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My PC suddenly offed with a blue screen and now can't start beyond welcome screen.

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  1. Blackrider1

    Blackrider1 Junior Member

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    Guys I don't know whether this is the right place to locate this thread. If this is wrong place don't ban me simply delete this thread.

    Just now I installed the Zone Alarm firewall I got from the downloads section and also the SEO Powersuit programme. And I have installed the little directory submitting software i got from the downloads section a little while ago.

    I was messing with SEO Powersuite to install it then suddenly the PC went off with a blue screen which said "dumping cache" or sth like that. I don't remember well. Now the computer doesn't start properly that it restarts again and again when it comes to the welcome screen. Same with Safe Mode.

    So I created a MS Dos bootble flash drive with my other pc (now im on it) and tried to boot the broken one. It works but with a small issue.

    It has recognized C: as the Pen drive. I can't access any other partitions D,E,F.. I think flash drive can't see the partitions in HDD. Can someone please figure out the problem?

    I just want to delete a folder in my HDD before I take this to repair ;)

    Thanks a lot.
     
  2. bertbaby

    bertbaby Elite Member

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    Can you boot in Safe Mode using F6? If so time to do a restore point to a date previous to the install of Zone Alarm.
     
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    I cant believe people are still using that Zone Alarm. Its a horrible program that messes up the registry so bad that MS recommends a complete reformat and re-installation of your OS if you want to remove it. This is the case with HP products such as printer software. Both of these types of application reap havoc. If you want to run a firewall use a hardware firewall and a good anti virus program.
     
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    I tried dude, then the machine was started in safemode, but only for about 10 mins. Then suddenly again the dump memory screen came and now can't boot either with safemode. It doesn't go beyond the welcome screen. Suddenly that blue sceen appears.

    Any method I can access HDD files at least with a cd or a pen drive?
     
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    A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, i
    He said he can't.

    @OP:
    If all you want to do is to delete "a folder" and then send it in for repair, here is what you do:
    Download Knoppix. Get yourself a pendrive. Make the pendrive bootable, and put Knoppix on it.
    Knoppix is a Linux Distribution. Don't worry, it has a GUI and everything. Within Knoppix Mount your C:\
    Delete the Folder you are talking about, and send the PC in.

    If you want a clean install, instead of deleting the Folder, format C:\ altogether.
    Your System is probably compromised due to pirated Software I assume?
    Reformating & Clean installing is the safest bet. Never trust a compromised System.
     
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    Try to Boot it in Safe Mode..if it not works then it means your Media Disk(Hard Disk Harware Part) is Slipped and say bye bye Hardie..!!
     
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    bertbaby Elite Member

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    Knoppix can work but you can also try Ultimate Boot CD (www.ultimatebootcd.com) which will allow you to see your hard drive. It has saved my ass more than once.
     
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    pls delete duplicate post?
     
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    @OP Sorry to hear that, but you are not alone :)

    Quick question to both of you.....
    have tried these recently? and will they work on WinXP or any OP system?
    The reason I asked is because my daughters laptop went haywire last week,
    so far so similar to OP issues,
    and I might try a repair this weekend, if I was 100% confident this will work.
    Cheers in advance, I really appreciate it.
     
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    Hey I presume you have a Windows Operating system if Im not mistaken. You could do a repair without having to format the system, learn DOS commands or lose important files. If it were lets say windows XP, you will have a repair option when you boot, skip that an go on till it identifies your previous installation. Select it and hit enter then choose repair. That would do the trick. I usually do that when hit by a stubborn virus and get back all my important files however you would have to reinstall your previous programs from scratch . Anyway you will also get the opportunity to free your computer of unwanted programs taking resources especially those that might not show in the Add or Remove Programs. Its up to you. Hope that could help.
     
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    My PC is Win 7. Still trying to download all the software you have told. Thank you very much.
     
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    Good luck OP! If the drive is still spinning Knoppix or UBCD will give you access to your files.
     
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    Throw it in the bin and get a new one.
     
  14. fistor

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    I cant speak for UBCD, the one and only time I used that must have been a few years ago.
    But yes, Knoppix works on any given OS.
    That is because its an OS itself, and you boot onto it directly (through BIOS and/or Hotkeys), and not your primary HDD (C:\).
    "Works" means you can boot into it, and run this and that operation. I'm still unsure about what you are trying to accomplish though.
    Deleting files will work, if the HDD isn't damaged itself (highly unlikely). Formating works too.
    "Repairing", maybe! Depends on the situation, really.
     
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