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Windows starting up loading screen forever!!!

Q: Windows starting up loading screen forever!!!

k i created a partition and formatted it of 70gb to install windows 7 in it. Im obviously using the clean install method, everything goes fine. It expands the files, it installs them,copies them, etc. When my system is booting up, it shows me the screen of windows below saying "windows is starting up", the problem is that windows never starts up, i left it for a night, and it didnt start up, it just stayed there. Im trying to install windows 7 64bit, any help would be greatly appreciated

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A: Windows starting up loading screen forever!!!

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So i'm having an issue where my cover photo and profile picture won't change on my laptop (aka lockscreen). The pictures currently on my lockscreen were my old cover photo and profile picture on facebook, and have since changed on facebook. I uninstalled and then re-installed facebook. I made sure profile sync was turned off and everything. Now, I changed my profile picture for microsoft, and that worked, except on the lockscreen page it is the same old facebook picture.
With the lockscreen wallpaper, it will not let me change it at all. In the personalization settings, it will let me browse for a picture, but will not load the preview.
I have tried everything. I've spent two days on the forums trying to figure this out. I have done the sfc /scannow several times. I have checked for virus. I checked to see if the new update messed with it, and I couldn't find the exact update everyone else was referring to; it didn't exist on my computer. The only thing that worked at all was when I did the registry editor, and disabled the lockscreen altogether. (computer>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>SOFTWARE>POLICIES>MICROSOFT>WINDOWS) I didn't have a personalization file, so I made one and added the NoLockScreen option and set the hexadecimal value to 1 to turn the lockscreen off.

Now the issue, I would like to have a lockscreen. I do not care is it is my facebook profile and cover picture at all, I am just getting very aggravated by the constant picture that I have to see every ti... Read more

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So i got this Dell Laptop to fix...weird thing is

it will be stuck on the load-up screen for 15-20 minutes or more, then logging in will take another 10-15 minutes...

I tried looking into the system configuration through msconfig

disabled most of the startup programs down to the two most important ones
also played around with the "system services", but no luck...both will still startup the laptop really slow...

it has a 1gb ram and all updates/drivers are installed...

i also tried swapping the hdd with another laptop, still the same thing. I do not suspect it to be a bad hdd

but even after swapping the hdd, it will still take a very long time to load up and login....

occasionally the explorer.exe will shoot up to 50% CPU usage without me doing anything...

i believe these two are related in some way...

any ideas...thanks in advance

A:Loading screen takes forever to load!

For clues run the free programs Autoruns and Process Explorer to see what's starting up / going on. Is Windows updating anything in the background.
Is the HD from the other computer running on the exact same kind of computer?

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My problem is windows 7 takes a long time to go past the welcome loading screen when it's loading the OS. (FYI- Win7 came preloaded when I purchased my laptop)It takes about 5-10 mins to finally load onto desktop.Never took so long before up until last night.Once at the desktop...I can't open my programs like normal each time it freezes/lags/slow as molasses if you will .Then I'm able to open up a program and it continues...Sometimes the screen blacks out and never returns so I reboot.Whatever trojan/virus is present manages to disable McAfee protection each time I start up.I would have to go in and enable it each time I'm logged on.Steps I've taken:***I've tried booting up via safe mode (same thing happens).***I've ran the startup repair (could not detect a problem).***I've Cleared out my temp files.***I've Defrag my laptop.***I've ran spybot search & destroy(found the following Doubleclick,Win32.Agent.ws,Zedo)***I've done a system restore to a point where my laptop worked like charm.***I've ran full MBAM (safe mode) scan results...(no malicious viruses detected).***I've ran full McAfee (safe mode) scan results( no viruses found).I wanted to see what could be done first, before I attempt a system recovery which is at the bottom of my totem pole,don't want to lose my data. Please Advise & Your Assistance would be greatly appreciated!

A:Win 7 takes forever to load past Loading Screen

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Orange Blossom

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I've just built a PC, and I bought a copy of Windows 7 OEM builder - I put the disk in and everything loaded as expected. I partitioned the drive out, and set it to install. After endless hours it came back with ERROR: 0x80070057 - Windows never installed correctly.
When I try to install windows again it just hangs at the "setup is starting" screen indefinitely. Without a disk in the drive, it pops up "BootMGR is missing CTRL ALT DEL to restart" - When I restart, go to boot options and select the Rom Drive, it will load off the disk, but again just hangs are "setup is starting." I cannot have a mulligan to reinstall Windows again. If anyone could assist me I'd appreciate it.
AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket A
EVGA SuperClocked 02G-P4-2662-KR GeForce GTX 660 2
CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0
NZXT Guardian 921 RB 921RB-001-BL Black SECC Steel
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X - OEM
Samsung 1 TB SATA II Hard Drive HD103UJ
Drive is set to AHCI no resolve
Loaded BIOS defaults no resolve
Set to boot HD first, no resolve
Set to boot Rom Drive first, no resolve
On the Windows language selection screen (Before it gives you the option to install) I used Shift F10 and did as instructed on this page:
HERE IS WHAT T... Read more

