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Windows XP Pro Will Not Start, Hangs On Loading Screen, Then restarts.


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Nope, purchased windows XP Pro from Best buy.

I am borrowing it off to a family member who has their own prod key but lost their own CD.

They are 150 miles away so....

But the XP Home cd DOES work with recovery console. Was my command right (2 messages ago?)

Also do you recommend any websites that supply Windows files free of charge?

Thanks!
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No.. the command should be something like copy a:\gagp30kx.sys c:\windows\system32\drivers

all that is done from the c: prompt in Recovery Console..

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Ok great, thanks!

Lastly -> Do you have any idea of where I can download that Windows file (like a free website download "library")

Thanks again!
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Nope.. I would do exactly what I suggested earlier.. A google or dogpile search..

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I fixed the problem. I got the file from my cousin. Copied it over in the recovery console, and wallah, windows is working (I'm on my computer now)

Only issue is that disk check keeps wanting to do its thing on startup. You can press any key to cancel. I let it run once thinking it would be satisfied but it was saying something about that file, that it had been edited or changed (well duh, I replaced it lol!)

Is there any way to disable disk check from turning on during startup?

Thanks for all of the provided help! Thanks!!!!
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Again.. a google or dogpile search would have let you find this..

http://reviews.cnet....ssageID=1284407

Get used to using either google or dogpile and start doing your own searches.. You will find most of the answers to your problems are out there somewhere!!

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Well I did look on Google as a matter of fact and did not see what I was looking for...
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