|Hi, thanks in advance for your help; I'm running Vista 32x, ~300Gb SATA Hard Drive with 500W PSU.|
My computer won't start no matter what I do, when I turn it boots properly until I get to the "Your computer didn't shut down properly last time, what do you want to do" screen.
If I hit "start normally" it starts running CHKDSK (the hard drive de-corrupter) until about half-way through, then it crashes and reboots.
If I hit "start in safe mode" it begins loading windows but always freezes at the same place and doesn't do anything until I reboot it.
And if I go to "restart from last known good configuration" it says that the windows kernel is missing or corrupt.
I haven't installed new hardware or programs recently, I just came home from school one day and I got error messages for a bunch of programs that were running in the background; XFire, Windows Network Reciever Sharing Service (or something) and Symantec something or other (I didn't write them down because I didn't think it was important). I shut down my computer, rebooted it and it started acting like this.
Do I have a corrupt hard drive or is it something else, what should I do?
Thanks a lot,