A:Windows 7 Setup is starting - hangs forever

Assuming the installation disc and hdd are new and in good condition this may just be a fluke.  I would suggest using a program like Darik's Boot and Nuke to overwrite the hdd, let this run the overwrite is complete.  This will leave you with a clean hdd to start over with.  Try the installation after you have done this.

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I've just built a PC, and I bought a copy of Windows 7 OEM builder - I put the disk in and everything loaded as expected. I partitioned the drive out, and set it to install. After endless hours it came back with ERROR: 0x80070057 - Windows never installed correctly.

When I try to install windows again it just hangs at the "setup is starting" screen indefinitely. Without a disk in the drive, it pops up "BootMGR is missing CTRL ALT DEL to restart" - When I restart, go to boot options and select the Rom Drive, it will load off the disk, but again just hangs are "setup is starting." I cannot have a mulligan to reinstall Windows again. If anyone could assist me I'd appreciate it.

AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket A

EVGA SuperClocked 02G-P4-2662-KR GeForce GTX 660 2

CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0

NZXT Guardian 921 RB 921RB-001-BL Black SECC Steel

ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X - OEM

Samsung 1 TB SATA II Hard Drive HD103UJ

Drive is set to AHCI no resolve
Loaded BIOS defaults no resolve
Set to boot HD first, no resolve
Set to boot Rom Drive first, no resolve

On the Windows language selection screen (Before it gives you the option to install) I used Shift F10 and did as instructed on this page:

Windows 7 clean install error 0x80070057


A:Windows 7 Setup is starting - hangs forever

diskpart command freezes, you can't enter anything like "list disk"?
Detach the harddisk temporarily from system (just unplug the sata and power. First power off of course) and try the diskpart "list disk" again. Then diskpart works? Of course you can't clean the disk afterwards.

"list disk" shows attached dvd drive, usb stick(s)?

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Windows Update keeps on loading and never shows up any update:
What can I do to fix this? Thank you!

A:Windows Update loading forever

Please run the Windows Update Troubleshooter:
Please provide the exact details of any problem it reports as not fixed.

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I just recently upgraded my computer to Windows 10 but I noticed my Outlook 2010 emails have been a bit slower and then today it says loading profile when I try to open it but my emails won't open. This is not the first time that it has happened. Anyone know what it could be? I'm thinking there is something running in the background that is preventing it from opening it up.

A:Outlook 10 loading forever in Windows 10

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Please note, I am typing on a DIFFERENT computer (IP address) than my other PC that has the problem - specifically a Windows 10 "Forever Loading" Problem, I believe. It is a 3 year old DELL, with Windows 10, so I cannot run the above suggested SysInfo Utility.

That said, I had an automatic regular Windows 10 update, which took forever and ever. While it seemed to be finishing; my DELL logo appeared, then I get my welcome screen and it allows me to very S-L-O-W-L-Y type my password; then my center screen wallpaper appears, but never any of my desktop icons. After much passed time, my task bar appears but no icons on it. The time appears in right hand corner of task bar, but the real time never advances. Lastly the dreaded spinning blue circle remains in the blank Task Bar. I have tried unplugging overnight, restarting, and the same thing. The Windows start button appears on task bar, but nothing works, because nothing has loaded on task bar or on my desktop. I have left it on overnight in hopes of a wishful escape of this endless loop it is stuck in.

Checking online, I have tried various suggested processes (getting to Task Manager, trying to restart explorer.exe, running new task (msconfig), tried to get to Safe boot to reboot, but cannot do any of those things due to the dreaded spinning blue circle. I simply can't get anywhere except to Task Manager, but nothing actually works within there either. Help Please?

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Hi guys,

I got a problem with my PC, windows vista 32-bits. I was playing a game and suddenly my PC froze. I pushed the reset button, but after the windows loading screen I got a black screen and was not able to enter Vista. However, I am able to enter vista in safe mode (which i am doing right now).
On a normal boot-up I am getting a black screen as soon as the loading screen is gone and my computer is making a lot of noise (the noise of a fan that is rotating very fast). I opened my PC to make sure that all cables were plugged in firmly and I noticed another odd thing: as soon as I put my power cable in my pc, the fan of my power supply starts to blow while the pc is still turned off, and after 30-40 seconds it stops again. As soon as I start the pc, the fan starts to blow again like it should.

