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During Reboot My Windows Xp Will Not Load Tries To Load My Old Me

Q: During Reboot My Windows Xp Will Not Load Tries To Load My Old Me

when i turn my computer on it says to hit F1 to continue or F2 and when i type F1 it just beeps and will not let me do it. i push F2 move something, move it back, save and then i hit F12 and finally after 800 times i get it to finally boot windows xp home sp2 for awhile then dumps me again. any ideas or suggestions would be great. my computer has been starting to act real funny by not allowing me to access things saying i dont have permission to do it. its getting real squirly. thanx in advance for any help.

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A: During Reboot My Windows Xp Will Not Load Tries To Load My Old Me

Hi, did you set up XP on another hard drive to ME? If so you will need to go into your bios and set the hard drive XP is on to the top.

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I was trying to load windows 7 professional onto a HP Pavillion dv6500 and every time I install it it goes fine, then once it's all installed one of two things will happen. If I do absolutely nothing to it, no changes to settings, no new programs or updates I can reset it turn it off etc and it will load fine. If I do any of the previously mentioned things though it will not load windows. I thought maybe it was black screening (after I read the why is windows loading black screen thread) but I don't think this is the case. I can't get it to boot in safe mode, I can't even get to the advanced boot options. The best I can do is get to the screen to choose my os. Can anyone shed some light on this super annoying problem?

A:Windows Won't load after reboot.

Hello !! Welcome to SF !!

I think the best thing you could do is to do a Start up Repair to resolve boot issues. Startup Repair if that didn't work then try this article SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker if that also didn't care then i think it could be a bad install of Windows 7 follow this Repair Install

Good Luck,

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My friends computer is in the category of royally buggered (so i presume) due to a problem with the OS.

Upon start up the computer loads and then reaches a screen within seconds informing that something went wrong with windows, and a number of options are given:

Start in safe mode
Start windows normally
And so on... (im sure your familiar with the said screen)

At this screen the arrow keys on the keyboard will not work, and they will also not work for any other process, except moving around in the BIOS.
The countdown timer reaches zero and attempts to "start windows normally" which is highlighted by default.
The windows load screen appears and within a second, the computer restarts, and the same happens, and again... and again... and again.

When faced with the task of fixing this i tried:

Entering the BIOS, and reordering the boot order, moving CD/DVD drive to the 1st position.
Inserting a windows xp disc.
Restarting the computer, waiting to access the disc and format the Hard-drive.

This is where yet another problem struck...
Although i reordered the boot order, the computer seemed to some how skip the idea, and the reboot cycle would continue.

I am stuck on a solution to the problem, due to the arrow keys not working, and the disc not loading.

Could you please inform me of any options my friend has, be this purchasing a new hard-drive and installing windows on to that. No vital data is on the current hard-drive, so its not a problem losing it, but th... Read more

A:Windows won't load, reboot cycle!

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I'm not so much worried about fixing the blue screen (yet) just finding out what it's even saying.

I start up my EEE PC 1000he and right after the XP Load screen comes up the system shows a blue screen then restarts. I tried to load in via safe mode to change the restart on blue screen setting, but I can't even load into safe mode.

I'm not really sure what I could've done, but that's not my concern at the moment.

Is there a registry file that can be changed, or button to be pressed during boot to keep it from shutting down and allow me to read the blue screen?

(If anyone's wondering "How can you change the registry when you can't load Windows", I can load the registry into a PE and edit it from there)

I'm working on getting USB bootable memtest and some other stuff, but for the time being I just want to know what the BSOD is saying.

A:Blue screen on Windows load - then reboot

Start (or restart) the PC, then start tapping the F8 key about twice a second.
(Some PCs use F8 for other options, in that case try F5. On some Multimedia keyboards you may have to hold a separate Function key down so the Fx keys will not be seen as media keys)

The following Menu should appear:
Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA Mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode
Disable automatic restart on system failure
Start Windows Normally
Return to OS Choices Menu

Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.

Select the Disable automatic restart on system failure option

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Ok, i am having serious problem here.

Whenever i start windows in my copmuter, it loas normally then i see something blue appear and couple of zeros below and the computer restarts, it continous doing this forever.

The strange thing is that befor, the computer would display an error and STOP there, but now it is suddenly different.

The Harddriver is working, loaded gentoo and it told me everything was working all right (atleast i think it does).

Please help me, this is my work computer and over a year of work is gone now and i really need it.

this is a lagtop

A:Windows wont load but reboot's instead. (Desperate)

Try tapping your f8 key from start-up and selecting 'Last good configuration' ... failing that, try 'safe-mode' on the same menu and see if a system restore will work.

Any new hardware, software, driver updates added just prior to this issue starting?


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Hello everyone,

I've just returned from my vacation and my home pc won't load windows anymore.
The computer is a special custom build pc which allows you to switch your harddrive easily when it's turned off.

The problem: When starting pc in normal mode and it tries to load windows (shows black screen with the moving green dots) it will black out and reboot. This only occurs when I'm doing so with my own harddrive, the other works fine.

Possible cause: My mom tends to leave the pc in sleep mode and probably did so before we left on vacation. We had guests visiting our house who tried using the pc and switched to my harddrive instead of my mom's (while pc was still in sleep mode) when trying to start the pc afterwards the above described problem occurred.

