tiny laptop wont start up....

  stuarttotti81 00:36 04 Jul 2006

hello ive recently got a tiny A360 laptop and when i go to turn it on it loads up too the windows millenium page but dont go any further. has anyone come across this before?

many thanks

  xania 08:46 04 Jul 2006

I have had this many times when the operating system or one of the drivers has become corrupt. Try loading in Safe Mode (which could well affect the necessary repair) and when this is finished try a normal boot. If the former works and the latter fails, reboot in safe mode and run SFC /Scannow with your OS install CD in the drive.

  VoG II 08:57 04 Jul 2006

Windows ME doesn't have SFC.

  xania 09:41 05 Jul 2006

Ah! Missed that in the original.

click here

  sidecar sid 09:58 05 Jul 2006

A little light reading.
click here

  stuarttotti81 20:23 28 Sep 2006

ive tried running it in safe mode but still nothings happening it still stays at the windows me page, i got a new fan for it but not too sure how to install!!! please help

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:54 28 Sep 2006

Boot from a windows me boot floppy disk http:\\click here if you haven't got one)

at the A:\ prompt type

scanreg /restore

and then press ENTER.

try and reboot without the floppy.

  stuarttotti81 21:26 28 Sep 2006

do u have any idea how to fit a new fan to a tiny a360?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:02 28 Sep 2006

If your laptop was overheating I expect it would cut out completely.

So I do not think you need the fan.

more likely a driver / harddrive problem if sticking at the ME page.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:06 28 Sep 2006

click here

for service manual in rar format so you will need Winrar click here to open it.

  stuarttotti81 22:39 28 Sep 2006

nothing working for me, how do i get into safemode?

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