XP Rig no longer booting

  Shamrock Holmes 21:35 26 Aug 2009

My main PC appears to be having uses booting up. The BIOS loads as usual, then it goes on the XP wait screen, which runs for a long time, then it either goes over to a blank screen or at least once as spontanously restarted. Boot "last known good configuration" doesn't seem to help, is it worth trying "Safe Mode"? I have the full XP disk that it came with (it was an custom build) is it worth trying to run a repair installation? After several attempts it appears that the issue is the System32/config file or something like that.



  MAT ALAN 21:49 26 Aug 2009

is it worth trying to run a repair installation?

click here

You got nothin to loose...

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