Having problems with your Compaq PC Desktops ?

Compaq desktop When turning on my puter it only shows COMPAQ on the screen. It will not go to the desktop. No start menu


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It's ram or HDD problem check your HDD & RAM on other PC if HDD & RAM are ok check your CPU or Motherboard
Try to reformat your OS, it is because it might be distructed...
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Compaq desktop When turning on my puter it only shows COMPAQ on the screen. It will not go to the desktop. No start menu


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