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My computer was stuck on the window xp (black background reg windows xp) screen its normally on when its booting and wouldn't budge. After playing around with it and using the origianl disc to attempt to get it to work I can now only get it to the same screen or a blue screen with fatal error message on it. Any suggestions plllease!!! :whistling:
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You can use this guide to repair XP

Possibly, you will need to press the start button and keep tapping the delete key, (possibly F2) 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

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