Any ideas what can be the problem?

Kind regards,

A:PC not starting, black screen after loading

still did not manage to find the cause, any ideas?

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Hey, so i've been having more problems with my PC and i hope you could help me cause of you being so helpfull last time. So this time i've been having a worse problem than the pc crashing while using it. Now my Computer won't even start, when i do turn on my PC it goes past the manufactor part and gets into what i call the windows boot (Where you see the spinning wheel and it gets to your login page) But this time, the computer just does not get past a part of the loading. When you gett to the spinning white wheel my Computer just gets stuck on that screen, the wheel spinns but nothing happens. After 30-60 Min the computer turns itself off and if i try to start it again the same problem happens again. I cannot boot into safe mode cause i can't get so far into the boot that i am able to do so.

Thanks, Vikdal

A:Never ending loading screen starting my computer

Hi Vikdal,

Are you able to go into the BIOS? If you can could you please let me know what the 3.3v, 5v and 12v values are currently?
Do you have recovery media from which you can boot? I would like to know what format your boot drive is, MBR or GPT, so I know what steps we need to use.

I would almost say that you're lucky, as I'm currently reading how the startup & shutdown process of Windows works internally

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I have a sony viao fw590. I am not able to figure out if the problem is with the is or the hard drive. I have a 250gb hard drive .
The steps I tried are:
1. Tried to do load windows normally -
Result : gets stuck at the starting windows screen
2. Tried loading in safe mode ( with command prompt also)
Result: stops afte classpnp.sys
3. Alt+F10 during start up
Result: disk read error. Clt+alt+del to restart
4. F10 during start up
Result: gets to vaio restore point , please wait and hangs
5. Tried booting from win 7 CD
Result : stops after loading starting windows

Can anyone please tell me what the actual problem is?
I have been trying to solve this issue but I am not able to figur out if the problem is with the operating system or the hard drive itself..


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Well first off I have Vista...

Whenever I start up windows, it takes forever after I put in my password. And sometimes it freezes.
I'm not sure if I have any spyware and anything like that as far as I know.


A:Starting up takeing forever...

Anything bad or something I don't need? I would like to start as far as I can.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:46:34 PM, on 8/26/2008
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\UfSeAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files\COMODO\Firewall\cfp.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XBoxStat.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\Binn\sqlmangr.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKC... Read more

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I did a system restore on my Dell Dimension 3000. After restarting the computer the following screen appears:

Loading PBR for descriptor 1 ... done.
Starting Windows 95...

The computer gets stuck on this screen.

My Dell system never came with Windows 95, it had Windows XP.

I've tried everything. I installed 2GB of memory, inserted a copy (not orignial) of a windows xp installation cd after selecting boot from cd and nothing happens. I called Dell and they won't offer any support since my desktop is no longer under warranty.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!!!!!

A:Loading PBR for descriptor 1 ... done. Starting Windows 95... PLEASE HELP

Do you have a boot floppy in the floppy drive.
If so,remove it and reboot.

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Hey there,

So my laptop (acer aspire 5745g) has stopped working.
I was using it normally until i received the blue screen of death and it shut down.
From then on, i tried to turn on the laptop and it would show me the windows loading page then it simply turns black with a flashing _ in the top left.
Rarely when i turn it on it loads up normally but it seems to have even stopped doing that.

What could be the issue?
I did some of my own research and many people suggest hd failure or ram?
If it is as simple as above i can buy the hd or ram and install an os myself.

How can i verify the problem?

p.s. I can see the hd in the bios and i used an external hard drive enclosure for my 2.5"" sata on another computer to which my surprise i was able to extract the C drive files.

:O i am so lost

all help appreciated.

A:Windows not loading/starting- i can access bios.

If you have a Windows DVD then insert it in Drive. Then boot from it & start system repair.

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Dear TSG,

First of all i would like to thank to have your site so helpful.

sir pls help... I have a great problem, my windows starts too long until it prompts to its desktop and even loading up programs, sometimes the program would not respond and will hang-up, also exploring local drives took me so long to open local folders. i have antivirus nod32 but it cannot detect any virus. maybe the cause of this long start is virus?

my concern is i can't find any solution on how to distinguish or respond to my PC, what should i do? i have somehow related prob with mallwo27... but i don't to start how to solve this problem i have.

I'm expecting alot from your help because I know i can trust you and i know ur the one who could help me with this kind of problem.

thank you so much. more power!



