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Clone desktop computer would not start up
\015 My friend gave me a desktop computer that have no name on it, so I would assume it is cloned. It would not go to the start up menu. It keeps on going back and forth to scanning the operating system but would not go to the xp main menu or start menu.\015
Reinstall WinXP on the same drive where the original one was and first try to repair the existing one by pressing boot from CD.....Hit any key. It will automatically start installation procedure till it comes with this message.....Found an existing windows installation & will offer u 2 choices. First try repairing it when the option comes up (after F8, if that does not comlete due to some error, then do fresh installion and since are using someone else;s PC, it would be advisale to do a clean installation after having formatted the enire HDD and start afresh, but make sure you have the Mother Boar CD, it has all the drivers for your motherboard and then the softwares according to your requirement. IF DURING FORMATING YOU NOYICE ANY BAD SECTORS< THEM NE CAREFUL BECAUSE THE HDD may have sustained some damage & if it has only logical bad sectors, then it can fixed by anothersoftware. Try the the above first & if you don't suceed please post the nature of difficult/errors as it accured and then maybe myself or anyone who sees the post will defenitely help u out...................sodeep
If you mean running a hard drive scan such as CHKDSK (check disk) then you may have a failing hard drive. Try taking the computer into safe mode. (repeatedly press the F8 key after switching the computer on, then doing a three count--must be dont before the windows logo appears; choose safe mode or safe mode with networking). If the computer loads up normally in safe mode, then you have a software or harware conflict. If not, look at the hard drive.
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