FreeDOS Root Fat Kernel

Can someone please help.comp upon start up won't load up. shows up Loading FreeDOS
Root Fat Kernels, then with flashing cursor the stops and won't load up any more no matter what i've tried. i can't even start up in safe mode. does this mean NOT GOOD???? if anyone can help. PLEASE HELP. thanks Paul M
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  1. what operating system are you running?
  2. rolli59 said:
    what operating system are you running?

    WINDOWS XP
    Intel (R) Pentium (R)
    Processor 2.8 GHZ
    System Bus Speed 800MHz
    System Memory Speed 400 MHz
    cache RAM 512 Mb
    Total Memory 512 Mb

    If any of that helps.
    Paul M.
  3. I read this and thought of my wife ...

    I can't help because you have posted in CPU's ... and I am no good at software.
  4. I'm confused... Are you having issues with freeDOS OS or win XP?
  5. croc said:
    I'm confused... Are you having issues with freeDOS OS or win XP?

    Need help. Comp upon start up won't load up. shows up Loading FreeDOS
    Root Fat Kernels, then with flashing cursor the stops and won't load up any more no matter what i've tried. i can't even start up in safe mode. does this mean NOT GOOD???? if anyone can help. PLEASE HELP.WINDOWS XP
    Intel (R) Pentium (R)
    Processor 2.8 GHZ
    System Bus Speed 800MHz
    System Memory Speed 400 MHz
    cache RAM 512 Mb
    Total Memory 512 Mb

    If any of that helps.
    thanks Paul M
  6. croc said:
    I'm confused... Are you having issues with freeDOS OS or win XP?

    Need help. Comp upon start up won't load up. shows up Loading FreeDOS
    Root Fat Kernels, then with flashing cursor the stops and won't load up any more no matter what i've tried. i can't even start up in safe mode. does this mean NOT GOOD???? if anyone can help. PLEASE HELP.WINDOWS XP
    Intel (R) Pentium (R)
    Processor 2.8 GHZ
    System Bus Speed 800MHz
    System Memory Speed 400 MHz
    cache RAM 512 Mb
    Total Memory 512 Mb

    If any of that helps.
    thanks Paul M
  7. Reynod said:
    I read this and thought of my wife ...

    I can't help because you have posted in CPU's ... and I am no good at software.

    Need help. Comp upon start up won't load up. shows up Loading FreeDOS
    Root Fat Kernels, then with flashing cursor the stops and won't load up any more no matter what i've tried. i can't even start up in safe mode. does this mean NOT GOOD???? if anyone can help. PLEASE HELP.WINDOWS XP
    Intel (R) Pentium (R)
    Processor 2.8 GHZ
    System Bus Speed 800MHz
    System Memory Speed 400 MHz
    cache RAM 512 Mb
    Total Memory 512 Mb

    If any of that helps.
    thanks Paul M
  8. This is a trick question, right? Sort of like...

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    How do you keep a (insert ethnic group) busy...

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    How do you keep a (insert ethnic group) busy...

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  9. PaulM check too see if you have a cd or a floppy disk in the machine - if not try too type - exit - and hit the enter key - dos comand aqnd reboot . ron
  10. My guess is you have a floppy disc, CD, or usb stick in a drive somewhere. remove it and try again.
  11. average joe said:
    My guess is you have a floppy disc, CD, or usb stick in a drive somewhere. remove it and try again.

    Thanks I"ll give that a try. Paul M
  12. Unplugged evrything out of CPU (one of which was a USB mem stick that one of the kids plugged in and forgot to tell me bout.), restarted it and BAM loaded straight away. Y didn't i think of that first. thnx to all for ur advise. Hopefully will never have to ask bout it again. THNX again all.
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