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Ok This all started with a shutdown, followed by a windows update. previous to this, I had 2 moniters hooked up to the g-card. then I shut down and moved the comp to a friends. I started up...POST, OS, then login (the colors are all effed up) then I get to my desktop with no icons and it is really low brightness. then 3 seconds later it crashes and the moniter goes blank. the comp is still on tho. then i restart and thistime it starts loading the os, then crashes...same thing except nologin or desktop. When i bring it back home, same thing (after hooking up the other moniter again just to make sure its under the same conditions). so now i decide to reinstall win XP. The setup says the last install is dammaged so I procede to repair and go through the steps of the install. this finishes and restarts. POST, OS flashes for a split second, then a BSOD flashes for a split second, then the "windows hasnot logged on proporly, sorrt for the inconvienience" message and restart. does this over and over so I just shut it down. now im on my laptop. I immediatly though it was the update, other than that, im clueless. Any help would begreatly appreciated!
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Have you tried a repair install it might get things up and running. It will also remove all windows updates.
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A repair install isn't going to help if an OS reinstall didn't set things right. I assume you went into device mgr and checked for errors, and in the Control Panel under Display check settings. You will probably have to do this in Safe Mode.

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I tried safe mode with networking which didnt help...ill try regualr safe mode when I get home. If i reinstall windows again, will it delete any saved info I have on there like files and stuff? Do you thing trying a new graphics card would help?
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