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[SOLVED] XP restarts after Logo loading screen.

Q: [SOLVED] XP restarts after Logo loading screen.

I am having the same problem but I am not able to boot in safe mode to try a system restore.

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A: [SOLVED] XP restarts after Logo loading screen.

what happend to cause the problem

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I booted another computer with this computer's power supply and hard drive, I activated windows. It booted fine.

I then went back to this computer with the power supply and hard drive, except just after booting screen, it loaded just a tinge slower. And now it restarts immediately after logo, prompting the safe mode system restore options.

I am able to boot in safe mode fine, as I am now.

What's wrong :(?

A:XP restarts after Logo loading screen.

Is this a home built or store bought brand name computer? Give us more detail, why you are using p/s and hdd from another computer.

Please list computer components, (e.g. name/model of mobo, cpu, ram, name of power supply, hard drive, etc.) being as detailed as possible.

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My desktop pc has recently started to not load up / boot when I turn it on.

When it manages to turn itself on it all works ok. However oftentimes I have to turn it on and turn it off repeatedly until it finally starts to function.

After going through the same problem today, the pc finally turned on properly and I got into Windows. A few moments after that, the electricity was cut.

Now the pc manages to load up until the Windows XP logo and then crashes. At the loading screen the pc makes three grinding sounds (don't know how to call this... my pc is purring at me ). A blue screen appears for a split second and the pc reboots. No matter what option I select, be it to load in safe mode, last good configuration, and so on, the pc always resets at the XP loading process.

I believe it has something to do with hardware because of the issue with the pc intermittently not even booting up.

I am not too savvy when it comes to pc's, can someone suggest what may be wrong?

A:Solved: PC doesn't start up ; PC crashes at Windows XP logo / loading screen

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I have a computer that seems to start normally but stops at the XP logo screen then restarts again and again. Tried to start in safe mode same thing happens.Is it possible it is infected with the blaster virus. I have the fix for it but can start it long enough to do anything

A:Restarts after XP logo screen

what was the last program u intalled on there. Could be a driver doing it. If you can't restore back to when it wasn't doing it you might try putting in your xp disc and try repairing xp.

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exactly as i say in the title...

xp logo (xp pro sp3)
then black screen
then you hear a tick...and it restarts

i know its prob just system files that are damaged / corrupt

is there any tool i can use to run a scan disk to allow me to scan my drive without taking
it out to slave and then run a scandisk?

let me know

A:xp logo,then black screen then restarts

The first thing I would try is:
while the computer is booting continuously tap the F8 key and open into safe mode, then I would use the arrow keys to move up to "last known good configureation" click enter then let the computer do it's thing.
If this is successful, run your anti virus, anti spyware programs.
Then click on My computer> right click on C drive, select properties> tool tab >mark error checking a box wil open with two items for checking, put a mark into each of those, then it will ask if you want it to run on the next start up. Check yes then reboot.
Post back and let us know how this works for you.

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Just started this mornin, trying to check network settings between my two computers. The one with XP started hanging up, then an error screen about virtual memory came up. It froze, I had to use the manual restart button. It will not boot now, only gets to Windows logo screen, and restarts over and over again. I've tried booting from last sucessful time, no sucess. Not even DOS mode. I'm on the other computer using dial up connection, this sux. Any help/ suggestions would be much appreciated. HELP ME !!!

A:XP [email protected] Windows logo screen

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System restarts in Windows Logo screen after installation. I have a RAID card installed in the system. Can this be RAID driver issue.

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Hey, need some help yet again!

Yesterday, I downloaded Mission Against Terror (New MMOFPS), and I downloaded it. Upon updating with the patcher, my laptop went haywire. It started opening up random IE windows, slow speed, etc etc.

I did a whole memory scan, and a malware/adware/spyware scan. There were several viruses and whatnot, but what is important are the files: SVC2.exe and 2008.exe, you'll find it why later on. The anti-virus said that it had fixed/deleted everything.

So, I restarted my laptop, hoping that I'd get it up and running in safe mode for any further scans. Unfortunately, when I restarted it, after the windows 7 loading screen (which is right before login screen), a black screen appeared. With nothing at all. Not even a cursor. BLACK. JUST BLACK with NO keyboard access/mouse access. But, that's expected since it's BEFORE the login screen. It's the same with normal boot, boot that does that "last best used option" or whatever, safe mode, with networking, etc etc. All the same. Black screen.

Good thing I had WIN XP on my other hard drive. So, I booted up into WIN XP (where I'm posting this from), and did a FULL (NOT QUICK) system scan, to find the SAME Viruses YET AGAIN: SVC2.exe and 2008.exe, along with some other minor tracking cookies and what-not. Win XP (on second drive) is also having a few problems, like IE shutting down every second (using firefox now). Think this is a whole system prob. But, why? Didn't the antivirus-es fix it? I... Read more

A:Black Screen BEFORE Login screen and AFTER Windows 7 logo/loading!

