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On Screen Keyboard wont load

Q: On Screen Keyboard wont load

Hello everyone. I am running Windows 8.1. My computer just installed some Windows Updates and now I can't open my on screen keyboard. When I try it from the start menu nothing happens. When I double click the osk file nothing happens. When I go into change PC settings>Ease of Access>Keyboard and I turn the Keyboard to on nothing happens and when I close out of that and go back in the keyboard is back to turned off. This is very frustrating as I use the on screen keyboard often. I don't like the touch screen keyboard. Can anyone help me get this back? This happened once before and I found a post somewhere that fixed the problem but I don't remember where it was

Preferred Solution: On Screen Keyboard wont load

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A: On Screen Keyboard wont load

Kevin, I have two suggestions that you may want to try...

1. Go to the Start Screen and Pin the KB to the Start Screen and try activating it from there.


2. Create another User as a Local Account and see if the KB works for that User


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Computer just turned off automatically today and it will not load past the begining load screen with the Alien Head load screen where you can press f2 and enter setup or f12 to boot options. I cannot load safe mode or remove the battery as it does not have any place to access it.
Windows 7. Alienware m14x.

A:Alienware Laptop wont load past Alien Head Load Screen

Any fans running, any post beeps? Your laptop does not have a CMOS battery. Try removing the chargeable battery and power adapter. Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds. Plug in just the power adapter and try powering up the machine again.

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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.


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Ok, so i just woke up and tried turning on the computer, everything seems fine, the screen with the windows logo pops up and the bars are moving, but after it finished the screen just turned black, it was still on but nothing else was happening. so i tried rebooting with the Windows XP installer CD, but it doesnt boot. I also noticed that during the reboot that a screen was missing, which i recall had " Press any key to boot from CD" or something along lines of that.

uhmm the motherboards a GigaByte GA 8IPE 1000 pro2
pentium 4
and a 80GB secondary hardrive ( i think )

Also im not sure but consider the situation, i left the computer on for about 4 hours and its really hot outside and inside but i've got 5 fans on the tower so maybe not.
any help is good.

A:XP wont load log in screen

Hi please post you system specs - How to post specs
Also go into your BIOS by pressing del/f10 at boot-up and get your temparatures

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Alright, i just bought a full upgrade...CPU, Memory, Motherboard, Vid card. I installed all of the items and configured BIOs. Now when i attempt to start it up it goes through all fine until it starts to load window. As the first bar is loading it crashes. It goes to a blue screen for less then a second and then restarts. Then i tried load from last known start configuration but the same things happens...I also tried all of the safe modes they just load and restart. So i then went to go to try to repair with my Windows CD but when it gets to the screen where it asks you to select whether to repair or format or whatever my keyboard dosent work...so i am stumped as to what to do. PLZ help...

New Hardware:


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A:XP screen wont load

use a old style keybord. you might have to reformat do to corupt files . I also need to know if have SP2 I have had alot of blue screen problums.I solved two by reformating.It also might have to do with SATA or RAID configuration.GOOD LUCK!

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

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

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i had some antivirus software,i didnt like it so i deleted it and installed CA security centre.everything went fine and i restarted and good.Now i installed IE 7 which i already tried before but didnt work,so i just thought to try it once more.ok now i installed IE 7 and it asked me to restart and i did.now the problem is that it restarts and works fine until the Welcome Screen but when i click the user,it keeps on loading and loading,it doesnt go further.any help and suggestions are greatly appreciated.

A:windows xp welcome screen wont load

This could be several Problems,but to Start::

Boot into "Safe Mode" Prss F8 while booting usually.

Once in Safe Mode..Uninstall IE7 and/or Unistall-Re-Install Graphics Drivers

Do IE7 First then Re-Boot

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Windows 7 Home Basic, in a HP DM1, AMD E-350, 4gb RAM, 320 GB HDD.

Last played a movie using HDMI. Returned to use it a few hours later and it took forever to load. Once it did, it took me to an unfamiliar home page.

Turns out I was logged in to a temporary profile. I found my files but did not dare move them yet. Tried F8 and then startup repair. (It said i attached a device and should disconnect and then restart) Then I tried a regedit fix (HKLM .. profiles). After that I cant seem to login even in safe mode. Got a very short message (fatal error) in a BSD.

