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Pc Crash Help

gryphon

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jan 16, 2007
Messages
1
#1
Whilst trying to print something of the other day, the PC crashed.
A blue screen came up with 3 options, Setup, something else and Recovery =F10.
I tried the F10 option and nothing.
I have tried switching off and starting up again, the screen is blank, the fan/processor is wising away in the back ground.

Any suggestions of stuff I can try myself, before I take it to somebody.

There’s a wee shop on Duke st close to me anybody tried him before.
 

Jamey

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2006
Messages
333
Location
Telford, UK
#2
Either you corrupted some system files or your computer has been infected with some form of malware.

The quickest and safest solution is to perform what's called an "in-place reinstallation" of Windows XP, also known as a repair install. Microsoft's article is here: How to perform an in-place upgrade (reinstallation) of Windows XP

You will need your Windows XP CD, a couple of hours and some patience. Most of your files will be kept; please carefully follow the instructions on that page.

There’s a wee shop on Duke st close to me anybody tried him before.
Which town do you live in?