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    Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    Hi i've recently updated my pc & since then i turn it on
    the fan starts, then i get the black page which i'll quote what it says:


    Phoenix award workstationBIOS v6.00PG, An energy star ally
    Copyright (c) 1984-2006, Phoenix Technologies, LTD

    Geforce6100SM-M V1.0B 10/16/2006

    Main Processor : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 x2 Dual Core Processor 3600+





    Press DEL to enter setup,F11 to enter Boot menu
    10/16/2006-NF-MCP61-6A61KE11C-00
    I've tried pressing DEL, F11, F12, F8 but to no avail
    i've tried resetting the cmos but same as above,
    also tried vista recovery CD but nothing and wont boot,
    it just stays on the same screen, with the red light constant on the front of my pc?
    i've tried explaining the best i can anyone have any ideas?

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    Stev

    Put a vista dvd in the tray and press setup. at some point it will give you an option to repair, restore or boot normally

    Do you have a backup you can restore from?

    Ken

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    Quote Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
    Stev

    Put a vista dvd in the tray and press setup. at some point it will give you an option to repair, restore or boot normally

    Do you have a backup you can restore from?

    Ken
    i've tried that mate i put the disc in and nothing happens, the disc tray
    lights up but shortly dissapears without booting or giving me any other
    options like the screens frozen?

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    I don't think you're getting past the post, which has nothing to do with the operating system. Did you flash the bios?

    Replug in your keyboard.

    For further diagnostics...

    remove all PCI cards except video
    remove hard drive and dvd connections

    see if you can get to bios.

    if that doesn't work, pull memory

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    does it "beep" at all? if so how many times?

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    Quote Originally Posted by lemur View Post
    I don't think you're getting past the post, which has nothing to do with the operating system. Did you flash the bios?

    Replug in your keyboard.
    i think my gf interrupted the update & im using a usb wireless keyboard
    but have tried other keyboards, i haven't tried re-flashing the bios as
    my system doesn't have a floppy drive but am buying one tomorrow
    do you think that when interrupted it was flashing the bios as thats the
    only thing that i haven't tried?

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    Steve, see my post above.

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    Quote Originally Posted by lemur View Post
    Steve, see my post above.
    No i haven't noticed any beeps

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    If flashing the bios was interrupted, then that could be the cause.

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    Re: Help Pc Won't Boot After Windows Update

    Quote Originally Posted by lemur View Post
    If flashing the bios was interrupted, then that could be the cause.
    k so how would i go about re-flashing the PhoenixBIOS?
    download the bios update stick it on floppy & plug it in then
    start system? as i cant get the cdrom to do it?

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