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Discussion in 'General Software' started by draiken, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. draiken New Member

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    My wife downloaded itunes for our old ipod nano, the computer said the ipod was corrupt so she unplugged it and plugged it back in and the computer froze up. now it wont boot at all. I think i have my old windows disk, should i run windows repair feature?
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    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    have you tried the basics, like resetting the CMOS or trying to remove/replace the battery if needed?

    They that first then go for more drastic measures!
  3. draiken New Member

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    Yes i did reset the cmos by removing the battery.
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    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    still no boot? Yes I would try the repair option then.
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    Is there anything I can do if i cant find my XP disk?
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    Is the ipod connected when you try to boot? Cause if so the PC will try and boot off the ipod .. hence "My PC will not boot". I found that out when i was updating some music to my pod and we had a power surge.. i was like wtf.. unpluged the ipod and the pc booted right up.:eek:
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    Yeah, There isn't anything hooked into it at this time.
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    I found the disk but the computer froze while trying to do the repair. it froze with the blue screen that says 'setup is starting windows'. im not sure what to do next.

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