Problems loading XP

  LALAS 07:18 08 Apr 08

Trying to boot PC yesterday and this morning and receiveing various errors. Staretd with a BSOD, now getting "error Loading Operating System" or tries to load XP gets so far and stops, cant load in safe mode either.

Is the Hard Disk dead, the BIOS seees it OK. This is when you realise that backing up data is good.....

  Strawballs 10:42 08 Apr 08

Go into bios and see if it can see HDD

  Strawballs 10:45 08 Apr 08

Sorry should have read properly If bios can see it should mean that it is still working, you could try repair install that will install over the top and not loose all of your data.
click here

  BBW 12:32 08 Apr 08

I have used this option many times, follow it to the letter: click here;jsessionid=IW0IUOQMVPCYWQSNDLRSKH0CJUNN2JVN?articleID=189400897&_requestid=336798

  BBW 12:34 08 Apr 08

Seemed to have got that wrong: click here;jsessionid=IW0IUOQMVPCYWQSNDLRSKH0CJUNN2JVN?articleID=189400897&_requestid=336798

  BBW 12:37 08 Apr 08

Have I got right this time!

  Ditch999 12:37 08 Apr 08

and that one too!

  Ditch999 12:38 08 Apr 08

You manual link works OK :-)

  LALAS 20:38 08 Apr 08

disconected one of the HDDs and when I started Windows it forced a CHKDSK. Loads of errors reported and fixed, looks fine now. Thanks for the help

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