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floppy disk fail and windows won't load past windows logo screen

Q: floppy disk fail and windows won't load past windows logo screen

hey so for no reason as far as i can tell i started having this problem today my computer was working fine for awhile this morning but then a bit later when i tried to open firefox the computer froze for no reason kinda wierd since that has never happened before so i restarted it now what happens is it displays an error that says quot floppy disk s fail quot and i have to press F to continue i don t know why it would do this since my computer doesn t have a floppy disk drive then when it gets to the screen that shows the windows XP logo and the loading bar at the bottom the screen before your desktop loads it works for a few seconds normally then the little loading disk logo won't floppy screen load windows past and windows fail bar at the floppy disk fail and windows won't load past windows logo screen bottom slows down a whole lot and goes really slow and just stays like that the computer won t load past that point it just stays on that screen with the xp logo and bar going really slowly so has anyone seen this problem before what should i do i don t really feel like reformatting again i m running windows xp home edition by the way nbsp

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Preferred Solution: floppy disk fail and windows won't load past windows logo screen

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I dont know alot about computers so please bare with me. I deleted alot of old programs (such as games etc) which I do not use anymore, *through the control panel add/remove programs*, then did a virus scan, and deleted what was found, and decided to go to www.microsoft.com and get the sp3.. after I installed, when I restarted my computer later, it gave me a black screen saying that it was shut down unexpectedly, and offers safe modes, last good config, and start normally, I have tried all three options, with safe mode, it freezes the computer, with the other two, it boots to the windows logo screen, then it will restart the entire system. Is there any way to fix this? I did not get windows disks or anything like that when I bought the computer, I did create recovery disks, but have since lost one of them, so they aren't much help.

Thanks

A:[SOLVED] computer wont load past windows logo screen

lickitysplit87,

It's going to be difficlt without the XP CD, as that has the Recovery Console that we need in order to get your computer past the logo screen and into the OS.

Have a read here. If you feel confident that you can get the ISO burnt to disk, come back and we'll continue.

http://forums.pcpitstop.com/index.php?showtopic=150212

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A:Creating a Windows 8 Recovery Drive for an Inspiron that will not load past the Dell logo screen!! HELP

"Checking Media" and "No Boot Device Found" sounds like it's trying to boot from the DVD drive but not finding a Windows system disk.  You can try putting one in the drive.  If you don't have a Windows 8 system disk, you'll have to keep trying the F12 bypass (keep pressing it repeatedly...don't hold or only press once) to get you into boot options, and then make sure you select your hard drive.  You should be able to request a system disk from Dell (and you should anyway...even if you do recover from the USB drive).
ALSO: please remember that, unless you made an image of your hard-drive or used backup software, your "recovery" options will be limited to repairing the existing installation or reinstalling altogether.  If you reinstall, you could lose your files and settings.
For what it's worth,  my Inspiron started acting up after about a year (Windows 7) with overheating on high-demand programs (even with a cooling pad, plenty of ventilation and a desktop fan blowing on it).  That was followed by the slow performance you described and now I'm getting a "hard drive failure" error. 
I've seen other users report the similar issues with their Inspirons on these forums (and others) so I think we just got stuck with a lemon .  Hope you have better luck with yours....I've pretty much given up on mine and moved back to my old desktop.
 

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/t/19566236
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A:windows 7 won't load past logo

aveator1
I see you have been a member for sometime, but as this is shown as your first post
Welcome to Tech Support Guy
I would suspect the hard drive at best or another hardware fault -
Run a disk check utility from dos
http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287
 

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A:Installed Windows Service Pack 3 Now Windows won't load past Windows Boot Load Screen

Hi sirdanceal0t,
I had a similar problem when Windows XP SP3 was released it was only designed for Intel processors, so if you have a AMD processor it will cause your system not to load, if you are running a AMD processor if i were you try and get back to the System Restore Point or if that fails reimage your pc and just before installing SP3 looks for the patch/fix for your processor model, then install SP3 and it should all be fine.

On the other hand if you have a Intel processor i woulldn't know what to advise.

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A:Windows 7 STOP: 0x7B Refuses to boot past the windows logo screen

Edit: Thanks for moving this to BSoD, my mistake.

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A:can,t get past "windows logo screen"

What specific model Dell system?

How long have you had this problem?

Any onscreen error messages about problem or otherwise indicating a problem...before current situation?

Louis

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A:G500 - Won't load past logo screen or enable safe ...

Hi there, Friend -
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
Can you enter BIOS?
 
Firstly, perform the below steps:
 

Unplug AC adapter (remove from notebook).
Remove main battery
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds (power drain)
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Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
          
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A:Windows won't start up past logo screen

Try booting it while repeatedly tapping F8 that should get you into safe mode, it could be a damaged driver that the system can't load.

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A:Windows XP gets past the logo screen and then turns the screen black/bluescreen

http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN130053/EN#Error , scroll down to section on STOP 7B errors.
 
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A:HELP! Black screen after loading past windows logo

Ugh looks like it has something to do with my monitor just blacking out after being Not Optimum Mode for a minute, got it fixed

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A:xp wont go past windows logo screen but will start in safe mode

Turn off computer.

Turn back on - as soon as you've pressed the power button - tap F8

This will present you with a number of boot options. Select

"Last known good configuration" this and see if it works.
 

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A:[SOLVED] HELP! Network PC boots up past XP logo then hangs at blue windows screen

When you boot in Safe Mode can you give us any errors that should be in your Event logs?

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A:Can't boot past Dell Logo Screen after Windows installed needed updates!

pop disc in to do a repair installation, some dells have this as an option inbuilt

try hitting f8 on start up to access safe mode if you get in the type msconfig in the run box go to start up remove everything for now
http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
 

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A:Windows won't load past Starting Windows screen

Does the starting windows screen have animation all the time? Or does it become blank all of a sudden? Is there still a mouse cursor? Or is there a text cursor?

Safe mode works as expected?

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A:Windows 7 won't load past welcome screen

if it setup to a proxy sever that could be dangerous in it self Proxy severs attach to male ware and that sort of thing. Do you run any AV and mal ware Scanners before this happen.

You can try to see if you have a Recovery partition and perform a Startup Repair. Reference : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/repair-windows-with-windows-startup-repair/

Hard Drive Manufacturers have a hard drive diagnostic tool but I need the manufacture of the HD

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A:Load up to windows logo and then black screen

What hardware? Make make/model? what's the os?

Thanks, and welcome.

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A:[SOLVED] Floppy Disk Fail(40)...but I have no floppy drive..no startup

The BIOS was reset to default values. Enter the BIOS at startup and change the boot order priority to the sata hdd first. Locate the screen with the setting for the floppy drive and set that drive to disabled or none. If there's a setting called halt on disk errors change it to "no errors but keyboard" or something like that. Once you're back within windows run chkdsk c: /R to correct errors in the file system caused by the hard restart (answer y when prompted to schedule the scan at next startup and restart the computer).

What's the brand, model and wattage of your power supply ? The freezing wasn't necessarily caused by the antivirus, could have been caused by an underpowered power supply. With an overclocked quad core and a 8800GT you need a quality 700W+ supply. Locate the hardware monitor screen in the BIOS and report your temps, fan speeds and voltages.


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Don't ask me how I have an Apple OS on my comp the answer might violate the forums rules...but that OS isn't the problem.




Actually mentioning it already violates the forum rules. Please read them if you didn't already : http://www.techsupportforum.com/rules.php. Also read this. I'll pass this time cause it's your first post but I'll have to issue an official warning next time.

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I have a friend with exactly the same problem oldtoyboy - so I'll watch this thread with great interest!

I searched the forum and found this thread... but as Safe Mode does exactly what you're describing, I'm in a similar situation.

I feel it is a virus as it has occurred to two identical computers my friend is running on her home network... too coincidental and as her answer to "do you have antivirus?" was "I think so..." I'm not sure as to her level of protection before I came into the picture.

