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Old 03-28-2008, 06:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've got a Windows XP SP2 computer and recently it started freezing on startup. I turn on the computer, click login, and the taskbar loads, then freezes. The mouse doesn't click anywhere and the task manager won't open up, so I can't kill the explorer.exe process.

No viruses that I'm aware of and I haven't done any installations except maybe several updates which go automatically. This has been going on for a while, like a month or two and I haven't found any solutions on google.

Also, this doesn't happen on every startup, only about 1 in 5.

If anyone knows of this issue, I'd be really glad to know how to fix it.


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