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Windows XP startup Theme problems?


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I have windows XP Pro SP2. When my computer starts the XP start theme is broken up into sometimes 1 or 2 places. My computer came this way but dell wont help me unless I pay for the software support. Any ideas on how to fix this would be appreciated. Thanks in advance
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If you're referring to the music that plays when you start your machine, then its just probably corrupted. Do you really need the music playing?

If not, just disable it from starting via Control Panel\Sounds and Audio Devices\Sound tab. Under Program events, scroll to "Start Windows" and choose "none". Click on OK.

If you "need" the music playing, then you can just copy the .wav file from another XP computer and replace the corrupted file on your computer.

The .wav file is named Windows XP Startup, and it's located in the C:\Windows\Media folder.

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Thanks for your reply. Your right, the startup theme is unimportant but my thinking was why not try to figure out what is wrong and try to fix it. I posted on several sites and your advice is the best so far. I appreciate it. Thanks again.

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you're welcome! :tazz:

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