Right now, I'm trying to diagnose this problem but thus far, I have been unable to properly do so. My XP for some apparent reason starts but when prompted to the window's loading screen, turns black. I have conducted some research into looking at other people with the same problem however, I feel that my case is slightly different.
Prior to this event, I ran avg and antimalware to quarantine and get rid of some viruses. Upon the scan completion, I was prompted to a message that asked me to restart which I said no. I accidentally forced a computer shutdown by pressing the power button. Ever since, my computer is unable to boot properly.
This is some info detailing when I press f2 on my computer. I have tried and attempted to run the computer on safe mode doesn't work. I only included things I thought were important. I have removed all disks and usb cords that were plugged into my comp.
BIOS SETUP UTILITY
>Primary IDE master: [Sony DVD RW DW-]
>Primary IDE slave:[HL-DT-STDVD-ROM SD]
>Third IDE master: [ST320620AS]
>Third IDE slave:[Not Detected]
>Fourth IDE master:[Not Detected]
>Fourth IDE slave:[Not Detected]
>Boot Device Priority
PM-SONY DVD RW DW
1ST FLOPPY DRIVE
Hard Disk Drive
2. Sony UMH-U HS-MS
3. Sony UMH-U H S-CF
4. Sony UMH-U HS-XD
5. Sony UMH-U HS -SD/M
I apologize for the lengthy comment but I really need to get this computer fixed up. I'm not a computer-saavy expert in the field but if there are any misconceptions, please message me and I'll try my best to rectify the misunderstanding.