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Cant start windows at all

By dlfarkas
Jun 22, 2008
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  1. hi, i started to load a program and then windows froze and went to a black screen and stopped dead. turned off computer and tried to reboot and nothing. hit f8 key, tried to boot in safe mode and nothing, tried restore and nothng, tried safe mode again and it started to run but stopped dead at

    windows\system32\drivers\viaide.sys and sat there.......

    my system did not come with the xp home cd.

    can anyone help me here

    thanks all
     
  2. larryiam

    larryiam TS Rookie Posts: 577

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