When my other half turned on his laptop this morning it started the usual bootup sequence and then switched off. Windows XP Pro didn't get started properly. A few attempts and still nothing, won't even boot into safe mode.
The notebook in question doesn't have a built in cd or floppy drive. See link below.
it cuts out at various stages of the boot sequence.
Sometimes I get past the POST and then onto the screen where I can select 'safe mode 'etc BUT now and again it gets to the WinXp screen with the scrolling dots. Then it switches off. Hence I get a message 'windows wasn't shut down properly.
I'll try the removal of battery/Hdd 7 memory etc.
BTW its normally left in the kitchen at the greatest distance from cooking on the kitchen table. So as DH can browse at breakfast. (BTW I won't allow any food drink near my pcs')