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Windows freezes after start-up but works in Safe Mode

Q: Windows freezes after start-up but works in Safe Mode

Alright, so, last night I was in a hurry, and didn't want my laptop to take long to shut down, so I did something stupid that I never do. I shut down by holding the power button. About fifteen minutes later when I came back and turned it on, it let me log in like normal (slightly slower than normal now that I think about it) and all seemed fine. But after about a minute, it just froze. The screen glazed over as a whitish shade and my cursor became the loading circle, nothing worked. I pressed ctrl + alt + delete and it sent me to a black screen with my cursor. I tried again, and again, and again to no avail. It works perfectly in safe mode though, no problems at all. I even tried system restore, and that did not help a thing.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!

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A: Windows freezes after start-up but works in Safe Mode

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Please excuse me if I have posted this in the wrong area, but over the past 48 hours I have had great difficulty in using my laptop, a Dell Inspiron 1545. System type: 32-bit. Processor: not available. Memory (RAM): not available. I checked this yesterday and all information was provided, but not sure why it is not today.

Everytime I switch it the laptop on, I will have about 1 minutes worth of use before it completely freezes. Ctrl + alt + del do not respond which means I just have to keep switching it on and off, on and off. Everything works fine on safe mode and after checking other sites for advice, I have not had any luck.

I have tried 2 restores, which were successful, but not in fixing my problem.

I am currently an English teacher in China so my laptop is crucial for everything I do. I appreciate any feedback and help.

Many thanks,

Nick
 

A:Windows freezes after start-up but works in Safe Mode

Sometimes it's a corrupt driver issue when safe mode is the only option.
 

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Good morning tech people,

unfortunatly my computer not working once again. As I'm a total beginner on IT-issues I am thankful for every hint.

As the thread name already mentiones: my computer freezes every time after startup. If I choose the safe mode it works perfectly well.
As I already read a view threds on similar topics, I already removed all programms (skye, dropbox, avast) from autostart and ran a scan with hijack this. this are the results:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 06:47:08, on 28.10.2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google... Read more

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Hello all, I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop that uses Windows Vista Home Basic that freezes shortly after I turn it on and log in. I can still move the cursor, but I can't click anything or type anything. It works fine in Safe Mode. I am in Safe Mode with Networking right now. I am suspecting that it is something to do with the drivers since it works fine in Safe Mode. For my first troubleshooting method, I would like to disable all Startup items I possibly can in System Configuration. The problem is that I don't know what I can disable and what I cannot. I don't want to mess anything up.

The origin of the problem: One night I was playing a computer game, not in a web browser, just on the computer, then I went to bed. I didn't turn off the computer, I just shut the top. About 5 minutes later, I heard the Windows start-up music. I thought to myself "What the...?" I opened the top and it said something like, "Windows had to restart due to an error." I click OK and proceeded. After about maybe a minute, it froze and I had to shut it off manually by holding down the power button. Now every time I turn it on and log on, after about a minute, it freezes. I can still move the cursor, but can't click or type anything.

If disabling everything in the StartUp tab of System Configuration doesn't fix the issue, I would like to disable all the items that I possibly can in the Services tab.

Here is a list of all the items that I have in the StartUp tab of System Con... Read more

A:Computer Freezes Shortly after Start Up but Works Fine in Safe Mode

The only items required in startup are your antivirus, firewall and windows defender. All others can be started when needed.

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After removing a number of infections using malwarebytes, spywarebot and main system PCTools my XP window with icons freezes either immediately or eventually. Tried going to setup on initial boot and putting the system back into default mode ameliorates the problem but eventually in comes back within a half hour or so.

A:Windows XP works in safe mode freezes in normal

If the computer is running without freezing in "Safe Mode" but freezing in normal windows, you could try to perform a "Clean Boot." If no freezing, then methodically start adding programs until the symtpoms reappear.How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310353

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So today I tried loading up my computer and for whatever reason, after loading up the desktop, weird things start to happen. For one, anything I try to click gives me nothing. I can't load up any programs, I can't click the start button, nothing. Second, my network icon in the bottom right (in between volume and PC issues) keeps giving me the repeating circle, saying something's loading. After a while, my screen will go black and will reappear with my task bar a different color. I can't do a ctrl-alt-delete either.

In safe mode, everything works fine. I have no idea what the problem is but here are some things I've tried already.

1. Malwarebytes says nothing's wrong.
2. I rebooted using default options from the BIOS and that did nothing.

I have no idea what this problem is or what I should do and it's starting to get really annoying.

Edit: I also just tried to do a clean boot and that fixed nothing either.

Edit 2: Also did a Diagnostic Startup and the problem was still there

A:Windows freezes on desktop, only works in Safe Mode

Welcome to the forums!

Have you tried a system restore to a point before this started? Have you thought about a repair install or maybe even a complete reinstallation? We have many excellent tutorials here at the forums, here's a couple on how to do that if you're so inclined :

Repair Install

Clean Install Windows 7

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Hello everyone,

I don't know if it's the good place to post my problem, because it's not a real BSOD, but it's still a freeze.

So, here is the full story:
A week ago, I got an update to my Avast Free Antivirus. After I installed it, my Windows began to freeze something like 30 minutes after the login screen.

The problem is the following: 30 minutes after startup (I didn't time, but it's almost always after the same time), one by one my programs begin not to respond, and after a few minutes nothing works anymore. I can still move the mouse, but the interface doesn't react. The only way to shut down my computer is to do a hard shutdown.
In Safe Mode, there is no problem, I'm using SM with networking right now.

I tried to disable all the startup programs, but Avast, McAfee, and some other programs still launch themselves.
BTW, Avast works, so I don't think the problem lies in Avast itself
I don't think it's a hardware issue; I have already done memtest86, checkdisk.
I don't know if the problem lies in Avast itself, or if Avast damaged something during its update. But if you're absolutely sure the problem lies in Avast, I can try.