Help will be greatly appreciated.

A:WIN 7 wont load past welcome screen

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i have a ms 6337 lite mother board with a p3
i haven't used this MB for about 6 months.
my son is here now and i don't want him on my soooo
i bought a new hard drive maxtor 40 g diamondmax plus 8
installed windows xp.the MB posts, i can get in the bio's.
but it will not load in to windows i get a black screen
or a black screen with a blinking sensor and i cant do nothing form there
this same hard drive will boot on my other pc and load in to windows.
i am running windows 98se on it. i put the disk with windows 98 on
the ms mb and it will not load in to windows. only to the logo screen and freezes up. also when i try to use the boot disk it get to the point " starting your computer now and freezes.
i am going insane here!


A:xp wont load black screen

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Just got a TC4200 tablet laptop and installed windows xp on it. Those of you familiar with the model know that it has no cd drive so I had to move the HDD to another laptop to do it so I know the install was good. However when putting the harddrive back in after the HP load screen but before it enters the xp load screen it goes to a black screen with a flashing white _ cursor similar to a dos command but with no text and I cannot type. I have no idea what the issue is nor how to solve it. Any suggestions?

As an extra note I tried the other laptops HDD and it gave the same results so that rules out the harddrive as an issue.

A:OS wont load Black screen

Matthew said:

You're probably missing essential device drivers for your laptop's hardware (which would have been installed had you ran the setup on your system). Use an external optical drive enclosure or a flash drive to install XP with the HDD in your system.

Alternatively, if you can get into Safe Mode you might be able to provide the system with drivers manually. You could also probably get away a repair install of XP, but this too would facilitate an optical or flash drive.Click to expand...

trying this nowish just gotta download sdk so I can use a flash drive as I dont have a external cd drive.

Second I do wonder if this is the correct solution as it never gets to the XP load screen so it doesnt have a chance to realize its wrong. Although dont get me wrong I hope its the problem as its an easy fix...

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Im trying to help my sister fix her emachines computer. It will not load the windows screen and it constantly keeps trying to restart. It wont load in safe, safe with networking or last known good configuration. I tried to run the emachines recovery on the system and it seems to get hung up on a please wait screen. I dont have the CDs that came with the system. Is there any way to fix this?

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Hi - I upgraded to Windows 10 on my laptop quite some time ago and everything has been fine. However yesterday I found I could not get the Login screen to load. I get the screen with the nice photograph with the legend "Like what you see?" but when I click on the screen it gows blank for a few minutes then the photograph screen comes back. I've tried about twenty times with the same result. I've tried powering off but get the same result. Any suggestions would be gratefully received.


Steve W.

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Well, I tried to run FC2 but all I end up with is the small splash screen, I click on it and it wont respond. I heard a lot of things about solutions, but most of them were for certain graphics cards. I did a little more searching and found that Intel might be lying about their game playability of their chipsets (Yes, I have a crappy chipset *Intel GMA 3100 G33*) but someone said it could run Far Cry 2, and they linked it from the Intel website. All my drivers are up to date. I am not sure what to do right now...

A:Far Cry 2 Wont Load Past Splash Screen?

Hello Madandfrustrate,
Go to this site and it will give you an idea as to whether you can run this game or not.

Can You Run It

FC2 is very intense on the graphics, so its a coin flip, if Intel say it will run the game, then it should.
If you get it running, you will have to turn everything down so much that it will not be a great gaming experience.
I have seen Videos of FC2 running on your chipset on YouTube, so it should be possible.

Hope this helps, good luck and post your results.

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Hi guys, im new to this website, just thought i might get some help here.
My story is:

recently i got a worm by the name of: W32/VB-CYG
what it does is create a bunch of registry entries to execute itself on boot, and also copies itself bunch of times on all removable drives.

well it took me a while, but i think i finally got it off my system.
but next day, when i rebooted my computer, the windows xp login screen will not load, it just stay as a blank black screen.
so i decide to remove my second hard drive which i use for data backup.
guess what? windows boots normally, and i login normally.

so i plug it back in, and then it wont load the login again!
so, does anyone know what might be wrong? do you think the hard drive may be dead?
the thing is i have over 10GB of photos, 15GB music, and over 50GB of other data on it!
is there anyone that might be able to repair it if it is dead?

thanks in advance!

