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Blue screen, can't get in Windows, can't boot disc

Q: Blue screen, can't get in Windows, can't boot disc

sorry if i didn't post it right, i was too crazy to update the bio with out save setting ,and my computer can't get in to windows, so i can't run any test software for it, it came with blue screen with stop: 0x00000050 when i try to run normal, if i try to use win7 fix, it's another msg, even i try to boot the win7 disc, it's not allow, must be something wrong with the bio and the hareware, please give me a hand, i really do need help from you experts, asus and corsair keep pushing problem to the other.
i even try to use only single ram, it's not work too, and the bio say the ram is not stable.

os:windows 7 64bit
cpu:intel e6750
video card: bfg-nvidia 8800gtx SLI
ram: corsair cm2x2048-6400 c5 (2x2gb) timing:5-5-5-12 v1.9
cm2x2048-6400 c4dhx(2x2gb timing:4-4-4-12 v2.1
motherboard: asus striker II formula.

Preferred Solution: Blue screen, can't get in Windows, can't boot disc

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Blue screen, can't get in Windows, can't boot disc

Corsair and Asus have been having some serious compatibility issues lately. You are not the first to report problems between the newer Asus motherboards and Corsair RAM.

I'll attempt to read your minidumps. It would be helpful if you could tell us how long this has been going on.


One file was unreadable duee to corruption but this is not an uncommon occurrance.

The other three were the same error 0x50: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
Requested data was not in memory. An invalid system memory address was referenced. Defective memory (including main memory, L2 RAM cache, video RAM) or incompatible software (including remote control and antivirus software) might cause this Stop message, as may other hardware problems (e.g., incorrect SCSI termination or a flawed PCI card).

They only listed Windows drivers as the probable cause and these drivers are too general to be of much help. You can still run Memtest on your RAM. It engages almost immeduately after the boot-up. Have you ever run this test before?

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So, as the thread title says I'm getting a blue screen on boot, which says that it is going to check my drive. it checks it and reports no bad sectors. it always does this check no matter what.

Now it doesn't check my C: Drive it checks my other drive. (both of which are the same hard drive but i partitioned, using Partition Magic)

It's getting quite annoying, lucky i don't have much on the drive so it only takes a few seconds. Which reminds me, during the blue screen it says press any key to skip. although when i press any key it doesn't skip.

Please help!

Thanks in advance.

A:blue screen scan disc on boot

chkdsk /r
to check the file system

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Hello, this is my first post on these forums. Please bare with me.

Three days ago or so I shut down my Inspiron b130 lap top normally, the very next day start up goes normally until windows xp home edition tries to load, then I receive this error message.

lsass.exe Program failed to initialize, press okay to terminate.

Upon pressing okay, the message repeats and then simply remains a black screen. This happens even during safe mode. After some research I was told it was either a possible worm or a failure of my local security login assistant. So without further inclination I simply opted for a xp repair. Booting from my windows xp home edition disc gives me the following blue screen error.

*** Stop: 0x0000007e (0xc0000005, 0xf85480bf, 0xf89994208, 0xf8993f08,

***pci.sys - Adress f85480bf base at f8541000, Date Stamp 3c0bfadb

Now, this happens each time, despite running the Dell diagnostics three times. I am told there is no hardware failure. Therefore I can only conclude it is a software error, but I can not get to a Bios boot to try and run a system restore, nor a virus scan. I either recieve the lsass.exe error or the blue screen.

The blue screen itself shows up just after pressing any key to begin booting from the cd, giving me no option to repair from the disc.

Is there a way to get to the BIOS console,so I can run a chkdsk /r, I am missing? Selecting start up with BIOS console from the boot menu only gives me the same lsass failure.

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A:lsass.exe failure and blue screen on disc boot.

You can try the XP Repair and if that doesn't do it then reinstall clean XP may be the only answer.

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So i try to do clean install and when i boot from dvd i get windows is loading files, and after that blank blue screen with cursor, no repair computer or install windows, just blue background, thoughts?

