WikiWirral 14yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Stats
12452 Members
65 Forums
73751 Topics
996950 Posts
92 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
71 registered (alan128, 14 invisible), 1400 Guests and 193 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Games for children 1068
Fitting bathroom lights need help 396
Submarine Disaster 328
Travelling Bus and Train Which Tickets? 322
Anyone read this ? 296
Bath Lifts 202
Great Mystery Of Our Time 164
Charity fishing match 128
Are there any doctors or nurses on here. 127
Wanted wii consul box 111
New General Forums
Great Mystery Of Our Time
by Spellbinder
Yesterday at 02:19 PM
Brexit bill
by casper
20th Nov 2017 7:33pm
Telephone Caller Alert - they are NOT BT BROADBAND
by Laraine
17th Nov 2017 6:04pm
Are you a Mathematician ?
by granny
15th Nov 2017 8:59am
New Wirral History
Downloadable oldwirral pdfs
by derekdwc
9th Oct 2017 12:26pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
clipper yachts arriving for round the world race
Azamara,silouette and balmoral this mornig
Topic Replies
David Cassidy
by snowhite
48 minutes 20 seconds ago
Likely Lad Rodney Dies
by Dilly
Today at 09:16 AM
Extending dining table with six chairs
by kazaroo
Yesterday at 09:21 PM
Submarine Disaster
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 08:30 PM
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 04:35 PM
What is your Daily Exercise ?
by granny
20th Nov 2017 10:11pm
Vaping set
by paul110180
20th Nov 2017 1:45pm
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
20th Nov 2017 1:43pm
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
20th Nov 2017 1:32pm
November
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
The Lanterns at Chester Zoo
by granny
16th Nov 2017 1:05pm
bonfire night
by snowhite
3rd Nov 2017 5:40pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#734360 - 17th Oct 2012 3:53pm Boot loop
panther1roberts Offline
Beginner

Registered: 1st Aug 2011
Posts: 5
Loc: wallasey
Hi guys im after a bit of advice x im a real novice with laptops frown i currently have an emachine e640 which is currently on boot loop frown cant load through any of the advanced boot options (safe mode/safe mode with command prompt). Ive searched google and cant see to find an explanation i can understand i.e laymans terms lol can anyone help

thanks Cath x

Top
Google Ads
#734362 - 17th Oct 2012 3:55pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
Nighteyes Offline
Addict

Registered: 7th Apr 2009
Posts: 261
Loc: New Brighton, Wallasey
first off you could try unplugging it, taking the battery out and running out the power by pressing the power button for 10 seconds then plug in all back in and try again

Top
#734365 - 17th Oct 2012 3:59pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
Nighteyes Offline
Addict

Registered: 7th Apr 2009
Posts: 261
Loc: New Brighton, Wallasey
BTW try again meaning turning it on, sorry

Top
#734384 - 17th Oct 2012 4:20pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
panther1roberts Offline
Beginner

Registered: 1st Aug 2011
Posts: 5
Loc: wallasey
thanks for replying but that never worked frown its still doing the same as before x thanks anyway x

Top
#734403 - 17th Oct 2012 5:09pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
Nighteyes Offline
Addict

Registered: 7th Apr 2009
Posts: 261
Loc: New Brighton, Wallasey
ok i know it sounds stupid but sometimes it's that simple, how bout you private message me a link to a solution and i'll translate it to laymans for you, that's better than me searching as i don't know the details

Top
#734444 - 17th Oct 2012 7:27pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
panther1roberts Offline
Beginner

Registered: 1st Aug 2011
Posts: 5
Loc: wallasey
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Foru...80-0609dc73f643

hiya x thanks for replying to the post x i cant send you a message for some reason but above is the web page i found x

Top
#734521 - 17th Oct 2012 10:39pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
Nighteyes Offline
Addict

Registered: 7th Apr 2009
Posts: 261
Loc: New Brighton, Wallasey
sorry went out for dinner, i will have a good look at it tomorrow and get back to you

Top
#734699 - 18th Oct 2012 1:28pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
Nighteyes Offline
Addict

Registered: 7th Apr 2009
Posts: 261
Loc: New Brighton, Wallasey
Hmm that page didn't have a solution to your problem. Try pressing F8 repeatedly while it's booting to get up a menu and select safe mode if this doesn't work try a system restore, I copied these easy instructions from a page;

"How to Access System Restore from boot-up (F8)

If you have a problem with your computer not starting or not starting properly then using either "Start the PC using Last Known Good Configuration" or even a "System Restore" may be the solution.

