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What do I do? Anyway, thanks. Then, attempt to create a customized Windows XP Home CD with SP3, IE8, DirectX (if possible), all the up-to-date patches/updates/fixes; all integrated together on a bootable CD using nLite. Press "R," insert your recovery disk and now you can start the restore and recovery process.

The file is called ''NTVDM.EXE(NT Virtual DOS Machine).'' ...And for programs needing valid Win 3.x system kernel interupts, ... Join the community here. Irv S. Before the repair the average boot time was at least 5 minutes or more.

Windows Xp Very Slow Startup

Type %temp% in the run dialog box by clicking on Start -> Run, and click on "OK". Report Adam- Aug 4, 2010 at 10:51 AM I'll try that. Please help.

I used YouTube tutorials - like this one. Ik was happy with the solution from JJSCARLET. Nov 24, 2009 #18 jasonbernal TS Rookie Posts: 24 you will need to repair the MBR Dec 2, 2009 #19 joedoozer TS Rookie Hi all, I am knew here, this Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start Jan 10, 2010 #21 Burway TS Rookie windows boots to black screen with mouse Hi, This problem has taken me some days to solve.

earlier,my PC would freeze after disk checking or at "windows is starting up".After restarting my PC normally after the safe mode,am able to log proceed after the "windows is starting up" Windows Xp Fast Boot James Back to top #7 MrSnrub MrSnrub Topic Starter Members 47 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:44 PM Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:40 PM OK I am setting msconfig to "Normal Setup will continue as if it were doing a clean install, but your applications and settings will remain intact. He was running XP and had 2 large hard drives.

These programs will take up memory and could cause swapping, which is what I suspect has happened. Windows Xp Very Slow To Load Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. The installation is legit. Regards, Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I did not say the F8 key did not provide an options screen by El Alquimista / September 11, 2005 1:23 PM

  1. I hope my solution helps someone,Good luck Jul 7, 2010 #22 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further
  2. R griffon56 10:24 06 Nov 12 FruitBat, I followed your tip with no success, I was left with the same message as before at the top of a blank screen,
  3. by jp0311 / September 16, 2009 1:09 PM PDT In reply to: You Can't I had the same problem accessing the dos prompt before xp loaded, but it's pretty self explanatory.
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Windows Xp Fast Boot

As for the "What's My Computer Doing", I have SysInternals Process Explorer which I believe is the same thing. Thanks! Windows Xp Very Slow Startup I mentioned the Command Prompt one. Windows Xp Loading Screen Forever Probably will upgrade the ram to the max and see how fast this old dinasaur can run.

Maybe some file(s) have been corrupted (or changed). It will be the only installation unless you have more than one version of Windows installed. 4. - Enter the Administrator password when prompted for it. Oct 24, 2009 #16 minkvzeijl TS Rookie Can't get to the option recovery console When i boot from windows xp disk the option recovery console is not availeble. Still hung up at the loading screen. Windows Xp Slow Startup After Login

Entry into Windows XP Safe Mode should now be complete. I figured I would then just reformat and boot from Linux disc - but can't access a DOS prompt. Before entering the Windows XP Safe Mode, Windows needs to know which operating system installation you would like to start. That Mcaffee program is often put on a computer when you install a free program because Mcaffee pays them to get it on your system, usually with a checkbox you must

I think something is causing this extreme slow down within the Windows OS and I just don't know where or what it is. Windows Xp Very Slow Performance JJ, your tip worked so far and CD drivers were loaded but I was left at an A:\ prompt without a working keyboard and no means of going to the D:\ How can I fix this problem?

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Sounds like you disabled "explorer" somehow..... #14 marmasatt, Jun 9, 2010 Devilpapaya Member Joined: Apr 11, 2010 Messages: 146 Likes Received: 0 VirtualLarry said: ↑ Was this due to a As before stated run -> then type cmd will open dos windows or you can download power toys from microsoft.Open command prompt here.http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspxIf dos is dead why did they make such That's wrong.Just a few days ago I downloaded Ubuntu and burned it to CD. Windows Xp Slow Startup Black Screen I'm back and got some update.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Forgot to mention by ikatae / January 1, 2011 11:25 AM PST In reply to: Can't access DOS from F8 so I can with you advice here is how I fixed mine: Use recovery console to restore previous registry (prevents virus from loading) 1. - Make sure by entering the PC's BIOS that the Regularly check to see what programs are running in your startup folder as malicious programs such as spyware may have installed itself without your permission. He boot from C.

Actions tried were: Registry restore Safe Mode Windows repair install None of these had any effect. launching and running of most of the applications on my computer are now slowed down. Please help. She uses her TV as the monitor and the problem is she can't remember where she was to type in a command other than it was at a DOS command prompt.

Maybe a REPAIR or clean install will help resolve the issue. Have you run malware and spyware utilities. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 2, 2011 5:18 AM PST In reply to: I used YouTube tutorials I can't tell if the CD is booting on other machines. Repost of info below: Please give this fix a try and see what happens: Please try the following link to Doug Knox's web site and run the fix for the .EXE

To enter Windows XP Safe Mode, you must log on with an administrator account or an account that has administrator permissions.

On the PC displayed above, both my personal account, Tim, When it freezes, what's the longest that you've left it frozen before turning it off? Tips Uncheck system startup unnecessary startup programs. Also the "chkdsk" command only goes through 2 stages before stopping.

Wait for a new window to pop up. 2 Look under the "BOOT.INI" tab. It has System Restore. Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top ispalten Posts: 6259 This post has been reported. I have SP3.