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sorry if i didn't post it right, i was too crazy to update the bio with out save setting ,and my computer can't get in to windows, so i can't run any test software for it, it came with blue screen with stop: 0x00000050 when i try to run normal, if i try to use win7 fix, it's another msg, even i try to boot the win7 disc, it's blue sceen again, must be something wrong with the bio and the hareware, please give me a hand, i really do need help from you experts, asus and corsair keep pushing problem to the other.
i even try to use only single ram, it's not work too, and the bio say the ram is not stable.

os:windows 7 64bit
cpu:intel e6750
video card: bfg-nvidia 8800gtx SLI
ram: corsair cm2x2048-6400 c5 (2x2gb) timing:5-5-5-12 v1.9
cm2x2048-6400 c4dhx(2x2gb timing:4-4-4-12 v2.1
motherboard: asus striker II formula.

i will post the mini dump file, please help.

A:striker II formula with corsair ram, blue sceen, cant get in windows, can't boot disc

Hi -

There were 4 dump files; however 1 was -0- bytes. Bugcheck was the same on all 3 -

0x50 = invalid memory referenced

There is nothing in the dumps that tells me anything in particular related to the system not being able to boot. The system uptimes are different, ranging from 23 secs to 59 secs before BSOD, so we are looking for a boot driver if the crashes are software related -


System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:58.687
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:44.958
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:22.807

How were you able to obtain the dump files if you cannot boot?

The newest kernel mode driver in the system = ESS firewall, March 2010.

Regards. . .




Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Thu Apr 22 18:37:11.031 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:58.687
BugCheck 50, {fffff7fffa042fa8, 1, fffff800021ccabb, 2}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ObOpenObjectByName+24b )
PROCESS_NAME: explorer.exe
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Thu Apr 22 18:28:32.288 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:44.958
BugCheck 50, {fffff7fffac36fa8, 1, fffff80002dc0abb, 2}
Probably caused by : fileinfo.sys ( fileinfo!FIStreamGetInfo+11f )
PROCESS_NAME: WerFault.exe
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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\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
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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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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

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mod bump

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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

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

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Hi joined the forum as was told is the best place to go to get a answer

Anyways my problem is i recently connected a second hard drive due to lack of space but now if i have my disc inserted when windows is booting up i get a blue screen after the loading screen finishes saying:

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


And the bottom says

Technical information:
***STOP: 0x0000009C

i also get this problem when a disc is inserted while windows is loaded and if i disconnect the other hard drive i still get the problem but not always i tried changing round the jumpers the cable order making sure the bios is right doing memtest and now i have formated today and still the same problem thinking it was a registery problem
anyone else had this problem or any odea how to fix it Thanks

A:blue screen when disc is inserted

Is this disk a hard drive? Or is it a CD drive? By inserted do you mean installed?

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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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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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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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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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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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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...


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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?


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 compaq presario laptop, about a year old, and recently, upon startup it is giving me a Windows XP blue screen (XP logo in the top right corner) and it states something like "NTSC system detected, disc scan recommended, hit any key within 10seconds to skip, don't recommend skipping". When I let it scan, it starts deleting lists of files, and begins a recovery phase that takes FOREVER (it gives progress in % as it goes). IS THIS A LEGITIMATE PROCESS or a VIRUS? IF LEGIT, SHOULD I LET IT SCAN THE DISC?


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Hi- Extremely frustrated. Have searched google on the works pc for ages but found no answer to my problem- please somebody help me before I pull my hair out! Apologies if this doesnt make sense...

I switched on the PC (Have a dell with xp) to find a blue screen with the usual bladee bla and asking me to do something to anti virus .. run chkdsk /f and then a code: STOP: 0 X 00000024 (0 X 00190203, 0X8239C2CO, 0 XC0000102, 0X00000000)

Well I would run chkdsk /f but cant!

It wont load in safe mode/last known figuration etc.. just reverts back to the blue screen.

