Dell screen boots then screen goes blank

Dell Dimension 4600 desktop
February 20, 2010 at 07:30:47
Specs: Windows XP Home
I got a laptop and stopped using my desktop pc. When i came to use it one day the Dell Screen would boot and then it would go blank. I pressed F8 and then selected safe mode then I got a list of html starting with:
and this is followed with more html

I thought I had all of my son's baby pictures saved to a cd but the cd only has other files that mean nothing to me. I need to save the baby pictures!!! Any help would be awesome!

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February 20, 2010 at 08:17:38
I have found one of the best way to get info off of a windows computer that won't boot, is with a Linux live cd. Mount the
windows hard drive, insert flash drive, transfer pictures or whatever
to your flash drive.

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February 20, 2010 at 09:10:14
Awesome! I found an article explaining a bit further at this site: in case anyone else needs similar help. I think I can actually do this. Now I am off to get a flash drive so I can give it a go! Thanks

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