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Hope this is the correct forum.

Windows XP Pro. SP 3
Dell Inspiron E1505

Each time I start my machine every thing loads and it looks OK, but nothing works except I can open Briefcase and Recycle Bin, nothing else, and I can't get online althought it says I have a good connexion. So, I have to go to a restore point which I have learned to set before I shut down.

I am attaching errors from Event Viewer.

There is one more which will not attach - it is from Help and Support Center it says
Source: Service Control Manager
Version: 5.2
Message: The following boot-start of system-starr driver(s) failed to load: %1

The specified drivers did not load correctly. The driver might not be in the expected location.

User Action
Do all of the following:
1. Verify that the drivers are configured correctly.
2. Verify that the computer is running the most current version of the drivers.

Which Driver? And how do I 'Verify'/

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I notice you are currently receiving help on another site.
I do not of course suggest that there is anything whatsoever wrong in posting on more than one site.
However, I see that you are currently conducting further tests following the advice on the other site and there is little point in starting afresh here, until you have completed all on the other site and you are then successful and do not require further help, in which case please post to that effect on this thread.

OR alternatively you do not make any progress on the other site and you can then post again on here to request help on this thread.
The only comment I would make is that it was perhaps not a good idea to go back to the very first restore point, as of course you do not now HAVE any restore points except those created with the apparent errors.

IF you do continue on here after a lack of success on the other site Please include in your next post ALL that has been tried to date. Ths will save you and whoever assists you a lot of time.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 30 July 2011 - 02:28 PM.

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The problem seems to be solved by creating a new Administrator Account. Four days with no problem. I just hope it lasts.
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