A:Windows Login Screen Wont Load

I'd suspect that the malware has hosed your Windows installation. I suggest a repair install of XP (it'll leave your programs and data intact): http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

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Ive looked at all the other similar messages in the forums and none seem to help me. I turned off my computer yesterday then turned it on again and switched it off again using the power switch repeatedly yesterday in a span of a few mins. I then went out for a day and when i came back home and tried to boot my computer again vista wouldnt load the login screen. I changed my loading screen and it gets past that alright but when it gets to the logon screen everything just turns black?

A:Wont load past login screen?

systeam restore ?

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when I try to load my computer, the computer loads but the monitor does not. I end up having to do a hard shut down and reload the computer then it usually works fine. I have tried a new cable and monitor but it does not fix the problem. I have checked the graphics card and it says it is working properly. I have run windows troubleshooter to check for errors but none are found. What could be causing this. I am running windows 10 but it was a windows 7 originally, the problem has been happening for a couple months now and i upgraded when windows 10 first came out so I don't think the upgrade is the problem either.

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Hi im trying to fix a computer my buddy brought over...and ive seem to run into a wall.

{Problem} - Most of the time nothing is shown to the monitor.(No its not broken im using with my computer) however when ever i get it to load to the monitor the computer it freezes at the motherboard screen ( ive had a few successful attempts getting past however then it blue screens.)

{My Solultion to the first problem in bold) Reset the CMOS by pulling out the battery and it will show me the motherboard screen.

Ive put in a windows 7 x64 disk in the cd drive however it doesn't give me the option to run it by disk...on the off chance that it doesnt freeze at the motherboard screen i can get into the bios and it runs DISK->HD->XTERNAL.
{What i think the problem is} i think it lyes somewere in the chipset with the motherboard but how am i supposed to get the chipset if the computer doesnt load and when it does it blue screens and when i try to put a new OS on it it doesnt even load the disk....This is my WALL.

ive tryed using a different powersupply with it but thats not the problem, the computer starts every time it doesnt load anything past the motherboard screen...

Do i tell my buddy to get a new board and cpu or what?

Computers Specs

Motherboard - mcp61pm-hm
Video Card - Nvida 8600gts
RAM - 3gb
300w power supply
Thanks for your help.

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I have a rent to own hp laptop 15 with windows 10 i did a recent updates on it .. But had to do a factory reset after that pc wont load past the welcome/logo screen now .. The logo screen just flashes reloads help please i have depression etc so havin laptop really help keep me occupied playing games onit

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You know the blue screen that says Microsoft Windows XP. I'm using Virtual Box and havent had a problem since I installed it 1.5 years ago but today I woke up and couldn't get past this screen. Any ideas?

A:XP wont load past blue screen

try hitting f8 on start up to access safe mode options


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Ill hope one more time. The resolution looks to be back to normal. When I turn it on it goes through the normal load screens but then just black. I changed the monitor resolution up but not even all the way to optimum. Any help would be nice THX in advance.

A:wont turn on past XP load screen

hello jscar,

now this sounds like driver issue

what i want you to do is when you start your system (push the start button ) start tapping the (F8) key

now your system should bring up a screan that says

safemode with network
safemode with command prompt

this first time we co here i want you to select (safemode) / your system should start !! it will be running with generic drivers so everything may look all distorted (suppose to )

if your system dose load thenyou will have a few questions ( just say yes )

now what i need to do is go to your (device manager)

now once there you will want to select from the toolbar of the window(veiw) then a drop down menu / from it you will select (show all hidden devices)

now if you see any (red or yellow) quotation marks , make a note of what they

now go to the (event veiwer) this is thru the (administrator tools) in the control panel
here you will find 3 to 4 subcatagories

you will want to check each of them for this is where windows keeps track of all errors
now you will want to make notes of the errors that have been recorded ( you do not have to make notes of double entries just of the dates of their happenings & how many there is)
you will get more information on the errors if you (right) click them / then select properties

then get back to us


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when I try to load my computer, the computer loads but the monitor does not. I end up having to do a hard shut down and reload the computer then it usually works fine. I have tried a new cable and monitor but it does not fix the problem. I have checked the graphics card and it says it is working properly. I have run windows troubleshooter to check for errors but none are found. What could be causing this. I am running windows 10 but it was a windows 7 originally, the problem has been happening for a couple months now and i upgraded when windows 10 first came out so I don't think the upgrade is the problem either.

