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Tried Spybot and Avast but they hang at the same place each time
Where exactly does it stop? Does it start scanning or not?
I take it this means all programs do the same?
Have you tried going into Safe Mode
and see if the issue happens there?Reboot and at the second post screen start tapping F8. When the Advanced Boot menu appears use your arrow keys and highlight Safe Mode and click Enter.
Have you tried booting to Last Known Good Configuration that worked
?Repeat the Safe Mode above but instead highlight the line that says Last Known Configuration and click Enter
Do you have a Authentic Win XP