Experience needed: what can I exclude?

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Experience needed: what can I exclude?

#1 Post by jhofstede » Fri May 29, 2015 12:02 pm

I hope someone with some experience can help me in the right direction.
My PC has two OS's: Win XP and Linux Mint.
Win XP has not been used for a long time.
Linux Mint was doing fine, until some weeks ago.
The system was still booting, but was crashing more often every day.
Now I cannot boot into Linux at all. I get kernel panics.
But I can also not boot into Windows any more.
Only booting into Windows with safe mode works.
I have also created usb boot disks and even booting from those does not work. On other systems I can boot from the same usb disk, so the usb disk is fine.

I am glad I found the Ultimate Boot CD.
Put it on a usb disk and it works like a charm.
There are so many options that I don't know where to start.

Could anyone tell me what certainly could not be the problem?
Or what most likely will be the problem with my system?

Many thanks!

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Re: Experience needed: what can I exclude?

#2 Post by Victor Chew » Sat May 30, 2015 3:52 pm

I'd suggest checking your RAM first using the tools under "Memory" section.

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