Windows will not boot, help!

By kholdstare121 ยท 4 replies
Apr 12, 2006
  1. Well my brother-in-law has a computer with windows xp home edition and service pack 2 installed. However, whenever he boots up and the screen gets to the windows logo with the loading bar, the loading bar freezes and windows never boots. This has happened before and caused him to reinstall on his windows partition. Windows does boot in safe mode, however(I'm on it now). Anyone have any solutions or suggestions to this problem. Thanks. :)
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    its a registry or driver error.

    boot off the xp CD and select repair windows.
  3. kholdstare121

    kholdstare121 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    And the repair console has what? It just has a command prompt which I don't know how to use...
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Try doing a windows repair as per this thread HERE.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. kholdstare121

    kholdstare121 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24

    Wow that helped. Thanks a lot everyone!
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