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Hanging After Bios Load When Restart


I first experienced this problem when i changed my os to windows 7, so i think maybe there's something wrong with my installation. But after my re-installation of windows 7, it's still happening.
The problem is, when i restart my windows 7, it normally log off, but hangs after the bios load. And when it hang, i had observe that my monitor is only black, and the light of the floppy drive is on.
Does anyone here have the same problem with me. ? Is there anyone here knows how to repair it, coz it *** me off lately.


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