Hi your problem can best be addressed in the security section of the forum

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I have had this issue for a while but didn't decide to address it until now since essentially I still have a perfectly working OS. About half the time I have to reboot for Windows updates or whatnot I get stuck either on the "Shutdown" phase where it shows "shutting down" with the spinner going on infinitely or It goes through the shut down and restarts and gets stuck on the Windows logo. On both occasions I simply give the computer a hard reboot to which it usually boots up. Sometimes I have to do it more than once. Anybody have any idea what the issues could be? All help is appreciated.


A:Half the time I get stuck on Windows logo screen on restarts

You may have some damaged or corrupt system files. Try running a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) If problems are found, run the scan 3 times and reboot the computer after each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If that doesn't fix things, one of the Forum experts prepared these troubleshooting guides.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Okay, So I have been busy trying to get my old laptop started up again. 
When I start it up, it does the usual stuff, it shows the logo. But then a blue screen flashes before my eyes. And it restarts again.
Now, I have gone through multiple things to try and fix the problem, but I just can't seem to resolve it. 
I have tried safe mode but the same thing occurs. [blue screen]
Then I tried to start up the laptop with the f8 option called "start up using settings from last succesful startup" (Roughly translated out of Dutch)
but this also failed and the same thing happens. Then I tried to go to the "recover your computer" option, of which I still remember that from there you can set back your laptop or pc to the factory settings, something that I wouldn't mind because I just want the laptop to start. I don't care if I can recover the files that used to be on it. This also fails, but this one is a bit strange, because when I select the "recover your computer" option it goes to a normal windows screen, no text shows up or anything. Just my cursor and a nice shiny loading background screen of windows. It feels like I have tried everything and I've looked at other posts on the site but I just can't seem to fix it, mostly because I cannot set the laptop back to factory settings, because of the shiny blue loading screen without text, which is all I want.
I figured out how read the blue screen that flashes up (not the shiny loading screen) so here it i... Read more

A:Laptop shows startup logo then blue screen flashes up and restarts.

What is the make and model of this laptop?
It sounds like you have been able to boot into the Advanced Boot Options.  If you still can move the pointer to Repair your computer, then press Enter.

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Help! Windows hangs at loading screen Hi guys, I'm new to this forum and I'm currently having quite a problem.

What happened that resulted in my problem:

1. Computer working totally fine.
2. Attempted to overclock CPU (without much experience)
3. Computer unable to boot
4. Reset CMOS Jumper to reset BIOS back to default.
5. Windows starts up normally, but hangs at the black loading screen where the windows logo is there and there's a little blue bar moving from left to right. Half way loading, the blue bar would just freeze and nothing happens even after many hours.
6. After restarting my computer, it brings me to a black screen asking me to boot safe mode/safe mode with networking/ safe mode with cmd or use last known good settings or start windows normally.
7. Only by selecting Safe mode OR Safe mode with CMD will my computer start. By selecting the others, windows still hangs at the loading screen

Things I have done to try to solve this problem (not in order):
1. Reset CMOS again
2. Replace computer battery
3. Moved around my 2x1GB RAMS and even sometimes just use 1 stick
4. Under safe mode, assessed to msconfig to select diagnostic start-up only.
5. Unplug and plug back hdd.
6. Removed wireless adapter.

Despite doing all these, the problem still continues.

A:Windows hangs at loading (XP logo) screen

Boot into Safe Mode, do Start > Run, type CMD press Enter
In the new window type CHKDSK X: /F where X is the drive letter your XP is on
(usually C, there is a space before and after X: ) press Enter
type Y to confirm, press Enter
then restart the computer and CHKDSK will check the disk.

If that didn't fix it boot using Safe Mode again and try a System Restore to a time before you tried to overclock the PC.

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Hello, I have a windows 7 x64 bit and I had a problem 2 days ago with my computer. Everytime The windows loading screen finishes, mouse will appear and the background is black, after that, it will restart. Sometimes bsod will show after windows loading screen then it will restart. How can I fix this?Sorry for asking silly questions. Thanks in advance!

A:BSOD after windows logo loading screen

Can you post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions?

If you cannot boot windows normally, boot into Advanced Boot Options, safe mode with networking, and then try it.

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Hey, I was doing some maintenance to my computer (updating drivers) and as per my routine, I used driver sweeper to remove my AMD display driver to install the latest version. After the reboot when the display driver was removed, the windows logo loads normally and after that it goes into black screen. I've since tried all the other options - safe mode, repair, last known good config and I'll go to a black screen everytime past the windows logo/load bar.

I'm at at total lost on what to do, any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:HELP! Black screen after loading past windows logo

Ugh looks like it has something to do with my monitor just blacking out after being Not Optimum Mode for a minute, got it fixed

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The other night I was on my computer when some strange things began to happen. Any program I tried to open would not open, and then the shortcuts on my desktop changed icons to the folder icon and the text dissapeared. I couldn't do anything, so I just figured it was some freak bug or something. I couldn't run any spyware or virus programs because it wouldn't let me open any programs. So I try to shut it down, and no matter how many times I clicked on shut down I still had to hold the button in to shut it off. Now, when I restart my computer, it seems to load just fine but when it gets to the blue screen with the windows xp logo on it, it just stops. The mouse cursor is there and I can move it but it never gets past the blue screen. I tired loading it in safe mode and it loads all the files up through mup.sys, which I have learned is the last file that loads so it is something after that. I have tried to start it using the last good configuration and still no luck. Any ideas? Do you think it is spyware/virus or just a corrupt system file?

