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Help! Prblems w/ login after system restore


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I went to do a system restore on my laptop this morning, and now I have a serious problem. When I go to start up the windows screen with the progress bar comes up. Then when the blue screen comes up for the log in it crashes.

Also, the windows screen doesn't say XP home edition anymore, it just says windows XP. I have tried going into safe mode and it does the same thing. I have tried all the choices. Is there anything I can do?

And what is XP Media Center Edition? That is what it says my OS is now.

When I entered "disable automatic restart on system failure", I got a blue screen that says:

STOP; coooo21a (Fatal System Error)
The windows Logon Process system process terminated unexpectedly with a ststus of 0xc0000018 (0x00000000 0x00000000).
The system has been shut down. <_<

Please help me if you can, Thanks. :D
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Welcome back Laptop Boy. <_<

It doesn't sound like this is the correct restore disk for your system. Are you sure it's the correct disk? Have you ever attempted a restore before?
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I have done a system restore 3 times before.
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That's very strange. <_< I'd be sure the restore CD was clean and scratch free, and try another restore. Some install files were definitely corrupted.
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I think there is some confusion here. I didn't use a CD, I used "sytem restore" that is in the system. It is one of the great features of having XP that I like.
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What are my options here? Will I have to reinstall the OS again? <_<
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have you tried a repair installation?
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I used "sytem restore" that is in the system

Like holding down the F11 button while booting? Many mfg's put the Windows XP info on a hidden hard drive parition to save money. It's the same as booting from a CD.
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have you tried a repair installation?

Is that by using the istallation disc that came with the c?

Can anyone tell me what happened, and how serious this is?? <_<
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I really don't understand what might have happened. <_< Have you tried performing another restore?
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I don't know what happened either. I tried to do a repair with the installation disc, and it said it couldn't do a repair. So after much thought, I reinstalled my XP, and my puter is running fine again. <_<
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Bummer, hope you had backups. Installing, upgrading, repairing has all become much better with XP, but it's still a big risk.
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When you have automatic updates on (default at 03:00) and you have a hacked version of xp and/or? beta version of sp2, the new updates will produce this error. I used this version on different pc's and all are getting that stop error 0xC000018

Re-installing with the beta/hacked version of xp will produce the same error as soon as updates are downloaden from the internet. If you have no other version, do not install updates when installing and disable automatic updates as soon as you can. You will not get any updates but you're able to work around this problem till you get an updated version.

I just got un updated version of xp and in the process of re-installing these pc's
Will let you know if it works.

happy updating... :tazz:

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