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Q: Windows 7 blue screen/ wont boot.

Hello. I have a Dell laptop with a I7 core and 8gb ram. I have been having issues with it lately and now the screen turns blue and it go's into system repair mode. When system repair is finished it says cannot be fixed. I have tried several attempts at re-starting and even system restore and factory reset. I have also tried resetting the ram. Each time it takes me back to a blue screen then system repair ? Any suggestions ? Thank you.

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Preferred Solution: Windows 7 blue screen/ wont boot.

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A: Windows 7 blue screen/ wont boot.

It seems there is a issue in Graphics. Kindly check the graphics software. You may call Dell support for better help. Thanks.

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Hi,
My computer wont boot all the way the animation freezes then cuts to a blue screen.
I have ran numerous scans and looked at other forums. I can boot my computer but only if I tap F10 repeatedly before the animation of windows comes up, a black screen shows up and says something about partition two and to boot up I have to delete /MININT then press enter and my computer starts normally after that. My computer will not boot any other way than this way.
I have found TDSS on my computer, but a lot of scans are starting to say my computer is clean, yet I can't boot it up.
 
DDS log
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16611  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.15.2
Run by Logan at 13:49:11 on 2013-06-21
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.2940.1349 [GMT -5:00]
.
AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* ::: BRANDING STRIP: Logo and search box ::: 8
SP: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* ::: BRANDING STRIP: Logo and search box ::: 7
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* ::: BRANDING STRIP: Logo and search box ::: 6
FW: McAfee Firewall *Enabled* ::: BRANDING STRIP: Logo and search box ::: 5
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricte... Read more

A:windows 7 wont boot/ blue screen shows up after trying to boot

Hello lpeltier I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same"... Read more

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Hello.
I was wondering if someone has any advice for me.

A few days ago, my computer froze up forcing me to restart. When I restarted the computer, all I got was a blue screen (after the Windows logo screen) and a cursor. I did not get any logon window like I usually get. I'm on Windows XP Pro. I tried to boot using Safe Mode and that seemed to work at first. While in safe mode, I ran spybot to see if I prehaps downloaded any malware etc. I also read on many forums to try and do a chkdsk on startup so I proceeded to do that. CHKDSK came back saying everything was ok but now it kept restarting every time I booted up. After that I could no longer get into Windows even using Safe Mode (It would freeze up while loading drivers). Since this is my work computer and has files on it that I can not afford to lose, I been trying just about anything to get it back.

I had a copy of Windows XP home edition so I decided to load that. Windows installation went just fine and I was able to transfer my files to an external HD. The thing is now I got Windows XP Home and Windows XP Pro on my laptop. I can log into Home edition but still get the blue screen on the Pro one. Eventually I need to be able to get back into Pro and delete the Home version. I've read countless threads about there being maybe a virus in the registry but could not find anything. Any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Windows Wont Boot - Blue Screen with just cursor

I do not quite understand which position you are in now.
If you installed XP HOME it must have been to a separate partition or drive unless you formatted/deleted XP pro first, as XP home will not just install over XP pro.
Do you have the XP pro install CD or did the laptop come with XP pro and if so is it on the recovery partition.
To advise further I need the make and model of the laptop.
 

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I have an Hp mini running xp (1030NR) when i try to boot up it goes all the way to the flash screen followed by a very quick flash of the  infamous blue screen then restarts and does the same thing. When i try to get into BIOS, a screen comes up saying  "enter CURRENT password" no idea where this came from, i didnt put one on there. I aslo tried getting into the system recovery option by pressing f11 and that doesnt work either. i have an xp disk but the mini doesnt have a drive. what should i do

A:HP mini wont boot (blue screen flashes) windows xp

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum! I am sorry for the issue you experienced.  Please, continuesly tap F8 from the keyboard once you start your computer before Windows starts to load. Do this so that you start the Windows advanced menu. Please, use the keyboard and highlight "Disable automatic restart on system failure". Press [ENTER] and your computer should start. Once you see the BSOD, please, make sure you write down every error code/error message you see. Please, post them here so that I try to see what it states and help you. Once ready, manually restart the computer   BSOD (blue screen of death) is Windows feature to save the operating system. It may be caused by software or hardware problem. Use F8 again and choose to start the computer in >Safe Mode< to see it it works:http://www.computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm#02 Once there, please try to use System Restore to "return back" to a state where Windows was able to start.Please, follow the instructions here for detailed steps how to use it:http://www.wikihow.com/Use-System-Restore-in-Windows-XPhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/306084  Please, let me know if I can help you further and don't hesitate to ask for assistance if you face issues.*** Please click the white KUDOS star (on the left). This way you show appreciation for advice or help you received.  If your problem has been solved - click the appropriate button and accept ... Read more

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Hello considering that you helped me with my last issue guess i should try here with my problems again xD.
So what happened was while i was rendering some images i had a power outage and when i started the pc again it all went smooth untill i started the render again and than it crashed to blue screen. Ok i tried something else playing a 3d game or something like that and again the PC freezes first and than crashes to blue screen.
Than the booting problems started it wont even get to the welcome screen, sometimes it just stops at the first screen where you can chose to enter bios etc. I took the PC to the handler where i bought it but he says he tested all the components and they are all working but cannot find what the problem is.
Last time i tried to reinstall windows i got to the part where you choose from your hard drive where you want to install it but the problem is there was nothing to choose from just a blank box. I do not have the pC with me but it should be something like this
Procesor: AMD Athlon II X4 640 Radeon
HDD: 1TB SATAII HDD
i am not sure about the other parts but the pc was WBS PROX4 640/NF4/4GB/5670/1TB it was a complete model he just added another 4 gb of ram and thats it.
 