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Hi Breedlove, Welcome to Eight forums.

Found a link for you. Step By Step How to Solve Windows 8.1 and 8 Black Screen Issue upon boot | Virtualization blog

In short, you have to go to Safe mode and disable the graphic card and monitors and then reboot. If this resolves, fine. Else, update the drivers for your graphic card.

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A:Windows 8 won't load past splash screen

Have you tried deleting all Partitions so as the SSD drive no partitions is actually blank
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A:Floppy Disk(s) Fail (40) error but I don't have a floppy drive

You need to get into the BIOS and Disable Floppy drives. It should be on the same screen as the basic set-up.
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A:Xp wont load past windows splash screen

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A:Windows won't load past the welcome screen in normal mode.

Hello PlayaSP,


Quote:




DSS was apparently not available for download




Correct, and it has not been for quite some time. Have a look at our sticky topic http://www.techsupportforum.com/f174...xe-280436.html

Nor is HijackThis the preferred initial scanning tool in this forum.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs.


If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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A:Windows XP won't load past black screen of doom

Hello [/color]

Welcome to BleepingComputer
=====================Download [color="#FF0000"]OTL to your desktop.Double click on OTL to run it.
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netsvcs
%SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.*
%systemroot%\system32\*.dll /lockedfiles
%systemroot%\Tasks\*.job /lockedfiles
%systemroot%\System32\config\*.sav
%systemroot%\system32\drivers\*.sys /90
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A:Windows 7 64bit will not load past login screen... HELP!

Have you tried pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL on blank screen with mouse pointer to open task manager and start explorer.exe process?

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A:Windows xp wont load past screen with blue bar.

What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/475768/windows-xp-wont-load-past-screen-with-blue-bar/
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Before anyone asks I'm not sure of the system specs of the computer in question I bought it cheap off of a friend and he's doesn't remember the specs and I can't get into it to check them When I start up the computer it loads with a new loadup screen did not happen till after the problems started The screen says Asus Motherboard A N-SLI Deluxe It then goes to a screen that shows PCI device listing I'm not sure what it all is for At the bottom it says quot A disk read error has occurred quot quot Press Ctrl Alt Del to restart Occasionally it skips this screen and instead goes to the windows Splash screen but regardless of which it goes to I can't do anything else except restart the computer When I press F F or Computer past not load will windows splash screen. F it goes to either RAID Utility or Setup Utility and then I Computer will not load past windows splash screen. can't get any further with it without restarting and the aforementioned problems continue I'm fairly certain it's a virus my computer was showing signs of a virus in the days leading up to this problem but as Malwarebytes failed to show any problems with the computer when I scanned it I ignored the problems I'm also aware that all I may be able to do is wipe the harddrive and I'm fine with that I just want to be able to use it again though if it can be fixed without resorting to this I would appreciate it

A:Computer will not load past windows splash screen.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Rethis


Before anyone asks I'm not sure of the system specs of the computer in question. I bought it cheap off of a friend and he's doesn't remember the specs and I can't get into it to check them.

When I start up the computer it loads with a new loadup screen (did not happen till after the problems started). The screen says Asus Motherboard A8N-SLI Deluxe. It then goes to a screen that shows PCI device listing . . . I'm not sure what it all is for. At the bottom it says "A disk read error has occurred" "Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. Occasionally it skips this screen and instead goes to the windows 7 Splash screen, but regardless of which it goes to I can't do anything else except restart the computer.

When I press F8, F10 or F11 it goes to either RAID Utility or Setup Utility and then I can't get any further with it without restarting and the aforementioned problems continue.

I'm fairly certain it's a virus, my computer was showing signs of a virus in the days leading up to this problem but as Malwarebytes failed to show any problems with the computer when I scanned it I ignored the problems. I'm also aware that all I may be able to do is wipe the harddrive, and I'm fine with that. I just want to be able to use it again, though if it can be fixed without resorting to this I would appreciate it.


