Computer wont boot and Windows setup cant find the HD

By Wrecked-D
Oct 16, 2007
  1. I was installing Photoshop on my computer when the power went out. The install didn't completely finish. Now when I try to turn the computer on it only goes to the XP logo screen. It won't go past that point and the little blue bar does move. I attempted to do a repair using the windows cd but it wont recognize my hard drives. I have 2 hard drives that are mirrored and I am using the correct raid drivers during the install. Do you guys think that I have a bad Motherboard? I can't think of anything else that it could be. I have already tried changing out the power supply and that didn't do anything.
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    Hello, Wrecked-D, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

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    With regards to your problem, can you get into safe mode? Press F8 a few times after the POST screens and before the xp loading screen, when the list of options comes up, press enter to start up safe mode.
  3. Wrecked-D

    Wrecked-D TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No, it sill hangs when it's trying to get into safe mode.
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