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Is it a XP Pro Genuine Disk or a copy?
We may have to do a Repair Installation to see if we can fix the other problems now since SFC didn't fix anything.
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It's a copy. The flashing cursor occurs once in a while. It started after I did the Kaskersky scan in safe mode before when I was looking for malware..
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Do you have a Registration key on your system for the Windows XP that was originally installed on your system?
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Then what you need is a Genuine Windows Xp Pro disk and not a copy.
First reason is because a copy will usually not have all the files
Second is because if you use it then there is no way to make sure that the repair installation will work correctly and may cause lost of data or corruption of software and\or hardware installed.
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I don't think I can get. Can't I do a reformat?
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Yes you can format and do a fresh install.

Go Here for step by step instructions on how to partition, format, and install XP fresh :)

Please let me know if there is anything i can assist you with, but as I said with a COPY and not a Genuine Microsoft Windows XP Pro cd. I can not say with any certainly that it will fix the problem or cause more problems. :)
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I've never re-formatted before. Are the instructions easy to follow so I won't screw up? I appreciate your help.
thx
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Step by step with pictures showing each step. If you follow them you will have no problem.
Again i will emphasize that I can not say this will work since you are using a burn copy of XP and not a Genuine Microsoft CD
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Ok thanks. It may be a a while before I sit down and do this. Keep my fingers crossed. What r u thinking is wrong with my comp?
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