When I tried to start my computer running Windows XP yesterday, as I turned on the screen it was stuck at the "Welcome" screen. I had to reset it. After that, I got stuck at the point where the BIOS should load the OS - I turn on the PC, the Motherboard and BIOS post message shows up, then the blinking "thing" in the top left corner shows up 2 seconds, then everything is black. After I let it run for some time in that mode, it automatically restarts.
I'm writing this here from a Ubuntu 9.10 Live CD.
- What can I do to fix this?
- How can I find out what is wrong?
I'm a programmer and okay with doing (very) advanced things in that terms, so if you know something just tell me and I'll try