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Windows not starting on Acer 242lc laptop...

\015 Sir, Sorry to bother you. My Acer 242lc laptop, running Windows XP, crashed last night \342\200\223 I can\342\200\231t even get on to windows (I\342\200\231m using another PC to send this). Do you have any suggestions? Here is the whole story \342\200\223 My Avast Security said that it detected a virus, and then started to check through the files when I restarted the computer. At each virus it found, it asked me if I wanted to delete, move or ignore it \342\200\223 it recommended that if I didn\342\200\231t know what to do, I should move it, so that\342\200\231s what I did. When Windows finally came back on, everything seemed fine \342\200\223 a lot of the programs worked fine, except for \342\200\230Search\342\200\231; when I started the search, the computer restarted. Now whenever I switch it on, it\342\200\231s stuck in a loop \342\200\223 you get that page where it gives you choices: Do you want to start using... last known good start up, Safe Mode, Safe Mode with command prompt (though it doesn\342\200\231t actually give the command prompt), Safe Mode with Networking, etc. I\342\200\231ve tried using all these, but the same thing always happens: it goes to an all-blue screen that says, \342\200\230A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. Check to make sure you have enough disk space\342\200\231. It then suggests that I check I have enough disk space, try changing the video adaptors, check with the manufacturer for driver updates, check with hardware vendor for any BIOS updates, disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing, then it suggests starting in safe mode. Underneath it gives \342\200\230technical information\342\200\231, which just says STOP and then 0 x ... and loads of numbers. After that it says, \342\200\230Beginning dump of physical memory\342\200\231, counts to 100 then the whole loop starts again. My friend says I need to download a boot or recovery CD -- I don't know. I don\342\200\231t really mind losing any files, as I have most of them backed up, but I wouldn\342\200\231t like it if I lost the software for burning CDs and DVDs, as that\342\200\231s what I use it for most. Thank you, James.\015

Answers :

What happened here was that Avast found viruses that were probably attached to system files the Windows uses to operate. Once removing them them your Operating system (Windows) does not have those files to function. If you have the Windows XP disc stick it in your cd/dvd drive and boot to it
\015\012you can do a Repair of your Operating System ( rewrites the operating system files and can be buggy afterwards) or
\015\012you can do a Clean install of the Operating system.(clean install will lose all your data)
James,
\015\012Dont worry..we can get it fixed...if u have backup of all ur files i suggest u just wipe the disk clean and start all over agin....
\015\012ur machine will become factory fit...for burning CDs u can get Nero...i will load it on to my website...
\015\012go to my website and visit FoamtDisk page...all deatils of re-installing OS is detailed there....
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\015\012give me a feedback of what u did !!!
\015\012hope u have the Windows Cd with u to re-install the OS
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