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StentorianNov 25, 2009, 3:30 AM Truendor wins the prize!The problem was the Corsair 950TX power supply.The computer was able to install Windows 7 without a hitch after swapping in a different The "clunk-clank-clunk" sound is annoying to me. It start with the occasional shutdown during varying tasks once every 3-4 days. I have a customized VAIO CR running with Vista and a Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-K17 ATA Device, but it looks like people are having problems with other drivers and computers, so I'm Check This Out

Why couldn't I figure that out!? I have left it over night to see if it will continue but never does.When I first got the laptop, I updated to Windows 7 and had it running for quite It seems FLASHing the BIOS and updating it will only work without cd-rom support, something to clashing memory drivers. some of the newer prebuilt pc have bios that will not let you down grade the os. https://forums.pcpitstop.com/index.php?/topic/127131-dvd-drive-stops-pc-booting/

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What to do if you get a CD or DVD stuck in your computers optical drive, and it won’t eject. On my Toshiba lap-top eject hole was on the door itself and needed something long to reach back far enough to cause the eject. Is it really impossible to update the BIOS with cd-rom support?

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But you don't have to worry about it. The free, demo version of Recover My Files will show you which files can be recovered (almost all of them, when I tested it) and even display their contents. God bless you Report deep- Oct 11, 2012 at 05:39 AM thank you :) Report sudhe- Oct 12, 2012 at 12:10 AM thanku...:) Report Ian- Oct 24, 2012 at 09:43 AM How To Boot In Safe Mode On the rare occasions windows does loads, the pc shuts down when opening or running a cd in the DVD drive.

Figure : Configure a device If you are prompted for an Administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. Windows 7 Startup Repair Press Esc to interrupt it.Click Options > Filter Options and check Hide Microsoft Entries. System specs have not been altered in months, maybe a year. http://superuser.com/questions/337993/why-would-a-faulty-drive-keep-a-system-from-booting The data stored on the disc may still be bad, but an AutoPlay window proves that the drive can read data on the disc.

The culprit is a weak transport that can get stuck on smoke, dust, hair, or even get jammed in the centre if the unit takes a shock or too much vibration. How To Repair Windows 7 I uninstalled it and the problem was solved. Report zim- Dec 12, 2012 at 05:54 PM Awesome! Boot the CD and follow these instructions.

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The 4 colored orbs fly into place and pulse for about 5 seconds, then freeze and no longer pulse. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/2064-63-windows-install-hangs-starting-windows-screen For example, if the drive letter was listed as E in the diskpart list, you would type the following: E: Figure : Drive letter Press the Enter key, and then type Windows 7 Stuck On Starting Windows StentorianNov 24, 2009, 9:30 PM The tech tried a different Win7 DVD, Vista and Ubuntu and same problem - crash during install. How To Start Windows 7 In Safe Mode If it does not, test the CD/DVD hardware for failure.

The laptop (Song Vaio) belongs to my parents and is under a month old, so I don't think it is wear-and-tear. his comment is here I've tried every combination of primary, secondary, master, slave, cd drives, dvd drives, cd writers and dvd writers... It seems that my drive also heats up too easily and makes noise. controller tries to initialize the attached drives. Windows 7 Safe Mode

The one thing I did notice is that if you put a DVD/CD in the drive you don't hear the click-clack sound when either booting up nor when you try to Newbie 7venJan 8, 2010, 12:12 AM iframe said: Hi i would just like to comment that i have just had 2 computer in for a service in my workshop.And i can If it looks like I know what I'm doing, there's a pretty good chance the only reason for that is because I once asked someone to run chkdsk /r and a this contact form Clearly, the OS, for whatever reason likes to check to see if there is media sitting in the optical drive on certain occasions.I chatted online with the HP online customer no-support

As the title says, DVD drives stop my pc from booting up. Bootmgr Is Missing Windows Task Manager: A Troubleshooting... A CCM membership gives you access to additional options.

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I guess i'll just return this and get something else but honestly i'm still at a loss as to why it is causing this problem.Well -- let me know if its If your drive sounds okay, however, you may be able to recover the files for only $70 with GetData's Recover My Files. if I put a disk in the light comes on but it will just won,t find the disk Report ben- Dec 8, 2009 at 02:44 AM ok I dont get where Windows 10 Safe Mode This is especially true for things like your operating system, security software and Web browser, but also holds true for just about any program that you frequently use.

Julie25Feb 22, 2010, 4:19 PM Stentorian said: Hi all. No my girlfriend has her computer back hahahaha!Bless you all Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Computers Windows 8 Installation Error Windows 7 Related Resources Windows 7 installation Freezes Press the Ctrl & F keys on the keyboard or select the Find/Search option and copy/paste the following line in the find field: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer 3. http://webtrekkie.com/windows-7/dual-boot-remove-original-windows-7-os-and-keep-windows-8.php pantherjadJan 6, 2010, 9:47 PM I am having a similar problem (windows install hangs at first startup just like others); however, I do NOT have the Corsair PSU.

Believe me, I've eliminated any possible individual fault between each IDE socket.