Most sites seem to sugggest running the XP disc. When I put this in, I press F12 as soon as I get the PC on, then 4, then any key to boot from Cd. Then a screen which says Press Enter to setup XP, Press R to enter the recovery console etc.. However when I press either Enter or R the screen appears as though its doing something for a brief second, but sticks on the same screen for hours with a message on the bottom saying : Examining 152587 mb Disc 0 at ID 0 on bus 0... It didnt do this last time i had a blue screen problem about 6 months ago, just loaded up staright away.

So I am stuck. Either it goes back to the blue screen or it supposedly examaning something. Is it supposed to take ages?! I tried F8 and all the Safe Mode/Config options. If there was another way to run chkdsc /f I might be ok but I really haven't got a clue and seem to be going round in circles.

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A:blue screen, cant load xp disc properly etc..

Welcome to TSG....

Well you might not have installed anything but more than likely something might have. There are virus's that will write to the hard drive in such a way that it will permanently mess up the drive and actually destroy it.

Right now I would suggest to remove the hard drive from this computer and install in another computer as a slave drive and see if it can be accessed, if it can be accessed I would take the time to manually backup all of my important data to another media like CD-R's, DVD or thumb drive. When this is done I would use the OS preferably Windows to format this hard drive before putting it back into the Dell computer - this will hopefully eliminate anything nasty on the drive. After this you should be able to do the clean installation to this drive.

Here are some articles that may help

Dell - Procedures for Reinstalling or Upgrading to Windows XP
http://www.djdenham.com/Install Procedures.htm

Dell Ordering New Recovery/Installation disks On-line

How Do I Create a CD Containing My Operating System with the Dell™ OS Recovery Utility?

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Hello. Yesterday, my brother was using the PC, downloading a large file with a program called Internet Download Manager, and at the same time he put in an already-burned VCD disk. He said a little window with a red X came up and sian something about Access Denied, he took it out tried again and thsame, then a Blue Screen appeared, which I didn't get a chance to see. It seems to be mostly all right, but it thinks several random old programs are newly installed, the Firefox history is all weird, it doesn't list things in order, and Firefox itself keeps giving me that screen with a picture of a crossing guard saying that sites like Google don't have valid secure connections or something and that "someone may be impersonating this site".

I don't know why that happened with the disk, all I can think of is that: 1. That Internet Download Manager was something he had just installed yesterday (though it seemed to be downloading all right for some minutes before this happened) and 2. We have slow dial-up and sometimes my PC in general just gets clunky while stuff is downloading.


UPDATE: the Firefox history seems to be working normally (though it still thinks certain pages are dated from 2004) , and the random old programs are no longer listed as new.

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I have a small Lenovo laptop running Windows 10 with a 64 Gig ssd and 4 Gig ram. It has several problems showing up at different times. At turn on after not being used for several days, I can get it to boot up and I can log in normally, then after a while I will get a blue screen. The only way to shut down is to hold down the power button. Then if I power up again it will either do nothing (black screen), or go to the splash screen and freeze. I have tried to boot from a recovery disk, which will start to read and then stop. I have tried to reload windows -no help, and even boot from a usb flash recovery drive - again no help. The strange part is the longer I wait with it turned off, the better chance I have to get it to boot, but a blue screen eventually will show up again and I'm back to square one.
Does this sound familiar to anyone?

Thank you

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We are using Windows XP Pro, no service paks, and it won't boot up past the blue windows welcome screen before you even get to log on as a user. It is almost like it gets caught there and won't go any further. We have tried reseating the RAM chip, checked the mother board for possible problems, and pulled all the USB devices. We tried using the windows boot disk to repair the OS, that only initiated a reboot and back to the above mentioned issue. We tried booting in safe mode...it still wouldn't get past that point. We tried "last known good configuration", still the same result.

She is an older computer, but she has always been our most reliable system and she does things our other computer won't do...we would really hate to lose her. Any help would be very much appreciated!


A:Won't Boot Up Past The Blue Windows Welcome Screen

Cristy, Do the following.

Your CMOS may be corrupt. Go into the BIOS setup screen and copy down all the settings as you want them. with the power off, open the unit and move the CMOS erase jumper to the clear position for however long the instruction book say to leave it there. Move the jumper back to the normal position and turn the unit on. The PC should report something like CMOS error -- defaults loaded and the real-time clock will be reset. Go into the BIOS setup and re-enter your desired values. Let us know what happens.