A:Windows XP stops loading on blue screen with the xp logo

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I just drivewashed my s-ata wd harddrive 3 passes,and got to installing the controllers to the harddrive s-ata which was fasttrak100 lite windows xp driver and the promist fasttrak etc.. controller,it goes on to say install windows xp professional when i have the disk already in there...the whole windows installation reaches partitioning the hard drive,then it asks one more time for the hard drive controller driver off the floppy,so i insert that it installs more....then it says "computer will now restart,take floppy out"...but when the computer restarts this time,it goes into the normal windows loading black screen with the blue dots moving left to right at the bottom center,then suddenly it just freezes..ive tried reinstalling windows but i have no clue whats going on.

A:Windows XP Freezes at black logo loading screen!:(

What mobo are you using?

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Today I decided to do a system restore on my HP desktop computer. It was running painfully slow, to many un-needed programs etc. So I backed up all the files that I needed to keep and save to my external hard drive.

The computer did not come with an operating disk so the only way I could get it back to sorta normal is to do the system restore. After I backed up all my files I restarted the computer and pressed F11 or 12 cant remember the one for system recovery/restore.

About 12 seconds into the restore/recovery thing I accidentally hit the power switch under the table When I turned the computer back on I presses the F11 button again and this time made sure nothing bad happened. After it completed its task I clicked OK and restarted the computer.

It seemed to be starting up just fine until it restarted right after the XP logo loading screen where the little blue bars go across the screen. The computer keeps restarting after that phase. Does this mean that it is totally trashed or is there a way to fix this? Or will I have to go out and buy an OS for it and re-install?

A:Windows restart after XP logo loading start up screen.

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Hey folks, I booted up my computer this morning and it wasn't looking so hot. Bios prompts appear, and goes into the typical Windows XP loading screen. Once it appears it's done loading, next should be the password login screen, but the monitor just sits blank. I'm almost positive that it's malware or a virus as I've seen something similar before.

I've attached a hijackthis log for your reference. I TRULY do appreciate any help in this matter. Thanks again, -Jeff

A:After loading windows xp logo, screen goes black... hijack included.

So I have a small update.

I logged into safe mode to try and do a system recovery from a few days ago and see if that works. It does it thing, but it doens't appear to work. On my next boot up, instead of loading windows, I get

"Windows could not start because of the following file is missing or corrupt:


So, it suggests that I try and repair using a copy of Windowx XP cd-rom. I boot that up, and sometimes it won't load saying there is an error, but every now and then it will get to the menu. I select repair, and it immediately states that I don't have any hard drives. I am using RAID, so I'm thinking that's the issue.

I remember that it asks if I have any third party drivers, and I do have some disks for the RAID drivers, however, my floppy is unplugged because when I left it in, it would just hang when I tried doing the repair setup. Unplugged that, and it loaded the repair menu. But now I can't install the raid drivers. Not sure if that would work anyway. Thoughts? Thanks again folks, I am seriously stuck here.

PS to mods, feel free to move my post if think you ness as it seems to be a slightly different issue then malware now. Thanks.

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Specs -

Win XP Pro
Athalon XP 200 or something like that, running at 2.1 ghtz
1 Gig of ram
Win XP, latest SPs
The video cards -

GeForce 4 4400 Ti
Gigabyte - ATI Radeon X800 XL (AGP)

Upgrading from the Ge to the ATI, obviously.

From the Device Manager, I uninstalled the GeForce. I then shut down the computer, removed the GeForce and installed the (gigantic!) Radeon X800 XL. Seemed to have gone well.

Upon reboot, everything proceeded as usual until the WinXP loading screen. The XP splash screen with the loading animated bar below it displays as normal, then the screen goes blank and stays that way. The hard drive and processor sound like they're finishing the loading process, but nothing is displayed on the screen. There is a signal, just no image.

Attempts to go into safe mode are met with the same, or the computer halting, shutting down and rebooting during the process.

Attempts to put the old card back in the system and load windows from the "last successful boot configuration" is met with the same null image. All attempts to reboot in any safe mode or regular configuration with either card is now met with the blank image after the XP splash screen.

I'm looking in to hunting a Windows XP disc to try to boot from that and see if anything will happen in that, if I need to do a repair install and what not.

ANY ideas regarding this would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Cpt Biggles

A:Blank screen after XP loading logo, after installing new video card

The nVidia drivers are kept in a folder in program files. Uninstalling the card was good but if you didn't remove the old Detonators through add remove programs, they may be trying to load when you boot and poor XP is confused. There are a lot of different reasons why it would stop after the boot and just before the welcome screen The fact that the boot screen shows suggests your OK in the drivers department though. You may have damaged your logonui.exe file. If you can't get on the screen then you're pretty much helpless and the repair install may be your only option.