Here are my specs:
HP ProBook 4540s
Intel Core i5 3210M with Intel HD Graphics 4000
4GB RAM
GPU : Intel + AMD Radeon HD 7650M
Sound: IDT Audio Hd
475HDD

I give you also the dm logs.

Thank you for your help.

A:Windows freezes 30 min after startup, works in Safe Mode

does the computer freeze when it is left idle? or it freezes even if you are working?

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I have an older laptop that is running Windows XP.  This is not my main computer but I do like to use it when I do not want to use tablet or desktop.  It virtually will not browse internet in regular windows mode.  It freezes and takes forever to go from one internet site to another.  However, the internet works fine when in safe mode.  I have Malware Anti Malware Free and AVG 2015 Free.  I have run scans in both safe mode and windows mode and it does not detect anything.  I also have CC Cleaner which I run frequently.  I have downloaded Autoruns and tried to delete some startup loads using your data base.  However, many are not in your data base.  I did find some that I could eliminate on startup but not that many because if it was not in your database, I left alone.  Do you have any other suggestions I could try.  As I said, this laptop is older and not my main computer but I would really like to try and revive it so that I can at least use it sometimes.

A:Internet freezes but works fine in safe mode Windows XP

If a client comes to me not only now but, for quite a while now, I will not let them spend time, money, effort or thought on an XP machine.  For starters they absolutely should not be used connected to the Internet.
Certainly @ this point in time, if an XP machine is not working properly, just don't bother w/ it... can't be used on the Net, anyway.  As for non-Net use, still, not worth bothering w/ it.  Time to just let it go & move on.  After 15 yrs, put it out to pasture.
 

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I'm not a Windows whiz by any means, but I'm usually able to solve the problems I run into on my machines. This one's got me stumped:

I leave my Sony Vaio VGN-FW290J, running Windows 7 SP1, running one night while I go out for some errands. On my return, the thing has crashed pretty bad (I-can't-even-move-the-mouse bad). Whatever. I do a hard restart of the computer, decline safe mode, and the thing starts up just fine. Well, it was pretty slow, actually. Windows freezes up on me within two minutes (it's still loading up startup programs during that time). I entered into a cycle of startup, hard restart, startup, hard restart, ... until I was convinced of the permanence of the issue.

I became unhappy then, since I knew something was wrong, and this computer hadn't had a real problem in about 4 years of usage.

My first thought was to do a virus scan, so I booted into safe mode and started Avast to get cracking. Two "threats" were found in a full scan: both were very old files. I removed them and I still had the same problem.

I then deactivated every single startup program except the ones I thought were absolutely necessary. No beans. I currently have these set to autostart:
Alps pointing-device driver (Tracker Pad)
HD Audio Control panel (Audio Card)
Realtek Voice Manager (Audio Card)
Microsoft Windows Operating System
ISB Utility (Battery Utility)
Catalyst Control Center (Video Card)
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A:Windows 7 freezes up soon after startup - works fine in safe mode

If it works fine in Safe Mode and its not related to hardware, I would assume that you have an application that loading at startup that is causing you some problems. So why dont you use msconfig to scale back all the startups and then add them back to see which is causeing the problem

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Hello all I have an acer aspire 9410z with windows vista home premium on it and I recently wanted to do a clean install because it had alot of junk on it so i tried to do a clean install and it did everything but now when I try and turn it on it just gets stuck on the loading screen with the green bar on the bottom. If I boot up in safe mode it loads nicely with no problem. I have been working on this problem for about a month with no solution. Any help I get will be very appreciative so in advance I thank you all.

-chexican-
 

A:Windows vista freezes on boot up, only safe mode works perfect

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Hello Everyone
 
 
A problem occured 2 days ago, my computer froze and I had to shut down manually (pressing and holding the power button). After I logged in, a few seconds later (perhaps 20-30 seconds) my computer frozed up again. The mouse cursor doesn't move and I can't get any response from the keyboard. The desktop just remains idle and unresponsive.
 
Whenever I log into Safe Mode (I'm using that right now to make this topic), everything works normal, no freezing or anything.
 
I don't have any type of Windows XP CD, so I won't be able to reinstall my OS but I was wondering if anyone had any advice where I can troubleshoot this problem. I'm using a Dell Dimension 2400 (yeah I  know it's quite old) with Windows XP SP3. Back in June 2014; I had to get another motherboard cause the previous one died and the graphics card stopped working a few weeks afterwards. Is it possible that a hardware driver is broken or corrupted? Any help would be greatly appreciated and thanks in advice.
 
my specs are:
 
Dell Dimension 2400
Windows XP Pro SP3
Maxtor 6L040J2 40GB
Intel ® Pentium 4  3.06 Ghz
Cosair 1GB DDR 400Mhz (x2)
Intel ® 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller
SoundMax Intergrated Digital Audio
 
 
 

A:Windows XP freezes after normal boot but works find in Safe Mode

Go into Safe Mode and uninstall the video card driver (if prompted DO NOT uninstall the device driver), reboot and let the video card install itself again.

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Hello everyone,
My computer was working fine yesterday. This morning when I start it, it becomes unresponsive. The mouse works on the desktop, but nothing responds when I click them. I have restarted in safe mode, and everything seems to work. I looked under my system restore and all the restore points are gone. I ran MalwareBytes and SuperAntispyware just yesterday and neither detected anything and I have not installed or downloaded within the last few days.
I have tried running error-checking on C: drive, but it fails to run when I restart. It says "Cannot open volume for direct access. Autochk cannot run due to an error caused by a recently installed software package." It then says to use system restore, which I cant because all points are missing. The only thing I have installed in the last week was Adobe Photoshop CS4.
I ran CCleaner yesterday as well and I think something of photoshop was flagged for cleaning, and I let it clean it... However, I restored the changes today using the CCleaner restore file to see if it fixed it, but no change.

I just tried opening Photoshop in Safe Mode and got a message saying that Liscensing for the product has stopped working and requires my computer to be restarted before it can be launched.....Error: 148:3
I suspect this might have something to do with the problem...but no Adobe program is set to run on startup....so I'm not sure why that would be bogging it down. I cannot check Task Manager during normal startup t... Read more

A:Windows 7 slows/freezes on normal startup, works in Safe Mode

In Safe Mode you can call up MSCONFIG via Start/Run or WinKey-R, and see what's starting behind the scenes. Selectively turn off a few things at a time and see what happens. You can also go to installed updates in Control Panel/Programs and Features and sort by date to see what's new from MS.

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laptop will start up but i cant hit any icons or start button but mouse works and safe mode works

also installed spybot and it wont start... and when i could still go to webpages it didnt let me go to spybot webpage.

im guessing this is the place for help? thank you in advance for any advice...

im not sure if it matters but i can only do the hjt from safemode
DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86 MINIMAL
Run by Administrator at 17:56:42.17 on Thu 03/05/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11

============== Running Processes ===============
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

BHO: c:\windows\system32\hsfd83jfdg.dll: {c5bf49a2-94f3-42bd-f434-3604812c8955} - c:\windows\system32\hsfd83jfdg.dll
BHO: {fbd90755-ac58-4c67-9835-32aa912e83fa} - c:\windows\system32\fuvatozi.dll
TB: McAfee VirusScan: {ba52b914-b692-46c4-b683-905236f6f655} - c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshl.dll
EB: {4528BBE0-4E08-11D5-AD55-00010333D0AD} - No File
EB: {32683183-48a0-441b-a342-7c2a440a9478} - No File
uRun: [MSMSGS] "c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
mRun: [VSOCheckTask] "c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcmnhdlr.exe" /checktask
mRun: [VirusScan Online] "c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe"
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A:laptop will start up but i cant hit any icons or start button but mouse works and safe mode works

Hello, danyulsWelcome to the Bleeping Computer Forums. My name is Jat, and I will be helping you with your situation.If you do not make a reply in 5 days, we will have to close your topic.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic. The topics you are tracking can be found here.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Further more, you should not be taking any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean". We do not want to clean you part-way, only to have the system re-infect itself. Please reply using the button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they ... Read more

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My vista 32 freezes both normal startup or safe mode , mouse still moves but cant clik or type or access or copy or paste so cant do anything, any help would be much appreciate it, no errors come up, so b4 u guys tell me what to de please remember: i cant clik or type or copy or access any folder or anything

A:Vista freezes after startup, safe mode freezes but mouse still works

Sounds like the hard drive. It may be corrupt. Download Ubuntu and save your stuff, first. If you cannot, it is most likely hardware or hard drive, which is hardware.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windo...dows-computer/

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laptop has been randomly freezing. cursor disappears no keyboard function. only thing to do is manual shutdown.

Now getting a BSOD error 50.

any help?

A:BSOD BCCode 50. freezes in normal mode, works fine in safe mode

Code:
BugCheck 50, {fffff80040f9e3b0, 1, fffff80000b9a1aa, 5}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntoskrnl.exe

Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : ntoskrnl.exe ( nt_fffff80000b95000+51aa )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Your crash dumps are not showing any finite probable cause. In such a situation, it is better to enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.



   Information
Why Driver Verifier:
It puts a stress on the drivers, ans so it makes the unstable drivers crash. Hopefully the driver that crashes is recorded in the memory dump.

How Can we know that DV is enabled:
It will make the system bit of slow, laggy.



   Warning
Before enabling DV, make it sure that you have earlier System restore points made in your computer. You can check it easily by using CCleaner looking at Tools > System Restore.

If there is no points, make a System Restore Point manually before enabling DV.



   Tip

If you fail to get on the Desktop because of DV, Boot into Advanced Boot Options > Safe mode. Disable DV there. Now boot normally again, and try following the instruction of enabling DV again.
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Hello,
I have this problem with my laptop - sometimes I cannot login - after choosing the user the screen freezes or after logging in it works only for a few minutes in regular mode (I can do things over those minutes like open firefox, but I cannot open folders, sometimes I can open the task manager or even some programs) but then it freezes and I have to shutdown the computer manually by pushing the power button. When I tried pushing crtl+alt+del I got a message "The logon process was unable to display security and logon options when ctrl+alt+delete was pressed. If the operatin system does not respond, press esc or restart the computer by using the power switch". I don't know if this helps, but I try to add as much as I can. Sorry it it's not relevant - my knowledge about computers and IT is minimal.
The computer runs fine in safe mode.
So I tried system restore to a week before when the computer was still fine and it didn't work. So I reinstalled a graphics driver (Intel HD Graphics Driver) as I found on the internet that similar problems got fixed by reinstalled videocard drivers. And it worked, everything started to run smoothly again in the regular mode. As normally I allowed windows updates and after restarting my computer, the problems came back.
I assumed that the problem was the updates so I uninstalled most of them (KB2930275; KB2923961; KB2925418; KB2929755; KB2929733 and KB2918077) but the problem was still there and I was unable to unin... Read more

A:Solved: Computer freezes in regular mode but works in safe mode

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I have a Toshiba A135-S4467 laptop that would freeze on the windows load screen so I replaced the hard drive after several attempts at formatting and reloading that were unsuccessful. I put in the new hard drive and completely installed windows but it still freezes at load up, I did get it to start a couple times but the CPU would peg at 100% and would freeze up after about 20 seconds. It will however start and run in safe mode.
 

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All seems fine in Safe Mode.
 
Buttons freeze when I'm in Normal Mode. I left the computer on yesterday while i was out and it worked in Normal mode when I got home but not completely and I can't duplicate it.
 
So many things are wrong. Restore points were removed. Printer is off the network (Device manager shows yellow warning sign.)
Superfetch isn't running.
Mouse cursor bounces around when typing. I read I need to fix tapping but printer needs to be on network but I can't get it back on the network. Printer spool won't start.
 
Before coming here, I've run startup repair, scf /scannow, Combofix (not that I learned anything or that it fixed anything.) Malwarebytes, Norton scan, Trendmicro scan
 
I've tried msconfig no services but Microsoft, no startup items.
 
Not making any progress.
 
I was having a hard time using your link to FRST64. I kept being redirected to the home page.
 
Thanks so much for helping. Hope I did everything properly
 
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A:Safe Mode works, Normal Mode freezes

Hello eabear and Welcome to the BleepingComputer.   
 My name is Yılmaz and I'll help you with the cleanup of malware from your computer.
Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.
Please complete all steps in the specified order.
Even if tools don't find malware, I want you to post the logfiles anyway.
Please copy and paste the logfiles directly into your posts. Please do not attach them unless you are instructed to do so.
Read the instructions carefully. If you have problems, stop what you  were doing and describe the problems you encountered as precisely as  you can.
Don't install or uninstall software during the cleanup unless you are told to do so.
Ensure your external and/or USB drives are inserted during always the scan.
If you can't answer for the next few days, please let me know. If  you haven't answered within 5 days, I am assuming that you don't need  help anymore and your topic will be closed.
If you have illegal/cracked software, cracks, keygens, etc. on the system, please remove or uninstall them now!
I can not guarantee that we will find and be able to remove all  malware. The cleaning process is not instant. Please continue to review  my answers until I tell you that your computer is clean
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic
As my first language is not English, please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to understand.
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EDIT: Forgot to say, sorry if this isn't the right thread, let me know if I'm in the wrong place

Hello, my laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L350D running Vista home premium 32bit. As of about two nights ago I can't get into Windows normally, it reaches the Microsoft Corporation screen with the green loading bar and hangs there indefinitely. It was working fine earlier that day (Tuesday), but after I'd turned it off for a couple hours, it started doing this once I tried starting it up again. I can get into safe mode and I'm able to use/copy/etc my files and programs fine as long as safe mode allows.

I have been doing basically nothing but trying to fix my computer since this started, I've done a lot so I apologize that this post will be a bit of a doozy. I just don't want to miss anything possibly weird.

There's a couple little issues with safe mode.

When restarting/shutting down from safe mode, it'll reach the blue "shutting down..." screen and hang/load for several minutes (like, nearly 5-10) before bluescreening and shutting offUninstalling/disabling things in Device Manager brings up the uninstalling dialog which loads indefinitely (I've left it for 15+ minutes), I tried this on several devices and same resultAn info balloon/popup from the notification area reads "Hardware ID Missing. Windows cannot identify the device plugged into Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader. For assistance contact the hardware manufacturer." I'm not sure what this is referring to? ... Read more

A:Suddenly can't start windows, safe mode works, many repair options haven't worked

Post here and ask Peter (Ex_Brit) to send you the link to the versions of Vista you need, 32 or 64. Include your E-mail address mucked up, like abc at xyz DOT com then edit your post and remove it as soon as you receive the link.

The ISO Peter provides has both SP1 and SP2 applied.

Use ImgBurn at 4X speed to create the bootable Vista Install DVD.

How to run chkdsk and System File Checker (SFC) from the Recovery Console

Boot your Vista or Windows 7 installation DVDWhen you see "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD", press EnterAt the "Install Windows" screen, click on Repair your computer at lower leftAt the System Recovery Options screen, make note of the drive letter assigned to your boot drive (normally C: ) and click NextAt the Chose a Recovery Tool window, click on Command Prompt. You will be sitting at X:\Sources directoryRun chkdsk or SFCIf you did not note the drive letter of your boot disk, you can enter bcdedit and look at the osdevice line to see what it is.For chkdsk, type chkdsk c: /r and press Enter (use the letter from above if not C: ).For sfc, type sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows and press Enter (use the letter from above)

Let either run to completion undisturbed.

Here is a good tutorial on Clean Installing Vista: Clean Install with a Full Version of Vista

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Hi,

I'm having an issue with my laptop whereas it wont start up as normal and always freezes at the logo screen where the litte blue bar moves across the screen near the bottom. The laptop will start in Safe Mode but I don't have a clue what's causing this issue or how I can solve it.

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Laptop - Novatech Revo 440 CEL M Notebook.
 

A:Windows XP freezes at logo screen but will start in Safe Mode! Help!

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WINDOWS XP FREEZES ON WELCOME SCREEN & WONT START IN SAFE MODE

Last night i was in the middle of installing a program and my pc crashes and restarts automatically then when it restarted and everytime i turn it on it freezes at the (blue) welcome screen it also will not give me the option to start in safe mode.

I really need data that is on the hard drives can anyone tell me the best way to get it back, ive been told to buy a hard drive caddy / docking station does anyone have any ideas what the problem might be?

Thanks.

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I tried measures such as resetting the connection, however the window freezes up when I click "Disable" and have to restart explorer. I can connect to the internet only in safe mode with networking. Laptops and mobile devices work fine.

At worst cases, the LAN disconnects as well. There are also times the computer freezes up when I open a "heavy" program such as games and hi-res videos.
I have scanned everything from several updated softwares (cureit, avg, search&destroy, etc) both in safe and normal mode and they have detected no malware at all.

