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Hi all,
I am using P4 2.4Ghz/512mb ram/Win XP Pro.
After pressing F8, I get to enter safe mode. However, no matter which of the safe mode I select, the computer stops at \system32\driver\agp440.sys, and at the bottom it says "esc loading of a347bus.sys", if I press esc, it says "esc loading of a344bus.sys". If I press esc, it will eventually reboot without entering safe mode. If I do not press anything, it will also reboot. I tried deleting and replacement them (I checked and they are drivers for alcohol and daemon tools), but it didn't work. Therefore, what should I do in order to get into safe mode.

Thank you in advance.
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Why do you want to get into safe mode?
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My window xp repair was not complete because a power failure occurred during the repair and reset my computer. Now, when I turn on my computer, a blue screen will show up saying "setup is being restarted....." and then it reboots, and it loops infinitely. So I tried to enter safe mode so I could at least do some backup, but it didn't work.
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last good configuration? worth a try
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I tried, but it didn't work. Thanks though.
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This is a second thread, right? Seems similar to another problem.

I'm guessing that leaving the cd in failed....OK.

http://www.tweakxp.c...icle153115.aspx

On this page you will find a disk image for a recovery console only cd. Download it and create a cd from the image.

Got a floppy drive in this thing?
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Yes, I left that problem aside because I want to access safe mode to backup my files at least.

Is this disk image for people who do not have a winxp cd? Because I have the winxp cd and I can access recovery console from it.

I also have a floppy drive.

My apologies for creating this new thread.
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One more question, if my winxp repair is interrupted, will opening winnt.exe resume the final part of windows xp installation or will it lead to a clean installation?
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