You could burn Bart's PE to a CD and try to boot from that. It's a stand alone live XP program that is self contained. You need to set your boot order to boot from CD. It uses none of your drivers to load and should show up. You can access your files then if it's a software issue, and run the system file checker from the run box to scan and repair any missing or corrupted system files. If you do run the sfc you will have to reinstall all your service packs and updates when you are done.Type the following into the run box and hit OK

sfc /scannow

Or you can open command prompt and start system restore. From the run box type in cmd and the command prompt window will open. If your OS is not on the C drive then replace the C with the appropriate letter. When the command prompt opens you will see

C:\Documents and Settings\your user name>

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am using dell studio xps 16 laptop with windows vista 32 .recently i waas downloading some torrents and had not switched off my laptop for 3 days..when i finally switched it on the desktop shows and then no response.just the loading logo (blue circle)..i can click on only MY COMPUTER logo in my desktop..and can access the drives .but when the left is pressed the lading logo appears again..basically i cant access any shortcuts other than MY COMPUTER.i tried to click on organize drop down menu to c if any hidden files like recycler or something.but then again the screen is stuck with
that blue logo.
i used ccleaner to do the necessary cleaning ( in safe mode of course).used system restore to go back 3 days and still no result..

A:screen freezes when switched on showing only loading logo (blue circle)

I suggest a virus scan.

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Hi guys.

iv just encountered a weird problem with my graphics card. im currently running 2x 9800GT in sli mode.

now the issue im getting is when i boot my computer and when the windows 7 logo appears, it will load for abit then freeze or go black screen. now funny thing is my actually windows/computer still loads fine because i can here the tone when you come to enter your password, so i enter it then i here another tone logging in, but on my screen/monitor im still stuck at the windows logo screen or black screen ?

now iv been running sli for a few years and for some odd reason today it started giving me these issues.

ok things iv done, is i tested each graphics card by themselves without sli and work fine.

iv tried both cards in the top pci slot and the bottom pci slot, works fine. just can't have 2 of them in sli or i get the issue as mentioned above.

other things iv tried also is reset my bios settings, done nothing. iv have even the latest drivers installed. so im really confused to as why its not working, well the computer loads but i get stuck at the loading windows 7 logo screen upon boot up.

can anyone shred some light on this issue and give me some solution to this problem.

really appreciate it.

cheers. :P

A:Windows 7 logo stuck at boot loading screen graphics card SLI ?

Please complete/update your pc specs, so we can help you.

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Hi there!

I recently bought some new parts for my computer and i have been having some troubles with them. The parts that i bought:

Motherboard: Sabertooth p67
Ram: Corsair Vengeance 2 x 4GB
CPU: Intel i7 2600K

Those are the parts i bought and plugged it in my computer. The problem is when i boot the PC it starts perfectly and when it comes to the windows loading screen(with the logo) it hangs for a bit and a short BSOD pops up for just half a second and the computer reboots.

I`ve tried google the error and it says that the problem is the HDD. I tried to plugg my brother`s HDD in my computer and it boots perfect no hangs, no bsod. I am very frustrated and dont know what to do

I even tried to take the drivers that my brother got (because he got the same MB, ram and CPU) from the system32 folder and merge it with mine. But didnt work... So then i ask you guys! What should i do?? The last thing i wanna do is to format the HDD, but i dont think thats the problem...

The HDD spec:

From my older Dell-pc
Frimware: CC45

I hope you guys know what i should do! please really need your help! Thank you!

A:[SOLVED] BSOD - Won`t boot, just restarts after windows logo

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Run the hard drive diagnostic from this list:

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests (located at this link: Hardware Diagnostics ). They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:


H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
Hard Drive Diagnostics (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources - Bootable Disks

Check to make sure that all cables are firmly plugged in (both the power and the data cables).

Perform Startup Repair (at least 3 times): http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...up-repair.html

If that doesn't work, then try a repair install: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...r-install.html

If that doesn't fix it, then backing up your data, wiping the hard drive and installing a clean copy of Win7 is probably called for.

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I don't see any error coming out, it just blinks then restart

safe mode stop working... i don't know if it's associated with "STPD.sys" loading...

I't doesn't open anymore even once... restart always...
and i'm just using my aunts computer to post my problem..

"ndis.sys" has been modified but i see the original "ndis.sys" renamed to "ndis(2).sys"

I can't do anything since it won't open even once...

any help would be greatly appreciated..
thanks in advance..

A:Restarts after the windows xp loading screen..

If Safe Mode doesn't work, I'd suggest booting from your XP CD and trying to perform a Repair.

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anyone that can help me is a god.

my sisters TOSHIBA NB200 restarts one second into windows xp loading screen, the hdd works perfectly in my pc but when i put in into this laptop it doesnt load. any ideas?


A:laptop restarts one second into loading screen

Now forgive me skrillek but which hard drive are we talking about the drive from your machine to her machine or her drive to your machine??

IF you are using two different OS's then of course the receiving machine will not work.

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Hello everyone, please help.

I'm having a problem in starting Windows Vista (OEM) in my Acer Aspire 5735.

Everytime my laptop reaches somewhen between loading screen to welcome screen, it unexpectedly restarts with no blue screen or any message. The restart it does cuts the power, turning it off and back on then boots normally. Making a restart loop.

This also happen to any Windows Installer. I tried booting it with Windows 7 and 8 installer but the problem still occurs.

