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Windows Me Problems

By zodon5
Jul 12, 2008
  1. Hi TechSpot. A few months age i got a windows me and it worked perfectly until i put a song from limewire on my computer then the computer turned it self off and when i turned it back on it booted up but it had a black screen with a blinking underscore. i need to get my computer fixed ASAP as i go back to school on tuesday............

    Help Me ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    You probably picked up a virus. Run your anti-virus program.
     
  3. zodon5

    zodon5 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    how do i run anti virus when as soon as the computer turns on in about 20 seconds it goes to a blackscreen with the blinking _
     
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Try booting into safe mode. As soon as you start the PC start pressing the F8 key. If you can get into safe mode and be stable, then you can run the anti-virus program.
     
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