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Windows Vista® Inside Out Deluxe Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Chapter 27. Recovering from a Computer Crash

Recovering from a Computer Crash

Not every crash is a catastrophe. That might be difficult to remember when you switch on your computer and are confronted by an ominous error message or a black screen instead of the Windows Vista Welcome screen. But if you analyze what caused your system to stop working properly, you have an excellent chance of recovering quickly and completely.

In some cases, the cause is easy to pinpoint. If you install a new scanner or update a video driver and your system hangs at a blank screen when you restart, you can safely bet that ...

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