Press F8 at bootup, get to the Advanced Boot Menu. Choose Safe Mode, does that work? Do A System Restore. If not,
Boot off of the Windows Disc Or download the Recovery Console ISO
. Burn it to CD with IMGBurn
Boot off of the CD and get to the Recovery Console
. Here type chkdsk /R
and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors.
You can also download the ISO image for Seatools
or Drive Fitness
in my signature and burn the image to a CD using IMGBurn
also in my signature and boot off of the newly created CD and run the Quick
tests on the HDD to test the integrity of the drive.