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Upon startup I am created with a blue screen displaying the following technical information:

*** STOP: 0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0x806303A4, 0xF8B22A7C, 0xF8B22778)

Haven't changed any setting at all recently so I'm not sure what the problem can be. I was using the PC earlier in the day and it was working fine.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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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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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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When I am booting my install of XP I get a blue screen with a hive file missing error. I am blaming it myself on faulty parts maybe the RAM or CPU. Recently it has been constantly crashing even just a few hours after a reformat and fresh install of windows xp. Does anyone have any ideas for me?

Thank you.

A:Windows blue error screen on boot

Can you post the exact contents of the error message you reference?FWIW: The "hive"refers to the XP registry, not RAM or CPU.May be useful: http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_sys32.htm AND http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545Louis

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I have a Dell Desktop, circa 2003, i think with XP Home OS. When turning on the system, an error message came up saying that the copy of windows is not genuine and the only option is to close the box, at which point the Blue Screen of Death appears and nothing else will happen. Windows IS a genuine copy and Has been genuine since I purchased it back in 03.

When attempting to boot from the XP Home CD in order to exact a repair or even a reformat, the system says Strike Any Key to Boot from Disc - strike a key - things start to load on a blue screen and then it just stops.

Second attempt gave a message saying An Error was found, there is an ACIP (i think) BIOS problem (possibly why its suddenly saying non genuine...?) and said If this is the first time you've seen this, reboot and try again. Upon trying again, it started to load, and then stopped - after multiple attempts. Still no BIOS screen again, and never has the option to repair or reformat come up.

Please advise. Its appreciated.

A:Windows boot Error and Blue Screen

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Hi all,
Apologies if this is in the wrong section, I'm new to this forum. My Dad got a Windows 8 computer about a month ago and up til now it has worked okay. Today when he turned it on, all he got was this screen:
Attachment 14116
Sorry the quality is poor, I had to use my iPod camera... Basically the whole screen is just black with the blue bar along the bottom, and the two icons in the bottom right corner; a HP help icon (which doesn't seem to do anything) and a Norton scanner icon. The computer has been stuck at this point for about half an hour now and doesn't seem to want to load any further. Does anyone know what the problem is, and how (if) it can be fixed? I think he said he's going to take it back to Harvey Norman tomorrow, but I would like to know what has happened if possible (he's the sort of person who downloads all sorts of rubbish, but since it won't start, I can't see what he's downloaded to try to work out what may have caused it, if indeed it was caused by something he did).

Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 8 - Won't Boot Up (black screen with blue bar)

It's hard to tell, it could be a graphics card failure, it could be a corruption of a program, it could be corruption of video drivers, it could even be malware.

Since it's an HP, you should be able to run the onboard diagnostics. Try tapping "Esc" as it first boots - that should get you to the screen for the key to launch the diagnostics. FYI - if you can see this screen OK, then it's probably a software problem (IMO).

You could also try these free, bootable diagnostics (again, if you can see the screen, it's probably a software problem): Initial Hardware Diagnostics FYI - the bootable antivirus disks can be used to see if this is related to an infection.

Good luck!

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Toshiba Satellite P100
Blue screens have become more and more prevalent, until they now appear before Windows is launched. I am also unable to enter in Safe Mode because after the Recovery CD reinstalls the system it still needs configuration, and the blue screen comes up before I can do it.
I have had this problem for some time and Staples, where I bought the laptop, suggested a new motherboard at 500 Euros.... However, days after that diagnosis I was able, after a few tries to get the computer going again and as I suspected of SP3 being the casuse, updated everything in SP2, but left SP3 out, The laptop worked perfectly. Then, a couple of days ago I installed SP3 and within a day or so, the blue escreens reappeared. I decided to start all over again with the Toshiba recovery disc and leave it at SP2, but now I am unable to get in at all.

