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Windows will not boot and keep asking for user name

By elgreekoo
Jan 30, 2011
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  1. My pc crashed today, i tried to boot and repair but it crashed again with a message that windows had to shut to prevent damage, i then tried to do a recovery using the f8 but at around 15% it craqshed again, i contacted a friend who said it was a ram, i changed the ram and when i tried to boot and do recovery, the system kept asking me for OTHER user and password, to cut short, nothing worked, it keeps asking it for everything even safe mode, prompt comand, anyne have any idea that might helo?:)
    thaqnk you
     
  2. Mark56

    Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,889

    My first thoughts on this is that you have a problem with your hard drive, please follow this guide below. Obviously in your situation you will need another pc to create the diagnostics disc.

    If the drive passes on all tests then you may be looking for a virus. As your drive will not boot you will have to remove it and connect it up to another PC, then download and update the software from below, do not have both AV's active at the same time.

    http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/support.aspx?mkt=en-us

    http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php
     

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