This is already beyond my comprehension and I appreciate any help. If I missed any details, please inform me as I'm mostly online nowadays (currently just in Safe Mode)

Specs:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 245 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1791 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152460 MB, Free - 74979 MB; D: Total - 152774 MB, Free - 135253 MB;
Motherboard: Emaxx Technology.,Ltd, EMX-ANF82HD-PRO V3.0, Ver1.0,
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
HiJackThis Log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:49:38 PM, on 6/28/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer version!
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Users\Nenia\Downloads\utorrent.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\WTClient.exe
C:\Users\Nenia\Downl... Read more

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My computer has worked very well for years, but a short while ago it has developed this problem. It will freeze at anytime using any software (or none at all) while in normal mode. I ran all the usual checks and balances; virus, spyware, updates, etc. Also, I have researched the issue in this forum and followed the great advise. I have also run tests on the drives, memory, etc. but they all pass.

Next, I cloned a new drive, thinking that the old one may be failing (needed a larger HD anyway), but the same problem persisted.

I have run out of ideas.

My Computer:
Older, no name system
1.6 Ghz, 512mb, 80gb HD, XP Pro.
Thanks in advance!
 

A:Freezes Up Constantly-Works Only in Safe Mode

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Windows only opens in safe mode,tried reloading drivers, last known good configuration,etc. When in normal mode black screen only, when acessing task manager shows all processes stopped and will not allow me to start them.

A:Black screen when start in normal mode, works in safe mode only.

Hello CliffordJ. Microsoft Security Essentials is installed, correct? Many MSE users running Vista (but not all) suffered black screen after login following installation of Update for Microsoft Security Essentials - 4.9.218.0 (KB3140527), released about a month ago. In fact there is already a thread here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/606422/windows-vista-x64-bksod-after-login-or-no-access-in-normal-mode-suspect-mse/. The posters there disabled MSE 4.9 in Safe Mode by unticking a brand-new setting in the UI (Administrator > Turn on this app). Another method of escaping this situation would be to restore your system to a point before the update was installed, then hide the update in Windows Update. That would allow you to resume using MSE 4.8 if you wish.
 
I am extremely curious why this happens to many but not all MSE users running Vista. If more advanced forum members ask you for further information, I hope you will cooperate. Above all, I wonder if any other security software with real-time protection is installed (or perhaps improperly uninstalled)? Of course there is a possibility that your issue is something else...

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Windows only opens in safe mode,tried reloading drivers, last known good configuration,etc. When in normal mode black screen only, when acessing task manager shows all processes stopped and will not allow me to start them.

A:Black screen when start in normal mode, works in safe mode only.

Hello CliffordJ. Microsoft Security Essentials is installed, correct? Many MSE users running Vista (but not all) suffered black screen after login following installation of Update for Microsoft Security Essentials - 4.9.218.0 (KB3140527), released about a month ago. In fact there is already a thread here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/606422/windows-vista-x64-bksod-after-login-or-no-access-in-normal-mode-suspect-mse/. The posters there disabled MSE 4.9 in Safe Mode by unticking a brand-new setting in the UI (Administrator > Turn on this app). Another method of escaping this situation would be to restore your system to a point before the update was installed, then hide the update in Windows Update. That would allow you to resume using MSE 4.8 if you wish.

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Hello,

This website looked helpful, so I decided to see if I could find some answers here. Thanks in advance to anyone taking the time to read this and/or trying to help!

My problem is that my desktop computer has started freezing a few minutes after booting. The computer works fine, however, in Safe Mode. I have already tried turning off all the startup programs using msconfig, but to no avail. The problem persists even after reformatting.

Here is some information about my computer:

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X48 DS4
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16 GHz
RAM: 4x2GB Mushkin 996599 DDR2 1066
Graphics Card: ASUS ATI Radeon HD 4870
HDD: Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB 7200RPM

I built the computer in 2008 and it has run solid as a rock up until now. The CPU is overclocked to 3.8 GHz (I have an OCZ heatsink, so don't worry) and the RAM is manually set to the advertised frequency and timings (the BIOS default settings were wrong). I haven't tried poking around with my hardware yet, as I figured it would be better to get some opinions first.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

A:Computer freezes even after reformat, works in Safe Mode

I would test your memory, it could be a bad stick of ram. Just try each one individually and see if it freezes on all of them.

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Hey guys! I hope you can help me, I am getting desperate ! 2 weeks ago I got infected with a file encrypting-virus, so I gave someone my PC to clean it,format it and reinstall my windows. And now I am stuck with another problem which I used to have in the past but someone else (I don't know how) fixed it for me. No matter the size of the torrent, my PC freezes while downloading in the first 10 secs. I uninstaleed my AV, I turned my indexing off. When it freezes, in task manager-proceses, utorrent gets a value almost to 100, as well as the PC usage. And today I got a new error during the freeze, " display driver stopped responding and has recovered" . And I noticed that in safe mode this display driver isn't enabled. Do you think it has anything to do with it? Please help me! Thank you!

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If I boot normally and try to open any app, I get the rotating green circle indicating the system is busy. This will continue for 2 hours that I know. I can't open Task Managerand I have to power down and then reboot into safe mode with networking and everything appears to work. I'm using this mode to access Win 7 forums because I can't in regular boot. I have rum ASC, Malewarebytes, Microsoft's safety scanner, AVG2013 and I have uninstalled adaware that I thought might be a conflict. Any suggestions?

