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Old 11-14-2004, 09:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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help! when booting windows blue screen with "welcome" on it - nothing else. no error message. hangs up there. any ideas?
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Old 11-14-2004, 10:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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rebbot your cpmputer and press F8 key to enter sofe mode!

then you can unitall and remove any program or hardware which be intalled before the blue screen appear!


then rebbot your computer and find if blue screen appear in the same way! maybe the problem has be solved!
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Old 11-14-2004, 10:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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it happened after mozilla firefox. i already did as u suggested adnd uninstalled but no change. any other thoughts?
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Old 11-14-2004, 10:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
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iwannagolf,

Do you have system restore enabled? If so then try to restore your computer to the nearest 'restore point' . You can do this in safe mode too.

If that doesnt work,
Iam afraid there might be somekinda virus too ,loginto the safe mode, run adaware/anti-spyware/Anti Virus programs ,just to be on the safer side.

If that doesnt work,
Perform a 'repair' using the Microsoft Windows Xp Bootable CD.

IF that doesnt work,
Reinstall your Operating system.

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Old 11-14-2004, 10:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i've done all u suggested but the bootable cd - what is that? if i reinstall os do i lose all other apps, files, etc?
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i've done all u suggested but the bootable cd - what is that? if i reinstall os do i lose all other apps, files, etc?


you can move files to other partions , then your files will be saved! , but your apps must be lost!

maybe you can do a "repair" by a boot CD before you reintall your OS
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i know i'm stupid but what is a boot cd?
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When you install your OS, you will use a WinXP Boot cd , it is the boot cd ! or it can be called install OS CD.
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thanks for all the help. i'll give it a whirl.
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:22 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Try re-installing the graphics card drivers in safe-mode.
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