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Cant start Windows XP


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Spartan117

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Well today I was starting my computer, last night it was perfectly fine. Its going normally as it should be but when it gets to Windows XP loading (with the windows logo and the little loader bar) like half way through it loading this blue screens with words pops up and blinks real quick and my computer just restarts. Yes I have tried safe mode, safe mode command prompt and most the other options but it just does the same thing and I cant get to windows! Please help I REALLY dont want to reformat!
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those words are pretty critical--need to know them. I know, they flash and the machine reboots. Why Microsoft set this as a default I will never know.

Do you have a windows disk?
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Im pretty sure but I cant find it :tazz:
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the easiest way of dealing with this is a repair installation, which leaves all of your data and registry settings intact.
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Well I have found Windows XP but how am I going to do that if I cant get into windows?
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reboot with the cd in the cd-rom, if you didn't change it, it will boot from the cd.

follow this

http://www.webtree.c.....isting Setup:
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Well today I was starting my computer, last night it was perfectly fine. Its going normally as it should be but when it gets to Windows XP loading (with the windows logo and the little loader bar) like half way through it loading this blue screens with words pops up and blinks real quick and my computer just restarts. Yes I have tried safe mode, safe mode command prompt and most the other options but it just does the same thing and I cant get to windows! Please help I REALLY dont want to reformat!

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Put the XP cd in, and when windows starts up, it might come up with something saying 'Hit any key to boot from CD'

From there follow your noise into it, but just remember the REPAIR is the one that you need, keeps your file intact and software but repairs the computer.

If this does not work then I am really sorry to say, that you might have to reformat your computer. ANd yes I know that this is a pain in the arse and I do know how you feel about not wanting to do that.
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