Gateway laptop wont boot

My laptop is Gateway MX8716B PA6A. After pressing power button blue led blinks and nothing happen. Ive tried to take out the battery and start on ac adapter and it wont start too. Ive tried also to take out battery and wait few hours, taking out the hard drive.. What could be the problem? ...

gateway laptop wont boot up

gateway laptop will not boot up in windows or the bios. the monitor is just black. i hear a fan on. gateway laptop model 450SX4. i tried changing the memory and reset the hard drive. ...

Ubuntu Gateway laptop wont boot from USB stick

I recently decided to kick Vista to the curb and install Ubuntu on my Gateway laptop. I was able to install an old version of Unbuntu (9.1) from a DVD. I want to try out other distros, so I tried to use UNetbootin to make live installs on a USB stick. I have put several different versions of Linux o ...

linux wont boot after Freeze

my redhat 8.0 box froze up yesterday leaving me no chose but to powerdown. now it wont boot. it getts going but then starts doing file system checks and drops me in to a recovery shell so i can run fsck and e2fsck.is there a way i can kick this box back in to life without the full re-install?any ide ...

Ubuntu Wont Boot After Doing Updates

I got all installed and working fine some time ago thanks to the Ubuntu Forums. I did some basic updates and now Ubuntu wont boot.I figured first off I would download the UBUNTURESCUEREMIX1104.ISO to try to just get into the system.The screen I get when trying to boot is:Booting 'Ubuntu, kernel 2.6. ...

Can Anyone Help Me? IE Running Slow, Spybot Wont Boot, AVG Wont Update...

Can Anyone Help Me? IE Running Slow, Spybot Wont Boot, AVG Wont Update, but it found viruses only I don't have the "Pro" version so it wont get rid of them.IE wont run at all sometimes, and other times it just runs very slow.Sorry my "Hi-Jack This" log is so large (I have a 120GB ...

wont boot from CD

I had knoppix 5 booting to on my IBM laptop but then I tried a cheat-code ,well several, I was trying to free up my dvd rom so I tried "knoppix tohd " this sudo-install failed. Now it wont boot from the dvd rom it insists on looking for the cd in /dev/hda which is my hard drive.help please ...

Asus A8N sli deluxe wont boot

I have asus's new sli board and an enermax 600w sli power suply. 1 stick of 512 ddr and a nvida 7800 gtx video card and amd's 64 3000. Ihave checked all the connections more times than i can count, they all seam to be in place. The problem i am having is the system wont boot up for the first time. t ...

mandrake wont boot on my hp laptop

i installed mandrake on my laptop, but it wont boot, during the installation process, it said the graphics werent configured, so i clicked the button to configure it. there was no option for a mobility radeon there, so i just chose "radeon." can anyone help me with this? o, and im doing a ...

Ubuntu 10.10 wont boot unpluged

Im very new to this.However i have got rid of windows 7 of my laptop and installed ubuntu 10.10 So for the past week or so have done a lot o testing and stuff.laptop i have is hp pavilion tx 2000 model tx 2130ea.Problem i have is laptop wont boot when unplugged but boots when plugged in.When it star ...

a8n premium board wont boot

i have an a8n sli premium board that wont boot. I was overclocking my memory when bios crashed while saving. after that pc wouldent boot. power was flowing as all fans ect started spinning, i can hear the harddrive going through post, its a sata hdhardware is a8n sli premiumamd 4000 ath 64 939pny 78 ...

Ubuntu 10.04 Dual Boot, Add graphics drivers and now wont boot!

Ok so getting fairly annoyed with windows 7 now and have been gradually turning to the darkside with ubuntu on nearly all my machines now, so tonight it was more fed up than usual with my main PC and decided to install Ubuntu 10.04LTS on it.Its an AMD64 Dual core X7750, 4gb mem, soundblaster audigy, ...

computer wont boot from the cd drive

ok heres my problem i have xp sp2 installed on my comp right now my windows xp cd is service pack1 so when i try to run the setup straight from windows says i have a older version of windows setup cannot continue, ok so i restart change my bios to make cd drive boot first and hd boot 2nd, computer w ...

Ubuntu wont boot after installing Nvidia driver

Hello, I installed the Nvidia accelerated driver and rebooted. Now Ubuntu wont boot to the log in screen. The Dell logo appears then the boot menu then when I choose Ubuntu, the screen goes blank and gets stuck there. Any help appreciated.I have a partitioned install of 10.04.1 with Win7 on a Dell X ...

PC Wont boot after memory setting change!

In the BIOS settings on the asus premium motherboard i changed a couple of the memory timing settings, now the pc wont boot at all, nothing coming up on screen. Is there anyway to get around this? ...

please help, pc wont boot

Hola..Pc wont boot, motherboard led comes on, keyboard lights flash, fan starts, can hear HDs start spinning, but nothing on screen, not even BIOS, nothing. Buddy of mine lent me graphics card that he swears works right, which I put in temp to check whether mine was to blame maybe; not that either, ...