On the assumption that it is not the hardware of the motherboard itself but something that was written on it (like Bios flashing, and othe things of which I know nothing..) I wonder if you could tell me what may have been changed in the motherboard, graphic chip since new from the shop, so that I can try and see if that would solve the problem.

The blue screen states:

...caused by following file: nv_mini.sys


STOP:0x00000050 (0x8680000C, 0x00000000, 0xF6EE7B944, 0X00000000

nv_mini.sys - Address F6E7B944 base at F6D92000, DateStamp 43f4a6f6
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A:Blue screen, unable to boot into Windows

Once updated, the BIOS version cannot be rolled back unless you saved the original version at the time of flashing (Most BIOS updater programs will prompt you to back up the existing version before flashing, and will include a roll-back option in case the update gives you problems).

Test the hard drive for possible imminent failure, using the drive manufacturer's Diagnostic software for DOS. Links here:

You will need to make your own CD from the downloaded ISO file, which you can do with IMGBurn: http://filehippo.com/download_imgburn/

Boot your faulty PC from the CD to test the hard drive.

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Gateway LX6810
Vista Service Pack 2
Q8200 Core 2 Quad
8GB RAMClick to expand...

I'll try to keep this short.

My computer was acting fine then I got a message from Windows Essentials saying a required restart was needed to finish an update. I exited the message as I was doing something a restarted 15 minutes later. When I restarted it went through the normal shutdown cycle then the monitor turned off. But the computer stayed on. I figured this was part of the update and it would shut down in a minute. After about 15 minutes it still didn't shut off so I shut it down manually. When I restarted it, it got to the welcome screen and it went to a blue screen. I thought it was a one time thing so I restarted it again and the same thing happen. I tried safe mode and the same thing happen.

One time the computer started it got to the desktop but wasn't acting right at all. I saw a message from Windows Essentials saying "A full system scan is required to finish threat removal." This was the first time I saw any evidence of a threat." I clicked scan but the computer was not responding.

I cleaned out the computer of dust, the cpu fan I believe (see screenshot below) accumulates a lot of dust and has been the cause of random shut offs once before. I saw a large amount of dust deep inside by the fan so I unscrewed it and blew out all the dust. I put it back together and tried again with no luck.

Here is the blue screen that comes up
0x000000D1 (0x0a0 0x02.... Read more

A:Windows Vista Blue Screen - Cannot Boot

re seat your ram
re seat graphics card

re boot

if no good try to access safe mode press f8 on start up advanced options safe mode if successful go to device manager and see if any red Xs reinstall that if there

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I have just bought a new harddrive and upgraded to W7

When I installed it yesterday the 32 bit version, it worked fine for about twenty minutes, then when I tried to install a few programs, itunes and things like that, it crashed giving me a blue screen and now it will only let me start in safe mode, it doesn't even get to the screen where it would let me enter my password, if I start in safe mode the screen has lines running down the middle of it but it does start!

The Error reads

ProblemEventName Blue Screen
OSVersion: 6.1.7600.
LocaleID: 2057

BCCode: 116
BCP1: 8759A008
BCP2: 90EACA80
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000002

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated as I am okay with basics (ish) but anything more complex and I'm really stuck! I have read it might be a driver or graphics problem but can't get the system to run to update drivers or anything

Many thanks in advance

A:New Windows seven won't boot - Blue Screen error

The Seven Forum would very much like to offer you help. To do so we must ask you to follow these instructions. When completed, you will be helped.


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my dell computer xp windows 7 when i try to boot up it will just get to blue screen but does not bring up accounts or allow to boot up any further then blinks or flashes blue to black screen and back. I can boot in safe mode and i have scanned computer with mal-ware, mcafee, and eset scanner . have not found a virus. I did lose the ability to watch you-tube videos, and the last error i got was adobe crashed. i don't know what to do from here. I have windows disk and thought about booting from it and doing a system repair but when i put that disk in i do not have the system repair option just an installation option. any help would be appreciated.

