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

By orangechicken
Dec 25, 2004
  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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