windows wont boot

By mayzon
Oct 14, 2006
  1. Im having problems trying to get my computer to boot back up. yesterday i updated the bios of my motherboard b/c i got a stop message saying that the bios should be updated, so i did. and now it wont boot up properly, it starts up normally, then when it gets to the windows xp loading screen, it takes a long time and then the screen goes black and it starts to restart again. i tried booting from the cd and repairing windows several times and nothing happened. ive also tried the floppy method but dir c: comes up with invalid drive. any help would be appreciated
  2. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,975   +9

    First, what BIOS do you have (or that you updated to)?
  3. mayzon

    mayzon TS Rookie Topic Starter

    my motherboard is a gigabyte ga-7n00, and i had the f5 version and now its f11
  4. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 TS Rookie Posts: 137

    You could try setting your Bios to fail safe settings.
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