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Select the "Advanced" TAB and in the Startup and Recovery section click the "Settings" button. This is just what I heard..not trying to challenge you I hope that this is the problem. stupid microsoft..) Hope this helps you... Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. have a peek here

So I chose repair mode and it loaded then changed to a blue screen mentioning F8 and Safemode. Based on the above, the main factors that cause the problem where Windows XP hangs during boot can be one or more of the following: Any USB plug and play devices USERINIT.EXE was missing! The problems started a couple of weeks ago. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-windows-xp-restart-when-i-reach-the-welcome-screen-543633.html

AnonymousMay 1, 2005, 8:26 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)Dear ALL:Before i format the all thingy and reinstall Windows XP again, i would like seek some advice from you guys During the boot process, it identifies all the devices attached to the computer and loads the device drivers accordingly. I tried a estore, and thats when this restart cycling happened just last night. Do you have one yet? 01-14-2011, 11:48 PM #6 lalaland12 Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2010 Posts: 21 OS: XP service pack 2 Could I borrow my friends

So I have nooooooooooooo idea mate. All are running XP Pro, all machines are less than 12 months old (one is only 2 weeks old!) Yesterday I had a call from a family member saying the pc I have been googling this issue all day but I do not know what to do. I didn't explain myself clearly, I apologize for that.

The way to the command prompt is typically through booting into the Microsoft Recovery Console and the procedure is described in various places and can involve using different methods, but here Jun 16, 2006 #7 kirock TS Rookie Posts: 1,221 Usually this problem is a corrupted MBR in WinXP Harddrive. You need to change the power outlet for peripherals, especially routers. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/282670/computer-restarts-after-reaching-windows-xp-loading-screen/ If Normal mode of Windows is still "re-booting" itself, reboot pc & tap the F8 Function key to select SAFE Mode, then do steps above.

Try CounterSpy and Nod32, Ashampoo, KAsperskey (only on your spare, Kas.. Visually the BIOS settings can look okay but still not be due to some freak glitch - power spike who knows... Often people tend to log into safe mode and use the saved Installation files. Try to boot in safe mode.

This will prevent a "reboot on error", and will also show (when you have Windows exception) the error code and its description. Repairing Windows replaces these important files without removing or changing anything else on your computer.Note: In Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista, this is called a Startup Repair. You might have to do it twice but it should give you the desktop back, long enough to save your data. 1 2 3 Next Ask a question Member requests are I undid the Mobo battery and that didn't fix the problem.

it's a good chance it's your HD. http://agileweb.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-will-not-even-get-to-boot-screen.php post back. Report Weed- Apr 15, 2009 at 08:23 AM More importantly, what Windows and most operating systems have taught me, is never to keep any data that I want on the boot I visually inspect the motherboard for a common problem from a few years ago.

I know that is not what you want to hear but thats what is to do .XP is not a good window. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Since the tech agent was able to fix your problem over the phone relatively simply, there won't be a charge. http://agileweb.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-home-won-t-boot-past-the-windows-xp-splash-screen.php by ddollar / October 5, 2006 11:51 PM PDT In reply to: same problem here If you put the windows xp cd into the pc and go to the repair console.

Wish you were working at my computer shop!There may be more to this than what you suggested as well. Please if you get an answer email as soon as you can and I'll do the same. I think the mobo is about 4 years old.

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It worked for me. (as long as I don't try to follow up with SP2... Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows Any help is highly appreciated. Re-install Windows XP with SP2.

Went to start and started just fine the first time. I may have a situation where a virus and a hardware failure are occurring at the same time. Make a note of the DLL's full name where Windows XP is stuck. http://agileweb.org/windows-xp/no-windows-xp-logon-screen.php If that doesn't work then a full XP install again on original drive leaving file system intact.

This type of installation will completely erase the drive Windows is installed on and then install the operating system again from scratch.Important: In Step 3, I advised that you try to Make sure no other virus programs are running and run a Combofix scan 9. This worked fine an Win XP (full version) started to install. Report avadhesh- Mar 25, 2010 at 08:41 AM pl give me solution Report Darkside- Mar 30, 2010 at 10:05 AM You need to do a "repair install" of Windows.

I have had the lovely experience of loading xp and then drivers and then sp 2 and then screwing it up.. All updates are installed. I am unable to change that setting. The Check Disk utility will try and fix the error. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware Help | PC running slow? 01-14-2011,

Restart and see if you can boot into Windows XP normally. Thankyou! « ialmrnt5.dll problem | win xp notebook: wireless adapter fun » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum After replacing the hard drive, you'll need to perform a new installation of Windows.If no hard drive issues are found then the hard drive is physically fine, meaning the cause of I am stuck bad......any suggestions??

Aug 24, 2006 #13 Prateeksha TS Rookie COMPUTER restarts Hi, there is a huge problem with my computer. Something totally different. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Everyone just thinks their a wanker but It makes them feel special I guess.

Windows XP Welcome logon screen Can you change the Windows XP Logon Screen? Proffitt Forum moderator / July 28, 2005 10:48 PM PDT In reply to: will using IGo power system cause a power problem? TechSpot is a registered trademark.