Hi. I have encountered a problem with a couple of PC's I've been given to fix. They won't boot and display the error 'file windows/system is corrupt' If I reinstall Windows it works fine for a while then after a week or so bang - the same problem. I've swopped out the main components - memory, mainboard graphics etc but this keeps comin back. Anyone any thoughts what the main cause of this might be? You can get all my contact details at www.barrada.co.uk thx Paul
Or he's using VIA chipset boards, you'd be amazed at how many times a simple configuration issue makes their hard drive controllers go loopy.
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Nothing from VIA surprises me, that's due to the fact I avoid them at all costs.
Same here, and that's due to the fact that I've had the misfortune of having a VIA mobo on my work PC a few years back.
What really sucked about that was that three years later when my monitor died I was able to dig up the invoice (to find the purchase date and see if it was still under warranty or not) and it turned out that my company <i>had</i> ordered me the 440BX that I had requested after all. And it had been the OEM that we had ordered from that had screwed me with that VIA POS. All that time I had just thought that my company hadn't listened to me.
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