2 computers, 2 major problems

  AL47 19:01 22 Mar 2009

computer 1 - vista
the power went off today, my dads computer now logs on to vista to a black screen in safe mode and normal mode

no icons task bar etc

computer 2 - xp
logs on to only a desktop wall paper, no task bar/icons either, in safe mode, blank screen

any solutions apart from system reinstall... grr!

least mines working!

  VoG II 19:42 22 Mar 2009


Perhaps a repair:

Vista click here

XP click here

and consider investing in a uninterruptible power supply :o)

  AL47 19:42 22 Mar 2009

computer 1 now working

  AL47 19:47 22 Mar 2009

thanks, i think it will involve the original disc!

the xp machine isnt mine, my uncles,
hes just got internet, think hes picked up something bad

it no doesnt even log on

when you click the user icon at welcome screen, it immediately says saving your settings/logging off

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