Computer Wont Boot**** No Beeps

My computer specs are:Intel Pentium4 660 Hyper Threading 3.6Gigabyte LGA775 GA-81945P (PRO)(-G)G5 looking Case with (New) Enermax SLi 535w ATX 12v v.2.02x 512 ddr20 668MHz Dual channel(With heat sinks)XFX Geforce 7600GT2 Dvd drives320GBZalman Copper Heatsink/Fan - 92 mm2 80 mm Fans(1 front, 1 back)2 ...

Help-laptop wont boot cos screen cable damaged

Help-laptop wont boot cos screen cable damagedHi,I have a Compaq nx7000 that wont boot because the screen cable / connector is damaged somehow. The first symptoms were random white lines on the screen and freezing up. Then blank screen and the machine wont even POST.I managed to get it to work again ...

PC wont boot up

I have a KV8 ABIT MOBO with 1 GIG ram running XPEverything was working fine until I tried to add another gig of RAM - went to the crucial site and ran their program to determine compatible ram - got the ram and installed it.PC wouldnt show anything on the monitor afterwards.So I removed the extra RA ...

My SuSe Live Cd wont boot

ok im new to linux and decided to go for SuSe...and just say good bye to microsoft and they'r endless problems.well.. the thing is i downloaded SuSe Live cd and it wont boot it just says "boot disk failure.. insert a bootable cd and continue"and I was wondering if anyone out there in the c ...

Ubuntu wont boot

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 on master hard drive and LinuxMint8 on slave hard drive i removed slave hard drive to install it on old pc i just bought on ebay but afer doing so Ubuntu wont boot.Could you please help me with this issue? ...

PC wont boot from CD's

So last Wed I noticed that my PC was acting really weird. A few quick examples, I couldnt remote into it and it was running really really slow. Well I went to reinstall XP and it wont boot from CD. It gives me the "Press any key to boot from CD" So its seeing that there is a bootable CD in ...

Windows wont boot

My computer wont boot. I was on a nascar.com when it locked up and restarted. it went to the boot menu, which it never does andi selected "start normally" and it went throught the loading process and just restarted. ive since tried all other options on the boot menu.1- safe mode2- safe mod ...

Wont boot please help

Hello. Well yeterday my comp shut down while i wansnt at it. I tried to turn it back on but it wont start. The Green Light on my motherboad is on so its getting power but when i press the power button on front it wont boot. I dont know whats wrong. Can someone help? ...

suse 9.1 wont boot

iv just updated suse linux that took about 15 hours to complete and now it wont boot it stops when it is loading the sound driver but i can still boot to failsafe, what do i do? i have gcc and g++ installed. ...

Done the checks and still wont boot

hi. i have got an E-System 3086 running on windows XP. i recently opened up my laptop to see if i could expand on it. To see how the things went together i took out the hard drive and the memory. I then obviously put every thing back together and started it up again and every thing was fine and it w ...

Desktop wont boot at all - HELP!!

im having trouble with my desktop, for some reason it wont boot up.i used it a few days ago, and it was working fine. but today it wont boot up. after you switch it on, the led of the hard drive stays on, instead of the usual flickering, and the cd and dvd drives led both keep on flickering, like it ...

Wont boot from cd or floppy

I have an old computer that had windows 98 on it, but I just erased the hard drive so that I could install Suse 10.1. The only problem is, my computer wont boot from either the cd or the floppy. In the bios, I set first boot drive as floppy and second as cd, but it still wont work. I am not very exp ...

My pc Wont Boot Up

there my pc wont boot up i need help! when i switch the pc on there is no picture and the fans continue to run constantly. my cpu is 2.0 ghz, 512 ram, 160gb, and i was on msn when i last used it. many ...

Toshiba Portege M405 wont boot light flashes

I have a Toshiba Portege M405 Laptop that is just over a year old and just out of warranty. The problem is that about 90% of the time when I hit the button to turn it on all that happens is the power light comes and nothing happens. Other times the power light flashes yellow and the cpu fan comes on ...

my dell dimesion wont boot

every body out therei have a dell dimesion 2350 that wont boot after a clean installation of windows xp professional with sp2.it has been displaying an error message of (NO BOOT DEVICE DETECTED) but i did some check ups and found out that my hard drive its okay(if i put it on different pc).i was usi ...

SATA RAID Drivers / XP wont boot

I obtained a legitimate copy of XP Pro through University as part of Microsoft's Academic Alliance. This came as an ISO and I successfully burnt it to CD. That CD works perfectly fine. However I formatted my old P4 which has 2 x Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 SATA HDs that was originally setup with RAID 0 ...

ubuntu wont boot. just shows black screen

hey, last night i was really happy because i made a proper install on ubuntu, whereas previously i was on WUBI. everything seemed really fine i did the multimedia guide and installed some essential software. i even restarted a few times to be sure. but the next day it wont boot. it just shows a blac ...