Sounds like a Hard disk issue.Run chkdsk

A- CHKDSK /R /F:





Quote:
Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as administrator) Command Prompt.

Do this for each hard drive on your system.

When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter.

Then reboot and let the test run.

It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors.

See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.



B- Elevated Command Prompt:





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Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)

At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"



C-CHKDSK LogFile:





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Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter

Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.

Double click on the Source column header.

Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Win7) (winlogon for XP).

Copy/paste the results into your next post.



Disk Check

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A:dell bios load then black screen no windows logo

and welcome to the Forum

If a repair install did not help, probably your best bet is a clean install. You can take the drive out to salvage any data you cherish that is not backed up.

You can get a reinstallation guide specific to your Dell here
http://support.dell.com/support/topi...n&s=dhs&~ck=mn

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A:Windows Vista won't load past login screen, after many problems.

Hello, well, interesting situation here, Hardware or software, If able post this log : Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
If unable , can you check your hardware please : Memory Diagnostics
and this one : HD Diagnostic

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A:Dell Laptop w/ Windows 8 won't boot past dell logo screen

Hello Univers789,
Re-installing windows is the last resort. So before doing that, you can try the steps mentioned below which might fix the issue. 1. Restart the laptop and start tapping the F2 key at the Dell logo for enter the BIOS. 2. Navigate to the “Advanced” menu. 3. Change the SATA operation/selection in BIOS from Intel Smart Response to AHCI. 4. Press F10 to save changes and exit. 5. Reboot the system. 6. Go back into the BIOS by tapping the F2 key and change the SATA operation/selection in BIOS from AHCI to Intel Smart Response. 7. Save changes and exit by pressing the F10 key. 8. Reboot the system and it should boot normally into Windows. In case the above steps don’t fix the issue, run the Pre-Boot System Assessment (PSA / ePSA) Diagnostics. Run the test and check if gives any error code. Note down the error code and update me with the same, would let you know the next course of action. Please write back with results. 

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A:GTX580 Black Screen/Reboot in Games, Windows Logo, even at Bios load

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A:pc dont load past windows sign blue screen crash+cant boot from cd

As the help you need is more repair OS rather than crash debugging I've mored this to General discussion where somebody should be able help.

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A:Windows vista wont load past microsoft corp loading screen

See if you can boot to repair options
you create a recovery DVD, you may be able to boot to recovery options
Create Recovery DVD

The Vista recovery disk is used to boot Vista when it won't boot - to run Startup Repair, System Restore, access a Command Line, Recover using a Vista Backup Image, etc.
System Recovery Options

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If Vista still will not start, try booting into Safe Mode to run sfc /scannow to repair System files.
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Below is a bulletin distributed by MS to explain the start up procedure when Windows will not boot.
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A:Repeated System Crashing, Wont Load Windows 10 Past Login Screen

I don't know if I can help you with this, but I'll give it a try.You may also want to post over in the Internal Hardware forums to have one of the experts there take a look at this:    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/7/internal-hardware/  Start with these free, bootable diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.htmlOnce you get into Windows, Let's try looking at these 2 sets of reports:1)  Please run this report collecting tool (even though you may not be reporting BSOD's) so we can provide a complete analysis:  http://omgdebugging.com/bsod-inspector/When done a Notepad document will open with the name of the file and it's location.By default it'll be a .zip file located on your DesktopSimply upload the .zip file with your next post and we'll move on from there.If it doesn't work for you, then please try this:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/2)  Please do the following:- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")- right click on the "Administrative Events" heading- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."- save the file as Admin.evtx- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility:  http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html Finally, while waiting for a reply, please run these free hardware diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.html  

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A:Laptop wont load past windows page, stuck with black screen and cursor