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I have a HP Tablet PC Tx1100
It has The BSOD and it wont let me boot from USb even though the USB is Capable

Procssor Type: Intel (R) Pentium (R) M Processor
Processor Speed : 1200MHz

Ext'd Memory: 1024 MB
Video Memory: 32Mb

BIOS Version : OFOF
KBC Version : 31.0A
VBIOS Version: 4.17.20.34.26

A:Blue Screen , wont boot from USB

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Reilly


I have a HP Tablet PC Tx1100
It has The BSOD and it wont let me boot from USb even though the USB is Capable

Procssor Type: Intel (R) Pentium (R) M Processor
Processor Speed : 1200MHz

Ext'd Memory: 1024 MB
Video Memory: 32Mb

BIOS Version : OFOF
KBC Version : 31.0A
VBIOS Version: 4.17.20.34.26

Serial Number : KRD53500JD
UUID Number: 00BE86A8516500109CCC12BDD26CCDB7



Is the USB checked in BIOS?

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Hi,

I have a dell inspiron 5100. I am unable to boot from the hard disk and when I boot it is showing a blue screen. I had this kind of error before but i was able to fix it using chkdsk /f
command by using a window xp installation cd. The problem is that my cd rom has not been working for quite some time and hence i am unable to use the installation cd.
Any ideas how can i fix the computer

This is the blue screen error which i get
****************************************************

"A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

If this is the first time you are seeing the STOP error screen restart your computer, otherwise follow these steps

Disable or uninstall any anti-virus, disk defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive conficuration and check for updated drivers. Run chkdsk /F to check for hard drive corruption and restart your computer

Technical information
*** STOP : 0x00000024 (0x00190203,0x82F85848,0xC0000102,0x00000000)"

******************************************************* *************
 

A:blue screen, laptop wont boot

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Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, a friend recently dropped his HP Pavillion DV6, now it comes up with the windows did not start succesfully, and im given the options launch start up repair or start normally; starting normally it loads for a minute or so then a blue screen appears for barely half a second, and what appears to be a papragraph with writing, it is impossible to make out any of it, this also happens when I start it in safe mode. Start up repair loads then just a blue screen appears, as does the mouse which can be moved, nothing else, i cant ctrl-alt-delete, im forced to shutdown. Im guessing a component has broke and its a matter of it being repired, but maybe something can be done, ive attached a picture, would appreciate help very much, thanks.
 

A:Please Help! HP Pavillion DV6 wont boot! Blue Screen

If it was working prior to dropping it I would say the laptop has sustained some damage.
 

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My computer wont boot up. When I try to start it, I always get the blue screen of death. It does this whether I let it start normally, in safe mode, with the last known good settings or whatever. I also tried booting from the XP CD-Rom, but that had the same results. The error message on the blue screen I am getting says Page_Fault_in_Nonpaged_area and that the problems seems to be caused by NDIS.sys. Under technical info, it says my stop code is 0x00000050 (0x87000000, 0x00000000, 0xF722C9BD, 0x00000000). It also says NDIS.sys - Address F722C9BD base at F722C000, datestamp 4b72911a. Ive look around at a few web sites, and they said to check the RAM (physically) and it looks ok to me. I can get into the F2 and F12 screens when the computer first powers up, and the F2 screen recognizes my RAM, so I guess thats ok. I think the problem is software related though. THe last time it was working, I turned off the power switch because it looked like I was getting attacked by viruses (lots of popup, my programs running slower, stuff like that and I think my computer was reporting it had trapped a few trojans that were trying cause problems). I would have liked to go in and use system restore, but I cant even get to the point where that's an option (in WIndows - is there another way?) What should I do, how do I fix this? I have XP, Service Pack 2 or higher (not sure). Thanks!

A:Computer wont boot - blue screen

What did you do when you checked the RAM? You need to unclip and remove the RAM chips and then reinsert them, making sure they lock into place. Give them a little rocking movement to make sure they are properly seated. If that doesn't solve the problem then it MAY be a corrupt XP file. In that case boot from your XP CD and do a repair install.

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I am trying to get my Sister's computer running for her. She had a root kit and who knows what else.

When I got it from her, it would not boot even get to the windows boot screen. I found an old windows xp install disc and ran chkdisk. I also rewrote the MBR. After doing this, I got the computer to boot part way into Windows.

Now it gives an error of 0x00000024 and says to disable anti-virus, disk defrag, and backup utilities. The problem is, I can not even boot into safe mode.

I know that her personal files are still intact on the hard drive.

I tried to run the system recovery so that I could attempt to fix the OS but when it starts to boot, it gives a different blue screen error. She does not have any recovery discs either.

The recovery partition still seems to be there as well.
If there is a somewhat simple fix for this, I would greatly appreciate the help. If it is not possible to recover from this problem, I would greatly appreciate help figuring out how to burn a recovery disc from the recovery partition.