I've tried to use start-up repair which fails and shows the following error.

Problem Event name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03: unknown
Problem Signature 04: 21199553
Problem Signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 06: 8
Problem Signature 07: BadPatch
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1043

I've also tried to use system restore to different restore points but it fails without succes.
It says that an unknown error has occurred with Error code 0x800703f9.

Thanks in advance for the help

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Hey guys Ive been having problems with my computer some how the ups got stopped so my computer will shut down after while even though im using a surge protector. Well I used system restore point to restore it to a point that i didnt have the problems hoping the ups wouldnt be stopped, well just my luck the computer cut out, now windows won't even boot up?
Where should i start?

A:help power cutoof in middle of reboot now windows xp won't load


I would clear the CMOS first to see if that helps and when it comes back up, set it to the default setting.

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I tried to add a 4th stick of the same 512MB PC3200 DDR400 nonECC DIMM CL3 memory (had 3x 512MB before trying to add) and Windows would not load. The PC recognizes the new total (2GB) before it attempts to load Windows. My MB has four memory slots and takes up to 3GB of 400 speed memory. I tried moving the memory around - same problem. I can remove one stick of existing memory (that I've been using) and everything works okay with the new memory. I tried just the new memory and everything works okay. The new memory is definitely good - used by itself or with other existing memory...just not when all four memory slots are full.

After adding the fourth memory stick Windows tries to load for a few seconds, but then I get the black screen that says something has changed or hardware was added (e.g. memory) and the screen gives me options to select Last Known Good Configuration, Safe Mode, etc., however I am unable to select "any" of the options offered - and it times-out and then automatically tries to boot again...over and over. There are no error beeps. Removing "any" single 512MB stick (new or existing memory), bringing the total memory back down to what I've been using (3x sticks 512MB for 1.5GB total), allows solid boot and Windows loads normally. My BIOS is setup in the default settings for everything, including memory voltage, T2 timing, etc., etc.

I've read many dozens of posts and articles dating back eight years or more where many pe... Read more

A:Added RAM recognized but Windows won't load and goes into reboot loop

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ok this is gonna be a bit long but i want the details there. the issue pc is my old pc. it has windows 7 its an asus msn-la motherboard i cloned this drive and used it in my new pc. after a few months my new pc's drive died and i took the old drive from the issue pc(witch was not giving issues at this time) and stuck it into my new pc until my replacement drive came. when i got the replacement drive i cloned the drive again onto the replacement drive and then put the new drive in the new pc had no issues there. put the old drive back into the issue pc (this is when issues started) the pc booted up to the windows desktop loading screen fast but once it got there it sat there for like 5 min before loading into windows. once it loaded into windows it was un usable for around 10 min while it loaded background stuff. once it finally loads into windows if i try to open anything its still responding extremely slow. is there anything i could do to fix this or is this going to me a re install only situation? i did try to use a windows 7 disk to do a startup repair but it claimed i couldn't do it because i dident install from that disk.

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new to this and not to good on the technical jargon..

basically i used to be able to load websites up then they stopped loading now and again and now they dont load at all.\
for eg: ebay i can go to the website search it all but click on the sign in and it just wont load.
there are other web pages which just wont load at all and just get the load thing and a blank screen.. and then time out.

ive done the AVG thing, spybot search and destroy, spyblaster.. and reset my router but stil nothing!!!

using windows xp and IE8

A:Can't load websites, or can load main page but then links don't load

How are you connected to the internet?

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I purchased a system with dual GTX580's about a year and a half ago. I have had issues with system crashes (lockups, no blue screen, and no alt-tabbing out of them) almost from the beginning. Since I am impressed with some of the technical responses I have seen on threads in this forum, thought I'd reach out for help before I pull what hair I have left out.....

I tried literally every different bios update available, every single driver release Nvidia has released, too many clean windows installs to count, MSI Afterburner/EVGA Precision (video voltage increases, clock decreases (removing EVGA superclocking), replaced the SLI bridge, different ram, different powersupply cables, different fan speeds, and so many other things over the past 1.5 years it's rediculous.

In preparation for trashing the cards, I pulled them out and put my old cards back in. These are also EVGA brand, 8800's, also can run them in SLI with the same bridge, and not a single problem. This is while running the same driver release (clean install though) as the 580's.

So I put one 580 back in, both slots 1 & 3, and to my surprise it worked just fine in either PCI slot. Tried the other 580, also works fine when alone. Put them both in, put the bridge on, and it crashes right after Bios loads, before it even makes it to the windows logo/login screen.

Seems to have gotten worse over time (was just during intense gaming, next it's when in windows but not gaiming, sometimes at the Windows l... Read more

A:GTX580 Black Screen/Reboot in Games, Windows Logo, even at Bios load

A 1200 Watt PSU should be plenty for your setup as long as it is performing as expected. If you have had problems from the beginning with the cards, I suspect the SLI interface itself is bad on either one or both of the cards. How do they run with the bridge removed and just the cards themselves in? You mentioned running one at a time, but have you tried running with both cards in without the bridge?

