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Windows XP won't start! just stops! help! (emachine)

By orangechicken
Dec 25, 2004
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  1. My windows xp professional (emachine) won't start, it gets to the screen right before the login screen (or welcome screen) it just stops there. I can't get into safe mode or restore the computer. any ideas? :suspiciou
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

  3. tlhaney

    tlhaney TS Rookie

    Thanks Howard.
    I just got off the phone with Emachines tech support and we tried everything. Finally determined it was a hardware failure when the computer restarted. I'm off to look for a new computer. Fortunately I had all critical stuff backed up on a 500gig WD MyBook.
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