A:Blue Screen error 0x00000024 wont boot

There is no simple fix ...in fact, there is no simple way to determine what the underlying problem might be.STOP 24 BSODs/errors...can be caused by various things and can be attributed to various causes.[b]0x00000024: NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM[/bA problem occurred within NTFS.SYS, the driver file that allows the system to read and write to NTFS file system drives. There may be a physical problem with the disk, or an Interrupt Request Packet (IRP) may be corrupted. Other common causes include heavy hard drive fragmentation, heavy file I/O, problems with some types of drive-mirroring software, or some antivirus software.Since you have already run the chkdsk /r command...it's safe to say that it's something more serious than a simple solution can handle.IME, the file system (NTFS) could be corrupt or the hard drive itself may be damaged. Generally...running chkdsk /r will generate an error message if NTFS is the problem, while the best way to diagnose a hard drive problem is to run the approriate hard drive manufacturer's diagnostic.As for recovery disks...the system manufacturer's website is the best place to get info on such.I would suggest that any valued data files be moved from the hard drive (by connecting it to a different system)...before doing anything further.LouisSystem manufacturer and model?

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I need some help. My pc will not boot up. It starts with windows screen like its loading then goes to a blue screen and the error message says IRQL_NOT_LESS_or_ EQUAl.I tried to boot from the windows xp cd and my computer freezes up. I ran the dell diagnostics and it fails with a 00f0:0244 error code. I googled that error and came the conclusion that my hard drive is toast.? can anyone confrim that?any advice as what to do next?i have small back up internal HD, would I be able to load windows and boot from that drive? is the all the info on my main c:drive gone?

A:PC wont boot up. BLue screen with IRQL_NOT_LESS_or_ EQUAl

10 things you can do when Windows XP won't boot - http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10877-6031733.html FWIW: Failure/inability to boot from CD...can be accounted for by any number of situations...but a hard drive failure is not among them. Did you change the BIOS setting to boot from the optical drive...rather than the hard drive?I'm not familiar with Dell diagnostics, but I would run a manufacturer's diagnostic if I wanted to test the functionality of a hard drive.Hard Drive Installation and Diagnostic Tools - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/28744/hard-drive-installation-and-diagnostic-tools/ IRQL error messages are (typically) driver issues, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/818501Help Diagnosing BSODs And Crashes (BC) - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/176011/how-to-receive-help-diagnosing-blue-screens-and-windows-crashes/ Louis

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Windows will not boot. When I turn it on, it goes to a black screen with white lettering giving me 3 different safe mode options, start windows normally, or last good conifguration and when I click any of them it acts like its worrking then a blue screen pops up for like a second, and it says."UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUMEWe apologize for your convenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this. BLAH BLAH BLAHCheck to make sure new hardware or software properly installed. If this is a new installization ask youir hard or software manufacturer for any windows updates you might needIf problems continue disable or remove any newly installeds software. Disable BIOS or memory options such as catching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components restartt your computer./ Press F8 to select advanced startup options and then select safe mode."Then it goes back to that black screen...how do I fix this very frusterating problem?

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Read this article. Pay attention to damaged files sectionMarkMicrosoft

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Hey there,

I've got a friends machine here that wont boot up. It starts to load into Windows then a blue screen will appear very quickly, computer will reboot and the process will repeat.
I dont think its the RAM I ran MEMTEST before and everything seemed fine. I've attached some minidumps hope someone can help me out. I dont know know how to read them.
 

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Recently I installed a new usb 2.0 hub and a removable hard drive. This itself had been giving me errors over the weeks, random blue screens etc, but it wasnt a major problem. Today I decided to start up in safe mode to fiddle with some more settings (I did this from the msconfig file), and the pc stayed on the 'Shutting down windows' screen for a long time. Eventually i decided to turn it off manually. Now on restart regardless of whether I try and boot in safe mode or normal mode or last good config, I get a blue screen before the splash screen. I noticed in safe mode, it always blue screens in the same place whilst the drivers are loading up, so I think its a corrupt driver (I had previously tried to uninstall the drivers for my hub in order to reinstall, but the confirmation dialog screen would hang each time, thus the safe mode restart). its a STOP error 0x0...07B. Is there a way to somehow disable certain drivers, bearing in mind i cant startup, and I cant find my XP installation CD (how annoying!!!!).

XP Professional
IBM Thinkpad T30
 

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I have WinXP Pro
I was online , surfing,, doing normal activities..veiwing webpages.

and the whole screen froze, when I tried CTRL+ALT+DELETE
to access task manager, nothign came up, and then..
THE BLUE SCREEN.
it said something about a kernel error and a memory dump.
I turned it off (at the power bar, my computer has no on/off switch)
Then when it restarted, it loaded up Windows, and I deleted everything I had recently downloaded and/or installed, including a couple small DOS games (arkanoid and another) that i got from GameHippo.com , and one MP3 I had just gotten off some new band's website...

then i tried to defragment, and about 45 seconds into it,...
THE BLUE SCREEN.
and now I cant get it to load windows, and my CD drives not working, so I cant put XP boot dsic in..and dont have any boot disk on floppy.

It keeps saying drive not ready.