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A few weeks ago internet explorer started to act funny, sometime when I opened a new browser window it would freeze in the new window, but allowed me to continue using the previously opened windows. I had to open several new windows until suddenly one of them worked. Then, the whole browser started freezing at random times, specially when clickin on links or opening new windows or tabs. I was not able to close it and reopen, I had to kill the processes using task manager, and even then, many times it would freeze on the first window.I tried several antivirus (Trendmicro, AVG, FProt, Eset, Panda) some would report some infected files, others none. After disinfecting with Panda, the browser seemingly started working fine again, but it only lasted for less than a week. After that the problems became more annoying every day.The last straw was that sometimes when turning on the PC it would freeze right before loading the windows explorer, so I could only see the background of my screen. Usually I rebooted and it will work, but today I had to reboot about 5 times before it worked again.Any help will be greatly appreciated.Thanks. Gabriel.DDS.txt log:DDS (Ver_10-10-10.03) - NTFSx86 Run by Admin at 11:18:25.48 on Mon 10/11/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3070.1831 [GMT -6:00]AV: Panda Global Protection 2011 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {8BF935E7-731F-4115-B7A5-789FF5087595}FW: ... Read more

A:Slow/freezing browser, fails to load windows explorer often. Have to reboot several times.

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Windows Xp Doesnt Wanna Load, I Gotta Restart To Make It To Load

Before the repair it didnt wanna load at all - also I have some hard drive issues ( that got cut off and came our weird , sorry)


OK, Im gonna explain what happened step by step cause Im not sure whats important. I dont understand very much about this stuff. I hope someone more expirienced then me will help me out.

Im using windows xp proffessional version.

OK It first happened while I was surfing online, I was surfing on sites that I can say are pretty much safe, but at the same time I was running either AVG 7.5 antivurus or their AVG antispyware 7.5 (not sure which one of the two) . At some point when the scanning was on my E hard drive ( windows is on my C hard drive ) the computer froze and naturally I restarted. But windows didnt wanna start after the restart, it kept giving these messeges: windows didnt shut down properly and it asked me to choose to start it in safe or normal or etc.. mode.

I tried every type of start mode, it didnt work. Windows wouldnt load and u know that line where windows loads would move a while and then stop.....no responce no nothing. So I tried restaring several times. Same thing, widnows didnt start properly last time, choose a mode...after I choose it loaded for a while but then stopped!

So I took it to the repair, the re-installed my windows. Now when I wanna start it, it runs properly doesnt ask me to choose, windows ... Read more

A:Windows Xp Doesnt Wanna Load, I Gotta Restart To Make It To Load

Are you able to boot in safe mode? It seems like you might have a conflict with the program wanting to run at start up..
My first suggestion is to boot safe mode, then remove your AV.. See if that helps..
Also, do you have more than one anti-virus program installed?

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Okay, so here's the deal. I had Windows Service Pack 2. Everything was just lovely, then I decided to FINALLY upgrade to Service Pack 3 because some high end Adobe products I was installing suggested it for better compatibility. Aiesh, so I took the plunge and tried to upgrade to Windows Service Pack 3. I was smart because of all the horror stories though and did a full backup up all my data including system state, etc. I set a system restore point, the whole nine yards. I upgraded with no problems but when the computer restarted it do so, got past POST, and the windows boot or load screen popped up with the loading bar. . . but windows never loaded! A lot of people report having problems where it get's past the windows load screen and just keeps cycle rebooting. Or it'll load to the user selection screen/welcome screen. This is not me, I am simply stuck at the windows load screen. (Picture below for reference)

So, I booted into safe mode with networking, searched for help EVERYWHERE and couldn't find any. -=/ By the way, I could boot into safe mode, safe mode with command prompt, and safe mode with networking. So I used my system restore point that had made before the SP3 upgrade and now I am typing to you from the comfort of my Service Pack 2. But this ticks me off because I want SP3 on my system for the sake of those Adobe programs and just because I can't get the dern thing on there it bugs me. Does anyone have a suggestion for me as to WHAT is stopping me from have ... Read more

A:Installed Windows Service Pack 3 Now Windows won't load past Windows Boot Load Screen

Hi sirdanceal0t,
I had a similar problem when Windows XP SP3 was released it was only designed for Intel processors, so if you have a AMD processor it will cause your system not to load, if you are running a AMD processor if i were you try and get back to the System Restore Point or if that fails reimage your pc and just before installing SP3 looks for the patch/fix for your processor model, then install SP3 and it should all be fine.

On the other hand if you have a Intel processor i woulldn't know what to advise.