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Hello all,

On starting/restarting my computer, everything goes smoothly till it gets to "windows is starting up..." screen and it stays on there for like 5 minutes before I get the logon screen.

Is there a way to reduce the 5 minute wait time?
All ideas appreciated.

A:"Windows is starting up..." forever

That will depend on many programs that are trying to start with Windows as well as
the total system environment. If you have many programs installed then a reduction of
some of these can be a big help in loading Windows to the desktop. The msconfig is a
means of reducing the unnecessary startups since they can be manually started later.

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Hi. I have an old Compaq laptop (says Presario A900 on it) running on Vista. A while ago, it froze, so I had to press the power button until it turned off. Now, when I turn it on it starts up normally with the black screen and the 30 secondseconds to start Windows regularly. I can log in fine, but if I click on Chrome and search something, it freezes. Sometimes I don't even get that far. I click on the Start button and the blue loading circle comes up. It doesn't do anything after that. The circle keeps going like something's loading. Occasionally it will freeze and I have to manually restart it. What's going on? Thanks.

A:Loading Forever

Download UBCD. Burn the iso to disk on a Windows 7 or later computer by right clicking the iso file and selecting Burn Disk Image. At the UBCD menu screen select Seatools for DOS. Do the short and long tests.  If it does not detect your hard drive at the UBCD menu select Parted Magic. Once on the Parted Magic desktop click on the desktop icon labeled Disk Health. Do the short and long tests.

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Hi. I have an old Compaq laptop (says Presario A900 on it) running on Vista. A while ago, it froze, so I had to press the power button until it turned off. Now, when I turn it on it starts up normally with the black screen and the 30 secondseconds to start Windows regularly. I can log in fine, but if I click on Chrome and search something, it freezes. Sometimes I don't even get that far. I click on the Start button and the blue loading circle comes up. It doesn't do anything after that. The circle keeps going like something's loading. Occasionally it will freeze and I have to manually restart it. What's going on? Thanks.

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I never had any big issues on this Acer laptop that I have been using for about a year and half up til now. I was using my laptop for about hour then I got back on it a few hours later and I get a BSOD. The BSOD states that it is a BAD_POOL HEADER. The technical information was 0x00000019 (0x0000000000000022, 0xFFFFF8A000C00000, 0x0000000000000001, 0x0000000000000000). I know a little about computer but I'm definitely not a computer expert so any help to solve this problem will be greatly appreciated.

I attached my DUMP files from the diagnostic tool on the thread.

A:BSOD when starting and loading windows in computer, Bad_Pool_Header

Hi welcome to SF afrougly .

This appears to be pretty straight forward, right off the bat the debugger doesn't seem to like
AVG's AVI Loader Driver, Driver Reference Table - avgldx64.sys.

BugCheck 19, {22, fffff8a000a00000, 1, 0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for avgldx64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for avgldx64.sys
Probably caused by : avgldx64.sys ( avgldx64+7a74 )

0: kd> !dpx
Start memory scan : 0xfffff880009a8968 ($csp)
End memory scan : 0xfffff880009aa000 (Stack Base)

0xfffff880009a89f0 : 0xfffff8000345e000 : "nt!KiSelectNextThread <PERF> (nt+0x0)"
0xfffff880009a89f8 : 0xfffff8000360754a : nt!ExFreePoolWithTag+0x46a
0xfffff880009a8bd0 : 0xfffff880009a8c30 : !du "C:\ProgramData\A"
0xfffff880009a8bf8 : 0xfffff8000360471e : nt!MiAllocatePoolPages+0x9e
0xfffff880009a8c30 : 0x0050005c003a0043 : !du "C:\ProgramData\A"
0xfffff880009a8c38 : 0x00720067006f0072 : !du "rogramData\A"
0xfffff880009a8c40 : 0x00610044006d0061 : !du "amData\A"
0xfffff880009a8d28 : 0xfffff80003663580 : nt!NonPagedPoolDescriptor
0xfffff880009a9218 : 0xfffff880009a9390 : !du "\Device\AvgAviLdr"
0xfffff880009a9278 : 0xfffff8000360471e : nt!MiAllocatePoolPages+0x9e
0xfffff880009a92b8 : 0xfffff800034af474 : nt!EtwpEventWriteFull+0x400
0xfffff880009a9388 : 0xfffff800037aa3a0 : nt!ObpQueryNameString+0xb0
0xfffff880009a9390 : 0x007600650044005c : !du "\Device\Avg... Read more

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After I decided to install Windows 7 on my computer, it worked fine until the system restarted twice (it was recommended by Windows 7 setup installation), then when it was at "Completing Installation" the system got a blue screen, I was pissed a little, but when it said: SETUP IS STARTING SERVICES and after 5 seconds the setup of Windows 7 told me to restart the system to resume installation. After I clicked "OK" the system restarted and it was the same story: SETUP IS STARTING SERVICES and the error popped, AGAIN. What should I do?