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After installing COD : world at war I try to start the single player or multiplayer campaign and it goes to a black screen for 5 seconds and then back to my desktop.

If I try to run the game again it says that COD was not shut down properly and I should start it in safe mode....

It does not matter if I answer yes or no to this question, the same thing happens again .... black screen for 5 seconds and then back to my desktop.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling ... same thing

I tried all of the things it says to try for fixing general crashes ... same problem.

I dont even get an error message, just pushed back out to the desktop.

I should also mention this is as far as I have gotten....never even got the game to run once...

My PC exceeds all of the requirements for this game as well...

Any Ideas?

A:COD: World @ War - Black Screen - wont load

i got a simmiler problem, i get a black screen with the into sounds, can hear when i my mouse highlights a button, etc...
my problem was my graphics card being not good enough.

do you get the same for singleplayer and multyplayer?
have you got the latest drivers and updates?
have you got this copy to work on any other machines?

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I have a Toshiba Satellite C850 - 1GL laptop with windows 8.1 and every time i try to load windows i get to the login screen and the laptop crashes. I cannot enter a password to access my account, restart or anything. I have to turn the laptop off with the power button.
I managed to access the bios and used a windows 8 disk, but i can't use any of the options for example automatic repair, refresh and system restore. I get a message saying the drive where windows is installed is locked. unlock the drive and try again.
I try to use the reset pc option but I get a message saying unable to reset your pc, a required drive partition is missing.
Has anyone got any ideas?

A:Windows 8 wont load past login screen

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Hi Guys,

I am having some trouble with my computer.
Some History-
The PC is now over a year old and has been running fine for about a year.
AMD 3500+
939GT4- SLI-G Mobo
2 GB Twinmoss Ram
200 Sata HD
6600GT Sli Pixel View Graphics PCIe
Super Flower 500 Watt PSU.

Now about 6 months ago, I started to get the Nvidia card sentinal saying the Graphics Card isnt getting enough power and will reduce its performance to prevent any damage. I checked it all out and it appear to be fine so pretty much ignore the issue.

About 2 months ago my computer, whilst playing a game, would turn off the monitor and shut down, the game in question was City of Heroes. Some nights it would work fine others it would happen twice then run fine again.

Last week the computer was running really slow and had a process running at 99%. I fixed this by deciding to do a complete formatt and resinstall.
I reinstalled everything including the graphics card drivers (the pop up about insufficient power was still there). Everything was running fine until last night when the screen went in horizontal lines of greens and whites.

On a restart it gets to the windows logo with the progress screen and then remains blank.
I then restarted and up came 'the Windows did not start properly last time' and listed the Safe mode options. Obviously normal did not work but i could use both Safe modes.
Now thinking the PSU was at fault, I ran out to get a new 600 Watt PSU and the same thing happened.
I tried a Syst... Read more

A:XP wont load past XP Logo, then Black Screen!

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I purchased a new computer a little over a week ago, and installed a new copy of Vista on a new hard drive. Ever since, I've been having nothing but problems trying to get Vista to actually work and run stable. The system will usually run great for a day or two, then I'll get all these random errors out of nowhere, taking forever to start up, being stuck on "Configuring Update" screens, countless blue screen errors, or start up errors (corrupt files, failed to shut down, etc). I've had my system restore points dissapear. When I'd run Vista disk to do a start up repair, my HD would no longer show up as it use to before. Basically, I've reformatted and reinstalled Vista 4 times. I came across a fix for the "Configuring Updates" problem, which was the first problem I came across. Now, every time I reformat Vista, I make sure to turn Automatic Updates to inform me when I need updates, but not to download/update it automatically, I'll just do it manually. However, one fix leads to another problem, and I'm really at a loss on what to do.