A:windows 7 will not boot up, flashing blue screen

Hello, (1.) What is the model number of your Dell computer?(2.) Access the Advanced Boot Options Menu:Power on the computer and start tapping the F8 key to bring up the Advanced Boot Options Menu.Arrow down to Last Known Good Configuration and press <Enter>. Reboot and try to enter normal Windows.If no luck, then access the Advanced Boot Options Menu once again. Arrow to Disable automatic restart on system failure and press <Enter>.Reboot the computer.The next time the computer "blue Screens" with an error, the screen will freeze allowing you to see the possible cause of the error.Please write down the corresponding information as shown in the red boxes for your next post.[/list]

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I have a winxp sp2.
I recently got  my xp working awhile back but  I have different problem now.  The last time I booted into windows  is  when n I got the fake "FBI virus" ransomware and it locked up my pc. But then when i  decided to restart my computer, I now get the blue screen error that reads something like "windows has detected a problem and had to shut down to prevent further  damage" or something like that.
I definitely had alot of viruses and  spyware  on this computer that  I never cleaned since I repaired my xp boot in a previous post.
I really think it was  a virus, in particular the fbi one, and I want advice on how to remove by burning cd on another computer using a special anti-virus program or something.
And for whatever reason, I was advised not to use AVG scan and I don't understand why?
I  heard there was something called  "Emsisoft Emergency KIt. Does anyone know if it will work and is it hard to configure.

A:I get this blue screen error When I try to boot into windows.

There is a long process that will remove the malware from your system (assuming you have multiple infections), and it can be done. If you have no essential data on your machine you may just choose to reformat/reinstall windows at this stage...(it will probably be quicker and surer, and there are many helpful souls on here that can guide you through the process)
I will request your post forwarded to the "am I infected" forum, where the more malware experienced guys can give you a greater understanding of what is required.
Good luck.

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Hi there, I've had my Pc, which is an Acer Aspire M5201 for some time. My previous OS was vista and I never had any problems with my computer until about after four or five months, at which point it was too late to send back and simply get a new one because I had already taken off the case and hadn't realised that the warranty sticker was in a position where it could break, so I messed that up. Anyway, I'm not exactly computer illiterate so I decided to try and fix things myself.

Now the main problem with my pc before i installed windows 7, about two days ago is that my computer used to freeze during games, and I thought this is because my gfx card was poor, because most games that I was trying to run indicated that this was where my pc was lagging.

This was my previous card

Nvidia 9500 gs.

I therefore upgraded to an ATI Radeon HD5670 and my games run so much better than before, much faster etc.

However, my computer did still freeze on occasion and I assumed that this may be because I was running vista, and several people told me to upgrade to windows 7.

So my girlfriend, who has an acer laptop had an acer windows 7 upgrade dvd which said that my pc was compaitible (because it gae you a list of models) - so i tried to upgrade, the upgrade failed and therefore I had to do a complete format.

So having installed windows 7 I'm extremely pleased with it because everything does run faster etc.

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A:Blue Screen - Windows fails to boot


Also I can't upload the bump files because of administrator options, help please.

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Dear everyone,
I need major help. I have a sony laptop with windows 2000 on it. But, since yesterday morning it won't boot up. Firstly, it would boot up, but take about 3 hours to load all applications, and now it won't load up.
When the boot sequence starts it goes to the screen where win2k loads and says it is starting up, but when the bar get's to full ng(ie. finished loading) and before the log on screen, I get a blue screen error message. It flashes for maybe half a second, then the boot sequence starts again. After watching this numerous time, the error message reads;
Stop c0000218 {Registry File failure}
The Registry cannot load the hive {file};
or its log or alternate
It is corrupt, absent, or not writeable

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete. Contact your system administrator or techincal support group.
If this means anything to anyone then please please plesae help me.

Thankyou so much.


A:Windows 2K won't boot, blue screen error

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I've now run Memory86Test and Hard Drive Diagnostics without any faults found thus far. I am doing an "Exerciser" test on the hard drive. I'm puzzled by all this too, since I also have a second identical EVO laptop which I swapped over this hardrive into and I get the same response from it in that laptop. I'm leaning toward some part of the boot sector being damaged or a cluster on the hardisk being bad. Can a sector be skipped if it is bad? Not sure what to do now. Any advise? Please!

