2
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2answers
231 views

Laptop won't boot, restarts on its own + black screen

yesterday I was playing on my Win 7 laptop when suddenly my screen went into this colorful faulty state, something of this , though not exactly. And a second after my laptop died starting itself up ...
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1answer
50 views

Laptop won't stop restarting, never fully loads windows

I recently restarted my computer, and it loads to the 'starting windows' page, then shows a grey page, goes blank, and restarts. It has been continuing this process non-stop. I have tried loading it ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Hard drive restore on reboot on windows embedded

My company has an old out of service device with windows embedded on it that we want to re purpose. Any changes to the drive (SD Card with 2 partitions), (ie: installed software, ip address, system ...
0
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1answer
57 views

My D Drive is Read Only

After failing to import data from one Oracle database to another (in my D drive) my computer hung and I had to manually reboot my machine. Now my D drive is read only. I cannot create files, add ...
2
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1answer
556 views

Hang during reboot

I've recently installed a second HDD bay in my laptop, but now, every time I issue a reboot, the computer hangs for about 1m30s (completely freezes on a black screen, with the fans at the maximum ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

My computer restarts and cant find my hdd

So, sometimes when i'm playing League of Legends or Diablo my computer will crash: I can still watch already loaded videos (youtube) for 1 or 2 minutes; I can still move the mouse pointer; I can't ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Computer doesn't boot, continuously restarts; possible disk error

I have shut down my computer two hours ago. When I open my computer it started restarting itself after showing the POST screen. I can open my computer with a Ubuntu Live CD or Windows installation CD. ...
0
votes
2answers
176 views

Remotely shutting down the system (restarting) and instant booting

Is there a way to perform a sort of "hard reset" on a remote system (running linux)? The issue i'm facing is related to one of the hard drives dying during I/O and becoming inaccessible - after ...
0
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2answers
358 views

After Windows XP install, I get an infinite reboot

I removed some malware and after restart, I get the infinite reboot. I have all the files saved, so I formated and reinstalled XP. That caused it to hang without ever booting. I then tried Windows ...
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vote
2answers
1k views

Win 7 crashes, PC reboots and says “Hard drive 0 not found” until I turn if off and on again

I recently made the move from Windows XP to Windows 7. Since then, when my computer is on for a few hours it always ends up rebooting without warning. Then the BIOS won't recognize my hard drive (hard ...
4
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2answers
264 views

Hard Drive Compatibility with Motherboard

Here are the current specs to put things in context: ECS P4VXASD2+ V5.0 Intel Pentium 4 Northwood 2.8 GHz 2x 512MB PC2100 DDR266 SDRAM Maxtor DiamondMax 10 250 GB PATA (IDE) HDD Gigabyte 52x CD-ROM ...