As soon as the system starts to boot-up keep 'intermittently' pressing F8 (possibly followed by "F5")
The first option to try is the, "Start the PC using Last Known Good Configuration"

If that doesn't work, then from the same Boot Menu, see if you can start it in "Safe Mode with Command Prompt".
Normally you access System Restore from within windows, but if you can't get into windows, then this should hopefully help to solve that problem.

At the prompt, type:-

(For Windows XP)
%SystemRoot%\System32\Restore\rstrui.exe

(For Windows Vista)
%SystemRoot%\System32\rstrui.exe

then press "Enter".
This will open the normal System Restore window from which you may be able to restore your computer to an earlier working version."

This won't delete any of your personal files, it undo's any updates or programme changes that may be causing the problem, usually it's a driver problem most commonly video or graphics

Top
#734704 - 18th Oct 2012 1:35pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
Nighteyes Offline
Addict

Registered: 7th Apr 2009
Posts: 261
Loc: New Brighton, Wallasey
sorry ignore that one I've just read through again but it won't let me edit the post here's the edited

Hmm that page didn't have a solution to your problem and you've already mentioned it won't boot in safe mode or with command prompt, usually it's a driver problem most commonly video or graphics but it could be the card itself failing in which case you need a new one, sadly that's a cost money solution with no way of making sure it's that first just a try it and hope.

Top
#734707 - 18th Oct 2012 1:43pm Re: Boot loop [Re: panther1roberts]
Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 21086
Loc: Wirral
Hi,
Ive sent you a private message i think there is more going on with this problem?
Hopefully i can pop out and take a look for you.

Mark
_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
#734738 - 18th Oct 2012 4:09pm Re: Boot loop [Re: Mark]
bigpete Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 7th May 2009
Posts: 336
Loc: Thingwall
are you getting any 'beeps' on bootup that you don't on a normal start-up...?

If so - a hardware fault probably - you then need to find out what the beep codes mean - e.g. 3 beeps may be faulty memory - 5 maybe a loose card etc....

Top

Moderator:  Mark 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
David Cassidy
by cools
Today at 09:17 AM
Likely Lad Rodney Dies
by fish5133
Yesterday at 07:43 PM
Submarine Disaster
by diggingdeeper
20th Nov 2017 5:46pm
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by yr20405
17th Nov 2017 11:29pm
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
17th Nov 2017 9:29pm
For Sale & Free
Extending dining table with six chairs
by kazaroo
20th Nov 2017 4:46pm
Water Dispenser Cold Cool Machine Cooler
by markyport
19th Nov 2017 4:45pm
where to get cheap carpet
by mickturner
17th Nov 2017 4:24pm
White radiator single panel 1400 x 600 - good cond
by gerrymoore
16th Nov 2017 9:16am
Samsung Galaxy S7 Titanium Silver + Extras
by j_demo
15th Nov 2017 7:29pm
Featured Member
Registered: 16th Aug 2010
Posts: 838
Newest Members
wagonwheel82, Norfolk, monadrexx, Dipper, DarioLo
12452 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by yr20405
17th Nov 2017 11:29pm
Games for children
by granny
17th Nov 2017 1:35am
Bath Lifts
by locomotive
16th Nov 2017 6:22pm
The Lanterns at Chester Zoo
by granny
16th Nov 2017 1:05pm
Travelling Bus and Train Which Tickets?
by fish5133
15th Nov 2017 5:31pm
News : New Topics
David Cassidy
by cools
Today at 09:17 AM
Submarine Disaster
by diggingdeeper
20th Nov 2017 5:46pm
Anyone read this ?
by venice
16th Nov 2017 3:22pm
Is this crime against humanity
by granny
13th Nov 2017 4:04pm
Wedding for Cancer Research !
by Katemargaret
11th Nov 2017 10:38pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Likely Lad Rodney Dies
by fish5133
Yesterday at 07:43 PM
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
17th Nov 2017 9:29pm
Are there any doctors or nurses on here.
by granny
16th Nov 2017 11:52pm
Taltalk Broadband Dying
by diggingdeeper
15th Nov 2017 3:40am
Replacement Key Fob casing
by fish5133
14th Nov 2017 7:45pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Great Mystery Of Our Time 164
Likely Lad Rodney Dies 92
David Cassidy 28
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Wed 7:51am
Sunset Wed 4:05pm
Local Time Wed 11:12am
WikiWirral Can . . . .