Updated kernel system wont boot.

I just updated my kernel to 6.10 with a bunch of numbers My previous kernel was 2.9. Now my system wont boot, it hangs right after hardware startup. I can still boot it under the 2.9 kernel so my question is how do I either uninstall the latest kernel or how do I fix the 2.10 kernel. ...

i messed up windows wont boot only FC3

ok well i jsut installed linux and know windows wont boot, i installed GRUB not poping up only linux. i installed linux on a 2hdd i have well at least i think i did . Know windows wont boot up. i disconnected the 2nd hdd to see if windows would come up nothing nor linux did the same with the 2nd one ...

Laptop sometimes wont boot

A friend of mine has a Compaq Presario v3000 laptop that is 2-3 years old. About a week ago she reported it wouldn't boot when the pwr button was pressed, no lights, no screen, no POST, no nothing. I got my hands on it and removed the HD to get some files off it, assuming it was in fact dead. After ...

PC wont boot up

this problem only started yesterdaythe pc wont boot up passed the motherboard screen like were it says press F2 for bios any ideas what could be wrong? ...

Windows XP wont boot

The title pretty much explains it. Windows XP wont boot to the desktop. When I turn the computer on, it gets to the loading XP screen then a blue screen appears briefly then it reboots. I entered the boot menu and checked boot orders, made sure all HDDs were connected, all drives, etc. I checked the ...

hp-compaq laptop wont boot

need help.. my compaq presario 2100 wont boot. at start up all led's lights up, dvd rom working even the cpu fan but it wont display anything not even the hp logo. same thing happen if i put an external monitor.. what's wrong woth it, please help!! ...

Ubuntu wont boot please help

ok i have ubuntu 9.10 on the second hd and vist on the first all was fine untill the other day now ubuntu wont boot at all and dont know why and this is not the first time last time i just wipped the hd and reinstalled but i dont want to keep doing that can someone please help me i am new and i want ...

Laptop wont Boot, Power and Battery light flash

I have a Dell Inspiron 1100 that I am trying to fix for a friend. The laptop wont boot as if the battery is not charged and her dog ate the power cord. I have a power cord from my old dell that fits it but when I plug it in, the Power light and Battery light repeatedly flash simultaneously and the l ...

my pc wont boot up

My Hewlet packard 8750 model with windows xp froze on me the other day and now won't boot any furher than power tothe fan and the hard drives spinning. I've uninstalled the cmos batery no luck, flipped the jumpers no luck. I get 2 beeps now but it just stalls after the power light and processsing li ...

System Upgraded linux wont boot..?

Sorry guys i am keeping you lil bzy these days, me getting to many probs..Anyways my problem is, i upgraded my hardware configuration like following:-1. Added 128 SD Ram to 256SD Ram = 384 SD Ram. 2. Added 80 GB HDD(Ide) to 40 GB(Ide) = 120 GB.Now linux wont boot after that, it gets some intial serv ...

Dell Inspiron 1000 wont Boot Correctly

When i go to boot my laptop, it wont boot correctly. what happens is that when i turn it on, the fan whurrles and the pwr light and the hdd light are on. i left it like that for a long time, and it does the same thing. Also, when i take out the CD drive, even with out powering it off, the HDD light ...

Ubuntu wont boot

I just tried installing ubuntu 8.04 from CD over my 9.04 system (I need to install 8.04 instead because 9.04 wont support my graphics card). I went into the BIOS and told it to boot from CD instead of the Hard disk and restarted with the CD in the drive.It wont boot.Either of them. 9.04 wont boot fr ...

DST short test failed...computer wont boot

My 6 month old laptop has needed 4 reformats so far because of disk problems and now it wont boot past the windows loading screen. i played around and i found a diganositc test that could be run through the bios and it passed everything up till one called DST short test and it failed. Thats the hard ...

Bsods, computer wont boot.

I have a Aspire Ax1300 then one time my brother told me ablue screen showed up, it was like 3 months ago and I have no idea what bsod was that time. so yeah i was like idc and i thought this was a one time error. the day passes by its been months im still stuck with a bsod. but last week is was fine ...

PC wont boot up

I have a small problem with my pc.Actually, I just switched it on today and I found a spark coming out of the power supply.I immediately turn everything off. I troubleshooted the problem to be the power supply itself. (I tried another working power supply on it and the cpu fan ran...so I concluded t ...

ubuntu 8.10 wont boot

all, after using ubuntu pretty happily for a year now, Ubuntu wont boot, Gets to grub loading stage 2, then nothing for ages, then the grub command line. not sure what to do from here, have tried using an old 7.10 install disk but after loading the kernel, the ubuntu start page with scroling orange ...

MC OSX wont boot

hi, i have a G3 (blue) and it wont boot past a blank light blue screen after the apple logo with the spinning circle at the bottom. its running OSX not sure what updates have been installed cause a friend has been using it for the past few months. i have tried booting to safe more (shift) and single ...