My computer had been running slow ( It is a 610 Compaq EVO laptop) and I had been getting memory dump occurences all along here. I tried cleaning up my PC doing defrag and using Adaware, etc. prior to my final dilemma. I had been in safe mode doing some of this cleaning up and now I have this problem after rebooting.

When I boot now regular or safe mode, it brings up a new blue screen right after the Windows 2000 screen. The message is
"*** Stop: 0x00000050 (0xE8565B98, 0x00000001,
*** Address BFF3DD3C base at BFED3000, DateStamp 3ebc05a5 - Ntsf.sys"

I cannot seem to get this message even with the Win2000 Installation CD. I cannot get the repair option to appear either while booting off the Win2000 CD.

Please Help!!!

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I'm trying to figure out what is wrong with my brother's laptop. The computer acts completely normal throughout the entire boot process and appears to load Windows fine. However, once Windows is loaded, everything is unresponsive except for the mouse. The mouse cursor moves but clicking on icons or buttons does nothing. About 15-30 seconds after Windows is up, a BSOD appears and the computer restarts. I've tried reading what the error message is but the computer restarts way too quickly to see what it says. No matter how many times you restart it always does the same thing. I tried booting into safe mode and safe mode with a command prompt and the same thing happened.

I've loaded up live copies of both Ubuntu and Knoppix and those have both worked perfectly.

I loaded up a copy of the Ultimate Boot CD and ran tests using memtest86+ and a drive fitness test made by IBM/Hitachi. Both of those ran without causing any errors. I also ran a CPU stress test to see if that would give any errors but that ran fine as well. It seems as if the major hardware components are fine and I'm beginning to suspect a virus. I know my brother downloads torrents from time to time so a virus is very likely.

The computer is running Windows XP home. I'm assuming it is updated as of a month ago when it stopped working but I don't know for sure since I don't know if he had Windows Update activated. I'm unable to run any diagnostics from within Windows so anyth... Read more

A:Blue screen of death upon boot into Windows XP

Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD drive, and then restart the computer. Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD drive if you are prompted. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you must access from the Recovery Console. When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.Type: chkdsk /rIt's important to have a space before the "/".To exit the Recovery Console and restart the computer, type exit at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.

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Every time I look at a video windows freezes after about 1 min. When I turn the computer off and back on I get the blue stop screen.

A:Windows xp Freezes then blue stop screen at boot up

Post the BSOD error message that you are getting.

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My computer got shut down during the loading part of a system restore. It will start loading but can't get to the desktop. Tried all commands on boot screen. Still will not go pass blue windows screen, mouse is still on screen and can e moved around. I have the CDs that came with put both home edition and xp pro. in hopes of repairing windows, but still nothing same blue screen with windows logo. Please help, on my phone doing this now, really aggravating. TY

A:Help. Computer won't boot past blue windows screen.

Boot off of the XP CD and get to the Recovery Console. Here type chkdsk /R and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors.

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I'm running Windows XP on a Dell computer with SP3.
It just stopped booting up and gets stuck on the blue Windows XP screen. It does the same thing in Safe Mode.
Please help!

A:Comp won't boot up. Stuck on blue Windows XP screen.

That is something that I've seen so many times (not limited to Dell computers) on XP installs, yet hard to pinpoint the cause. When you booted the computer into Safe Mode, there's an option to select "Last Good Configuration" (or similar wording), have you tried that? This is basically a one time shot.
Have you tried removing all power, including the CMOS battery, then pressing the power key for 30 seconds, then replace all batteries, power cord & try to start? Or remove the HDD & used another computer to check the HDD? That's the trick, getting it to fire up, however every time that I've seen this, a reinstall was required to get it right again. Something is likely corrupted in the file system, as I've seen this happen on perfectly good working hardware.
So unless you have a recovery partition, I hope that you have a reinstall CD for XP, chances are you'll need it.