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I dont know if this is posted in the right area but I'm so desperate to get my laptop working its unreal.
First it started off with my laptop crashing, I had totally forgot it needed to do a windows update and turned off my laptop in hopes that it would work properly.
After that my laptop has not been working. The machine turns on and gives me two options. Start windows normally or do a repair. Upon starting windows normally, it loads so far before sending me back to the two options of start windows normally or repair. On the second time I clicked repair. My laptop then goes so far before presenting me with a blue screen that is usually the screen where my accounts are. The cursor still moves but it loads no further even after leaving it an hour. I decided to make a repair disk, hoping that the problem was because of windows. the disk loads, gives me a choice on the keyboard language then does nothing. I honestly have no idea what to do, I want to keep all the files safe on my computer as I havent backed them up and I have worked so hard on the projects. someone please help

A:windows 7 refuses to load and system repair wont load

Do a hardware/software reset with your BIOS:Shut down and turn off the computer.
Unplug the computer from the wall or surge protector (then remove the battery if it is a laptop).
"Remove the computer from any port replicator or docking station, disconnect
cables to printers or devices such as external monitors, USB memory sticks or SD cards, headset or external speakers, mouse or auxiliary keyboard, turn off WIFI and Bluetooth wireless devices." (Use Hard Reset to Resolve Hardware and Software Issues HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. This closes the circuit and ensures all
power from components is drained to clear the software connections between the BIOS
and hardware and clear any corruption in the temporary memory.
(If it is a laptop, plug the battery back into the laptop and then) Plug the computer back into the wall. Do not reconnect any unnecessary peripherals; monitor, keyboard,
and mouse should suffice and be the only peripherals reconnected.
Turn it on to reinitialize the software connections between the BIOS and hardware

After doing those steps, clear your CMOS by entering the BIOS (see your system manual for steps to enter the BIOS), going to the EXIT screen, and loading setup/optimized defaults.

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This just started happening last night. Earlier that day I bought a 160gb seagate external HD at Fry's for 50 bux and was moving tons a files over to it (for about 3 hours). At one point I cancelled uploading and rebooted fine, but later that night my girlfriend did the same thing and rebooted and XP will not load... not in safe mode. I didn't install anything with the external HD as it was Plug n Play and I didn't install any new programs yesterday either...

I don't have a Win XP CD either (or boot disk). I guess my first action will need to be to buy Win XP and try a system recovery?

Is there any way to find out what is stopping it from loading?

I also switched the memory sticks with some other memory and that did nothing...

I'm at a loss :l

A:Windows XP won't load passed the load screen...

ap f8 when booting and from the options try
last known good configuration
if that's no good boot into the recovery console and try

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as per title what i have tried is checking the installation media is good which it is checked it on another rig running windows 10. okay so what happens is it will go through the normal boot up procedure my rig that is, bios will post normally and then i get the windows 10 logo screen. u know where the little windows circly thing will go around and at about the 7th time the litlte circly thing goes around my screen will freeze same goes with the installation media which i am running on a usb, so i am stumped because i cant even load from the usb to try and repair my computer. any help willl be great.
I am currently in the process of trying to install windows 7 and see if that will help.

A:windows wil not load nor will it load with installiation media

okay well it did the same thing with windows 7 install. it will go through the loading windows files and then the little windows logo will pop up u know the little R,G,B,Y flag which pulsates and on about the fifth pulsate it will freeze.

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Keeps on loading the HP sign. Then turns off the laptop, then turns back on to the hp sign. Non-Stop.. I can load up the startup menu but when I press f11 for system recovery. The hp sign appears then turns off. Then repeats.

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after i reboot and it starts to load up it ask me to pick which OS to load up and i only have XP Home and only one HD with it on and it gives me 2 XP Homes To Pick From, i was moding Start > Run.. > msconfig to try to fix my Microsoft Works problem , can some1 tell me how to stop it from asking me which OS to load and just go straight to the Login Screen plzz

A:After A Reboot It Ask Me To Load Which OS??

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Two similar events have happened to me recently, all while logged into windows; I use only one account on this pc. On both occurrences the Screen flashes black; after that, in particular the first occurrence i was not able to access the admin account via
UAC; Group policy is set to ask for password upon elevation, good and well, but the password dialogue box said that the admin account was locked out. After rebooting, I was unable to login, with the exact same error appearing; A system restore fixed this issue.
Unfortunately I did not note the exact string of the error, and I see no references to it in event log except for this " Event 6000 The winlogon notification subscriber <GPClient> was unavailable to handle a notification event."  However
the error "description" was quite different error on this second occurrence.
Here are some event errors that occurred during the first error:
Nvidia GTX 660 turned off momentarily and turned on again; sound card was disabled at the same time; crashing adobe premiere

Faulting application name: Adobe QT32 Server.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x5a4de952
Faulting module name: QuickTime.qts_unloaded, version:, time stamp: 0x5668a2c5
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x6059cd89
Faulting process id: 0x4a4
Faulting application start time: 0x01d3cccd1782c182
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018\32\Adobe QT32 Server.exe
Faulting module ... Read more

