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ComputerManicMan

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    Re: ooChkDisk Problem
    « Reply #45 on: October 17, 2008, 09:03:25 AM »
    Y'know if people say go to BIOS, is Advanced BIOS the same? And when I try reparing with the Vista disk, I don't get a list - it's blank so I have to search for drives myself but when I do, I cant find any... Any ideas?

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      Re: ooChkDisk Problem
      « Reply #46 on: October 21, 2008, 09:49:56 AM »
      Hi, it's been a while since I've posted the last message and still no replies... I tried that thing you advised me to do but it did not work... Any ideas, please?

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      Re: ooChkDisk Problem
      « Reply #47 on: October 21, 2008, 04:38:54 PM »
      Did you ever get the hard drive diagnostics disk to work?
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      Re: ooChkDisk Problem
      « Reply #48 on: October 21, 2008, 05:18:54 PM »
      Probably not...i would guess.
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        Re: ooChkDisk Problem
        « Reply #49 on: October 22, 2008, 09:37:50 AM »
        I wouldn't know because just as I finished running the long test on the new .iso disc under saviors instructions, the Bootmgr thing came up and now I'm having a bit of trouble sorting it out.

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        Re: ooChkDisk Problem
        « Reply #50 on: October 22, 2008, 09:52:19 AM »
        When you performed the long test...did your hard drive pass diagnostics?  That's the main question...

        If it did not, then you need to let us know where the diagnostics failed.  You'll either receive a "pass" or "fail" when performing the diagnostics.

        As far as, your bootmgr.exe issue...your operating system (Vista) is letting you know that there is a problem with the boot sector...so Vista will not load until you fix the issue.  The last link I gave you was to information on how to fix this...and I quote:

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        Insert your Vista install disk and restart your system. Press any key when prompted to begin running the dvd. Wait for it to give you a list of choices. This may take a while as it often stays a blank screen for some time. Choose "repair", and the setup will auto detect your operating system. It will also fix your bootmgr.exe at this point. If it does not, you can go on to the next screen and choose "startup repair".

        Granted...this is done after you configure your computer to boot from your optical drive, which is done in BIOS.  All you have to do is boot into BIOS and configure your optical drive to be the first boot device.

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          Re: ooChkDisk Problem
          « Reply #51 on: October 22, 2008, 10:01:30 AM »
          I set CDRom to first priority, is that correct so far?

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          Re: ooChkDisk Problem
          « Reply #52 on: October 22, 2008, 10:13:26 AM »
          yes

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          Re: ooChkDisk Problem
          « Reply #53 on: October 22, 2008, 10:15:01 AM »
          But you still haven't told us whether or not your hard drive passed or failed diagnostics...

          So, if you're trying to repair the bootmgr.exe issue, it may be moot if your hard rive is toast...

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            Re: ooChkDisk Problem
            « Reply #54 on: October 22, 2008, 10:15:15 AM »
            how long does it often take for the list to load up when i selected "repair"?

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              Re: ooChkDisk Problem
              « Reply #55 on: October 22, 2008, 10:17:35 AM »
              The test passed, it said it has completed so hopefully the harddrive isnt toast... yet.

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              Re: ooChkDisk Problem
              « Reply #56 on: October 22, 2008, 10:19:18 AM »
              Just give it a few minutes and follow the screen prompts...

              Glad to hear the drive isn't toast...yet.

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                Re: ooChkDisk Problem
                « Reply #57 on: October 22, 2008, 10:34:54 AM »
                I've been waiting for the list for like 10 mins now, shall I move on to Startup repair (again)?

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                Re: ooChkDisk Problem
                « Reply #58 on: October 22, 2008, 10:36:10 AM »
                Is your computer still copying files?  Or has it stopped completely?

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                  Re: ooChkDisk Problem
                  « Reply #59 on: October 22, 2008, 10:40:10 AM »
                  Well, when i selected Repair it just moved me on to the bit where there is supposed to be the list but it didn't say anything like still loading - All it said was "Next" or "Load Driver" so i assume it stopped completely