The weird thing is when I run the Acer eRecovery Management or Windows System Repair and Recovery I created before upon boot, it runs fine and I be able to restore my laptop to its factory defaults. But when I tried to boot it again, the problem still occur.

THE PROBLEM ONLY HAPPENS WHEN I BOOT WINDOWS. But when I go to BIOS settings, booted USBDOS, flashing BIOS, it works fine...

What's the matter with my laptop? This is the weirdest problem that I'm facing when fixing computers...

These are the things that I had done but the problem still persists:

1. Flashed the BIOS from 1.07 to 1.10 using USBDOS.
2. Restored the BIOS to factory defaults.
3. Restarted the CMOS and changed the CMOS battery.
4. Removed the hard drive and booted using the Windows disc
5. Removed external devices and battery
6. Reseated the CPU and RAM
7. Diagnosed the RAM using memtestx86+ (no errors)
8. Check the power (no faults)

Please help me in solving my problem. Thanks for reading

A:Windows restarts between loading to welcome screen

Hello Bonjavier,

Please DO NOT double post; you have already posted in this thread, and I have already removed this post before.
Double posting causes confusion, because the two different Tech Teams, and you, can give/receive conflicting instructions.

This thread is now CLOSED!

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Some background. About an year ago, my hp dc7800 wouldn't start and was giving the 5 beeps with red light. I had not used it for a month, and the tech fixed it. Nie again, after an year, I turned it on. It's been working fine for a month but during that time, the pc would suddenly stop, and even task manager won't work. I robstalled windows after the first time, because the windows splash screen would get stuck. It happened again but then I reset the CMOS, and I think I used f8 and booted with last known good configuration. Now it's happened again but none of that works. The windows splash screen loads and a blue screen comes on for a very short trine before it restarts. I can't read what it says but it's not the standard BSOD,too short. I tried removing the DIMM stocks one by one but no dice. The windows startup repair said that problems had been fixed but they weren't. I've tried running a hard drive diagnostic but my cd Tom is screwed as it won't open, so I can't make a bootable cd, and the bootable USB I made doesn't work either. If you need any logs tell me and I'll post them, but my pc won't boot in safe mode either and just restarts.
CORE2duo 2.93ghz (don't remember model)
2x2gb corsair ram sticks
Seagare 250 gb hdd
Nvidia gt440
Hp dc7800 convertible minitower.

A:Pc restarts after windows loading screen.

Sorry for the mistakes. Had to post from phone.

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Tricky one this.

Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop - Was working fine, I restarted the machine then the the laptop would get to "Windows XP loading" (just before the login screen) and restart itself after the login screen.

I then disabled the harddrive after it happened a fair few times. I then booted a USB stick with ubuntu on, and it loaded but if the hard drive was connected it would show lines down the screen just a few RED GREEN BLUE ones.

So this morning I placed a Latitude D630 hard drive in the laptop. It would do the same but this time with vista.

What could the problem be?

I'm wondering possibly could it be the bios? How can I over come this. There was an error with the Windows XP when I stopped the machine from restarting but rather it turning straight off it came up with a blue screen about how i have installed new software or hard ware. The only thing was before it turned off it had some form of virus on it, which disabled the microsoft essential security.

I tried installing AVG but it didn't work as Windows Installer now wasn't working. The virus seemed to had only affected the internet when I done searches a page unrelated to the search would display.

I then tried installing avg but windows installer needed ot be instaled so I installed that it restarted itself and now this is the problem I'm facing.

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A:Windows XP Loading Screen - Then Restarts

Hardware failuer more than likely. If you are getting lines up and down the screen it is probably a video adapter and/or it's memory. Try running some diagnostics as I think DELL has those in the startup options.

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This morning I went to my computer to turn it on and it came up with the boot menu and I selected "bot normally", when it got to the end of the xp loading screen it just restarted, I kept trying but it allways restarts when I get to there, I can get into safe mode fine and nothings gone but when I try to boot it normally, please help me asap!!


A:Get To Windows Loading Screen, Then Restarts

Hi Matt, Welcome to TSF!

Try using Last Known Good Configuration instead of Safe Mode.

Kind Regards,

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Had a look at a few of the similar topics. Under advice from another thread i went into safe mode thing and turned off automatic restart after failed boot. or whatever that option is and this is the error i get.

STOP C000021a (Fatal System Error)
The Session Manager Initialization System Process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc0000034 (0x00000000 0x00000000)
The system has been shut down.

translation? my hdd is screwed? or is this a fixable thing.

Basically here is what happened. i was having graphics glitches and trying to fix it, some1 suggested i had artifact problems which meant my GPU was screwed. i removed my GPU and this started happening. b4 this my computer would boot with the GPU in it but the graphics were fcked.

now my computer wont boot in normal or safe mode, with the GPU in or out. GPU in i dont see anything at all but i hear the pc booting. GPU out this happens. is there anyway to make the PC think that my graphics card is new hardware so i can reinstall drivers etc from scratch? possibly reset the cmos? how do i do that?

Cheers knoddy

A:PC restarts after windows loading screen

Hi knoddy

What is the make/model of your PC?

I'll assume you know that when working on a PC, you know how to take anti-static precautions, and to have the power off & the cord unplugged.