Thanks in advance,


-EDIT- Here is the error, I forgot to put it:

"The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install Windows, click "OK" to restart the computer, and then restart the installation"

A:Windows 7 crashes after loading Setup is starting services

When it fails, try removing the installer and restart.

Try entering Device Manager during install to uninstall any devices in error - normally Display driver - to see if installation will complete, then update device driver from desktop via optional Updates. Device Manager - Access During Windows 7 Installation

If that doesn't work reset the BIOS to defaults, set SATA controller to AHCI: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

Then wipe the HD with Diskpart Clean Command from DVD Command Line DISKPART At PC Startup

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Hi. My pc is stuck on the booting screen forever. The issue has been lasting for 6 months and I wasnt able to access my computer. I tried making a recovery usb from my emergency pc. And I tried using refresh and reset windows. But it got stuck on the please wait screen. I tried using restore from a previous backup, but it freezed after I clicked something. I also tried chkdsk /r /x /f, but it also didnt work. I tried everything but it did not work either. I have a windows 8.1 serial key, but I dont have enough storage cd or a usb for that. This is quite serious, so please help me. I will be quite thankful. Thanks!
P.S. My laptop model is Vaio fit 15E.

A:Windows 8.1 stuck at booting screen(forever)

Sorry for my grammar.

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Yeah, when i restarted my computer and tried to go onto my account, the screen takes about 15 minutes to load now. Also, my internet isnt working now either. Someone please help

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This always happens when after i watch couple videos from youtube and then the internet stops working. The browser takes forever to load. The loading bar just keeps spinning doesnt load the page at all. This happens to all the web browsers. The internet is connected but it doesnt work at all. Its not only the browser, the online games i play take forever to log in. It runs for 3hours and nothing happens. When ever this happens i have to restart my computer to make the net work again. I have already tried re installed windows since it thought it was a malware but problem is still there
Could you please help me fix this...
Thank you

A:Forever loading web browser

You're going to have to give more information about your PC before anyone can help you.
Click on your "User Control Panel" and fill out your system specs

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Model: HP g7-2204sd
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate
HDD swapped for SSD 3 years ago

So my father's laptop has been working without problems for 3 years now up until now.

It will no go beyond the "starting windows" loading screen and when I try to boot it in safe mode it will hang on loading "classpnp.sys".

After maybe a 100 reboots it started and it worked for a while only to crash again showing a bsod (of which I have a picture) which I hope will help some.

I have already tried multiple fixes from the internet by looking up things like "safe mode freezes on classpnp.sys" but none of them have worked.

startup repair says there is nothing it can repair.

I will try to add a bsod dump if I can get it to boot again.

Your thoughts are very much appreciated. Many thanks!


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Ok.well my ASUS laptop with Vista home premium is having some trouble.. first notice windows freezes ... next vista welcome window stays on loading.......... till I turn it off and restart in safe mode with network... Then the unthinkable ... all my pictures, all my documents, all the restore points, ALL anything that I added to this hard drive for the last 4yrs.... IS GONE!!! and now nothing is saved after I reboot.( ok Im in safe mode) I have reloaded the service pack 2... found out some drivers can not update. I looked at the event manager ... OMG that list is too long. I remember sometime last year their was an Microsoft update that wiped everything off like it was a new laptop...But I had a restore points to go back to fix that one. 2 days ago my laptop appeared to be ok. Turned it off that night and in the morning all was gone. But I am hoping the light is still on at the end of the tunnel for this hard drive.

A:Vista welcome window forever loading etc

Run a full anti virus scan
Download and run a full scan with malwarebytes.

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Hello fellow technies,

Anyone know why my S3 bucket is forever loading and my files won't show up although

they're uploaded to AWS ?

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I have windows 98 with ie6 and firefox 2 installed. My problem is that oftentimes it takes 2-3 minutes to switch from one open window to another or to open a new web page. My computer whirs and clicks forever and while it is doing this I can't do anything else ecept press alt-ctl-del to end the process and even that takes a long time to accomplish.
At first I thought it was a problem with ie6 so I installed firefox. Firefox worked fine the first few days but then it began behaving like ie6 taking forever to navigate between open windows. I tried disconnecting from the internet by turning off my dsl modem but the 'puter just kept whirring and clicking.
I ran a reg scan with cc and it reported no issues.
Any ideas?

