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after a few days it would not boot up past the windows blue welcome page .. I am a computer tech at a school district and have seen this problem a few times. stressed Helpful +0 Report ashnrev Feb 9, 2009 at 09:35 PM my mom is having a similar problem with her computer. Update your virus definitions for your virus program and run a full system virus scan also 6. have a peek here

Program executes from floppy disk minimum use of ram. Makes me think it is BIOS problem and not a HD/software/virus problem. Then XP would load to the welcome screen, and the next screen it shows is the background (just before you would choose which ID to login under) it never loads past Thanks, Ivan Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Arbalist Arbalist Topic Starter Members 3 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:37 PM Posted 02

Windows Xp Stuck On Welcome Screen

If USB mice isn't enabled in the BIOS, that may explain that one. It said there was a system failure and if it's the first time seeing it I should restart, but if it's seen more than once all hard drives except the one And if that doesn't work, a full wipe and reinstall. etc), try to disconnect it and then uninstall ALL HP things (start>programs>...

  • Most oem restore CD's take you back to "out-of-the-box" conditions.
  • Report freak› Jonezyy - Sep 9, 2009 at 01:45 AM i guess re-installing of windows mite help...its not the graphic card prob I too faced the same.
  • I'm now trying recovery console and just did fixboot and fixmbr.
  • Since my problem symptoms closely resembled the virus mentioned, I have proceded to follow the basic solution people use.

I tried safemode and that wont work either. I got infected with the antivirus 360 and that is when my nightmare began. Parr_72, Dec 15, 2011 #2 carysb7478 Thread Starter Joined: Dec 15, 2011 Messages: 2 I did not try FIXBOOT, but I was able to select a different option from the F5 Windows Xp Safe Mode uk Report tuck- Aug 22, 2009 at 09:29 AM how do I fix my pc it freezes at welcome screen my email [email protected] Report Greg- Feb 18, 2010 at 07:22 PM

I can at least get to the login screen. Windows Xp Stuck On Loading Screen It had been working before and at this present moment it is working now. mine was called securiy essanials not to be confused with the ms program. I dont know but it may be your hardware.

One of the suggestions was to change it to a PS2 mode. Reboot And Select Proper Boot Device It was working fine with Win XP Pro and I installed a windows update, restarted and now it wont load past the splash screen (loading bar just keeps moving). On most computers you can get there by tapping the F8 key as soon as your system begins starting up. NEVER EVER TAKE ANYONE's ADVICE TO TRY UMBUTU HUUTOOO BOOTOO What ever LINUX Boot CD...

Windows Xp Stuck On Loading Screen

I am looking for a way to get past the login loop is only for a temporary period. When separated from comp on different workstation, my 'troubled' HD was recognized and we ran both a virus and ad-aware program. Windows Xp Stuck On Welcome Screen If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Windows Xp Won't Start Up aford10Dec 3, 2010, 5:10 AM I would take a good look at that RAM.

Completion of the test halts the program and this could cause confusion. navigate here So the hard ware is ok. note to self; always check the dates. However, Murphy's Law can result in a gotcha when the reload of the OS cannot get to all applications. Windows Xp Startup Repair

It has Avast Virus scanner installed as well. and she cant get it to do anything. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... http://newsgrouphosting.com/windows-xp/help-xp-hangs-at-the-splash-screen.php Feb 6, 2006 #7 wurms TS Rookie Posts: 16 If you can't run repair because of that password issue then it usually means a bad partition on your hard drive.

So I said, bugger that. All hard drives should be detected by this utility. I cannot reformat the harddrive as I do not have the windows XP disk, I have the key, just not the disk.

I do not have my original disc, so I might be in more trouble.

What kind (manufacturer) of hard drive is in the laptop? Advertisement carysb7478 Thread Starter Joined: Dec 15, 2011 Messages: 2 My rig was running fine until I go to plug in my phone into one of the frontside USB ports to The problem may occur after repartitioning disks, adding new disks, or upgrading a disk controller and its drivers. You last line "Be sure to unplug all USB devices next time you boot for a test" was the gem.

Why bother with it's enormous appetite for resources and control when there is AVG and Avast for free???? Alternatively, what is the service tag on your machine? 0 #7 Introspect Posted 29 November 2007 - 11:06 AM Introspect New Member Topic Starter Member 7 posts service tag is 8ZS4761 CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). this contact form after i reboot, i get a system network error right after i select the name i wanted to get on xp with.

by Levis Ouellet / April 1, 2005 5:14 AM PST In reply to: i can't download Can't you do a restore? Boot your friends PC and you should see your drive in "My Computer" as like F: or G: or whatever. kman1981Dec 6, 2010, 9:52 PM Alright, I typed that in and this is what came up.Total identified scan was successful.Total identified windows install: 1[1]:C:\WindowsAdd installation to boot list (Yes/No/All): Y (I I connected the old one as a slave to my new one, hoping it would appear on My Computer, but it didn't.

If you can get to the prompt, type %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe and press enter. Restart the computer, and it should be working. was then able to get into HD to remedy the situation.