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Hello, I'm having problems with my Alienware MX17 laptop that I purchased only two days ago. So I started installing various drivers and games and shut down my laptop after.

When I tried to turn on my laptop, my OS (it's a Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit) wouldn't boot and there is this blue screen of death.

I can't remember what it says on the blue screen but it refuses to let me go into windows normally no matter how many times it restarted.

The only thing I could do is go into safe mode and system restore.

I have attached my system information dxdiag text file and minidumps. I hope someone could help me, thank you in advance!

A:Blue Screen error, unable to boot Windows

alienware. nice man. wen does it blue screen of death, first thing or the bit after the post?

p.s. whats you game system specs

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Dear, it's my first time i write here because it's the first time I'm experiencing such problem.i will start from the beggining:My pc is not able to boot anymore. after i have disabled the automatic restart on system failure i got the following blue screen:STOP: c0000135 ? The program can?t start because consrv is missing. Try resintalling the program.I have tried to search the net and it seems to be an effect of ZeroAccess MAX++i have tried to get access to system registry with a windows vista installation dvdbut the problem is that after the pc loaded windows files from the dvd it start to load windowsbut then it stuck on a black screen. and nothing more happen.at this point i really don't what to do to try to solve this problem.please help me.i wish to thanks anyone who will spend time to help me.

A:Impossible to boot windows Vista - blue screen

Hello, this problem is caused because your computer was infected with a rootkit: one component was deleted, but Windows still wants to load it, hence the blue screen.Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to a flash drive.On a working computer, press Windows key + R and type notepad, press enter. Please copy the contents of the code box below into Notepad. To do this highlight the contents of the box and right click on it. Paste this into the open notepad. Save it on the flashdrive as fixlist.txt
SubSystems: [Windows] ==> ZeroAccess
NOTICE: This script was written specifically for this user, for use on that particular machine. Running this on another machine may cause damage to your operating systemPlug the flashdrive into the infected PC.Enter System Recovery Options. Insert the Windows DVD.Restart your computer.If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.Click Repair your computer.Select US as the keyboard language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account and click Next.On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:Startup RepairSystem RestoreWindows Complete PC RestoreWindows Memory Diagnostic ToolCommand Prompt[*]Select Command Prompt[*]In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.[*]The notepad opens. Under File m... Read more

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Hey, my problem, after 2-3 min when i boot it up, i get a blue screen with *.sys file problem, and computer restarts, in safe mode, windows is operating normaly, i also removed everything allmost frmo startup and uninstalled few programs that i installed in past 2 days, without win reboot . Is there any suggestions what to do?

A:Solved: Windows XP blue screen crash at boot

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I was getting what I thought was the google redirect virus. I ran a malware scan but it did not find anything. I had this problem once before and we had used combofix. I ran combofix and after it scanned, all of my icons were gone. I rebooted and now I can not get past the blue windows startup screen. I can not boot into safe mode either. I read several posts but got conflicting information on whether or not to run the recovery console. Also, I read that this could just be a missing registry file. I can not access info on the computer for more information. I do know that it is a WIndows XP Pro operating system.

ALSO - I have tried to boot from my XP disc but it does not show me the C:windows XP Professional with a repair option. It shows C:partition1 [NTFS]

Any guidance would be GREAT!
Thanks in advance.

A:XP Pro Can not boot past the blue windows screen after using Combo Fix

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My PC blue screens with c000021a FATAL SYSTEM ERROR at boot. I boot any further than that.

I've tried booting with last known working config, same error occurs. My PC won't boot to safe mode, just get a list of files and nothing happens.

It was recomended to me to do a Windows XP repair but the screens described to me don't appear.

I can boot to the CD, then I can select enter to set up windows and get to the next page to accept the windows licence agreeement. But the next screen on I see is something to do with selecting a partition, rather than the screen I was told I would see.

Any ideas?

Cheers Neil

A:Blue screen, can't boot to windows or safe mode

This can be a sign of a malware infection, is suggest making a bootable AV CD, boot from it and scan the entire hard drive.


After removing any malware you may have, see if it will boot, if no joy, you may have to do a repair installation of XP.


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