1) Remove the add-on graphics card.
2) As the computer is powering on, immediately start tapping the key/key combo mentioned in your bios banner or bios splash screen "Press F1 (or F2, F10, DEL, etc.) to Enter Setup".
3) In the Bios, make sure the date/time settings haven't moved backwards a year or two. If the time/date have moved backwards, it's time to replace the CMOS battery (see your system manual or your vendor's support webpages for full details on how to do that).
4) Look for an item in the Bios that allows you to "Save Defaults & Exit", and choose that.
5) As the system is restarting, begin tapping the F8 key, and see if you can enter Safe Mode.
6) If you can enter Safe Mode OK, visit Device Manager in the Control Panel (Control Panel - System - Hardware - Device Manager) and remove all the devices listed in "Display Adapters".
7) Visit Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel, and remove any video/graphics drivers that might be listed there.
8) On reboot, Windows should redetect the onboard graphics, and install drivers (you might have to allow it to visit Widows Update to get the most recent driver).

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HI all,

recently i am unable to load in to windows, the loading screen appears with the XP logo and then a very quick blue screen of death appears followed by a restart.

I have tried booting in to the recovery console using:
and fixmbr to no success.

Does this mean my only other options left is to perform a fresh install?

Is there any way of being able to back up files i have on my hard disk without being able to get in to windows?


A:can't boot in to XP, restarts during loading screen

Have you tried booting "From last know configuration" or "Safe Mode"

When you say you have tried chkdsk did you try chkdsk /r

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hey everyone,
i would really appreciate it if any one would help me with this problem. First of all this is my computer specs:
pentium 4 2.2 ghz
768 of ram
160 hard drive
Intel integrated graphics card
my computer was running smoothly for the past few months until a few days ago i shutdown my computer that night. the next morning i woke up and restarted my computer and it restarted right after the loading screen. The windows xp loading screen. It keeps on restarting for ever and never stops and asks me to pick safe mode,safe mode with networking or last good configuration. But if i pick safe mode or any options it just restarts again. Just to let you know i did not install any new software. The cpu temperature is fine at 37c. reinstalling does not help. it works fine for a few days and then it happens again. This only happens if i turn off my computer and start it. I scanned for viruses,adware,malware, spyware u name it. but nothing is found. please help me. any advice would be nice. My os is xp home sp1(i just reinstalled again. thanks. Any help would be appreciated. thank you. thanks

A:Windows xp restarts after loading screen

Hi sensrule and welcome to TSF !

To make it sure : you did a clean reinstall (formatting the drive, reinstalling windows from the start) and still got the same problems ?

What are the motherboard, PSU and RAM brands and models ? What are the PSU specifications (should be written on a sticker on the side of the power supply) ?

Could you download and install everest, or install whatever monitor program that came with your motherboard driver CD, and report here with the temperatures, fan speeds and voltages ? We don't need the whole everest report, only the informations under "sensor". We need to double-check those values with the ones from the BIOS, so enter the BIOS (repeatedly press del at computer startup), find the screen that monitors those voltages, fans speeds and temperatures and give us also the values reported there.

Could be faulty ram : download and burn Memtest86+ bootable ISO. Boot the computer on the CD : you'll have to enter the bios and change the boot device priority to CD-rom first. Let memtest run three full passes on your ram (it can take some time, you can let it run overnight). If it finds errors, you'll have to redo the tests on one ram stick at a time to identify the failing one(s) : open the case and leave only one ram stick on the motherboard (remove the power cable and touch a metal part of the case before you touch any internal components) then reboot on memtest CD. It's recommendend that you also run Windiag to double check ... Read more

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My PC restarts at the loading windows screen just after the bios screen. I havnt installed any new hard ware. My PC showed me the blue screen of death (didnt have time to read it) then it just restarted and iv had the problem since.

What could it be and what should I do? I did a virus scan 1 or 2 hours before and mcaffee found 3 or 4 cases of 'Artemis' (trojan) which it removed. DOnt see it being that.

What can I try?


A:PC restarts at loading windows screen

I really need hep, please.

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hey everyone,
i would really appreciate it if any one would help me with this problem. First of all this is my computer specs:
pentium 4 2.2 ghz
768 of ram
160 hard drive
Intel integrated graphics card
my computer was running smoothly for the past few months until a few days ago i shutdown my computer that night. the next morning i woke up and restarted my computer and it restarted right after the loading screen. The windows xp loading screen. It keeps on restarting for ever and never stops and asks me to pick safe mode,safe mode with networking or last good configuration. But if i pick safe mode or any options it just restarts again. Just to let you know i did not install any new software. The cpu temperature is fine at 37c. reinstalling does not help. it works fine for a few days and then it happens again. This only happens if i turn off my computer and start it. I scanned for viruses,adware,malware, spyware u name it. but nothing is found. please help me. any advice would be nice. My os is xp home sp1(i just reinstalled again. thanks. Any help would be appreciated. thank you. thanks
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hi guys,
well i have a problem on my old pc which i just realised today, thank god my current pc is working fine, and i am able to make this post, but my old pc is dead i believe, so please help me..
ok i swicth it on, my pc gives a screen which says
SAFE MODE <-- doesnt work
SAFE MODE WITH COMMAND PROMPT <-- dont work either
SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING <-- doesnt work aswell

LAST GOOD CONFIGURATION THAT WORKED <-- hello that does even do the trick



it loads the windowx xp screen and the blue thing scrolling showing that windows xp is loading (basically the windows xp loading screen)
as soon as that goes away, a dark blue scree comes up for 1 milisecond(so im unable to read what it says) and then my computer just suddenly restarts.
it keeps doing this loop.
i tried, putting a xp installation cd in but i cant seem to boot from it.


