Helpful +2 Report djisnasty Apr 27, 2010 at 08:09 PM as for the hundreds of windows thats referred to as a "fork bomb". I dual-boot and I run chkdsk /r on my XP install from Win 7...and on my Win 7 install from XP. But they are very dangerous. Instructions and a download link are available here: http://www.vistape.net/ You can test the hard drive(s) using diagnostics from the manufacturer. this contact form
Also tried starting with the DVD unplugged and still the same. Reply With Quote December 29th, 2010,05:12 AM #7 SpywareDr View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage VirtualDr PC Specialist Join Date Apr 2005 Location Maryland, USA Posts 17,244 Bad DVD drive Now I work in the Telecom industry making more than I ever did in the pc/networking industry and I love my pcs again :P however windows never ceases to amaze me If it is not organized and cleaned regularly, it will cause slow startup and shutdown problems. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/501915/vista-hangs-on-startup/
Click here to Register a free account now! After a few reboots it goes away. Crapgame7 or 11 Back to top #4 jhayz jhayz BC Advisor 6,920 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:01:36 AM Posted 23 July 2013 - 12:48 AM Error Code - BIOHD-8, "A But I have never done that myself.
When it came to the Hard Drive test, it came back with: Error Code - BIOHD-8, "A smart test failed on the drive". It never got there, it started up as normal, no command prompt. I have tried booting with Vista CD to "Repair Windows Start-up Problems" and it found nothing wrong. Windows 7 Stuck On Starting Windows Fix The other times I tried after that I got the Repair Computer page instead of the Advanced Boot Option page which also always ended on a black screen.
Did you find the hardware tests in the BIOS? Computer Freezes On Startup Windows 10 Search all support All Support Software, Drivers and Updates Troubleshooting How to Product Information User Guides Cancel Example: “Laserjet P1102w driver” or “HP Pavilion 17-f002na will not turn on” Loading Results The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/vista-wont-start-freezes-at-startup-bar-screen/0551ad69-0a40-49b3-836d-38e004f49d1f I can acess a page that says "Phoenix - Award Bios Cmos Setup Utility" that has pages you can go to.
Helpful +17 Report lost1 Jun 15, 2009 at 05:16 AM OMG so many people have the same problem! Windows 7 Freezes On Startup Logo Up Next Article How To Use System Restore in Windows Up Next Article Access the Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10 or Windows 8 Up Next Article How To Force Windows Reply With Quote December 29th, 2010,08:00 AM #9 VLCT View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Intern Join Date Sep 2001 Location Australia Posts 284 I changed the boot order to 1 desktop appears active, but nothing works, ctrl-alt-del does nothing Can't find your answer ?
Funny enough there were no changes to these drivers that caused this issue. weblink You will need to use the activation key from the label affixed on the laptop.I am afraid that without a OS disc you will not be able to solve this, if click start task manager 4. For that you'll need an image of the laptop (restore to factory settings) or at least a OS disc (to do a repair of the OS only). Windows 7 Freezes After Login
Working... Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 04-05-2008, 11:37 AM #2 dai TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: west australia Posts: 78,002 OS: win 7 32x 64x If you can launch the factory restore process that came with the laptop, you'll lose all the settings and programs that you put on it afterwards, but at least you'll have http://twaproductions.com/windows-7/computer-hanging-on-startup.html Then when those steps are completed restart your laptop and run Winpe.
As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Running Boot Windows might seem like it's still trying to start but eventually you have to manually reboot your computer, only to see the same behavior again!Note: If you see a blue screen Also, there's this lloud.
TenPcMay 3, 2013, 8:12 AM Talk about freezing this Question made my IE9 freeze (Vista x32)! After updates. Newer drives use SATA cables and older drives use PATA cables.Note: A loose hard drive data cable can cause the same issues that a damaged one can but hopefully you checked Computer Hangs On Restart Windows 10 Thought so, I had a HD Failure with another computer a few years ago, I was able to use CHKDSK /r and was able to get it to boot after running
Thank you and Happy Holidays! You may have to reinstall your Vista. I would prefer to avoid factory restore since I cant make a back up through safe mode, but I ll try to contact manufacturer for OS disc or something. his comment is here If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box.
Report Adam G- Jan 6, 2010 at 04:52 PM I'm having this issue as well, I have been for years. Chkdsk /r cannot necessarily overcome every situation it encounters. When you get to the black screen, press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to bring up task manager. hii everyone can't open rtl8187 utility.
Crapgame7 or 11 Back to top #6 jhayz jhayz BC Advisor 6,920 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:01:36 AM Posted 23 July 2013 - 01:39 AM Popular imaging software http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx Popular After replacing the hard drive, you'll need to perform a new installation of Windows.If your hard drive passes your test, the hard drive is physically fine so the cause of the Is there any was I can test to see if the hard drive is the problem? What could this be - harddrive, fan?
It is midnight in my neck of the woods. Click "Repair Your Computer" –if you are not already on it, use the up and down arrows to maneuver to it and then press ENTER 5. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top jcritchie Posts: 17 This post has been reported. You may have a problem with your disk.
This is called Hirens download that and run it off start up.