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Windows XP doesn't boot up properly


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favero

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Hi:

Only recently Windows has locked me out and asks for the system disk. This happened yesterday and I put it in and it always goes to the blue XP set up screen giving me the option to install or repair. I go to the repair option but it's too complicated for me to work out next what to do. It was only tonight that I got it through the boot up by pressing the F8 key repeatedly, which presented me with a boot up screen and I pointed it to my system drive. I have to do this every time I start the computer now which is very annoying. I'm also noticing that programs are freezing up and not responding like my firewall just before as i was looking at some potentially unfriendly files. The computer also froze completely on me when I was installing a game from DVD Rom. I used the 3-fingered salute and task manager came on so I clicked on the non-responding My computer item, but soon after my mouse stuck and I had to use the restart button to get my computer up and running again, but this time it shouted to me that I had this system failure. Any idea anyone.
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Hello favero !

You have two options : try sistem restore to the day before you installed game or use system repair for your system.

Regards,
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cheers mirjel. The thing is I did use sys res a few hours before this incident. The game didn't install. It crashed as soon as I put the DVD in. Is that System Repair on the MSDOS based repair console?

Fav.

P.S. Firefox takes ages to load now as well and i can't get direct link on my email's to work. I had to copy and paste to get to this URL.
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