A:after windows xp loading screen computer restarts!!

This is what we refer to as the blue screen of death unfortuinately that usually means something bad. First off try booting to the xp cd and doing repair and when you log into the windows it asks for usually number one iwth a blank admin password at the command prompt type chkdsk /r and run that until it says no errors and then try to boot again. If that doesnt work let me know and we can try other things.

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Ok so I got into work today and an employee was having issues with their PC. It's a Compaq built machine with Windows XP. The machine boots up into the loading screen, says it's loading and then restarts and gives me the option to go into safemode and all that because the machine was not properly shut down.

I've been researching the problem for a few hours now, and the employee had said "the computer was acting up lately" but couldn't give me any information past that.

So far I have replaced the power supply, checked the fans, checked the RAM, checked the IDE cable to the HardDrive, and made sure nothing is overheating.

In short Im at a loss here and I can't seem to figure it out. He needs the PC back ASAP and I'm running low on time now.

Any ideas or suggestions?

A:PC loads to Windows XP loading screen then restarts

Does choosing safe mode allow you to boot the PC to Windows? It may be that Windows is crashing or hitting a blue screen and restarting because it's configured to do that.

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im running Windows XP and when i turn on the computer it loads like normal up till the XP loading screen, the loading bar runs and everything, but then it reboots its self so i set it so it would disable restart and get me the blue screen and gives me the following info:
:C000021 {fatal system error}
Windows process system process terminated unexpectedly with a stat c0000135
(0x00000000 0x00000000)
system has shut down. if someone could help me figure out whats going on plz do!

A:my computer restarts at windows XP loading screen, plz help

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Well I had trouble finding anyone else with this exact problem. I'll try explaining this the best I can.

Well when I start my computer, it sometimes goes to the last known configuration page. The one that looks like this:

No matter which option I choose, when it gets to the Windows XP loading screen, it lags when the windows xp logo fades in, and then the computer restarts.
I did find a temporary way around this. When the computer starts up I hit F8 and i'm shown this screen:

Then, if I choose my hard drive, the loading screen comes up, and everything works fine. I figured this may be a hard drive issue, so I ordered a new hard drive. (I needed one anyway)

My original HDD is a Western Digital 75GB Raptor, the new one i bought is a Western Digital 640GB, both SATA. I tried setting them both up on my computer so I could transfer over some important files, but when I booted the computer with both of them installed, the computer would lag on the windows xp loading screen no matter what I did.

So I took that out and now i'm in the same position I was before. Anyone have any advice?

A:Windows XP Lags on Loading Screen... Restarts

Install your new drive and set the jumpers as master. Set the old drive as slave and Make sure it is disconnected. I assume you have your XP install CD? Make sure the CD/ROM Is set for first boot in the bios and install XP anew in the new drive. After the install shutdown the computer and connect the old drive and boot up the computer. Now you should be able to access the old drive and transfer your data to the new drive. Once done and confirmed that the data is transferred, you can delete, or format the old drive.

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Hi everyone. Okay, as the title says, I cannot get my computer past the Windows loading screen.I tried in safe mode, taking out one stick of RAM, switching the sticks around, anything I thought would work and nothing.I had recently gotten rid completely of AntivirusPro 2009 and could finally download AVG.After downloading it, I did a full scan and it found roughly 6 viruses.The one virus that I thought was odd was winlogon.exe, obviously you can't delete that and I'm pretty sure AVG has no access to delete that either.But anyways, after all that happened, I had to restart my computer as AVG instructed, thus starting the endless cycle of restarting after the windows loading screen.If you have any tips or suggestions, please let me know.

A:Computer restarts after Windows loading screen

Does it work in Safe MOde? Hit F8 after the post screen.

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I shutdown my pc last night. Everything was working fine... then this afternoon when i went to turn it on. It started up like normal... then it went into the windows "has not shutdown properly" screen. So i chose "Start Windows normally" I get to the Windows loading screen. After that it restarts. Is this hardware conflict or just a plain virus? Any way to fix this? It does the same thing with every other option on that screen. And it will never get past the Windows Loading screen...

A:My Computer restarts after windows loading screen...

Try booting to Safe Mode, and run a chkdsk from there.

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Suddenly having serious problems with my computer.

Has been working fine for months but when I turned it on yesterday I started having problems.

The problem is that the computer starts to boot up fine, but when it reaches the Windows Loading screen it restarts the whole process of booting up again. This loop continues and does not stop.

Have tried starting the PC in safe more and all the other different modes but it doesnt make a difference.

Have also tried changing the boot order of the drives, no difference.

Unfortunatly I do not own a CD to re-boot or re-install the OS as the computer was passed onto my from a relative. They dont have the CD either.

