I'm trying to help her on the phone, but I've never seen this problem before so I don't know what to tell her. Back to top #10 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 16,168 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:34 AM Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:02 AM It is possible that your boot.ini is corrupt. Only show blinking underscore solved desktop power button keeps blinking .dell desktop power button solid amber and the green light under the power button solid.green, not blinking. After it does this, the power button on the tower blinks orange.
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I am able to get to BIOS and the boot menu but that is it. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. by CrazySheepInstall Vista XP by revengexx14Vista-lizing your old XP computer: the ultimate tutorial by 4_t477_guyHow to remove a virus from a PC using Windows Defender Offline by dc1976Changing Windows Vista to see this
At some point my desktop (XP-Pro) started to vanish...periodically blinks (around 1x per minute) and the cursor is lost from previous function (as typing this message). Re-design6 years agoReplyYour cursor blinks all the time. I can't find a 375w psu on newegg but I did find a 380w one...would this work with my machine? 380w psu Should work fine. __________________ TSF does not support assistance A couple of people tell me some update caused the problem on some dells but I can't verify that or even say if it was an MS, Dell or some other
Add ImagesxWe noticed you attached photosto your comment.Did you make this instructable? When you tried the repair using the XP disk, how far does it get into the process before it goes to the dark screen? If you press the button, nothing happens BUT if you hold the button down for a few seconds the computer turns off all the way (no more blinking light). fiLmNut Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help 4 01-21-2011 06:33 AM Need some help.
Thanks again for all of your responses and I am sure that I will be asking another question at some point in the future. Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, I have used it many, many, many times in order to resolve a problem I encountered here in our computer repair shop, so much props goes to you guys. dazzle07Mar 25, 2009, 6:58 PM I am having the same problem.
I'd guess the current power supply is around 350W-400W. __________________ TSF does not support assistance through email or private messages, please keep all questions in the open forum. 03-19-2011, 10:55 I just tried it again with "fixmbr \Device\Harddisk0\Partition1" and upon exiting Recovery Console and rebooting, I am greeted with "Invalid partition table_" instead. Copy the below two files to the root directory of the primary hard drive. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
If this doesn't work we can start looking for other causes. http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-do-I-stop-the-mouse-cursor-blinking-in-windows/ My processor speed, ram amount and all others look correct.When I press f8 repeatedly I don't get to the advanced startup screen, but the screen with a dos like blue ribbon Windows Xp Blinking Cursor Top Left If I recall correctly the 9100 uses a standard ATX power supply. __________________ TSF does not support assistance through email or private messages, please keep all questions in the open forum. Computer Boots To Black Screen With Blinking Cursor early response team! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feeeed me Seymour...
How do I rectify the problem? 3 3 Paul_Tikkanen Provost Posts: 80,009 Member Since: 07-13-2010 Message 4 of 34 (165,625 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: when I try to boot up Completely unchanged. 6. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Sometimes chkdsk will run on startup if it detects there might be a problem with the harddrive.
number 13Mar 25, 2009, 8:06 PM I'm will to bet it has something to do with MSFT updates /hotfixes, I did a wipe and reinstall of XP not long ago and Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Operating Systems Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful Some possible causes of interference are: * Power, keyboard, and mouse extension cables * Too many devices on a power strip * Multiple power strips connected to the same electrical outlet Internet explorer was not touched...the restore point is a few months away and lots of new software was installed after ...such as Mathematica and Corel that I cannot get again so
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All indicator lights are green on back, thats good. How does that make any sense? Using the site is easy and fun. hmmm, if it's not getting far enough for F8.if it can run Xwindows on knoppix, then video hardware is OK and RAM too.
Click here to Register a free account now! No particular pattern, about every 20 seconds or so. 20 seconds on, 20 seconds off. Comodo has these for free for the home user and a system checker that works pretty well. TheresMoreToMe Resolved HJT Threads 26 01-26-2011 05:48 PM REMOTE Hacker - Bank Accounts, Email, Facebook and Administration Control Hello Tech Support Members.
the system came up and is usable from the Live CD. It may appear to hang or even back up at times...this is normal, be patient. 0 #15 happyrock Posted 29 May 2007 - 05:47 PM happyrock Tech Moderator Retired Staff 9,285 My computer is completely screwed! Will it boot into F8 safe mode?Maybe it's trying to boot up from a USB device?
I have also tried booting into Safe Mode, which also does nothing. or trying to any way. Just a few extra questions for you if you don't mind... "All indicator lights are green on back" <-- What indicator lights? Do this with a malware checker also.
solved Help! Showing results for Search instead for Do you mean or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Usually malware and hardware issue won't allow this to run, so I'm kind of curious what the response was. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Results by jimmy-jam · 6 years ago TsVk!
Please help. You said you have a Windows repair cd, is this a proper XP installation cd or a Dell recovery cd? 0 #5 quin8484 Posted 28 May 2007 - 02:58 PM quin8484 Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. by robo_dev · 6 years ago In reply to that's a tough dog how to do system restore from recovery consolehttp://www.icompute.info/System_restore_from_xp_cd.htm 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Great minds think alike...
Login Remember me? I even checked up all the startup processes, nothing out of the ordinary. Serial, USB, secondary SATA controller.At this point I would jump into recovery console and start poking into the registry and maybe start trying to kill services or inspect individual system files