windows xp home log on

  denis93c 08:29 14 Dec 2003
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when i try to start up windows,all i get it the blue screen saying "windows is starting up"
and thats is it windows goes no further.
i had to go into safe mode with networking to type this to you all.
i am the only person who uses this pc.
please help.

  LeadingMNMs 08:37 14 Dec 2003

What version of Windows are you using ?

  denis93c 08:42 14 Dec 2003

windows xp home

  VoG II 09:54 14 Dec 2003

In Safe Mode, try a System Restore (Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, System Restore). Go back to a date when it was working.

  P_Ghost5 10:07 14 Dec 2003

What i have found that sometimes works is removing all start up programs. *start * run *msconfig uncheck all in last tab.
Did you load any new devices before that happened?
I had same problem on a faulty hard drive before....

  powerless 10:09 14 Dec 2003

Or when you are about to enter safe mode click NO and SR will load.

  denis93c 15:46 14 Dec 2003

no luck

  VoG II 16:23 14 Dec 2003

Boot from the CD

Let the Setup go through the first part of the Installation procedure.

When you come to the screen in which it says "Welcome to Setup." press Enter to Setup Windows XP.

Press F8 to agree to the End User License.

Let the Setup search your system for previous versions of Windows.

When the Setup is finished searching your system, select your Windows XP Installation and press the R key on your keyboard to start the Repair Procedure.

Setup will delete all major system files and then replace them with new copies.

You will have to download all of the updates from Microsoft Windows Update again because it replaces the files.

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