I just reformatted for the 4th time yesterday. A clean install, installed my motherboard and videocard drivers, downloaded and installed SP1 (I came across a couple of blue screen errors supposedly, I wasn't around when they happened, just saw a box telling me they occured). I have Automatic Update turned to inform me, but not to automatically download and install updates. I installed Avast antivirus, Ad Aware, a PC videogame, ... Read more

A:Vista wont load (stuck on black screen)

Bump. I guess I'm just going to end up reformatting again, I don't know what to do. Trying to access anything else (regular start up, safe mode start up, vista disk system repair, etc) all just seem to get stuck on a black screen or take forever, and as I said, I really have no idea if the computer is actually doing anything, or if it's just stuck. Is there a guide I should be looking for, to give me any ideas of how to run a stable Vista? If I reformat this again, everything will be fine and dandy for a day or two, then the problems will start rolling in. I don't know how to prepare for or combat this.

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i dont know the brand of his cpu, but it says TIS on the front, and has the intel inside logo, please help us. as he cannot even login to his computer, because it wont load that screen up.

A:my friends cpu wont load up the main login screen

Hi and welcome to TSF.
To determine the possible reasons for your problem, we need to know some more information.

1. Please give us details of your system specs.

2. Have you removed or replaced the CPU lately?....and likewise to the RAM or any other hardware components.

Post back here.

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My computer has a virus on it called svchost.exe. My computer will boot and stuff normally and the "Welcome" screen comes on and it starts loading my background desktop and stuff and all of a sudden a box comes up saying "Personalizing Settings: C:// .... svchost.exe." Can someone help me?

A:Virus wont let my computer load past welcome screen!

Hi and welcome to TSF.

My name is Iain and I will be helping you clean your system.

You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools > Subscribe to this thread) so that you are notified when you receive a reply.

svchost is usually a critical system file and must not be removed - however, it can become infected or copied elsewhere.

I'd like to see a log if possible, before doing anything else. Can you boot to Safe Mode?

Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here to your desktop. It will be a randomly named executable.Before scanning, make sure all other running programs are closed and no other actions like a scheduled antivirus scan will occur while the scan is being performed. Do not use your computer for anything else during the scan.
Double click the exe file.
The program will begin to run, and perform an initial scan. If possible rootkit activity is found, you will be asked if you would like to perform a full scan. Click No.
In any case, after the initial scan is complete, click on the Save button, and save the log file somewhere you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it in your reply.

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Hello, this morning i went to use my computer and i noticed it was frozen on the windows shutting down screen. I held down the button on my laptop and then tried to restart it. The dell screen comes up and then the windows screen with the rolling blue bar but it just stays at that screen. It doesn't freeze since the bar is still moving, but it won't go past that page. I've tried to load it in safe mode and its gets to the windows is starting up screen and seems to stall there. Last known good configuration also doesn't work. I don't have a windows disk but i have the recovery council installed on my computer. When i try to run that I get"
A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage.....If this is the first time....Check for viruses...
and then list technical information:
*** STOP: 0x00000078 (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
On the dell slash screen i hit f12 and ran a diagnostic
its came back with
error code 0142
msg: Error code 2000-0142
Msg: hard drive 0- self test unsuccessful. Status:70

Please help if you can.

A:Xp wont load past windows splash screen

Hello, do you have any idea what happened that might have caused this?Try this please. You will need a USB drive.Download GETxPUD.exe to the desktop of your clean computerRun GETxPUD.exeA new folder will appear on the desktop.Open the GETxPUD folder and click on the get&burn.batThe program will download xpud_0.9.2.iso, and upon finished will open BurnCDCC ready to burn the image.Click on Start and follow the prompts to burn the image to a CD.Remove the USB & CD and insert it in the sick computerBoot the Sick computer with the CD you just burnedThe computer must be set to boot from the CDGently tap F12 and choose to boot from the CDFollow the promptsA Welcome to xPUD screen will appearPress FileExpand mntsda1,2...usually corresponds to your HDDsdb1 is likely your USBClick on the folder that represents your USB drive (sdb1 ?)Press Tool at the topChoose Open TerminalType the following and press enter:

dd if=/dev/sda of=mbr.bin bs=512 count=1

Press EnterAfter it has finished a file will be located on your USB drive named mbr.binRemove the USB drive and insert it back in your working computer and navigate to mbr.bin, zip it up and attach it to your next reply.This will allow me to have a look at the MasterBootRecord of your drive and see if it is infected.