A:System freezes but works OK in safe mode with network

Follow these driections. See if you can identify the cause: How to perform a clean boot to troubleshoot a problem in Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista

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Hello, I am new to these forums, and I don't even know if this is the right place, but I didn't find any place for posting crashes that are not BSODs. So if I am on the wrong place, sorry
Anyways, I've seen another thread about a similiar problem here, but I tried everything on it.
Here's everything I tried doing:Clean reboot from Safe Mode
Boot Windows with last good configurations
System Restore (until I found out that my notebook doesn't support that )
System Recovery (I was dumb enough to format the recovery partition for extra space )
Verified Drivers (With verifier.exe, found 1 "bad" driver, removed it, but still didn't work.)
Anti-Virus (found 1 virus, removed it, still nothing.)
Msconfig.exe and disabling servers/startup applications

What I'm yet considering to do:Uninstall the Microsoft C++ Redistributables (But I can't do that since Windows Installer is required and it isn't available on safe mode)
Dust Out notebook fans
Use a Cooling Pad

What happened before it started doing that:
I was going to play a game that needed some C++ Redistributables, so I installed those.
While I was playing, the computer fade out, out of nowhere. That didn't amuse me because every time I "try" to play this game or any resource-intensive games, it does that, to prevent overheating. But that's been happening a lot, even when the notebook isn't hot at all. Most times it would hibernate, but this time it has shut down forced. When I booted my computer, after login, ... Read more

A:Computer freezes after Login, only works on Safe Mode

Hey guys, I think I fixed it.
The problem was with the service "Application Virtualization Client"
I disabled it.
of course I know it's not THAT what is causing the error, it's something that this service was trying to read but failed and then made my computer freeze, but I'll leave it disabled until I found out what is it.

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Moved to Virus & Other Malware
 

A:computer freezes after startup, safe mode works

Please don't post HJT logs on the Windows forums - they should be posted on the Virus & Other Malware Removal forum here (as it says at the top of the forums list page): http://forums.techguy.org/54-virus-other-malware-removal/
 

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Hello

I am new here, posting with an extremely inconvienient issue. I am running Windows Vista on an HP Pavillion dv6626 laptop. My issue is that Vista is constantly freezing upon startup, without any error message or indication whatsoever. It started once every week or so, then to everyday within 30 minutes of startup. Now, its within 5 minutes sometimes the desktop doesnt even load before the freeze. After the system freezes, I have to hold down the power button to shut off the machine.

There's a couple details that lead me to belive the issue is software related and not a hardware issue. First, when the system freezes, I can still move the cursor via the touchpad, 95% of the time. I just cannot select a window, toggle between screens, or get any keyboard functionality or any other response at all. Second, I can boot up in safe mode and have all the functionality as safe mode will allow with no issues. I can also startup in Diagnostic mode with no issue at all, but again, tasks are limited.

I have deleted countless files and uninstalled probably 60% of my programs including the most recently installed ones. I've updated windows, and cleaned temporary files, and I just received extensive assistance to solve a malware issue which I beleive to be fixed. (This issue began before I had a virus issue)

So.. I'm out of ideas. I'm posting this now in Safe Mode With Networking, and hoping for some help. Thanks in advance!
 

A:Vista.. Freezes! But works in Safe Mode fine

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Hello, I'm trying to help a friend whose computer (OS Vista Home Basic with SP1) has been having a lot of trouble, and it's getting worse.
Their computer can only start in Safe Mode, trying regular mode just makes the screen go black, and it crashes. Below is a Hijack This scan log done in Safe Mode.

Any help or suggestions are most appreciated

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:53:08 PM, on 8/15/2012
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18639)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_3_300_268.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_3_300_268.exe
C:\Users\Owner\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://homepage.emachines.com/rdr.aspx?b=ACEW&l=0409&s=1&o=vb32&d=0109&m=et1161-05
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A:Safe-mode works only, won't start in normal mode

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Hello, I'm trying to help a friend whose computer (OS Vista Home Basic with SP1) has been having a lot of trouble, and it's getting worse.
Their computer can only start in Safe Mode, trying regular mode just makes the screen go black, and it crashes. He can't download hijack this while in Safe Mode.\

I tried having him run a scan with BlueScreenview, but nothing is showing up, here's a screenshot of that in case it helps:
http://s102.photobucket.com/albums/m93/okuni2/?action=view&current=bluscreen.jpg

Any help or suggestions are most appreciated

A:Safe-mode works only, won't start in normal mode

HJT is an outdated malware-removal tool...your suggestion to run it implies the possibility of system infection.

Is that correct? Have you run any scans for malware from safe mode?

Louis

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Help!!! my computer freezes seconds into logging into an account i am currently posting this in safe mode anyone able to help please!!!
 

A:computer freezes seconds into log in but works fine in safe mode

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Hi y'all.

Recently my laptop running on windows 7 home edition started acting up. I boots up fine but once i get to windows then it gets tempremental. Sometimes it works fine until the screen saver comes on, sometimes it does not even open a browser window before it freezes.

I had trend micro titanium antivirus that expired last week, after which i installed avg. I thought it was the culprit which i uninstalled and installed avast and superantispyware. I ran both and they found a few problems that they claim to have resolved. Still the computer was not working well. Again in safe mode i ran kaspersky and it found 3 trojans that it removed but still no improvement.

I would really appreciate your help in resolving this. I have followed the instructions from the sticky and below are hijackthis log, DDS.txt, Attach.txt file and ark.txt file:

Hijackthis
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:39:37 PM, on 5/22/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16766)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\update\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Users\Amal\AppData\Local\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\D... Read more

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I'm running 64bit Windows 7 on an Acer Aspire 5742G-6846 (specs posted below). As the title suggests, when I turn on my computer, it will start, login, but then it freezes. I can access everything fine in safe mode. I have already tried turning everything off at start up, uninstalling Rainmeter (which was giving me issues earlier), running ccleaner and malwarebytes. I'm not sure what else I can do short of reinstalling Windows. Any suggestions? Hijackthis log is posted under the laptop specs. Thanks so much.
Intel Core i3 i3-380M / 2.53 GHz ( Dual-Core )
Memory 8.0 GB
Hard Drive 640.0 GB - Serial ATA-150 - 5400.0 rpm
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
Display Type 15.6 in TFT active matrix
Max Resolution 1366 x 768 ( HD )
Graphics Processor NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Optical Drive DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - Integrated
Antivirus AVG (disabled)
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:22:31 AM, on 3/8/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Users\Flowerz\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbam.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_6_602_171.exe
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A:Computer freezes seconds after log-in - Safe mode works fine

Have you used the Registry Cleaner in CCleaner?

