windows xp startup

By larry66
Aug 30, 2006
  1. hi
    this is my first time in a forum so if I am doing anything wrong please tell me, my problem is this
    I am running windows xp and two things are happening. when I boot xp up on the windows xp logo screen where the squares are moving across the screen this freezes also when I do get to my desktop and the computer is loading my icons in my taskbar it gets through 90% of the icons and then freezes, I think these two actions are related. I am fairly new to computing so please bear this in mind if anyone answers. I have run avg virus checker.
  2. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,122

    Read through this thread to see if your computer is infected with any spyware:
    If your computer is clean, reboot the computer with the XP cd in the cd drive and follow the screens to do a repair of the current Windows installation.
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