Im posting this from a friends computer, cuz I cant get mine to do anything, I hit f1 and loaded the setup defaults, no help..

what to do?? help?? ;(
 

A:Kernel error //computer wont boot up//blue screen

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I have WinXP Pro
I was online , surfing,, doing normal activities..veiwing webpages.

and the whole screen froze, when I tried CTRL+ALT+DELETE
to access task manager, nothign came up, and then..
THE BLUE SCREEN.
it said something about a kernel error and a memory dump.
I turned it off (at the power bar, my computer has no on/off switch)
Then when it restarted, it loaded up Windows, and I deleted everything I had recently downloaded and/or installed, including a couple small DOS games (arkanoid and another) that i got from GameHippo.com , and one MP3 I had just gotten off some new band's website...

then i tried to defragment, and about 45 seconds into it,...
THE BLUE SCREEN.
and now I cant get it to load windows, and my CD drives not working, so I cant put XP boot dsic in..and dont have any boot disk on floppy.

It keeps saying drive not ready.

Im posting this from a friends computer, cuz I cant get mine to do anything, I hit f1 and loaded the setup defaults, no help..

what to do?? help?? ;(
 

A:Kernel error //computer wont boot up//blue screen

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Before I installed the new OS, the computer wont boot up, then i formatted it and installed fresh same original OS, then after first use it was fine, the next day while im using the laptop suddenly blue screen appeared and the same problem comes up again....

Any help would be appreciated...
The system specs is :

Dell Vostro 3400
Windows 7 Professional Edition
RAM 2GB
HD 250GB

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Did you do a full format or a quick format?

Use Advanced Boot Options to select Repair Your Computer and get to the System Recovery Options. Then select the command prompt. Do the following:chkdsk /r c:
chkdsk /r d:
chkdsk /r e:
chkdsk /r f:.etc until you get the message that the volume could not be opened for direct access. For any drives that do not give the message:
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems
run chkdsk again as above. In other words, if it says:
Windows has made corrections to the file system
after running the disk check, run the disk check again.

I realize you may only have one disk show up in Windows explorer, but you may have more than one disk through recovery options. This is because the system creates a hidden boot partition (which will be C: in recovery), you may have a recovery partition for your PC that is hidden (which will be D: in recovery), and you will have your primary Windows partition (which may be E: in recovery). A custom PC will likely have at least C: and D: to scan.

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Hi,

Got a weird one, i have a HP Compaq 6715s and it will not boot past the HP desktop screen with the power supply plugged in, but when i am running it off a battery it boots straight into the desktop. Tried this several times and it does the same thing, adapter plugged in wont boot past desktop screen, no adapter boots fine. I should also mention that once the laptop has booted if i plug in the power supply it starts to charge fine>>>???
Wtf?
 

A:HP Compaq wont boot past Blue HP Desktop Screen with power supply plugged in..

any help?
 

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I have a Gateway Laptop Model No. W340UI with Windows 7 . A while ago I was playing a game I installed on it. Suddenly the game froze while I was leaving for lunch. After lunch I went back and it was till frozen, so I turned it off. Then I turned it on again and after the startup screen, the one that says Starting Windows, the screen would turn pitch black and all I could do was move the mouse. Then it would restart and the process would repeat itself. Then after a few hours, the System Recovery Tools appeared so I clicked the Startup Repair. It searched for repairs, but after it started Attempting the repairs, I noticed that it would never stop. It has literally been Attempting Repairs for 24 hours and nothing is happening. It won't let me do a System Restore and I never created a system image. Now whenever I Start Windows normally, right after the Starting Windows the screen flashes blue then restarts. Someone please help me!
 

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Hi so i was using my computer recently today and i turned it off and went to school.

I come back and i turn on my computer and it gets to the windows loading screen and then ill get a physical memory dump(blue screen) message and ill barely be able to read it since it will restart almost as soon as it comes up. Im running linux off my flash drive so it seems like everything on my computer is working so far. I suspect that its the HDD however i dont want to buy another one or reinstall anything untill im absolutely sure its it.

Any ideas ?. also i have checked google but it seems like none of the solutions i find on it are helping.

ty in advance.
 

A:Windows Vista Wont Start Or Will Get Blue Screen

Hi can you start in safe mode try F8 on boot then you can look in C\windows\minidump and copy it to notepad and place in a folder call it dmp file or similar and attach to your next post use the go advanced button and the paperclip icon to attach
 

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So, this all started when I couldn't turn off my system restore. I was doing lots of tests (virus, spyware, adware) trying to figure out what was wrong. I did find a few things (Trojan.Agent , Trojan.Delf.li , Dialer.Small , Backdoor.Lot.e) and was able to get rid of them, but it didn't help my system restore problem. I was gonna send you guys a HijackThis file, but started with the 5 steps to do before. I was gonna scan with adaware in safe mode, but I've tried getting to safe mode before with just pushing f8 or f5 with no luck. So this time I used msconfig. Under the boot.ini tab, I checked /Safeboot and rebooted. I haven't been able to get back into windows since. I can get to 2 different safe mode selection screens but cant get into windows using any of the choices. I made it so it won't restart on failure, and that's when it takes me to what I think is the infamous Blue Screen Of Death.

