windows xp wont load up
Posted 02 November 2005 - 10:48 PM
Posted 03 November 2005 - 12:07 AM
If no change, same thing, choose safe mode, press enter, this will decide if the video card is holding it up
If no change
1. Restart your computer, and then press F8 during the initial startup to start your computer in Safe Mode with a command prompt.
2. Log on to your computer with an administrator account or with an account that has administrator credentials.
3. Type the following command at a command prompt, and then press ENTER:
4. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to an earlier state.
For additional information about the Safe mode with a command prompt, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
A description of the Safe mode boot options in Windows XP
If no change
Please go here to repair your operating system
If you are unable to run Repair XP
Alternate XP Repair Guide
Use the last one - Windows Installation CD to repair the current installation, which uses a slightly different method
Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system
After running the repair it will be necessary to install all Windows Updates
Posted 03 November 2005 - 06:44 PM
i put in the installation cd but it wouldnt do anything
Posted 03 November 2005 - 06:49 PM
Remove the plug for the keyboard and boot the PC
Posted 03 November 2005 - 07:01 PM
this is actually normal though, when booting into safe mode previously, if i started pressing f8 too early, it would display that screen, then just boot up normally.
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