windows wont load

  Daxsimus 20:51 25 May 2007
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Hi guys,
Im posting this for a friend as they cannot.
All was working fine with the computer then it shut down with a blue screen stop error message. Now all it is doing is trying to start and goes to the black and white screen you get when you press f8 ie: start windows at last configuration, safe mode etc... restarting starts the same cycle and it just restarts every 30 seconds. Wont go in to safe mode, command promt or back to good configuration.The blue screen is not displayed long enough for me to get an error code. How can I get into windows to repair? They do not have windows recovery discs? help greatly needed. Cheers Dax

  mocha 21:32 25 May 2007

What version of windows is on your friends machine?

  mocha 21:46 25 May 2007

If you just need the boot/startup disks for windows up to XP click here this will get you into a recovery mode, come back to the Forum if you have any problems along the way.

Good Luck.

  Daxsimus 22:41 25 May 2007

Sorry for delay in response my connection went down. Its running Win XP pro

  Daxsimus 22:43 25 May 2007

Which one is it out of the following?
Will it then just boot from the floppy?

Windows XP 6 Disk Setup Set

XP Home/Pro Original/SP1/SP2

XP Quick Boot Diskette xpquick.zip | xpquick.exe | Read.1st

NTFS Bootdisks And Bootable CDs

  woodchip 22:47 25 May 2007

Can you boot with the XP CD and do a repair?

  Daxsimus 22:50 25 May 2007

no havent got the cd

  woodchip 23:03 25 May 2007

This May get you going, click here

  woodchip 23:07 25 May 2007

This May get you going, click here This also may work
click here

  Daxsimus 10:12 26 May 2007

Tried booting from the floppy but wont work.

Any other ideas as to what is the cause and possible cure? THX

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:10 26 May 2007

1. you need to set BIOS to make sure Floppy is first boot device (or only boot device while you do the repair)

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