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Strange Problem .. HELP PLEASE !!!

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Rice

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#1
I have installed Windows XP for 2 weeks and everything looks FABULOUS until last night..... :(

I tried to do a SCANDISK with the "AUTO FIX" option in windows and it ask me to reschedule for the next restart. So, I say yes and reboot my machine........ :( :(

After restarting, I saw a different screen before I get into the regular desktop view. It said CHKDSK is doing all kinds of stuff, so i waited for a while and after the CHKDSK, the system reboots same screen poped up, it told me my disk is clean and CHKDSK are DONE. The screen stays there FOREVER~~~~~~~~ I can't get my XP to boot anymore :( :( :(

I tried to restart my machine manually and picked every options in the advanced boot menu; nothing seems to works, not even SAFE MODE. haha.

So, is there anyone has seen something like that before ??
is there some hardware problem ? software problem ? or just my problem ? :confused: :confused:

Any suggestion is appericate.

Thanks in advance.
 

jw50

OSNN Senior Addict
#4
Try using your XP cd to do a repair, sometimes repair doesn't work too well tho. If all else fails then do a full reinstall.
 
#5
hmmmm....

restore registry settings to last good ones saved by pressing F8 on start up (think u know how to do that by your second post here) and then select safe more DOS Prompt option... when in DOS do the registry restore

MdSalih
 
R

Rice

Guest
#6
How long does it usually takes for me to get in to safe mode with command prompt ?

I have tried that and i saw a bunch of DRIVER files get loaded and it is frozen but my HD light is still on. I waited for around 5 mintues.

I shouldn't take that long given that it took around 3 mintues to load safe mode on win 98.

if I can't even load safe mode (all 3 of them), does it mean I have to reinstall ??
 

Akash

OSNN Senior Addict
#7
safemode takes a bit of time on mine too... stops at the vga driver and loads the rest
but no way 5minutes
30secs delay at that point at most
 

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