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Alright heres the issue

My dad had a cyber power pc, with an ASUS SK8V motherboard and XP, he had 2 RAID drives. It had crapped out on him so he gave the computer to me. I had an IDE 160gb hard drive, working, with windows XP on it from my other PC. I put it in this PC (yes i removed the RAID drives) and what started happening is it would booty fine, right before it shows the XP loading screen youll hear a small "click" from the hard drivem and it will reboot. So, i tried reformatting and putting a fresh install in. While attempting that, it refused to copy setup files at certain points. I put the HD back into the origional pc it was in, and used the same disc, and it installed xp fine, went back, tried putting it in the cyberpower, same rebooting problem. A co worker suggested deleting the mother board drivers, shut off the pc, and put the HD in the cyber power, still didnt work. Frustrated, i took it to a co worker, who gave it to me and said the HD was bad. Bought a new HD, same thing, couldnt install windows, installed it in the other pc with new hd, switched it to the cyber power, again, reboot looping. Changed the power supply, still same thing, took out each stick of RAM, alternating the slots, one in at a time, didnt help. At this point I'm pretty frustrated, the cyber power has awesome hardware in it, and i'd like to be able to utilize it, any suggestions? System specs below:

processor: AMD Athalon64 FX 51 processor
video: ATI Radeon 9800 pro 256MB D... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Reboot when OS tries to load

hello & welcome to TSF ,

now when you started all this did you think to change the bios so that it would look for an (IED ) harddrive ?

you may have to tell it to do this since it was set up with the raid system

you could also unplug the powre cord

then push the power button & hold for a count of 10 to totally rid the system of power & then open the case & remove the litheum battery on the motherboard & then let the system sit for 15 min then befor you put the battery back in puch the power button againg and hold for a 10 count

this will compleatly reset the bios

now try to install the softeware on to the IED harddrive

if that does not work then you must tell the bios to see the IED harddrive

get back to me


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Hey everyone,
My problem is that everytime I restart my computer the operating system will not fully load. My desktop background will appear but no icons are visible and all I can do is restart the computer again. After 2 restarts the OS will load fine and there are no more noticeable problems. This is the case everytime I reboot my PC. Im running XP Pro on a Dell Laptop. Any suggestions?

A:OS wont load on reboot

have you installed any har/software recently?

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I can't seem to get Windows 7 SP1 to load a driver for an HP printer that is on my home network. My laptop sees it but won't let me make it the default printer or load a driver so that I can link to it wirelessly. I restored my laptop back to windows 7
because Windows 10 was moving too slow. I only have 4gigs of memory, and windows 10 probably runs better with 8gigs of memory.

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I have the same problem, after i installed an update driver for my graphics card.
As well as the desktop freezing and only diplaying the background wallpaper due to explorer.exe not loading, i cant seem to load any .exe files! so i cant load registry editor to remove these reg keys!?!

I tried loading reg editor through command prompt in safe mode option but an error report shows and closes. I cant load any applications(.EXE) at all.. if theres a way to removes these reg keys in command prompt please could anyone let me know!?????

These threads are the closet i can get to my problem with my other pc.. IF ANY ONE CAN HELP ME PLEASE ID BE MOST GRATEFUL!

A:explorer.exe wont load after reboot

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My system will not load OS. The following are the only 3 things the system will perform.

1. E machine logo splash
2. Winxp screen 3 bars only
3. Blank screen for a few seconds then it flickers and reboots.

Some of the things I have tried…

CHKDSK /r at the repair console
Tried a different video card.

Does anybody know of what else I could try.

System Specs:

Emachine T2984/WinXP home
Celoron D 2.93GHz

A:System Reboot Loop. Won't load OS

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I recently ran the manufacturer's Restore Disks on a 5 year old WinXP desktop then updated to WinXP SP3 and reinstalled the same programs I had been running other than a switch from AVG antivirus to Avast. On reboot, I now sometimes, not always, receive this error "Load Error. Press a key to reboot". Pressing a key only regenerates the message. This occurs on the 4th boot screen which is the one which normally shows Windows starting. The first screen is mem check. The 2nd screen is black with various messages as usual. The 3rd screen is the Norton Goback screen. The 4th is where Windows normally starts but that is where the error message comes up. I am able to use GoBack to restore to an earlier point and get the machine running. It will then sometimes reboot normally, sometimes not. I will appreciate any and all help. Thank you.

A:Load Error. Press a key to reboot

Well as your reinstalling all these programs fresh they'll all want to update and while updating to SP3 may have caused the load error its probly caused by some new updates not getting along with others try restoring the computer and add the programs 1 by 1 and when u get problems youll know whats caasing them. You may need to keep older versions of some programs.

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Hello, my wifes computer is having issues, she was looking through surfthechannel and was browsing shows, and then firefox crashed, she tried to restart firefox, but then the computer went black, and began a restart cycle, now it will not actually load, just cycles through the start up gets to the "HP" screen, then starts over, but won't load. I've tried loading safe mode, it loads to where it will give me safe mode options, but then starts the process over without starting.

Anyone heard of anything like this recently? Any suggestions?

We have an HP with XP home

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I just have the same problem, I don't have desktop or start menu but I can run programs from task manager.

I have tried with:
- Ad-Aware
- Registry Mechanic
- Running next commands from console (cmd)
COPY C:\Archivos de programa\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe C:\WINDOWS\iexplore.exe
REN C:\WINDOWS\iexplore.exe explorer.exe
- Ewido
- sfc /scannow
I can't use this because Asus has given to me 2 Recovery CDs
and they have a copy made with PowerQuest which you only
can use to restore the complete system. You can see their
reply to me here:

And all you have written. None of them worked to me.
Could you please help me?