I am using my girlfriends laptop right now so at least I can search for answers. I need my cpu and don't want to have to reformat or anything like that. I don't have any boot disks cause they went missing when I moved. Please help. I will check back often so please ask anything. I need to fix this.

A:windows xp wont start, I get the blue screen of death

I feel your pain FL Jeff.. I just went thru a similar problem. It is probably resolvable but I will leave that to others. The short answer is I threw a wad of money at my problem and am almost 100% back to normal. However it took almost 2 weeks and a lot of determination. The solution (for me) was:

Purchased a new PC and monitor - $1,300
Purchased an external WD 160 gig My Book HD - $81 + shipping
Purchased Data Rescue PC software - $129

I was able to set the old PC BIOS to boot from the CD drive. Booted from Data Rescue PC and recovered the files to the external HD. I said that like it was straight forward but ya gotta follow the instructions. (note: I bought the Western Digital HD because it is formatted as FAT32 which Data Rescue requires). The HD did not require an install - the old PC recognized it immediately. I connected the new HD to the new PC and it too read it immediately.

It sounds simple and after the fact it kinda was but it took quite awhile to recover the files.

I know this isn't the solution you wanted but know that all is not lost, you just need to be patient.

Good luck,

Ted

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I have an acer aspire one d150. I t ried turning it on and the windows load screen blue bar just keeps going and going and wont ever load windows. I tried loading in the set up menu with last known good configuration and get the same thing, I tried loading with safe mode and get a blue screen "windows is starting up..." but it doesn't start. what can I do to get this working again? thanks*Moderator Edit: Moved topic from Windows 95/98/ME to the more appropriate forum. ~ Queen-Evie*

A:Windows xp wont load past screen with blue bar.

What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

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I am new on here and am not too computer savvy, so bear with me!

My computer (of course, not this one) keeps restarting itself when it gets to the windows xp load up screen. It doesn't get past that screen then proceeds to restart itself over and over. I looked on here and there was the suggestion to run the windows xp cd and do the recovery process. The Windows website even suggested it was a problem with the kernel file (whatever that is, like I said, I dont know too much!) so I was going to repair that. Well I put in the disc, it gets me to the point where I push "R" to Recover and then a blue screen pops up and says:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Disable or unistall any anti-virus, disk defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configuration, and check for any updated drivers. Run CHKDSK/F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.

Technical information:

***STOP: 0x00000024 (0x001902FE, 0xF79026DC, 0xF79023D8, 0xF70c2F81)

***ntfs.sys - Address F70c2F81 base at F7073000, DateStamp 41107eea

Ok, so I have NO clue how to even get to a point to do the Run CHKDSK/F thing, let alone get past this screen. All I want to do is recover the Kernel file and see if thats the problem. Now, I realllllllllly dont want to h... Read more

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#1 Hi, basically this probem arose from nowhere. I came back from holiday 6 days ago and my pc took longer than i remember to boot. Only till i realised the next day and day after it was getting longer and some times not loading past the 'Windows' screen. Each time when it hasn't loaded fully, I turn it off and re-boot pressing F8 to get up safe mode, which doesn't work at all.
It gets stuck on '/avgdiseh' doesn't load past and will stay like that till turned off. Start up repair does absolutely nothing, it asks to do System restore which then errors and reboots, if i press cancel it stays on the 'Scanning' screen for hours.. (8 hours today)

#2 I've now seemed to run into another problem trying to boot from my CD drive. First time I loaded everything correctly got to 'install windows' screen clicked start up repair which did nothing. Ever since that windows won't detect my CD drive even though it opens and did read CD's.(watched a film on it the other day)

I've looked online and other people have had the same problems and clearly i haven't found a solution yet. I've tried cleaning the inside of my case, double checking connections, changing boot options. From what i've read its either a failed HDD, failed RAM (, or failed CD drive in the case of my second dilemma)

I'm just curious as to whether anyone can pin point what the problem is. If its an easy fix or whether it is possibl... Read more

A:Windows wont boot past Start up Screen, and won't boot safe mode

it's the one following avgdiseh that is the problem

d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287
 

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WIndows 7 premium home version on a lenovo laptop freezing at splash screen. I can boot into safe mode just fine. Whereby I have to run a system restore back to an older date but the issue still comes back up and this seems to be especially true when trying to wake it from sleep mode. beyond the appcrash is there something else i should upload to help diagnose issue?

A:windows7 wont boot past windows splash screen - will boot to safe mod

A hasty fly by...
See if the link is of help.

Windows 7 won't boot after welcome screen. - Microsoft Answers

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I'm having a problem with my Dell Dimension 8300, running Windows XP. I have an 80g Maxtor HD as my main drive and a 500g WD secondary drive. When I attempt to boot, I get a blue screen with the message:A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.If this is he first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:Check to be sure you have adequate disk space. If a driver is identified in the Stop message, disable the driver or check with the manufacturer for driver updates. Try changing video adapters.Check with your hardware vendorm for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.Technical Information:*** STOP: 0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0xF74BB2B2, 0xF789E4AO, 0xF789E1AO)*** FLTMGR.SYS - Address F74BB2B2 base at F74A3000, DateStamp 480251daAs far as the info in the message, I see this screen with the same info everytime I rebooted.As far as disk space, my main drive is 80g aand I have about 20g of free space.I'm not sure if anything in the message refers to drivers. Not sure how to change video adapters when I can't get into Windows (Standard Mode or Safe Mode).Also not sure how to deal with any of the BIOS suggestions (or even know if it's a good idea to mess... Read more

A:Can't boot Windows XP (Standard or Safe Mode), Black Screen w/cursor then Blue Screen

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error = STOP: c0000218 \systemroot\system32\config\software

When I start windows I get this blue screen every single time. I am unable to start windows in any form (safemode etc.). I have the windows re-installation startup disk but for some reason my disk drive is unable to read it. I have used this startup disk with this computer recently to bring my computer back to factory settings in the summer, so I know the cd and my cd drive were working at most 2 months ago.