A:Page loading takes forever

try defraging
also check the disk for errors
and clean and delete stuff you don't need intill you have a good amount of free space

also try this
click on start>RUN>type MSCONFIG>go to the Startup tab>unselect all the useless stuff their > click on OK>press ok to restart>tell us if that worked

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I have a Windows 8 laptop that's running incredibly slow. Several un-necessary processes are running in the background and possibly creating bad conflicts + malware somewhere.
Can't run HJT on it nor GMER or DDS.
However, here's MBAM log and Farbar Recovery scans:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (PRO)

Database version: v2014.02.09.02

Windows 8 x64 NTFS
Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.16476
Sinikka :: SINIKKA [administrator]

Protection: Enabled

2/9/2014 7:48:22 AM
mbam-log-2014-02-09 (07-48-22).txt

Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|)
Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM
Scan options disabled: P2P
Objects scanned: 448722
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 11 minute(s), 1 second(s)

Memory Processes Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)


Here are the 2 logs from Farbar Recovery Scan Tool, as the system is completely running awfully slow on start up and flipping through web pages:

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 09-02-2014 02
Ran by Sinikka (administrator) on SINIKKA on 09-02-2014 15:30:08
Runnin... Read more

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Hello, my computer gets to the black Windows XP load screen with the loading bar and it just stays there, loading and loading and loading. All the safe modes and last known good config don't work either, they just get stuck loading.
I haven't installed any new hardware or software, and there was no BSOD. this just happened suddenly one day with no prior warning, and now I can't access my pictures and music and such.
I tried to repair from the Windows XP CD and it also just gets stuck and does nothing.
If you need specs, tell me.

Please help me and thank you.

Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2
Intel Pentium D processor
2 Ghz, 512MB of RAM

A:computer loads forever at black windows load screen

Hi doubt and welcome to TSF
Can you start in Safe Mode?
Tap F8 repeatedly whilst the computer is first starting and it will give you the option to start in Safe Mode. See if that is any quicker or if it's the same and post back.

Edit: Just seen that you have checked Safe Mode. Have you got your XP CD?

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Hi there,

I have 2 email accounts that I check mail through Outlook Web Access 2003 on my home computer running Vista. Up until earlier this week I had no problem doing this. Now everytime I try to logon the pane on the left with all my folders is displayed, but the pane that normally shows my email just says "loading...."

Any suggestions? Anyone else having this difficulty?

A:Vista + outlook web access = loading.....forever!

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I've recently developed this problem with a slow startup time. Everything else loads at a decent speed, but when it gets to 'Loading Your Personal Settings' it hangs for 2 - 3 minutes.

Can anyone help?

I'm willing to post more details if necessary.


A:Loading Personal Settings Takes Forever

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IE, Opera, FF Chrome, all have problems loading the same websites while other sites load right away.

Just for an example... racerxonline.com will not load on any browser, but only on one of my windows 7 pc. My second win7 and linux pc work fine using the same router and all three computers are hard wired to the router as I don't have or use WIFI.

Here are the steps I have taken to resolve the issue with no success over the last couple of days:

1 Deleted and reinstalled all browsers with no add ons.
2 ipconfig /release..... ipconfig /renew
3 I use ccleaner all the time
4 swapped ethernet cables with the two other computers
5 swapped ethernet ports on router that other two computers work fine with
6 checked all start up programs in start up folder and all basic nothing new or odd
7 ran full scan of malwarebytes, awdcleaner, avast, windows defender on and updated
8 said on occasion %&$#@ but that didn't work either

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Could I possibly be infected? I am having problems with accessing any and all webpages. At first, I thought it was just a Mozilla issue, but the same problems occur in Google Chrome and IE. I will type in a URL and press enter and sometimes it will take forever to load, and if I click on the link again, it will bring it up instantly. It seems as if it is stalling. And other times, if I click on the link for a second time, it will say "done" on the bottom left hand side, but it will certainly not be done! I have been having this problem for weeks now and it is driving me crazy!
I have run Spybot, Adaware, Spyware Doctor, Malwarebytes, my AVG antivirus scan, and the free Symantec one on the website. Nothing has been found wrong!
I tried restoring my computer to 4 different restore points but they were all unsuccessful.
I tried uninstalling Zone Alarm, thinking that was causing the problem, but nothing changed. I had k9 web protection on my computer, but uninstalled it weeks ago and I am still having problems. I have the same problem running my wireless or using an ethernet cable; on my network and at a friend's house.
Please help!

