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Pc Crash Help


FPCH New Member
Jan 16, 2007
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.


FPCH Member
Jan 21, 2006
Telford, UK
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?