I'm stuck because I dont know any way to fix this error with out my disk drive working.

A:Blue screen of death + windows wont read startup disk

Can someone please help me, im having a lot of trouble with this

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my loptop stop working after i went into the recycle bin and it went blue screen that said disable BIOS and restart but it won't even let me do anything i can't even go into the computer it keeps telling me that windows was shut down to prevent damage to my computer or files but if i can't even get on the computer to fix the problem what can i do to fix my problem without spending alot of money on it my email is [email protected] thank you for any help.
 

A:blue screen it wont let me get windows to open or restart to a good working configura

The one thing i would advise for right now is for you to remove your email address unless you want to get a lot of spam.
 

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Hi, ive just updated windows vista it said that it was done and would restart itself however it didnt and now it starts to boot up and then crashes on a blue screen which flashes so quick that i cant see what it says. I've tried to go into safe mode, boot from last configuration point also being through F8 to try this and still crashes on this blue screen. Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks
Sarah
 

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Hey folks.

I somehow really messed up on this one. I had a problem where my computer wasn't booting past the windows load screen and to try and fix I loaded a system recovery in safe mode. That seemed to bother my computer more as now it won't boot saying the following:

"Windows could not start because of the following missing or corrupt file:
\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM"

It suggests that I use windows recovery. So I pop in the DVD, and sometimes it works, sometimes not. It will often freeze on loading a video file/driver and at the end it will read "file i8042prt.sys caused an unexpected error in (32768) at line u96t in d drive"

I think its my bogus DVD drive but it does work half the time. So even when the windows recovery boots, I would let it go through and hit R for recovery. However, it says Windows doesn't detect any drives, probably because I have two drives on Raid0. I retry and hit f6 when it starts to load third party drivers. Now, I have 4 discs for raid drivers. I've tried all 4, each with multiple options within. The computer is 4 years old, so for the life of me I can't remember which I've used when originally loading windows.

When I post, my bios shows Sil3132 Sata Raid Bios version 7.2.18. I tried all 4 disks, but the Sil3132 Sata Raid Driver Disk by ABIT Version 1.00 multiple times. Still no go. What happens is I get the blue screen of death.

"Problem has been detected... etc etc
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A:Solved: Windows recovery wont complete, blue screen & raid setup issue.

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PC info from another thread: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1014881-media-center-not-working.html#post8088791

The other day, a blue screen error appeared on my PC about ati2dvag/infinite loop. I looked online for help and came across a number of different forums. Most of the responses stated that possibly my driver needed updating.

From looking at the Display Driver in the Device Manager, I was able to see that I have an ATI Radeon X1550. I went to the amd website to update my driver and whilst doing so, I got a message saying it couldnt locate a specific file. Then the installation wizard appeared and I followed the steps but then I got a message stating that the one I have installed is not digitally signed and it could affect the performance. I had no idea what this meant but the warning message put me off so I cancelled it.

I then tried to open Media Centre but I was unable to watch live TV because I kept getting an error message the video card had an error or was not installed properly so I went back to the Device Manager and the icon on the first drive indicated the device had been disabled (red x) and the second driver indicated the device wasnt responding/working properly (exclamation mark in a yellow triangle) so I reinserted the installation CD and opened setup. It was successful so I tried to open MC again but I got another blue screen error.

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A:Solved: Blue screen error/driver is disabled/desktop PC wont load windows normally

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I downloaded some new drivers and updating everything was going good my screen went black my resolution went down then it went black again. it just stayed black then i got the blue screen and i cant start up windows. Im am currently running on Ubuntu so i have access to the windows file please help.
this is what i downloaded
Catalyst Software Suite1.11 MB11.66/15/2011

A:HD mobility Radeon 5870 Fail windows wont start blue screen of death

Choose a System Restore point prior to the catalyst install.

WIN | type System Restore | ENTER | NEXT button |
select a restore point from the list shown

Notice that there are two important boxes:
a checkmark box to see more restore points and
a Scan for affected programs button.

The "affected programs" will show which programs will be influenced by your change.
WIN is the key with the Microsoft flag on top.

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HI guys
 
When booting up my laptop in "last known good configuration" mode i keep getting the blue screen of death and the laptop freezes and cuts out and is very over heated. When i have booted up in "safe mode with networking" the latop is still over heating but it dosn't freeze or i don't get the blue screen of death. I am also limited to what i can doin safe mode.
 
Any ideas what the problem could be please chaps?
 
Thanks in advance
 
Tony

A:Blue screen of death on normal boot up but no blue screen in safe mode ?

Exact wording of BSOD error message?
 