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Ok, i have a hp notebook. It has Windows 7 and I guess a Splashtop thing. I turn on my laptop and it loads splashtop, does a little count down and windows 7 usually loads up... now it doesnt. splashtop comes up and when it tries to load up windows it gives me a black screen and the only way i can use my laptop is through splashtop only to get online which is how im able to write this post, but nothing else works...I need help getting my windows 7 to work so i can use my laptop again. plz and thank you

A:windows 7 wont load...stuck on black screen

PuertoRiKo said:

the only way i can use my laptop is through splashtop only to get online which is how im able to write this post, but nothing else works...I need help getting my windows 7 to work so i can use my laptop again. plz and thank youClick to expand...

Splashtop as in the remote access program?

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can start my pc up and it will get to the system start up blue screen, but it wont load that screen. i left it for like an hour and still nothing.
I tried going in in safe mode and this worked, but i need an internet connection
I thought maybe it has too much stuff on that account, ie hogging memory so i deleted a lot of stuff like 30 gigs of stuff but it still wont load
I need the internet connection at home so i tried going into safe mode with networking (i think that gives a net connection but maybe it emans something else)
i have ran spy bot s&d and deleted everything, also 2 other programmes + ms anti sypware new beta
thinking it was a virus but it cant be.

i tried a lot of the options you get in F8 but only the normal safe mode seems to work. i cant do a system restore as i deleted them yesterday as they were like a few gigs of stuff on it and i cant seem to find my xp cd so i cant reinstall windows, at least for 4 weeks as ican get a copy when i get home.

Any ideas what to do?

even if it just get me an internet connection in safe mode as thats all i need really.

Also its win xp

A:help, my start up screen wont load except in safe mode

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Yeah I know.....crap explaination.  Ok. My gorgeous girlfriend has quite an old tower system and it is running windows XP home edition.  It has recently refused to load up to the desktop screen.  This is the sequence of events :-
You turn on the computer and various screens pop up with geeky information then the windows XP logo appears with the loading bar.  This then disappears and a black screen appears with various information regarding the computer. Its says
The options that are available are:-
If you leave the screen and don't select any of the above the computer just keeps going round in circles and ending up at the screen above.
The SAFE MODE WITH COMMAND PROMPT takes you to a colourful screen with 2 separate menus.  These options are out of my league.
Please help as this problem needs sorting and she has a lot of course work she doesn't want to lose.
It would be most appreciated.

A:Windows XP wont load and reverts to info screen

Was there any new hardware or software installed recently?
Can you boot into Safe Mode?  You weren't clear on this.
Do you have the installation disc for the operating system?

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Hp laptop wont load past hp screen with the circle of spots rolling. I ran both the short and long diagnostic tests and it passed both.

A:My HP laptop wont load past the HP screen with the circle of...

Hi,Please do a repair install of Windows 10 by creating bootable Windows 10 Home USB, using Microsoft windows media creation tool. Follow this tutorial: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/16397-repair-install-windows-10-place-upgrade.htmlRegardsVisruth

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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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Hey my first post, thanks in advance for the help.

I just picked up a Toshiba Satellite A305 Home Premium 64bit SP1 (best buy)

A couple little bugs I would like help with though.

I was playing with the on screen keyboard and now I cant get it to stop opening up on start up. I have tried to check/un-check the box for it, apply/OK nothing seems to keep it off. --FIXED

While we are at it how about adding a icon for IE or Firefox to the task bar they disappeared with the 3D flip icons. If I drag anything down there I only get a red circle with a line through it.--FIXED
Any help would be appreciated.

A:On screen keyboard wont turn off??

Hi Wayoutwest,

Is this for a tablet PC On-Screen Keyboard or the normal On-Screen Keyboard?

Check to see if this tutorial can help you.