This is my computer HijackThis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 13:53:06, on 29/05/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Archivos de programa\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\ewido\security suite\ewidoguard.exe
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A:explorer.exe wont load after reboot

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Hi folks.
Ive been a long time reader of these forums and have fixed many problems of my own just by reading through the threads.
Unfortunately it's come a time where I need to post due to the fact that I cant solve this problem I'm having.
When I reboot or startup my computer, it boots up fine until it gets to the desktop, AVG seems the first to load and that loads normally. after that everything else is very sluggish. Once all the startup items have loaded and mind you there are not alot that I have running at startup. If I try to open a program ie. Firefox, the little hourglass comes up,dissapears after a few seconds then it just sits there like I never clicked anything. 2 minutes later it will pop open, this is with anything even if I crtl-alt-del, it can take anywhere from 1-3 minutes to open. Once they do open up, the computer is fine everything opens and runs normally its only after a reboot.
Im pretty sure I dont have any spyware or viruses, Ive done a defrag, that worked fine. done error checking on the hdd, that found no errors, ran memtest for about half an hour, no errors, tried unchecking everything in the msconfig startup list, no luck.
I have AMD64 3700 San diego
1gig of corsair twinx
120 gig WD HDD
Pioneer DVD burner
Windows xp pro

I did do a hijack this scan and here are the results.
I appreciate the time in helping me solve this annoying little problem I have!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:10:37 AM, on 18/11/2005
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A:Programs load very slow on reboot.

Any suggestions at all?

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Have a Compaq CQ61-313us. For some reason the USB ports don't work after reboot. If I go to device manager, and disable, then reable them one by one, they'll work fine until reboot and I'm back to errors on them. I also can uninstall them and have windows find them again, works fine, until I reboot again. I'm about to give up. They all say "This device cannot start. (Code 10)" until I reinstall. Have done all my updates and mutiple scans with mutiple malware /virus programs. Any suggestions???

A:USB Ports continually don't load after reboot...

Hi there,Have you looked through the following articles?http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/itprovistahardware/thread/e42d107a-bb3c-4a3e-9668-19183baaca93http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310123

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God, where to begin.

I tried to restore my computer using ctrl+f11. It failed: "The recovery process was not successful." Then, I tried to reboot, but it stays stuck with this message: "Loading PBR for descriptor 2...done." I've tried everything I can think of.

I'm trying now to reinstall windows with the disk that came with my laptop. I can't figure out how, because I can't get into safemode using f8 and I can't think of another way to get it to load... this is so frustrating, I've been working on this since late April.

I don't care if I lose everything when repairing this, that's what I was going for in the beginning. Please, someone, tell me you can help me :|

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i have a toshiba laptop satellite M35-S359 when i start up this is the only thing comes up on the screen. i have used my recovery disc and it went thru the recovery like normal and then when it tells me to remove the disc and press any key to continue it reboots and comes right back to the same load error! press a key to reboot... i use windows xp sp2

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I leave my computer on 24/7 but lately every morning when i wake up i'd come downstairs to error messages related to virtual ram running low (but a meter would read my actualy ram used at 1-4%) Programs would crash due to not having enough memory and nothing would be running when i woke up. The weird thing was, there werent any new programs that were running, it was all the same things that worked fine before. It started suddenly, and after updating a program called Azureus it seemed to worsen, but it was always the first to close. I noticed that Norton 2003's autoprotect was disabled and it wouldnt enable so i upgraded to 2005 and updated it. It then found 30 some viruses, all being trojan related. I think all of the files were related to TASKMNGU.exe and a file called something like MSMSGI.exe. Norton couldnt clean them so i rebooted in safe mode and scanned, when it found all of them it quartined a few, deleted about 20 and 4 were left unable to do anything with. i then rebooted into normal windows, and was going to see what was left, and how to handle them, only when i clicked onmy user, entered my password, and waited for my desktop to load, it never did. It froze with my backround image there, all my processes seemed to start up except explorer (windows explorer, not IE, i use firefox anyway). I tried rebooting in safe mode and had the same problem. I tried going to new, and running explorer.exe from task manager but it says i cannot find the file. I hit brows... Read more

A:explorer.exe wont load after reboot

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Hi from not so sunny England...

I have an Acer Travelmate notebook with XP Tablet edition that has worked o.k for just short of a year (bought Nov 24th 2004) and recently has started throwing up the above named error message on startup.

I have done some research and one article I found blames Norton GoBack (which I am running) for this error and another one says it is a hard drive problem.

I have been able to use GoBack to retrieve my data, but I now have to restore the drive to a previous point every single time I start it up.

I have tried to recover the HD to factory defaults using the System Disks and it seems to work ok for a short while. But when I start to reload other software, the same problem recurs.

I will be grateful for any advice or assistance anyone can offer...



A:Load Error! Press a key to reboot...

Hello and Welcome to TSF

It seems the hard drive may be on its way out.
Find the make of the drive, go HERE and run the Hard Drive Diagnostics Utilities for your make.