System manufacturer and model?
 
Conditions/events which may have led to this?
 
When did problem begin?
 
Louis

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Compaq presario v6200us and Vista home premium.

I have one year experience so bear with me as I will use terms outside of their intended use. And my memory of my computers recent fiasco is all murky as I have been cramming too much new information into my brain at one time as I am trying to learn how to use computers.

One day I visited a sight called something starting with the word "Daddy's" followed by "software cupboard" I think.

I downloaded the openware program PDF Creator from their site. It was loaded with other things of which I had to allow to be able to download it. Of which... I can remember was... Weathwer bug, the other stuff I can't remember. I downloaded anyways as I new I could uninstall the extra's.

During the install a warning or failure notice about locked files came up. It continued to load though...I thought I had clicked the stop button.
I recieved a warning from Winpatrol of a "NEW" Cashe daemon trying to insert itself into my startup. It had little info listed.
I crossed referenced what little info it did have on Uniblue and your Database a few others and could not find an "Exact" match.
I repeatedly told win patrol to not allow it...as it was persistant, but eventually as winpatrol thought it to be neccassary file to my Os and the date listed of when Winpatrol first encountered it was the Date I installed winpatrol last year....so I allowed it. I don't understand why Winpatrol would be n... Read more

A:Blue screen after welcome to windows screen on boot up.

Hi, first of all, lets have a look at the BSOD code.We Need to Diagnose Your BlueScreenWhen you boot your machine, press F8 to list the startup options, exactly as you would if you were trying to enter Safe ModeSelect "Disable Automatic Restart on System Failure", as shown here:
When your system BSODs, write down the STOP error code, as well as any written out error message back here. The STOP error will always appear, but the message may not. You are looking for this:
Please post me the error(s).

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When I turned my computer on this morning it starts up but when it gets to the boot screen it gives me a blue screen but my computer instantaniously restarts so i have no idea what it said. What should I do I'm using ERD Commander 2005 and that let me boot into my computer but its limited I've never used ERD Commander before I've tryed a few things but nothing has worked yet
 

A:Windows XP Blue screen at boot screen

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i had my comp for like 3 months and then i stoped working the problem is that everytime i turn on comp it goes throught the motion but as soon as the part where the windows xp logo comes on it goes to a black screen with the message "system security type user password and press enter" but no user name shown and everytime i press enter it goes to another black screen with a blinking side ways cursor.

PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ HELLLLLLPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP

A:windows xp wont boot black screen

Well, I'm pretty sure this is a BIOS thing. (Inside your BIOS which you can access by hitting f8 repeatedly after booting up) There should be a security section. I'm sorry if this isn't spot on I'm very bad at remembering and I don't have the BIOS menu infront of me so bare with me. There is a setting though that lets you put a system password on. It's for extra protection. I don't understand why all of a sudden it's on but that's what it sounds like. So go into your BIOS and find the PW part and disable it.

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The other day my sis was on my pc and was playing a game on the net and apparently the screen just turned off.. now when i start it up it gets to the windows xp boot screen but after that just goes black. i can start it up in safe mode so i can safely say it is not a monitor issue but i have no idea what it could be. i have tried all the different system restore checkpoints and it is still not working. i have tried just leaving it running and after aboput 45-60 min still nothing. any help would be very appreciated.
thanks
 

A:PC wont boot past windows xp screen..

Change any drivers with a yellow in device manager.
 

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Hi.
My computer won't boot. When I turn on the computer it sounds normal, but it wont boot. The blue boot screen appears, but right after the screen goes black and starts to flicker with 1-2 seconds intervals. Also the light on the screen, that indicates that the screen is on, is blinking.

I don't know why this has happened, but some days before I installed a new nVidia graphics card driver, which seemed to be somewhat unstable, since some of my games crashed a couple of times. But the computer didn't crash the last time it was turned off. So I really don't have a clue what could be wrong.

Hope the information I have given you is enough, if not I will be happy to supply more information.
 

A:Windows XP wont boot ( flickering screen )

Re-install your old video card to see if that fixes the system
 

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my laptop froze, i turned it off, and when i started it, it said to go to repar thing, but then it said theres an error, and that i have to put in vista disc, which i havnt got, and when i tried loading vista, it wouldnt,

http://www.azumass.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/vista_boot_screen_1.gif

the slider just keeps going back and forth, nothing happens, ive waited 15 mins now,

the same thing happend to my brothers laptop, which is exactly the same, but his loaded after some time, did disk repair, and then restarted, still took a while to get past boot screen, but it came and everything loaded

right, change, my laptop has now loaded, after what...15-20 mins, why is that?

hardware error, what should i do to make the startup time faster
 

A:Windows wont go past boot screen

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Hi guys, i need some help trying to start my windows that hasn't been starting properly....

It will first boot windows 7 and then kick it to a all "black" wallpaper mode and then slowly boot into windows
and jump directly to the blue screen. All my windows software is updated and i have plenty of disk space so
i am not sure what the issue is.

If anyone can kindly help it would be great. Thank You.
 

A:Windows won't boot (Blue Screen)

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Hello!
I need some help if possible. I have Windows xp pro and I'm getting the blue screen on boot up just as it finishes and begins to open widows.
The error code is this...

