Home Forums Tech Helproom Desktop is failing to bootup Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Desktop is failing to bootup AuldReekie/Morningside 14:31 10 Mar 2018 Locked Desktop failing to bootup, should I try a replacement hard drive. . alanrwood 15:12 10 Mar 2018 Not yet. Try it with a bootable memory stick or CD/DVD Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:07 10 Mar 2018 Exactly what happens when you try to boot? leds, fans running? Error messages? what operating system are you using? This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.