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Hello allo! thanks all for this superb forum !!
I have been having a restart/reboot problem with my PC for some time now.
I originally attributed the problem to Skyrim game , since it used to only do it while playing this particular game.
Now i can get it to do it using winrar + furmark pretty easily ( within ~ 20 minutes.. once took only 2 minutes )
Computer is around 2 years old now.
I used to play BF3/4 for hours on without any problem in the first year.
I've tested a few things i could think of :
- monitored ( eye view ) voltages and temps using CPUID HWMONITOR   at idle and during tests
- no reported events ever on any of the restarts from the even viewer logs  (i only get a " unexpected shutdown wihtout proper blablabal )
- tried to overheat/stress GPU without any success in getting it to crash ( R290 ..i went up to ~ 75c which it never actually reaches during normal setup , by lowering fan speed and it never crashed )
I can only get it to reboot if i use both CPU and GPU loading at the same time
i've ran GPU test for hours on without any problem
haven't ran anything other than winrar on a very large file/folder as far as cpu is concerned
So now i do not know what else to test, would like very much to get some insight.
Ah yes, my PSU has been making some weird digital noise since day 1
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A:Random reboot/restart under load

Also, it seems like it is getting more frequent.
Used to be after 1-2 hours of gameplay
now i can get it after only 10 minutes
i think .... damn random problems!!

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Two similar events have happened to me recently, all while logged into windows; I use only one account on this pc. On both occurrences the Screen flashes black; after that, in particular the first occurrence i was not able to access the admin account via
UAC; Group policy is set to ask for password upon elevation, good and well, but the password dialogue box said that the admin account was locked out. After rebooting, I was unable to login, with the exact same error appearing; A system restore fixed this issue.
Unfortunately I did not note the exact string of the error, and I see no references to it in event log except for this " Event 6000 The winlogon notification subscriber <GPClient> was unavailable to handle a notification event."  However
the error "description" was quite different error on this second occurrence.
Here are some event errors that occurred during the first error:
Nvidia GTX 660 turned off momentarily and turned on again; sound card was disabled at the same time; crashing adobe premiere

Faulting application name: Adobe QT32 Server.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x5a4de952
Faulting module name: QuickTime.qts_unloaded, version:, time stamp: 0x5668a2c5
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x6059cd89
Faulting process id: 0x4a4
Faulting application start time: 0x01d3cccd1782c182
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018\32\Adobe QT32 Server.exe
Faulting module ... Read more

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Windows Update Won't Load--gets error-"This page failed to load". My system=32 bit operating system which is Vista Ultimate.

A:Windows Update Won't Load--gets error-"This page failed to load"

Hello sgibbins,
Try here, people have had some good results doing this. please post your results. Good luck.

JSI Tip 2805. Windows Update 'Cannot Display Page'?

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Backstory (skip if you need)
I'm fixing someones laptop, It was slow and taking 30 minutes to startup, i did the usually virus scan and restarted, then it was stuck in an auto repair loop. I used a windows 8 Install CD from microscoft. None of the options in it would work, install (key doesnt match) reset (missing partition), image recovery (cant find an image), restore (no restore point), etc.
Used command prompt, did stuff like bootrec, bcdedit, diskpart, and chkdsk. After it ran chkdsk it finally loaded windows. I reset/reinstalled the OS completely. Fixed, restarted, running smooth. Owner said it was working great for a day, then after turning it back on it was in an auto repair loop.
It's stuck in a preair loop, I can't even boot from the 8 CD! Have it configured in the bios, it shows the the blue windows logo then the screen goes black for 3 minutes and a blue screen flashes for 1 second saying  "Your PC ran into a problem and need to restart. Collecting some info (0% complete) search online for error: 0x000021a"
The weird thing is, Windows 7 disks boot fine, but it's "not compatible". And if I physically remove the HDD, it will boot into the windows 8 CD. So I put the HDD back in (while still at the command prompt) and it wont take my commands in related to the C: . I get a "System cannot find the drive specified"
I also tried hooking upp the HDD to my PC SATA, it shows in explorer, but just right clicking it crashes explorer.exe. D... Read more

A:Windows wont load, Boot CD wont load, Automatic Repair Loop

I got a windows 8.1 disk made and it allowed me yo boot from the CD, but it's SLOOOOW, it takes minutes to load reset or w.e (none of them still work), or open the command prompt.
I ran chkdsk /f /r /x but it didnt help. chkdsk /r ends with:
"A disk read error occurredcc0000185
Insufficient disk space to fix the Usn Journal $J data stream."
Before when I ran it, I'm pretty sure it let me restart and booted into windows, not now.
Next I tried bootrec.
/fixmbr - succesful
/fixboot - succesfull
/rebuildBCD - Total identified Windows installations: 0
/scanOS - Total identified Windows installations: 0
Next bcdedit
Nothing worked "The boot configuration data store could not be opened. The requested system device cannot be found."
Next sfc /scannow
"There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete. Restart Windows and run sfc again."
"Windows resources protection didnt find integrity violations"
BCDBoot c:\WindowsFailure when attempting to copy boot files
Next diskpart - but I forgot what I did before that may have worked. All i can remember is I had to select a disk or volume, and do something with it.