0x00000024 (0x001902FE,0XB9B9206C, 0XB9B91D68, 0XB9D8206D)

ntfs.sys - Address B9D8206D BASE AT B9D70000, DateSTamp 41107eea

Beginning dump of physical memory..

Is there something I can do to fix this?

RBG

A:Blue Screen at boot up windows xp

0x00000024 is file system/hard drive related.

Do you know the brand/model of the hard drive installed?

Will it boot into safe mode with networking(tap F8 while booting)?

If you can get in > Download and run this application: BSOD_XP_v1.3_jcgriff2_PROD.exe.
Once it has finished running zip the folder TSF_XP_Support which can be found in your Documents folder.
Attach the zipped file to your next post.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 6000. I regularly run Adaware and Lavasoft Spyware removal programs, as well as Trend Micro PCCillin virus protection. I ran Adaware last night, and then Trend Micro performed a scheduled virus scan this morning. I left for work, and now find a blue screen whatever I do (i.e., when I try to boot in safe mode, command prompt, last working configuration, etc..). I can't boot for anything! The blue screen reads:

"A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restsrt your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Disable or uninstall any anti-virus, disk defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configuration, and check for any updated drivers. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.

Technical information:
***Stop: 0x00000024 (0x00190203, 0x82F23140, 0xC0000102, 0x00000000)"

This particular screen came up on an attempt to start in safe mode. The text is always the same, the Tech info varies a little.

I also ran a diagnostic from the F12 boot up button options and it indicated I had a system fail for DST Short Status test, error code 1000-0142, Unit 4: Drive self test failed, Status byte = 71. (whatever all that means).

I don't have a boot disk. Am I in big trouble??? Please help!

Thanks in advance for your help!!!

A:Windows Xp Blue Screen, Can't Boot

about now is the time to start running some hardware diagnostics...

if you have access to the internet+cd burner, then download a copy of seatools (http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/seatools) and burn that to a cd, and run a test over your hdd.

also download a copy of memtest (www.memtest.org) and run that overnight...

goodluck!

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I was playing a video game earlier today and received a blue screen. When the computer restarted it got stuck on the windows splash screen. I have tried just about everything I can think of to try to fix the computer. I changed out graphic card, ram, power supply for different ones but no luck. Also tried booting to last known working setup. Even restored factory image and still no luck. The computer will not boot to any form of safe mode. I also have ran start up repair numerous times but comes up empty handed. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:Windows 7 will not boot after blue screen

check out for your motherboard, if there is a busted ic's.....
 

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I was playing a video game earlier today and received a blue screen. When the computer restarted it got stuck on the windows splash screen. I have tried just about everything I can think of to try to fix the computer. I changed out graphic card, ram, power supply for different ones but no luck. Also tried booting to last known working setup. Even restored factory image and still no luck. The computer will not boot to any form of safe mode. I also have ran start up repair numerous times but comes up empty handed. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:Windows 7 will not boot after blue screen

Did you happen to catch the error message in the BOSD screen?

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Hi, sorry to bother everyone. This is probably a really easy thing to fix, I don't know.
But, my Toshiba laptop just recently crashed. I thought it was a normal thing because it does it a couple of times a month. Well this time, I restarted the laptop as usual but instead of loading Windows straight up, it hasn't and the blue screen has come up and it won't let me go onto safe mode or anything like that. Even when I try to repair (recommended) it just restarts it and shows the screen again.


I've tried to get a clear photo as I could.

Just really want to get my files which is the main thing, as I have personal photos and documents.

Could anyone help? I would be really grateful. :)

Thank you

A:Blue screen won't boot Windows 7 for me! Please help!

An error on boot naming NTFS.sys could very likely be a failing/failed hard drive.
Removing the drive and hooking to a PC either as a internal drive or by placing it in a external drive enclosure is the safest way to retrieve any data, further attempts to trouble shoot or use can possibly damage it to the point the data can not be retrieved.

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Ok have a complete new install of windows XP pro SP 2. Downloaded all new patches and hotfixes for SP 2 then proceeded to download and install SP 3. Rebooted the system after it installed and start to get blue screen with a Bad Pool error and continue to reboot after that. Can't load into safe mode either. Can't do a system domain restore as well. Tried using my windows xp sp 2 disk to fix errors and can't even get passed the checking disk before it blue screens and reboots. even tried to reformat hard drive and can't even get to that part either with out blue screening. This is all a new hard drive and memory as well.

A:Windows XP SP 3 Blue screen on boot up

A basic mistake on reinstall. You should install SP3 BEFORE running Win Updates. The SP3 package INCLUDES all Win Updates up to its release date.

Also, the best method to install SP3 is to download & SAVE the files and then run it, but NOT download/run via Win Updates.

Another suggestion: Consider the option of downloading & saving the ISO image of the SP3 Installer. IF you have CD-ROM-R or -RW and applicable software, you can write the ISO image to a CD and have a bootable SP3 Installer (incl Autorun), just mount it in the drive from the desktop and the SP3 Installer runs. I use a WinXP SP3 Installer CD at work for all desktops if the user wants SP3.

You run Win Update AFTER installing SP3. CAUTION: Any WinXP msg that requests you mount your WinXP Setup CD, will ask for WinXP SP3 Setup CD which does not exist.

Suggest you start over fresh.

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