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Unable to boot windows

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September 12, 2009 7:35:22 PM

after power-up and post, all hardware detected ok by BIOS, curser just sits at bottom of page, flashing, and refuses to load windows xp or start the cd player.

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a b V Motherboard
September 12, 2009 7:49:00 PM

Make/model or system spec including psu?
New build?
Did this PC ever run before?
What was the last thing you changed/did before the symtoms started?

As a quick fix attempt:
- power off and pull *all* USB cables from the tower. (Oh this is a tower, right? not a laptop?)
- remove keyboard and mouse if not done already.
- power up and let it boot as far as it will.
- power down. Install keyboard and mouse. boot up.

If it works, plug in USB cables one at a time. All should be OK.
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