Acer Aspire 3610 laptop starting up problem

  jenny2010 23:06 17 Apr 2010
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I have a problem with booting up my laptop. It turns on and comes up with the page that has start windows normally on it but no matter what i option click on it just loops back. Please can somebody help me

  Taff™ 02:01 18 Apr 2010

Your computer boot system has been corrupted. Can you post back with the Operating System (XP/Vista/Windows 7) and the make and model of the laptop. Someone will post back but I`ll check this thread in the morning anyway.

  Taff™ 02:02 18 Apr 2010

Sorry just noticed it`s an Aspire 3610!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:58 18 Apr 2010

XP?

Repair XP by install over the top of existing system

1. Boot the computer using the XP CD. You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive. Check your system documentation for steps to access the BIOS and change the boot order.

2. When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft Windows XP to run on your computer:

To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.

To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.

3. Press Enter to start the Windows Setup.

To setup Windows XP now and Repair Install , press ENTER.

DO NOT choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R", (you Do Not want to load Recovery Console).

4. Accept the License Agreement and Windows will search for existing Windows installations.

5. Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair.

6. Setup will copy the necessary files to the hard drive and reboot.

Do not press any key to boot from CD when the message appears.

Setup will continue as if it were doing a clean install, but your applications and settings will remain intact.

Repair XP
click here

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