I have a sony vaio with windows XP. I cleaned my computer. then started it up and it did start- first the vaio logo pops up then it actually went to the user screen for windows then it was trying to load a program that deletes junk files- so it was scanning - like a virus scan. then it froze.
I shut down and now when i try to start it only shows the vaio logo and the fans are running for a bit then they shut down then sometimes go back on. BUT Windows fails to boot and it is a darkened screen.
oh yah when i press f8 nothing happens. My dvd/cd rom drive does not work from an unrelated problem so I cannot use a reboot disk.
any help? thanks:eek: