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I had a problem today. my computer on restarts show the auto check was not found and then it gets stuck there. I have the dvd for windows server 2008 . But when I go to repair section and try to restore, there is nothing there to restore from. If I go to command prompt and it says X:..something and I type C: at the prompt it says Access denied. What can I do to fix this.
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Go into bios and see if it is recognizing the drive
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the drive is recognized. I see it there
I can now go to C:
but I still can't have the windows come up
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Please go through what you see on the screen:

Example (I see the power on self test, then I see a RAM test where it displays the bios information, then I see the windows logo for just a second,  then the screen goes black on me.)

A precise description of what you see will tell me what the issue is:
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It's probably a driver issue. After the bios screen, press F8 and go into safe mode with VGA support. That loads the generic VGA drivers. If you can get into that screen, you will need to find the drivers for your monitor that is compatible with your OS and system (x32 or x64). If your 15 pin monitor output is on the motherboard, then your video drivers are probably a part of your chipset drivers. This means if you have a mother board integrated video to update your chipset drivers as well as your video drivers.
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Also, in bios, there is a boot sequence. It may be told to boot to the DVD rom or another drive that has a disk in it. Change the boot sequence to the DVD rom and make sure that your DVD doesn't have a disk in it. Otherwise it will try to boot to a non-bootable disk.
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