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When the comuter is turn ON for 1st time it says loading windows with scrolling blue line and then there is Blank Screen for about 40 secs before I see the desktop; is there a way to put a picture or a Windows screen when Windows loading?
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Nothing unusual with the delay, not sure you can add a picture here as Windows has not loaded yet
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Yeah, I think if you added a picture that it wouldn't show up until the screen had loaded. Of course you can always add a picture to the desktop (right click in blank space>desktop). You might also want to try speeding up your computer a little. You could take some things off of your startup list. Give it a try.....
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Open notepad

Open MSDOS.SYS in in the root directory with notepad.

Is there a line that says

logo=0 under OPTIONS section?
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I ask because there are two things that could be going on...this is easier of the two.
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gerryf,

Thx for your feedback sorry couldn't reply you any sooner, yes as you mentioned Msdos.sys LOGO=0.

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change it to 1
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Hi gerry
Am not at the unit but will keep you posted of the result, thx.

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Gerry
Tried changing Logo from 0 to 1, did not make any diffeence.
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man, that is a long time between posts....I cannot for the life of me recall what I was thinking at the time as far as the other solution....

getting forgetful in my old age....

the crolling blue bar, does it have the windows XP logo over it, then it turns to black, then it turns to the desktop?
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Not your fault, I just could not find the time to get back to the faulty computer for the travelling I have to do at work.
The crolling blue bar DOES have the Win XP logo over it but after that the whole screen turns black for abiut 30-45 secs before the desktop appears.
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Gerryf,
The crolling blue bar DOES have the Win XP logo over it but after that the whole screen turns black for abiut 30-45 secs before the desktop appears.
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google and search for bootvis....install and run that, doing a trace time a boot up and see if you can isolate what is not loading.
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