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Coworker's computer: Everex GA3400, 2.2GHz, 4G RAM, 100G HD, XP Home, recovery disk, recovery partition.
Issue: XP boots to a certain point then reboots, process repeats. Happens in normal mode and all safe modes. Last file listed in Safe Mode boot is DiskFilter.sys

Backup made of his desktop and My Documents. Hiren's boot CD loads Mini XP slowly and a few CRC errors during some program extractions but file operations work OK after loading. System is stable.
There is a recovery partition which is accessable with Hiren's. When I attempt to use the recovery process from bootup, the system hangs while performing a system check.
1. Is there a log file I can view for more information?
2. Does this sound like an MBR issue? If so, possible to use hidden recovery partition to repair boot partition?
3. Any other ideas? I know there could be a million reasons.

A:[SOLVED] Stuck with a load reboot loop

hi herpfan. TSF frowns on hiren. I suspect our ms friends wont help you

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k so, Since ive reinstalled windows Ive been having problems with some games giving me a black screen then rebooting my PC, at first I didnt know what was causing this I then realized that It was only happening with games that automaticly start in a 640x480 window then go to full screen.Obviously I can just change the res for most games and it solves the problem but theres quite a few games that dont allow you to change the res before the game is loaded. This has only been happening since i reinstalled windows.

Games that cause a crash that Ive tryed
NFS Carbon, Silent Hill 4 Fifa 07, Tiger woods 07

I am 100% sure these games work on my pc (before reinstalling windows)

I have downloaded about 5 diff drivers for my grapics card, and still having the same problem.

Ive done spyware/virus scans that have found nothing, done windows updates, got the lastest directx lastest drivers, even tryed the drivers from the CD that came with my grapics card, reinstalled the games, ect ect and still having the same problem.

Everything else runs fine with no problems at all, unless it starts in 640x480

My PC setup is...

AMD Athlon XP3200+
ATI Radeon 9200 PRO
Win XP, with all latest updates

Any help would be great.

A:Games that load in 640x480 crash and reboot


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Don't let someone for one minute get you down about the Windows GUI not loading. Reformatting is the absolute last resort. An archived thread from this board made a big difference for me in solving a difficult explorer.exe problem this week.

Apply the following strategy:

a) Launch the Task Manager (press Ctrl + Alt + Del, click Task List...) and run the Registry Editor (regedit.exe) from clicking the New Task... button. Locate the following registry keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\explorer.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\iexplorer.exe

If they are in the registry, then delete them. If they are absent, don't try to find anything else to delete. Exit the Registry Editor, restart, login as the local administrator, and see if explorer.exe loads.

b) If this fails to succeed, then run System Restore (c:\windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe) from the Task Manager via the New Task... button. If System Restore is Turned Off, then a dialog pops up with choice between Yes or No. Choose Yes and then Windows responds the System Restore Tab window of My Computer. Uncheck Turn Off System Restore and click once on the OK button. Then run System Restore again from the Task Manager and select Restore my computer to an earlier time. Pick your specific date in the past and execute this process. Restart the PC, accept the past date, and login as the loc... Read more

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I ve been having trouble with my computer not load the desktop at all but still able to access things using taskmgr. it seems to happen after reboot after using one of these programs

system mechanic
r wipe&clean
registry mechanic

its similar to the problem from this thread but it was with xp

A:Win7 explorer.exe wont load after reboot

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I have several portable programs kept on a separate HDD. When I say separate HDD I mean on a different HDD from my main HDD where windows was installed.

I have links to these programs in my start menu but after a reboot the icons don't load correctly. The actual shortcut is still there but the icons picture is not being displayed properly. There is just a blank icon picture in it's place.

When I right click on the shortcuts and hit properties the images show correctly within the properties popup.

How do I fix this issue?

A:Programs on separate HDD won't load picture on icon after reboot

As long as those shortcuts actually work, just ignore the icon issue.

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Hi...when I reboot my pc I get the Pentium 4 bage showing for ages before the users/login page is displayed. This has only started happening over the last few weeks. I don't remember installing any new software!

Can anybody help me please?

Thank you, Kristian

A:Reboot takes forever to load login page XP

Try a system restore before the pblm. happened

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I have a fairly high end gaming PC in a mini-itx for factor. The specs are posted below:

Motherboard: Asrock H97M-ITX/ac
CPU: Intel i5 4670k
GPU: Zotac Geforce 980Ti Amp! Edition
RAM: Evga 16gb DDR3
Hard Drives: 1x Sandisk 240gb SSD 1x Samsung Evo 120gb SSD, and 1x 1tb Toshiba 7200rpm mechanical drive
Disc Drive: HP Blu Ray Drive
PSU: Corsair CX750m
Case: Coolermaster Elite 130 Mini ITX

For some reason, during demanding gameplay, I either get a bsod (although this is rarely the case) or the monitor looses input entirely and some sort of a buzzing/whining noise comes in my headphones. Then, no matter what I do, the screen does not turn on and I have to manually shut my pc down and restart it. I'm not sure if this is hardware related or software related but I've attached my file below in case that might help.

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My son is playing runescape on the web and gets this error.

System in running Windows XP SP2

any ideas? Goggle searches seem to indicate that a 16 bit program may be having issues with Xp but nothing I can place my fnger on to fix.

Any help appreciated


A:Win16 subsystem load failure cannot load critical screen resources from wow32.dll

Look at this link, scroll down to Correcting the WOW32.DLL Application Error in Windows XP

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