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I have two computers at my house, this one that is clean and another one that has been 'broken' for a while. The other computer seems to be unable to boot to the "Welcome" screen. When turning it on it loads straight up to a menu (where you pick safe mode,safe mode with networking, last known good configuration, etc). I tried all of the options. When I choose Last known good configuration or try to load it up normally it goes to the "MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP" page with a loading bar and then the bar stops and I get a BLUE Stop error which suddenly turns into a GREEN Stop error. No other option but to shut down when on this screen. When trying any of the Safe modes it sends me through a loop. It goes to the "MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP" page which loads and then sends me back to the Boot Menu. Basically I cant reach the Welcome screen, and therefore cannot log in. I tried to Boot Using A CD with a disk that had Microsoft XP on it as I seen suggested but this didn't work. It may not have been the right CD, but it was all I can find. Any ideas?
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Problem is still occurring.
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You now need a good Microsoft windows XP CD to boot to to do a repair install. You can first try this method if you do not want to lose any data.

http://lifehacker.co...alling-software

If you do not want to try the above method, then it is easier to just do a regular repair install.

http://www.geekstogo...air-windows-xp/

I must warn you that i do not like this method of repair, as 3 out of 5 times i have problems with the system and end up doing a clean install of XP anyway.

http://michaelsteven...nxpinstall.html

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Ah, I thought I needed the CD. Thanks.
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