A:Web pages taking forever to load or not loading at all

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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About a week and a half or so ago loading media files takes forever. Whenever I click on a MP3 or AVI file it takes about 30 secs before it loads. In the meantime I get a Windows Explorer has stopped responding dialog and I can either shut it down or wait for it to load.

I've run Spybot, Adaware, and installed ZoneAlarm. I keep getting a message that my computer is trying to access another comp on my network.

I've also tried restoring to an older restore point with no luck. I have no idea what may be causing this. Any help would be massively appreciated.

A:Loading Media Files Takes Forever

Can anyone help with this?

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okay so my computer boots all fine and dandy untill it gets to the windows loading screen, there isnt a loading sign and it stays like that forever... It started doing that after an automatic update. Its getting really hot too kinda weird...
EDIT: i fixed it! I remembered that one of my old computers hated restarting with the mouse and keyboard plugged in so i tried it and it worked

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Okay , here is what I got..
basicly , I can't access to my folders (Only through programs and shorcuts that I saved , I can access to those folders like "downloads" ,"My personal files").
This started after my laptop became very slow , I downloaded "CCleaner" and "Avast Free anti-virus" , and deleted few unnecesary programs from the system.
It seems to helped me out with the lags , but windows now loading and loading my folders like..Forever !
When I restart my laptop it works fine for few times , and after few times of opening folders , it starting to load again forever..
Im not a pro with win7 . Could someone pls tell what could be the problem ?

Here is what I see all the time , those magnifying glasses spinning around and around and nothing else.

A:Computer searching or loading problem. Takes forever.

Hello and welcome Baubza mate run these and see what thye come up with - in safe mode if necessary


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html < use the /f option in Option 2 ifnecessary
Then you might like to have a read of this Optimize Windows 7 > point 8 is a good place to start at.

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Hi guys. I'm having some wierd problems with firefox. I don't recall/remember these ever happening when i first used it. But I notice that in forums, for example, if one image is repeated multiple times, it will actually go through the trouble of loading each one, one by one.

In internet explorer 6 and Opera, the very same pages load HELLA fast.

I have a Cable internet connection (by timewarner/roadrunner)

I'm PRETTY sure it was never like this before. Any ideas?

A:Solved: Firefox taking forever loading pages

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Firefox is now taking about a minute to fully load the page complete with pictures. I am using a high speed internet connection and it used to take a matter of seconds. Now I am getting very frustrated with Firefox and am thinking of using IE 7 again. Can anyone help me with my problem?

Thanks for all your help!

A:FireFox is taking forever to finish loading the page!

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As the title says bringing up a YouTube page doesn't load all thumbnails including my own in the top left and users/videos ones. Page looks like this:

This happens in Chrome and Firefox. It started about a week ago apparently when some script froze and I forced it to stop running. It's really annoying since it usually stops comments loading and videos too sometimes. I did try wiping everything and reinstalling FF if you're wondering.

Sorry if this is the wrong subforum to post in, not sure where else to post.

A:Youtube doesn't load tumbdnails, keeps loading forever


I looked more into this and it doesnt seem browser related, some kind of Youtube script doesnt work, maybe flash player is bugged?

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Hey everyone, I seem to have a recurring problem that I just can't puzzle out on my
own and need some help here.

A few months ago I had to replace my power supply unit, and at the same time decided to
upgrade my RAM and OS (moving from Windows Vista to Win 7).
Before I was running on 1 gig of DDR2 PC2-5300 667 MHz. I updated it to PNY 4 gigs
(also DDR2 PC2-5300). Computer kept restarting so I brought it down to 2 gigs - things
worked ok for a little while and then I started to have similar problems again. My PC
continually restarts itself randomly, Displays the Blue Screen after an hour or so of
operation and constantly freezes on the starting Windows 7 logo screen.
I have absolutely no clue where these issues could be coming from. All of the RAM seems
to be accurate spec wise and I don't believe the Power Supply to be at fault. Also, this is more recently, whenever I try to sync up my iPod with iTuens, my system also decides to restart itself randomly during the sync. Any help
on the issue would be GREATLY appreciated.

Below are additional PC specs:

- OS Windows 7 ultimate 32bit
- CPU, Intel Core 2 - (2) of them at 2.13 GHz
- 2 Gigs PNY RAM
- (any additional specs needed - please let me know!)

I'm out of ideas here; any suggestions would be very appreciated. Thanks!

