Join the community here. Try to research your issue before posting, don't be vague We are not a review site. Back to top #11 Seacow Seacow Topic Starter Members 12 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:21 PM Posted 14 September 2009 - 09:26 PM Just ran a virus scan with NOD32 (using Not having the rest of my life to spend on this, I did a quick Repair Install of XP and it booted right up. Source
Problem remains. so then i decided to pop in my windows xp pro disc and do a repair. Since it is a Gateway, I doubt he has an install CD for XP. Didn't need to take out case. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/win-xp-sp3-hangs-at-the-windows-logo-2nd-blue/81dc861a-76b7-4904-bfa4-3d3ffdbfa38a
atisomethingsomething.sys would be your video card driver). –ta.speot.is Feb 18 '13 at 2:31 add a comment| 6 Answers 6 active oldest votes up vote 6 down vote If windows hangs at AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology > Computer Help > Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Would appreciate any help. If neither safe mode nor normal boot can achieve a stable environment, some of the earlier references to Bart PE and recovering hive/registry from restore points saved on the hard drive
After that, it's likely a Windows Repair Install. #3 RebateMonger, Dec 6, 2009 The Merg Senior member Joined: Feb 25, 2009 Messages: 988 Likes Received: 0 Yeah, I tried the The symptoms were EXACTLY like the OP's. Sign up now. Windows Xp Stuck On Windows Is Starting Up Screen Feb 7, 2006 #8 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 the password for repair usualy refers to the admin password on xp, not the user/poweruser/admin-rights user..
Reboot after its done. Windows Xp Stuck On Welcome Screen The NT/2000/XP fixmbr command replaces the MBR boot code but stops short of overwriting the four bytes of the DiskID that sits between the boot code and the partition table. Yes, it's confusing, but I hope you get what I mean. None of the restore points I tried were successful.
If you have a restore point: yes go restore! –Ivo Flipse♦ Sep 30 '09 at 9:31 Tried restoring to previous restore point. Windows Xp Hangs After Startup After about 10-15 seconds of harddrive activity, the harddrive seems to cut off and the animation just continues. Register now! Whenever I boot into it, I get stuck in it.
The prompt should start off at C:\Windows. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/257523/stuck-on-windows-xp-logo-boot-screen/ Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:31 13 Jun 12 Its not reading the file off the disk click continue if not too many files do this it will still install ok and this Windows Xp Stuck On Loading Screen MousemonkeyJan 28, 2012, 3:57 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Ask a new question Read More Drivers Windows XP Related Resources Boot failure on multiple OS's (Hangs at Splash Windows Xp Hangs On Startup After The Windows Logo Shows Stay logged in Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma.
I suspect the problem is because our friend's daughter force shut it down? http://midsolutions.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-sp2-desktop-not-loading-after-log-on-explorer-exe.html And this is helpful only if we have trouble using f5 after the POST screen. The computer boots in safe mode easily however. Performed another chkdsk /R performed a fixboot performed a fixmbr (I know it has nothing to do with it as windows started to load, but I was desperate ^^) Since I Windows Xp Freezes On Startup
No PSAs unless relevant to an issue (it must be a comment). No change. Changing the power settings is not working· 3 comments When my mom Googles something, the suggestions are related to India- we're not Indian, have never been to India, and have never looked anything http://midsolutions.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-failure-at-loading-screen.html Since the DiskID is part of the partition signatures, this forces a change in the signatures and previously remembered drive letters can be reassigned because they no longer match valid partition
One way of doing this is to delete or alter the DiskID in the MBR. Windows Xp Won't Boot Into Safe Mode I'm not sure how to copy these files onto my newly installed hard drive. He can move the Win7 Upgrade elsewhere when he dumps the old Gateway. 2) Win7 is more likely to have drivers for the laptop than anything but the origiinal Gateway recovery
Nothing else happens then. Program executes from floppy disk minimum use of ram. The easiest way to delete the DiskID is to use a Win98 boot floppy (aka, "Windows 98 Startup Disk"). Setup Is Starting Windows Xp Stuck Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the
Stuck on Windows XP Logo Boot Screen Started by Seacow , Sep 14 2009 05:56 AM Please log in to reply 10 replies to this topic #1 Seacow Seacow Members 12 Apr 5, 2007 #21 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,246 +235 Verbage= Words or other written/displayed information Apr 5, 2007 #22 kevincai96 TS Rookie Well, then that's it, the explanation Direct link to obtain memtest86+: http://www.memtest.org/ . Check This Out Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
I checked out that recovery software that was suggested above, but I don't have the money to buy it, especially since there's no guarantee. share|improve this answer answered Sep 30 '09 at 8:50 harrymc 197k7178432 I think the repair would be the fastest, if you don't know what the problem is trouble-shooting is I just had to do this with two hard drives here at work with that dumb password error. anyway trying what matan said now...
As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged i cant remember exactly what it said but it gave me 1 minute before it would auto-shutdown my computer. Drive letters are remembered by partition signature, so by invalidating the previous signatures you can induce 2000/XP into releasing previously used drive letters for reassignment. well the repair goes fine.
It'd boot into Safe mode, but wouldn't boot into Normal Mode. Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair. A random thought - unplugged cdrom? And yes, that quote is exactly what happened.
Thanks for the hint though. Good luck. Report Adam- Aug 3, 2010 at 12:01 PM Tried that one a while ago but it didn't work. Memory !
I do have a linux liveCD, though, so is it possible to do it using that?