i installed linux on my laptop, then proceeded to install xp on a separate partion,
linux was running fine, then the xp installed was running smooth. then it went to restart and now my computer fires up and displays a grey screen??, it doesnt even show the option to go into bios.
iv tried taking the HDD drive, still the same, iv tried starting it with the linux/xp disc in, it starts spinning and the hdd light flashes like its loading files..then stops and nothing. some one please try and help as i now have an unusable laptop!
If it is not POSTing, then it has nothing to do with your operating systems. It doesn't even check for an OS until after it is done with the POST. You probably have a hardware problem. Are you getting any beep codes?