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OS Malfunction. Does not start normally.


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Carry over from this thread: http://www.geekstogo...opic=113503&hl=

Same problems , it freezes on the windows loading screen.

As soon as I get a reply, ill post a HiJack-this log.


I would like this problem resolved tonight please :whistling:
Im home so ill check back every 10-20 mins.
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Items in blue which are underlined are clickable to give more information about the process

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and Windows File Protection will show a blue onscreen progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot

If you do not have an XP CD you can borrow a same version as was originally installed XP CD, if you downloaded SP2 then you need an SP1 XP CD

Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then reboot.

Windows will appear to load normally then either the monitor will show progress or the screen will go blank, do not disturb this.

This will take an hour or so before it gets to the desktop.

Download and install Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up Disc Clean Up

Run Tune Up Registry Clean Up

Click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, which will take a few minutes and need a reboot. You should disable the antivirus programme to run this and check it is running after the reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor



If no change

You can use this guide to repair XP

Possibly, you will need to press the start button and keep tapping the delete key until the PC enters set up. Change the boot order to CD ROM Drive then hard drive, press F10 then press enter, load the XP CD then type Y then press enter, as it reboots, look for press any key to load from CD, press enter

You will need the XP product key to complete this

If you have audio / video files which are subject to DRM you should check with the provider for known issues with performing an XP repair install


XP Repair Install

Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system

After running XP Repair you will need to install all Windows Updates

Microsoft Update
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Would you like a hijack this log?

and ill get started right away (especially that 1 hour part)
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From what I understand, the log was clean, it may be some files were altered or removed, this will replace those
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When i perform SFC, it pops ms-dos up for like .5 second and it disappears.
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Right click the taskbar, click task manager, click file, new task, type sfc /scannow then press enter
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It does the same thing.
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Move on to XP Repair
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rebooting now. Repost in an hour, or however long it takes.
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Hope it goes well
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Using other computer, Diskcheck currently at 45%.
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Not format I hope
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CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5) 72% completed.


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:whistling:
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Chkdsk finished. Moving on to next step.

--off topic--
Do you know what a safe cap is for
MaxConnectionsPerServer
MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server

?

Im trying to increase my net surfing speed :whistling:
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