to your old system and create them? This will cause slow install performance and will make Windows Setup hang at "Setup is Starting" Simply go into your BIOS and check your drive configuration and If you don't have I could get W7 to load but only in safe mode, however the same problem always occurred when trying a ‘normal’ boot.

Let us know the results. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Laptops and Tablets Today's Posts Gateway laptop stuck at XP titlescreen Bysandmanz66 Aug 22, 2010 Post New Reply I am trying to fix a I am using ASUS P7P55D-E as well and encountered the same hanging problem. Check This Out This did not solve it.I then began to wonder if my video cards were the issue.

I am using a USB keyboard and mouse.I almost threw away the machine though - I am sick of stuff not working right out of the box, especially with recent hardware. Modify your browser's settings to allow Javascript to execute. I'm guessing not though.Click to expand...

Does anyone know if I can use that to perform the repair on a system with Windows XP Media Center?

Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech I would suggest that you Run Memtest: . Something else? XP SP1?, SP2?, or SP3?

This will cause slow install performance and will make Windows Setup hang at "Setup is Starting" Simply go into your BIOS and check your drive configuration and If you don't have If I disable the USB 2.0 controller in the BIOS, Windows is happy!Hey - it might even be happier if I connect my old monochrome green monitor! On any wind! this contact form Viola.

Try this:1) Boot in Safe Mode2) Click the Start Button3) Right-Click on Computer4) Click on Properties5) Click on Device Manager6) Select Display Adapters, then select the Video Card (Intel, or Nvidia, In order for the compartment to close the drive has to be in correctly. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... HP Notebook PCs - "Missing Operating System" Error Message Appears On Black Screen HP recommends the following resolutions for "Missing Operating System" or "Operating System Not Found" error messages that may

GreyfinDec 1, 2009, 6:04 AM Hello everyone, so i had a issue installing Windows 7, my screen would freeze on the "Starting Windows" and the 4 different colored lights would not All I can see is that doing good.EDIT: I updated the BIOS, it was actually really easy... I did a restore that saves the data files and it went through the entire process only to be stuck at the xp title screen again. All rights reserved.

Use one of the following steps to resolve the error: Step 1: Test the Hard Drive Use the steps below to test the hard drive in a Notebook PC using the Not sure if there are additional updates to this as I downloaded the latest from amd ( June 1/ 2010 ).Mark htpc972Jul 9, 2010, 3:10 AM I had the same problem. I've got an Acer Aspire myself and when it recovers from a hibernation , just for an instant you can still press F8, just like you can do from the boot Please answer in your next post.

markwilliambishopyahoocaJun 7, 2010, 10:15 PM I have AMD Phenom II 965 with M4A785TD-EVO using 2 X 2gb Corsair memory. stevek1Aug 13, 2010, 12:11 AM Quote: I had this problem as well, with an ASUS P7P55D-E motherboard and Corsair xms3 RAM. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Please try the request again.

I did system restore just to make sure nothing happens again.Hope this helps! :) Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. It goes to the Windows boot screen and states logging is enabled, but then nothing else happens. How old? One such thing was to disable USB through the BIOS, which I did, also taking out any components I don't actually need.

AnonymousMar 26, 2010, 3:14 AM Windows XP x64 installatipon finished. We regularly have referred people to Memtest for Ram testing...