"alitheas" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> My Vista Home premium PC was working fine (6 months) until yesterday. I
> found it had turned itself off. I turned it back on and it tried to
> start up and got the green microsoft vista progess bar for a few
> seconds, then a blue screen of death flashes up (too quick to read
> anything on it) and the PC restarts.
> If i try to boot into safemode it freezes while it lists the drivers
> its loading.
> So, I put in the recovery disk, choose the language and click on Repair
> The next dialog box is called System Recovery Options. The problem I
> get here is that there are no operating systems in the list. It says i
> should look for hard drive drivers, but I don't know how to find them. I
> don't know the manufacturer of my drives.
> Anyone got any ideas on what I can do to make it work again?
Start by testing your HDD , since you say you don't know what it
is, Seagate have diagnostic software that will test most [if not all
You obviously have a working machine so D/L it here http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/sup...loads/seatools
Get back with the results.