Display problem Windows XP Service Pack 3

  Tooling Enterpri 21:19 23 Feb 2010
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My system just rebooted for no reason & display is all scrambled on start up
Starts ok in safe mode no conflicts are in device manager tried scan disc fix & all the hard ware tools
Tried going back to old driver on display
It just goes round in circles looses display reboots ck disc & round again unless I stop it
Any ideas

  ashleycardwell94 18:54 25 Feb 2010

uninstall drivers for display, this will give you the 800 x 600 back, then install again

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:45 25 Feb 2010

Repair XP


OPTION 1 - Repair XP by replacing corrupt files
Type

sfc /scannow

in the run box, press enter and let system file checker find and replace missing / corrupt file in windows and explorer.This will take awhile to complete and you may be asked for the CD to be in the drive if windows is not preinstalled on the hard drive.

sfc /scannow problems
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OPTION 2 - Repair XP by install over the top of existing system

1. Boot the computer using the XP CD. You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive. Check your system documentation for steps to access the BIOS and change the boot order.

2. When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft Windows XP to run on your computer:

To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.

To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.

3. Press Enter to start the Windows Setup.

To setup Windows XP now and Repair Install , press ENTER.

DO NOT choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R", (you Do Not want to load Recovery Console).

4. Accept the License Agreement and Windows will search for existing Windows installations.

5. Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair.

6. Setup will copy the necessary files to the hard drive and reboot.

Do not press any key to boot from CD when the message appears.

Setup will continue as if it were doing a clean install, but your applications and settings will remain intact.

Repair XP
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