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Win XP freezing on Win XP load screen

By kevina ยท 4 replies
Sep 4, 2011
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  1. hi everyone / this problem is on my #1 desktop/ i know this is a common problem as i have been looking through the forums but i cannot get past this point /it makes 7.5 runs and that is it / i have tried hard drive as first boot / dvd/cd as first boot/ am using a laptop at the moment/ please help
  2. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Guru Posts: 445

    Pls describe your problem clearly

    Can you boot in Safe Mode? If so do a CHKDSK on your HDD.
  3. kevina

    kevina TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hi winxpert / big problems

    the problem is that i cannot get past windows xp boot in page / the three blue squares run about 6-7 times then it stops / only way out is push reset button/ cannot enter safe mode
  4. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Guru Posts: 445

    Do you have your Windows XP installer?

    You may have to go to the Recovery Console and do the repairs there.

    How to Enter Windows XP Recovery Console

    at the CMD prompt type

    CHKDSK C: /P

    if you have drive D: type

    CHKDSK D: /P

    an so on...

    to end the session type

  5. kevina

    kevina TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hi winxpert re winxp freeze

    sorry for not replying /have been sick / will try chckdsc as soon as feeling better / was not ignoring you or fixed comp with out thanking u thanks kevina

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