If you have, you should check this out.


Quote from Phantom010

You should avoid Registry Cleaners, Boosters, Optimizers, TuneUp Utilities... This type of software will do a lot more harm than good, and should only be used by advanced users who really know their way around the registry. Never to be used blindly on "Auto" mode. Most members coming here with WEIRD symptoms had their computer messed up by malware and/or registry cleaners. These utilities do not only remove what "they think" are orphan entries in the registry but legitimate files still in use will be deleted in the process, crippling some programs and Windows applications beyond repair. In a word, it's a scam.

Keep in mind that they will always find "errors" to fix, even on a fresh Windows install! In itself, this should be enough to convince non-believers...

http://library.techguy.org/wiki/Registry_Cleaners

http://www.edbott.com/weblog/2005/04/why-i-dont-use-registry-cleaners/

http://miekiemoes.blogspot.com/2008/02/registry-cleaners-and-system-tweaking_13.html

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001077.htmClick to expand...
 

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Hi guys. I have a Sony vaio model number: vpcee23fx. Ever since last week my computer freezes after start up. Like I turn it on, it gets past all the boot up animations and what not and everything works perfect. Then like 5 minutes later it completely freezes I can't move my mouse or push any keys. Nothing works and I have to manually shut it down by holding the power button. It works perfect in safe mode. It never freezes and I'm free to use it how ever long I want. But not in normal mode, nope. Just freezes. Please help I need my computer for school work :(.. Ps. I I'm a nooby when it comes to computers

A:Computer freezes few minutes after start up in normal mode but not in safe mode HELP

Hello EyyJayy & welcome to TSF

Perform a Clean Boot & see if the problem persists.

Post back.

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First time poster and any help is greatly appreciated.

A few days ago my computer (HP Pavilion a1040n - 630 Pentium 4 w/ 1 Gig RAM and running Windows XP Media Center Edition)started to freeze up a few minutes after booting up into Windows successfully. Everything became "Not Responding", even the Task Manager became "Not Responding" and I had to do a hard shut down. I can boot into Safe Mode w/ Networking and I have run all the virus and spyware scans I have... Avast!(Free Antivirus), AVG (Free 9.0), Malwarebyte's (Anti Malware) and Super Antispyware (all with current updated versions) with no findings of any malware or viruses. The Super Antispyware did find its usually listing of cookies but after deleting them and rebooting, I still had the same problem, no difference. I then used MSconfig to stop 2 applications lauching at startup that I had found on this forum have no real neccesary reason to be launched at startup and had caused other users to have issues with freezing... "HP Image Monitoring" and "Updates for HP". Still no change in the problem after reboot.

I have turned off my "CD Emulator", have ran the DDS report and will post it below and even run a "Hijack This" report (but don't know what I'm looking at). I have tried to run the "gmec" program twice now but it seems to freeze up before it completes... the first time it said "out of memory to complete task" an... Read more

A:Computer Freezes after booting, no virus found but works in safe mode.

Ok, I think I solved the problem. I seems there was a conflict with a new upgrade from Zone Alarm. I deleted the program and rebooted... so far no issues after several reboots.

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Dear Experts,
I am having Dell Laptop Inspiron 1525, purchased in August 2008.
2 days back machine didnt shutdown. I did shutdown using power on/off button.
After that my laptop freezes after 3 to 4 mins of start up.

I used Regpair setup to fix registry errors on 10th March '12

Please help.

Regards,
Sachin
 

A:Laptop freezes after 3-4 mins of startup, safe mode works fine

When safe mode works fine but a normal boot fails, it usually means that a driver is at fault... I would suggest that you run a disk check. You can set it up in safe mode in Computer, and right click on the C drive. Select Properties, tools, check now. Check both boxes for trying to repair... Restart normally
 

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Hello all. As the title might imply, I am writing this while my computer is in safe mode. After I click on an account when I boot normally, it will freezes a few moments later on the desktop. I'll post my information below and follow the instructions given. Thank you!
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II Dual-Core Mobile M500, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3836 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 294513 MB, Free - 170121 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Computer freezes seconds after log-in; Safe mode works perfectly well

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Hi I've just recently started experiencing freezing during start-up. It started during a game of League of Legends, and has been progressively getting worse. It's to the point where it'll take minutes to log on and when it does eventually get to my desktop the task bar will have a loading symbol when I scroll on it. I've tried disabling all start-up programs, and services in MSConfig. Updated all drives, uninstalled newly installed programs, restored to a week prior to the freezing and still nothing. Any suggestions?

-Xeno

A:Computer works fine in safe mode, extremely slow and freezes otherwise

Hi there, have you tried removing other peripherals like extra HDD's or DVD/CD drive? might be an idea to just start your machine with only 1 drive, your memory and Video card. If it still does that, try starting the machine with less memory, if you have more than one module of ram.

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I am writing this while my computer is in safe mode. After I click on an account when I boot normally, it will freezes a few moments later on the desktop.

I have an HP DV8 that is about three years old. Here are the specs:
i7 Q720 @ 1.60 Ghz
4GB Ram
I've tried doing the boot repair by pressing F8 during startup and it said everything was working perfectly fine.

I also tried going to previous restore points and it still froze.

