Please help. My system was doing fine until it automatically updated and wanted to restart. I kept postponing it and finally shut it off after I was through working. The next time I go to start it up, all I get is the wallpaper and the mouse does move. So I reinstalled Windows XP (which has the service pack 2) from the cd. Got all going again and since automatic update was turned on it downloaded the updates and wanted to resart. This time, I let it restart immediately. Same thing. Nothing but wallpaper and mouse movement. (Backtracking.....the reinstalled Windows was install on the first screen, let it search for previous installations, then repair) I reinstall/repair Windows and let Norton Internet Security run live update and then I do a full system scan. Nothing found. So, I go and update Windows XP again and after resart get the same old problem. The error messages are : SNDSrvc.exe application error
and The instruction 0x709106c referenced memory at 0x00540000. Memory could not be written.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
p.s. It also upon startup would say that automatic update had encountered a problem and needed to shut down. The same for Norton update. I tried all three options ....debug, send and don't send. Nothing changed.
Edited by cjpchad, 26 April 2005 - 02:22 PM.