On-Screen Keyboard

Hope this helps,

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I have a Logitech G15 keyboard with a built in lcd screen that works fine when I start my computer but it will not wake up coming out of sleep mode. It displays the logitech logo but will not do anything else. If I unplug the usb cable it will reset and work fine. I spent two weeks going around and around with logitech tech support and the best they could do was give me a discount on a refurbished keyboard. I've updated and back dated drivers as I was getting bsod's traced to an old keyboard driver and everything works ok but it would be nice if I could get the clock to work. Any suggestions?
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 955 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 4 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8190 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570, 1279 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 108058 MB; D: Total - 953865 MB, Free - 209165 MB; E: Total - 286164 MB, Free - 150856 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., GA-MA78GM-US2H
Antivirus: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.0, Updated and Enabled

A:keyboard lcd screen wont wake up

I'd suspect a driver glitch, likely related to the other driver issues you were having. The only solution for such issues is typically a fresh OS install.

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Hi...I have a compaq 5108US, windows xp pro.. recently installed a new hard drive, which worked fine for a few months. now when I try to turn on the computer, all I get is a black screen, with the compaq logo, and an immediate blinking cursor in the upper right hand corner. Tabbing f8 etc does not bring me to the safe mode option screen. I had the same problem a few months ago, of which I ended up having a new hard drive installed and that solved the problem. I wouldnt think a new hard drive would go bad that quick (if this is the problem this time). No beeps.. I also installed a new memory board, and it reads 504 memory ok, 164 memory size error, in addition to the black screen, compaq logo and blinking cursor. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!!

A:Black screen with compaq logo, wont load windows

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hey guys well i have had this issue for a while
Computer specs (Desktop) PackardBell Istart 2311 with 3gb RAm (two matching pairs x1gb and 2 original 512mb in)

okay so i had my computer turned off for two weeks and came back to it and turned it on it came up on to the packardbell screen frozen i took it off and turned it back on it loaded vista until it crashed again and now when i load it up it just stays on the same screen packardbell screen it seems its frozen, so i checked out stuff on it and was advised by a techy its the internal hard d rive thats failed i need a new one i have purchased a western digital 640gb and installed that i had the same issue until i took out all the ram and put back and it started to work what i relaised later is that my old seagate 160gb hdd drive works too.

but issue now is that the computer still freezes ive checked all my ram they seem like they all work and load up i the first slot

well i checked out all the ram slots when i put them in it all works until i put in 4th slot any ram it makes beeping sound i have tried everything and yes im putting it in right if it works with all the ram in it crashes after a while i assume its the forth slot but now it doesnt accept ram in the forth slot why does my computer freeze on

heres a example of what my start up screen looks like

( http://www.hardwarezone.com/img/data/articles/2008/2750/Packard_Bell_BG46.JPG )

its beocming annoying and wasting money as technicians are money grabbers and do... Read more

A:Computer Wont Load up frozen start up screen RAM problem

Hi sorry you seem to have a poor impression of techs lets hope we can help you and possibly change that, 2 things come to mind,the slot is bad ie damaged in some way or the ram is,when you tested the ram in the slot did you try only 1 stick, try 1 of the others in it if it works ok then it is the ram that is the problem,if not then it is the slot,you can run with 1 less stick of ram,also check that the ram all matches as this would throw up a similar problem

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Please help me!!

My computer keeps loading up the black screen asking if i want to load it in safe mode. No matter which option you pick it just restarts and loads the same page again and again.

I've tried un-plugging it and leaving it for a few days but just get the same problem. I think it has a virus but am unsure.

Do you think re-installing windows will solve the problem?

A:pc wont load windows and just keeps reloading the safe mode screen!!!

Yes, re-installing Windows will most likely solve the problem. Remember that by doing this you will lose everything on your hard drive, so slave it to another computer or put it in an external case to get anything important off it.

Google will tell you how to slave a drive (usually by connecting it to the other computer's secondary IDE cable).

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i downloaded a keylogger and now i get a blue screen and im also unable to load into safe mode i tryied to reinstall windows and that didnt work still got the blue screen,i think its a trojan i dont have a restore cd so im lost at what i can do.i tried everything i can think of the f keys dont work i have a acer aspire 5515

A:laptop wont load in safe mode just get blue screen

What did you use to reinstall your windows?