I did a scan using hijack this and here is the results:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:49:58 PM, on 1/3/2013
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16457)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
G:\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1
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PC keeps freezing on start-up though works in safe-mode with networking ...coincidentally this started to happen after upgrading my dvd-writer to the dvr-108d...though i reinstalled my old one +the prob. persists...ive uninstalled most of the start-up items viewed in msconfig start-up...e.g zonealarm,my ati vid card drivers,nero6,mcafee 2005,incredimail...but still problem persists..sometimes pc freezes on winxp pro logo screen before even properly starting up...anyone please help??

Windows XP Pro SP1
AMD 2400
512 Ram
120GB HD
ATI Radeon 9500pro
DVR-108D
Asus cdrw 52x

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 12:30:04, on 12/10/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\notepad.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
D:\PC GAMES\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.nforce.nl/
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {BA52B914-B692-46c4-B683-905236F6F655} - (no file)
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A:Help..PC keeps freezing on start-up though works in safe-mode with networking

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

The Temp folders should be cleaned out periodically as installation programs and hijack programs leave a lot of junk there. Download Index.dat Suite to clean out all the temp folders. Do not run it yet.

Go to My Computer->Tools->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled. Also make sure
that the System Files and Folders are showing/visible also.

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

Reboot into Safe Mode (hit F8 key until menu shows up).

[/b]Uninstall the following via the Add/Remove Panel (Start->(Settings)->Control Panel->Add/Remove Programs) if they exist:

IncrediMail
ReGet

Check and fix the following in HijackThis if they still exist (make sure not to miss any):

O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {BA52B914-B692-46c4-B683-905236F6F655} - (no file)
O3 - Toolbar: ReGet Bar - {17939A30-18E2-471E-9D3A-56DD725F1215} - C:\Program Files\ReGetDx\iebar.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [msci] C:\DOCUME~1\Kevin\LOCALS~1\Temp\20041012102713_mci nfo.exe /insfin
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My computer does not go past the "starting windows" logo on my computer. When it does the cursor just stays there loading. On top of that im not even able to do a system restore because of some type of error. Everything works fine on Safe Mode, and I really dont think its a virus. Im desperate, help ?

A:Computer wont start up. Works on Safe Mode.

Did you try using your Windows Repair disk? If you don't have any repair disk, use your Windows Installation disk and start by repairing your existing windows installation.

By the way, you can create a repair disk as follow :

System Repair Disc - Create

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Used WhoCrashed






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On Mon 1/1/2007 5:40:52 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\010107-22198-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x7CC40)
Bugcheck code: 0xC000021A (0xFFFFF8A00014D270, 0x0, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000001, 0x1005B8)
Error: STATUS_SYSTEM_PROCESS_TERMINATED
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: This means that an error has occurred in a crucial user-mode subsystem.
There is a possibility this problem was caused by a virus or other malware.
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver which cannot be identified at this time.
On Mon 1/1/2007 5:40:52 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\memory.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntkrnlmp.exe (nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x0)
Bugcheck code: 0xC000021A (0xFFFFF8A00014D270, 0x0, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000001, 0x1005B8)
Error: STATUS_SYSTEM_PROCESS_TERMINATED
Bug check description: This means that an error has occurred in a crucial user-mode subsystem.
There is a possibility this problem was caused by a virus or other malware.
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver which cannot be identified at this time.



Tried System Health and got an error.





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A:BSOD (0xC000021A) on Start Up. Works in Safe Mode.

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System Boot Time: 1/1/2007, 12:42:17 AM


Please ensure that the date and time is set correctly in your BIOS
Please check your CMOS battery to ensure that it hasn't failed
This can cause strange errors in your system until it's fixed.

There are quite a few problem devices listed in MSINFO32:





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sptd ROOT\LEGACY_SPTD\0000 This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers installed.

Unknown Device USB\VID_0000&PID_0000\5&61DE3D3&0&9 43

Consumer IR Devices ROOT\SYSTEM\0001 This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device.

eHome Infrared Receiver (USBCIR) USB\VID_147A&PID_E018\000013FF This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device.

Security Processor Loader Driver ROOT\LEGACY_SPLDR\0000 This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers installed.

WAN Miniport (IKEv2) ROOT\MS_AGILEVPNMINIPORT\0000 This device is disabled.


The first item (sptd) is a troublesome component of Daemon Tools/Alcohol 52% software. PLease uninstall the program, then use this free tool to ensure that the troublesome sptd.sys driver is completely removed from your system: DuplexSecure - FAQ - Remove 64 bit sptd.sys DuplexSecure - FAQ - Remove 64 bit sptd.sys

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Hi there!

I'm here after spending most of yesterday trying to figure this out myself. I should have just come straight here because you guys have ALWAYS fixed my computer problems in the past.

My computer:

Windows Vista Home Premium (6.0, Build 6002) Service Pack 2; HP Pavillion m9100t; Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3 GHz; 2.47 GB Ram; 32-bit OS; NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT; DirectX 10

Problem started when I turned on my pc yesterday morning. I had been walking around doing things and did not notice that it had failed to boot correctly. It was on a repair screen for some time and eventually notified me that it could not repair startup problem. After this I rebooted again and told it not to go to repair but to boot normally. It then went to a blue screen page which of course went by too fast for me to see much. I rebooted, this time in safe mode with networking. I set my computer not to automatically restart and then rebooted again so that I could read the bsod. I wrote down the stop error codes and rebooted to safe mode with networking again. Long story short, I didn't know what the error codes were, but I figured I could search them online. I ran all of my virus and malware scans, got the most recent windows updates (had already been at service pack 2, but there were some other updates) and started surfing the web for solutions. This was done over a period of time since I was also doing other things in the house. I did find that once in every 4 or 5 reboots, it will re... Read more

A:Blue Screen at start up, works in safe mode

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