Since AVG 'cleaned' a virus - all bets r off as the problem could be a leftover from the virus. apparently, a (some) system files r damaged. Going forward, u might not want to run normally as an admin user. That helps keep malware from invisibly installing if the AV does not catch it. 1. have u tried booting to safe mode? If u can get there try this clk Start - type CMD -- rt clk cmd.exe and select Run as Admin when the dos window opens type 'sfc /scannow' let it run retry boot when done. 2. If u can't get there or that doesn't work put ur windows CD in and boot to that. Run the repair install - or it might be called upgrade. Just do NOT do a CLEAN install. That will not erase any of your data. 3. If that does not work If u get a Hiren's boot disk, or something similar. U can boot to that and most likely copy ur data from the drive prior to doing a clean install. This assumes the drive isn't corrupt which appears to be true since it gets to the Windows screen. 4. If not u will have to remove the drive and connect it to another computer as an external HDD to copy the data. 5. If none of the above works - u have come to the complete understanding of the word BACKUP................ good luck

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A:Windows wont load past XP splash screen safe mode only. Suspect inetavirus infection

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A:Aspire one 725 - Failure to load past Acer Logo

First, try a cold boot by pressing and holding the power button till the system shuts off. Then power up again. Report back. Jack E/NJ

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A:Windows 7 can't get past logo

in order for us to help you as quickly as possible please fill in your system specs was this an upgrade or format and install 32 bit or 64 bit what have you tried to solve the issue please include your power supply info in specs was this system functioning fine previous to windows 7 the more info the better

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A:Cant get past Glowing Windows 7 Logo

Since you say you can get into Safe mode and you have Malwarebytes, first off, try a Malarebytes scan in Safe mode. It is just possible, as you say , that you have something hanging around from a previous infection and MBAM has an even better chance of rooting out nasties when run in Safe mode.
 
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A:Windows 7 Not Booting Past Logo

Hyphen, welcome to the forums.

Sounds like the driver update broke something. Seeing as it is a laptop and you most likely didn't get an actual Windows disk follow option 2 here,

System Repair Disc - Create

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Download Windows 7 64 bit Repair Disc.iso

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A:PC won't boot past Windows Logo

According to me Your operating system has got corrupt..........
the best option is to take a backup of ur data and re reinstall the Xp........
This will definatly solve your problem...........
 

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A:Windows XP Wont Go Past Windows Logo Help!!!!

Have you tried re-installing your graphics card drivers?
 

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Can you tell us more about your system? Desktop or laptop, what is the operating system, what security software is installed and is it current, are your operating system, security software and drivers current?
 
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A:Solved: floppy disk fail ?

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Hello!

Please post the make and model for your computer if you have an OEM computer. If you have a custom built PC please post the make and model of the MOBO.
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Quote: Originally Posted by MAVE2ICK


So, Windows 7 Professional passes POST then gets stuck on the windows logo where i believe the kernal is loaded in..windows start-up repair wasnt useful.. and also i can load windows into safe mode without an issue...can anyone help/give me solutions or ideas on how to fix...thanks guys


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I replied to the thread you started at Tech Support Forum

In the future please do not post to more than one forum

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thank-you
 

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Hi,

Can you access the Advanced boot options?

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Choose Last known Good Configuration



   Tip
Use the up-arrow and down-arrow keys to move the menu’s highlight to Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced), and then press Enter as the mouse won’t work at this screen.


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A:Solved: BIOS Error: Floppy disk(s) fail (40)

Settings in BIOS that might influence this include choosing none for type of floppy drive and disabling the floppy drive controller.
 

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I have an HP Pavilion Media Center Desktop, running Vista Home Premium OS..Every time I try to log on, or re-boot, it gets to the HP logo screen, and stalls there. Also my DVD drive is not reading properly, so I know I am at a disadvantage trying to boot from a disk. The screen I am describing, does have options at the bottom. <esc> boot, <setup> F10, <system Recovery>F11..The ONLY two that even tries to do anything is esc.....It says booting...but stalls, and F10 (recover) button. It does the same, says restoring, but stalls also. Any help would be VERY much appreciated.


Thank You,

Phil Heard

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Can you boot into safe mode?

Exact system model, please?

Have you checked the HP website for possible solutions?

<<...it gets to the HP logo screen, and stalls...>>

You mean that the HP screen has options indicated at the bottom?

Louis

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