A:DELL XPS710 - Blue screen/ Windows restarts itself/ Freezes on Starting Screen

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The computer I am having issues with was built this past March. Up until a couple days ago, it would only take about a minute to start up to the Windows log in screen. Now, once I push the button to start it up, it will stall for 30 seconds to a minute on the motherboard splash screen and a further 2-3 minutes on the Starting Windows screen. Once I am able to log in and it continues to finish loading, the screens are black for a good1-2 minutes while everything loads. Once it is up, I have no problems with the computer. I have run full anti-virus and spyware scans, removed recent downloads, done a disk clean up, and a disk defragmentation. Help would be appreciated.

EDIT: When the computer is stalled on the MOBO splash screen and the Starting Windows screen, there is no indication of HDD activity (the light on the tower is not lit). I can tell it is going to continue with start up because the light will start to flash again.

A:Computer Stalling on MOBO spash screen and Starting Windows Screen

Hello woodsgirl and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since the problems started "a couple of days ago" I'd try restoring my computer to a date/time prior to when the problems began.

System Restore

Whether this solves the problem or not I'd next run a full scan with your preferred anti-virus. Even if it comes back clean (nothing found) I'd run a second, or even third scan. Some free recommended products are:


ESET Online Scanner


If the problem wasn't solved with a system restore I'd next try a startup repair.

Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

If still no joy I'd check for damaged or corrupt system files by running a System File Checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.)

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If all of the above has failed to solve the startup problem I'd look through these two tutorials by one of our Forum experts. He offers some additional troubleshooting steps and possible fixes.

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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Hi all,

this is my very first forum post here, few people have recommended this site as a best W7 community on the internet.

I have problem with black screen(lag) between windows starting message and login screen, lag is about 10 seconds and its very annoying, here is the video so you can see the problem:

maybe this is normal? i have this install almost two years, i dont have to much programs, and i disabled almost all useless startup programs. I tried also disabling bootscan in my NOD32 antivirus but nothing changed.

Is there any solution for this? and can i post to you some logs or something?

Best regards

A:Black screen between Windows starting and login screen

It is Dell's factory install? Usually it is bloated up with some services and programs those are not needed. So you need to clean them up. Follow this guide:
Clean Up Factory Bloatware

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Please could someone help me,

Recently i had my LCD screen on my 'Toshiba Satellite c660-119' replaced because it had become cracked, so i got it fixed and now started up my laptop, it boots up fine goes past the toshiba inavations screen and then goes to the ''Windows starting'' screen, it loads up the windows animation logo and then just stops and freezes on that page, if i leave it there i can then hear the computer make the login sounds and it loading up programs ( the skype sound) but the screen is still stuck on the same page, its like the laptop is still running normaly but the screen is just frozen, so i turned it off and then loaded it in 'safemode' it loaded fine and i can use web stuff ect.. so i wrote this article, please if anyone can help me fix my screen freezing problem it would be great,

Laptop specs:

64 bit Windows 7 home premium,
3 GB of ram
i think its 500 HDD but im not sure,

Thanks in advance if you can help, i rearly need it fixed soon

Best regards
Nathaniel Richards

A:HELP: New screen on laptop, Gets stuck on 'Windows starting; screen

Hello and welcome to the forum Nathanielbot

*Try following the steps in the tutorial below.
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Post back what you've done for further suggestions.

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Hi guys, i use a sony vaio laptop, model VGN-NR11S/S, with windows vista home premium installed. I noticed that when booting with a CD in it, it stops at the loading bar screen (black screen) and does not continue booting except i remove the CD.

The problem now is that it does not boot beyond the loading bar screen anymore with or without a CD in the system. I cant use the system again, i need suggestions to get the system functioning. Thanks.

A:windows vista not booting to logon screen, stops at loading bar screen

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Ok, well it starts off with me managing to either corrupt windows or the hard drive on my original hard drive, and when ever I try to boot off there, I get to the windows loading screen (with logo and little green sliding bar) and then it restarts and keeps doing that. Tried booting in safe mode, and from disc but I cannot do anything with it in terms of booting.

So what I decided to do was get a second hard drive and install XP onto there, and then plug my second hard drive in and see if I can transfer files off there to the new one.

I got XP installed fine on it, but when it came to booting with both hard drives plugged in I came to problems. I set which hard drive is the priority one in the bios as there is no pins on the back of this new hard drive, and it got to the windows loading screen with the new installation (i know this because the loading screens are different for both hard drives). After the loading screen my monitors go black and nothing happens.

Windows loads fine when it is just the new hard drive plugged in, even if the old hard drive is plugged in and set to disabled it goes to the black screen.

If anyone is able to give some advice on what to do, or what could be wrong, I would be really grateful.



A:Two hard drives, both with same copy of XP, black screen after windows loading screen

Sounds like the old hard drive is faulty to me.

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