Cannot boot computer for windows xp

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loribridges Posts 1 Registration date Saturday November 12, 2016 Status Member Last seen November 12, 2016 - Nov 12, 2016 at 02:59 PM
R2D2_WD Posts 3606 Registration date Monday September 1, 2014 Status Member Last seen February 20, 2017   - Nov 14, 2016 at 04:13 AM
I cannot boot computer for windows xp not able to restore or in safe mode or at prompt and get an corrupt message can any one help.
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,832
Nov 12, 2016 at 03:01 PM
this sounds like a failed hard disk. I suggest you try to boot from a Linux CD to see if the motherboard still works.

Good Luck
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R2D2_WD Posts 3606 Registration date Monday September 1, 2014 Status Member Last seen February 20, 2017   155
Nov 14, 2016 at 04:13 AM
Hi Loribridges,

Could you please give us more details about the error message you are getting? It looks like a Windows issue or a hard drive problem. Do you have a Windows installation drive? Boot from it and select the Repair option. It should fix some errors without harming your data. Is reinstalling the OS an option? If the same issue appears even after reinstalling the OS, there may be a problem with your hard drive. Download the drive manufacturer’s diagnostic tool and check the drive for errors. If you have important data stored on the drive, connect it in another desktop PC and backup al information.

Hope this helps

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