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Windows XP boot failure

by gansbab / October 22, 2007 4:59 AM PDT

Hi all,

I am having the following problem.. Please help.

My Laptop running on windows XP Home just fails to boot up.
It also does not start in the Safe Mode, (system freezes).
When I tried to boot using the Recovery CD, the system just shuts itself down.
If I try using the CD to boot, it simply shuts down after a few minutes.
I am stuck.. Please help.

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"using the CD to boot, it simply shuts down after a few minu
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2007 5:34 AM PDT

"using the CD to boot, it simply shuts down after a few minutes."

That sounds like an overheating laptop. Tell me about your yearly cleaning.

Bob

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yearly cleaning?
by gansbab / October 23, 2007 3:21 AM PDT

Never did any..
What does it imply?
Please I am no geek so be a little gentle on techno-babbles..
The laptop does seem to make a lot of sound..thru the fan.

This has happended after installed Norton (dodgy version).

Whats the remedy??

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