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\015 I've a Dell 9150 running XP Professional which had some problems with viruses yesterday, which my McAfee seemed to be finding and inhibiting. I then ran a full McAfee scan, which identified and removed some apparent issues. The PC was then closed down. \015\012On re-boot this morning, it's only runnning as far as a black screen with a blue top bar and a message "Loading PBR for descriptor 2... done" which only stays on the screen for a brief period. Then the screen stays black and the start-up gets no further.Would you have a view as to what is happing, please? Thanks.\015

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I suspect that the viruses had infected some of the files that windows needed to boot up. The moment you ran the Mcafee, the scanning might have deleted or quarantined those files. That is the reason you're having this Loading PBR message because it is now trying to boot from the network and not from the hard drive. You will need to repair windows using the CDs that came with the computer (the Operating system CD/DVD) and run CHKDSK /R at the screen where it says 'repair your computer using the command prompt". If this does not work, chances are, you may need to reinstall windows and everything and that all information in your hard drive will be wiped out.
PBR Description mean that the dell is unable to find the hidden partition on your dell computer so you need to check if hdd is detected else you need to do a pc restore or operating system renstallation
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