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bretonboy

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I have a problem, Windows XP logs on then immediately off, I tried to reboot with the Windows XP CD but when it prompts me to "Press any key to boot from CD" I loose the ability of my keyboard, thus cannot reboot!

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Hi bretonboy...welcome to Geeks To Go... :)
can you boot into safe mode...you do this by tapping F8 about once per second as soon as you power up the system...
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I tried your advice but it did not work it still ends up on my logon screen after it asks for the "Press any key to boot from CD" Shid I reset the boot sequence back to the HD and retry?
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take the xp cd out and see if you can boot into safe mode...
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I tried going into safemode but once again my keyboard is disabled and cannot apply the safe mode. Once it gets to the logon screen (in normal mode) the keyboard is enabled! I am at a loss here!!
I do thank you for helping me and all assistance is appreciated!
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then your bios settings are screwed up...you will have to look thru the bios and find where it says safe or optimized or defauly settings...then save your settings (usally F10 but read the screen to be sure)
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