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ON start up XP machine starts to boot, comes to the screen where you can choose Safe Mode,Start up Normally. If choose normal restarts and comes to same screen. If I choose safe mode, it runs through a list of file then stalls.
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sounds like you might have to reformat, unless its a hardware problem. no way to really know for sure
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If I choose safe mode, it runs through a list of file then stalls.

Sometimes, it takes a while, until the computer gets there. Be patient. How long did you wait?
If it's really stuck, can you see at what file?
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Have you tried last known good configuration?
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Thanks for the suggest, but no luck yet. I tried the last good config and came back to same screen. When I run the Safe Mode the blue screen appears and disappears too quickly to read and it list all the files and stops @ windows system32 drivers amdagp.sys...sits and then the system restarts again after so many seconds. The PC is a friend of mine and was thinking of doing a repair install.......but he can't find the CD for Windows XP Home Edition. Any suggestions?? Newer to this so I appreciate the patients!
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Different solutions worked for different people here: http://forums13.itrc...347433 28353475
First thing, I'd try would be to reset BIOS to defaults.
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