Any help would be greatly appreciated as I have alot of photos and documents on the PC that I would like to get back!



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Ok, i have never had this kind of problem before. The other day i was playin on online then i stopped and went to be, with the computer on. I also know i have some virus called trojan GE . and its in the systeme 32 file and is called ridirv , i think that is how it is spelled .. anyways. i woke up and moved the mouse and the computer was showing the screen to pick between safe mode or last known ... start windows you know. anyways i click last know configuration and it doesnt get past the windows loading screen and just restarts over and over. I tried to take out some memory and use one stick. I dont know what else to try. Anyone that has had this problem please help ... thanks !

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Hi i'm currently having problem with my other computer. Today when i start my computer, it goes through the normal things the hard drives and stuff except for one thing different, it shows me 5 options on how to boot: start normally, safe and etc. I choose normal thinking that theres no problem with my computer. Once it goes to the window loading screen, after 5 seconds it restarts. Then it goes through the same thing over and over. I don't know what to do to fix this problem. Plz help me. Thx in advance.

A:Computer Restarts after Window loading screen

Could be any number of things: failing hard drive, corrupted system files due to crash, or failing hard drive or memory, failing motherboard, failing CPU... you might be able to do a "repair installation" to fix it... or it may be beyond hope.

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Ok, this is weird
My computer just randomly restarted, then I got this message that system32/hal.dll is missing, so I used chkdsk /r to repair, now my computer restarts every time it finishes the windows splash screen.

Any ideas?, Because i've tried them all


A:Computer Restarts after windows loading screen!

Boot off of the XP CD and get to the Recovery console. Try Chkdsk /p again. And report back.

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Everytime I turn on my computer a windows recovery screen pops up where it will ask me what kind of mode I would like to load Windows in. It then proceeds to the loading screen and restarts, everytime! I have tried all the F8 options as well and none of them work. I suspect that it is the power supply but I want to make sure. Any ideas?

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Hi, so I woke up this morning and turned on my pc and it turned on then went to a screen that said, turn on pc in: safe mode, safe mode with networking, start windows normally, etc.

So I clicked on all of them and the result was the same, It took me to the windows XP loading screen were the blue bar at the bottom would begin to load and then it would just restart, it has been doing this all day.

I have been googling this issue all day but I do not know what to do.

Originally I presumed my power supply might be at fault since it seemed to be making lots of noises the past 4 months.
I have read that faulty RAM could also be the issue, I am currently running memtest86.
I have heard of people reformatting and the problem persisted.

I just need some advice.

btw, this is posted from my other pc

A:Computer restarts after reaching Windows XP loading screen..

Not to be a messenger of doom, but i once saw a video on youtube about this exact problem. The poor guy had to replace his entire motherboard. I hope this isn't the cause of your problem, but it is a possible cause.

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Win XP SP3
Intel Celeron CPU 2.40GHz 2GB RAM RADEON 9600 series

300 gig wd hard drive 118 gb free
When I turn on after hitting o.k. at the password screen it starts loading desktop and suddenly reboots.

After several attempts like 6 or seven it finally comes on.

A:computer restarts after or while loading desktop black screen

Not much to go on...what happens when you try to boot into safe mode?


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Hello Peeps ! I've been reading alot of forum on this problem but it doesn't solved ~

Basically~ my computer would starts with all the RAm thing and stuff after that it would boot onto another screen that says~

Safe mode
Safe mode with Network
Safe mode with Command Prompt

Your Last Working Setting

Start Windows Xp Normally

Basically ~ All of these option doesn't' work ~ Once it loads onto the Window Xp loading screen ~ After 1 second it will just restart and goes on the cycle like this ~

On the Safe mode after loading some sys thing ~ it will just restart too~

I hope you guys would be able to help me with this~ my Spec are as followed (Oh ~ Its a customized computer by the way):

OS : Windows Xp SP2
Processor : Amd Sempron 2400++ 1.67 Ghz
Video Card : Radeon 9200 SE 128mb
HDD : (forgot) 40GB
Disk Drive : AOpen CD-RW 52x
Ram : 2x Kingston 512mb



A:Computer restarts in a cycle after getting onto Windows Xp Loading screen

Welcome to TSF....

Give this a try:

If you have a Full Operating System on CD then you can try this:

1. Configure the computer to start from the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive. For information about how to do this, see your computer documentation, or contact your computer manufacturer.
2. Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive, and then restart your computer.
3. When you receive the "Press any key to boot from CD" message, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD-ROM.
4. When you receive the "Welcome to Setup" message, press R to start the Recovery Console.
5. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you have to use from the Recovery Console.
6. When you are prompted, type the administrator password, and then press ENTER (if none was set, leave it blank and press ENTER).
7. At the command prompt, type bootcfg /list, and then press ENTER. The entries in your current Boot.ini file appear on the screen.
8. At the command prompt, type bootcfg /rebuild, and then press ENTER. This command scans the hard disks of the computer for Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000, or Microsoft Windows NT installations, and then displays the results. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to add the Windows installations to the Boot.ini file. For example, follow these steps to add a Windows XP installation to the Boot.ini file:

a. When you receive a message that is similar to the following mes... Read more

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