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Will not boot

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ballcox, Jan 19, 2013.

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  1. ballcox

    ballcox Thread Starter

    Aug 16, 2009
    When I try to boot win7 I get a black screen with
    red squares and rectangles It will not go any further.

    Any ideas
  2. rainforest123


    Dec 28, 2004
    Dear ballcox:
    Please provide:
    Brand, model & model # of your computer or motherboad.
    Brand, model & model # of your video / graphics card.
    CPU speed, manufacture
    ram speed & amount
    Are any over clocked? If so, set it / them to NL clocking.
    HDD capacity; C: free space; C: capacity

    Which W7? 32 or 64 bit? Which service pack?

    When did the computer last work well?

    Have you tried a different monitor? What happened? Please describe the circumstances, if known, related to the onset of the problem; such as but not limited to installation or removal of hardware / software; W7 updates; anti malware updates; other program [ Java, Adobe Flash, et al ] updates.

    Verify that the monitor cable is firmly connected to the computer & monitor.
    Are there any bent pins?

    My1st idea is that your video / graphics card is over heating.

  3. dai


    Mar 6, 2003
    also your power supply

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