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ok ive tried holding the off button and disconnecting from everything but nothing, it wont load up safe mode or any other mode-although im only a bigginer so probably doing something wrong, i press start windows normally and it just jumps back to the first screen....my laptop wont load up please help. i have no disc, it did have windows 7 when i bought it 2 years ago although i couldnt get on with it so a friend deleted it and put xp on-unfortunatly my friend aint about to help atm and now i cant do nothing. can anyone out there help please

A:toshiba sattelite wont load upwindows just has black screen

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So, basically the problem with my computer is that when i start windows normally it gives me a black screen with cursor. I searched in this forum and other forums for help but nothing helped. i tried loading in safe mode but it hangs in classpnp.sys, tried restoring, tried recovery options still doesn't work. Also, tried re-installing windows, but when pressing install it would give message on the screen "Setup is starting..." and it just loads, and nothing happens, i gave it an hour or two before i gave up. I am sure the CD is fine because it worked on the same pc before. It is windows ultimate 32 and 64 bit and computer supports both.
I have a Dell computer and it is not old, I bought it like 6months ago. If anyone could help, i would really appreciate it. Thanks

A:Black screen with cursor, safe mode wont load

Hi Gloom . Welcome to Sevenforums

See if this works for you


1) Power on the laptop
2) Press F2 key to enter the BIOS
3) Go to "Advanced" menu
4) Go down to "System Config"
5) Change SATA Controller from "AHCI" to "Compatibility(IDE)"
6) Press F10 to save and exit

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My Medion PC running Windows XP loads past the windows loading screen then simply goes black but the computer is still on and the screen is still active. My dual boot of Ubuntu works perfectly as does safe mode. Ive had this issue for a while but it used to turn on after i rebooted it but now it only turns on occasionally. Also I'm almost certain its got nothing to do with my hardware. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:My Computer wont load past the windows loading screen

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I was recently uninstalling unwanted programs from my computer when i accidently uninstalled my nvidia driver for my graphics card. It told me to restart.

Now when i get to the log in screen the mouse and keyboard won't work so i cant log into windows or do ANYTHING!!!

I have tried plugging in a different mouse and keyboard, the lights on the keyboards flash to indicate they are connected, the mouse lights up, except they will not work!

The keyboard works when i use BIOS and the USB thing is set to enabled. It seems my only option is to reinstall windows from the disc but i have valuable files on my hard drive.

Please, please help!

A:Keyboard and mouse wont work at log in screen!

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Hey guys I have a question for you guys. I am trying to reformat my hard drive. When it get to the screen where it says press enter or r for repair my keyboard wont work anymore. The keyboard works up to that point though. Can anyone help with a hint or two.

A:keyboard wont work on when i get to reformat screen

Hello famous1927

That`s strange how it works at first and then stops working

All I can suggest is to try using a PS2 keyboard and see if it will work.


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Everything works fine except for a little something that is just annoying.
I can deal with it, im just wondering why it would happen.
Im using an SSD to boot up. Everything works fine and fast except when it gets to the Windows Splash screen.
The monitor seems to lose signal and my g15 keyboard's LCD shuts off and i wait for about 6 seconds. After that i can hear the login sound my keyboard LCD turns back on while the monitor goes back to the DVI connection displaying the login screen
Anyone know why this would happen after the windows splash screen?
Is it drivers?
Using an asrock z77 extreme6 MOBO, SSD firmware is updated

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Hi all ,

my laptop crashed earlier and i got a blue screen , this has happened before and i just restart it and its ok , this time when i went to restart it went right to the options of start normally , last known good configuration , safe mode with networking and safe mode , i tried all of the above options but get the same result , xp tries to load , i see the xp logo screen then after a few seconds i get a flash of blue screen then end up back at the above listed options again . I have tried to do a repair from the xp disc , when i try boot from cd it loads up then goes to a msdos command prompt A:/ and is waitin for me to type something in , i have no idea what i need to type at this point as i have never done this before. I dont care if i lose al that is on the hard drive as i have al my important stuff backed up onto cd. if i have to reinstall windows i will do so but dont know how from the command propmt that loads when i try to get to the xp disc...... Please any help would be greatly apreciated

A:xp crashed , got blue screen , xp wont load normally or in safe mode or xp disc

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