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I used to have this same thing happen on my desktop, BSOD right before the Welcome screen and then a fast reboot before I could read the page. It hasn't happened since I installed & ran Registry Mechanic. Cost $25 if you want to fix anything, here's a link if you want to try it.

http://www.pctools.c...hanic/download/
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I used to have this same thing happen on my desktop, BSOD right before the Welcome screen and then a fast reboot before I could read the page. It hasn't happened since I installed & ran Registry Mechanic. Cost $25 if you want to fix anything, here's a link if you want to try it.

http://www.pctools.c...hanic/download/
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Oooh. I've got a Windows XP CD now..
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Sweet! :tazz:

Try a repair installation using the link in my signature.

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Oookay. When I put the CD in this is what I get:

The following list shows the existing partitions and unpartitioned space on this computer.

To set up Windows XP on the selected item press ENTER.

To create a partition in the unpartitioned space press C.

To delete the selected partition press D.

C: Partition1 (NTFS) is all there is to select.
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Looks like you have an OEM Windows XP cd and therefore can't do the repair install :tazz:

Either you need to get a non-OEM version of Windows XP, or backup your data by putting your hard drive into another computer, or you need to buy another hard drive, install XP on it and then transfer all your data you want saved over to that one.

Unfortunately your options are limited because you don't have the right Windows XP cd to do the repair installation. :)

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Being that you have a laptop, you really can't take out the hard drive too easily and transfer the data to another computer. Looks like your only options are to get a non-OEM XP cd or lose all your data and just do a normal format and installation of windows XP.

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