Win XP Hangs on start up

  sparky boy 14:53 05 Mar 2006
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HI all can anyone help.

I have Win XP SP2 all updates etc. Every now and then say every 4th start up windows hangs on the Windows XP splash screen the blue bar stops and the hard drive light goes off as there is no action. This may do this for 3+ attemps to start then it will start normally. I have done a full HD check . Any thoughts what it could be?
Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:38 05 Mar 2006

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
click here

  sparky boy 15:59 05 Mar 2006

tried that but it just says it cant find sfc. how do you install it?

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