|04 Jul 2012||#1|
eMachine EL 1850 hang on start Win7
I have zero history of this box. I aquired it from a friend.
eMachine EL 1850 Win 7
First power on, asks to start in repair or normal
Starting with repair, hangs on Starting Windows screen. Screen does not full load, 'Starting Windows' is very light in the back ground. No colors over this text.
Power off/Power on same message
Starting with normal startup, it hangs at almost the exact spot, except 'Starting Windows' text is fully visible, and you can see two color dots from the rest of the logo starting to appear.
I've never seen a computer freeze at this point ever.
So starts the battery of tests. Physically, the computer looks OK on the inside. No burn marks, etc.
Delete key takes me to CMOS. Settings are correct. Attempt restarts with USB settings disabled yields same result as before.
F8 takes me to start options. Every single option yields same result:
Safe Mode w/Networking
Safe Mode w/Command Prompt
Like eight different options, no success.
Alt + F10 takes me to a screen with a command line (no prompt) and nothing else
Will not boot from Win7 CD. All attempts to do so yield same results as above.
Safe Mode stops loading after Classpnp.sys
I am utterly stumped. We have tried everything we can think of and it all takes us to the same half loaded loading screen. We tried a DOS boot disk, but were unable to see it completely thro as the disk seemed to be made incorrectly.
Any and all advice is GREATLY appreciated. I apologize for the bullet pointness of this post, I typed it on my phone
|My System Specs|
|04 Jul 2012||#3|
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium - 2.2GHz Intel® Celeron® 450 - 2GB memory - 500GB storage - Intel® GMA X4500HD GPU - 16X DVD±RW DL - gigabit LAN - USB
Operating System Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
Processor & Chipset
Number of Processors Installed 1
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Celeron
Processor Model 450
Processor Core Single-core (1 Core)
Processor Speed 2.20 GHz
Cache 512 KB
Bus Speed 800 MHz
64-bit Processing Yes
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model G41 Express
Standard Memory 2 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Total Number of USB Ports 7
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 7
Network (RJ-45) Yes
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Windows® 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Maximum Power Supply Wattage 220 W
|My System Specs|
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