Windows having trouble starting up

By andres2653
Oct 12, 2008
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  1. my windows 2000 hangs at the "preparing network connections" screen
    does any one now how to fix it?
    what about restoring the system?
    please i need help
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    Is it on a Domain or Workgroup?
    Or is this just a Home standalone computer?

    You could confirm the Ethernet cable is secure, and where it connects to (ie the Modem) is on

    Otherwise if you just want to re-install (using your Windows CD) then I suppose that's cleaner (better)

    Although it can also be a Hardware fault on your Network Card

    Or even in corrupted system Bios setup, you could run defaults in there to remove this option as a possible cause
  3. andres2653

    andres2653 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    how can i get the reinstall cds if if i dont have them
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

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