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Mac related issues with Hardware. Thank you. AITDApr 16, 2014, 6:05 PM You don't have to uninstall the Microsoft Security Essentials program. aford10Dec 12, 2010, 6:36 AM If this is your model, it looks like there are 2 BIOS updates.http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=385148#N2997 kman1981Dec 13, 2010, 8:41 PM Its the intel version of the BIOS. http://renoscanner.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-freezes-on-startup-desktop.html

Mar 8, 2005 #1 Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094 You should look in System event log for error messages . All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Lycan_89Dec 14, 2010, 2:49 AM You repaired using Win XP SP2 ? Most, but not all of the OEM or motherboard sites, list drivers, either original install or updates and they frequently include a chipset driver. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-xp-not-running-programs-hanging

Windows Xp Freezes On Startup Screen

I guess so .Try installing Win 7 Pro It solved a similar case for me, for an Fujitsu laptop ...but after a while it turned out to be a mainboard problem Sorry, I'm not too familiar with computers.EDIT: Nevermind, I think I understand what you meant by 7 passes now. Sometimes the CPU manufacturer ship substandard CPU chips to the PC manufacturer that contain errors where these freezes can occur.

Usually, you do this by elimination, but it's even more difficult in a laptop because you can't substitute "known good" parts when dealing with a laptop.First thing: Download Memtest or Memtest86 The computer boots in safe mode easily however. I'll try anything at this point aford10Dec 10, 2010, 4:17 AM What you do, is download the SATA drivers from the motherboard's website, and put them on a bootable floppy disk. Windows Xp Hangs After Startup If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes I don't think there is any specific program which triggers it because it has occurred when I was playing a game (Have the game on AND playing it), watching videos or I've check the BIOS for a flash utility and didn't find anything. original site solved Help please...!XP hangs at windows personalized setting loading screen......

by LloydSchulz / December 5, 2008 3:44 PM PST In reply to: Freezes, Hangs, and Tilts on Your PC or Laptop I totally agree!! Windows Xp Stuck On Windows Is Starting Up Screen A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. It takes less than a minute and is completely free! if you need to go to the list and show details to see date then do that.

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Mar 8, 2005 #3 Kirei Blossom TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 172 Okay, thanks. Sometimes this can correct the problem.For 3, heat. Windows Xp Freezes On Startup Screen While it is true that updating Security Essentials to the latest version will cause it to hound you ceaselessly about end-of-support, Security Essentials still performs its essential functions as it always Windows Xp Hangs On Startup After The Windows Logo Shows I'm thinking about opening it up and seeing if I can take the battery off of the motherboard for a bit.

So I installed Windows XP Pro SP2 (since its suppose to have the supported SATA drivers) but that didn't work either. have a peek at these guys When you press F6 during the install, it'll check the floppy disk and load the drivers.Another option, is to create a slipstreamed disk. The best thing I did was get rid of Mcfee and norton. by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / November 21, 2008 5:59 AM PST Question:I have a question: Why does my laptop suddenly stop? Windows Xp Stuck On Welcome Screen

I have McAfee virus scan installed and PC Tools, and they both tell me the computer is free of viruses. Use a couple of different programs to do this. Today it did something even different. http://renoscanner.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-stuck-on-startup-screen.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It very well is the McAffee program by ReviewerScott / November 21, 2008 2:24 PM PST In reply to: Because I know for

Allow it to run through at least 7 "passes" for minimal confidence; 12-24 hours for moderate-maximum confidence or until it registers any errors.Thank you, the usb boot works for me and Computer Freezes Randomly Windows Xp I was trying to find the problem and playing with different things when things quit responding as usual... Then I tried v. 110 and my keys did work but it didnt find my hard drive.

Most of the time it's just flashing the BIOS.

aford10Dec 7, 2010, 8:48 PM Are you using the laptop mouse, or a PS2/USB? Here's what happens: 1 - Computer freezes whenever it wants to. at the top of the toolbar go to tools and then folder options. Windows Xp Won't Boot Into Safe Mode Wes.Clox 23:00 12 Jun 12 work your way through these Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:03 13 Jun 12 Repair XP by install over the top of existing system Boot the computer

Should I buy an external hard drive? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - cheap computers freeze! Dazza GeeApr 23, 2014, 6:12 AM nadzz said: - then installed windows defender and scanned. this content What works and what doesn't work at that point? 2. "Safe Mode" -- as far as I know -- cannot be launched from the windows desktop.

Update your MSE definition files, reboot, and you should be fine. When I try safe mode, it hangs up on mup.sys. I haven't rebooted yet because its still in the process of chkdsk /r. It won't boot up. 4- Even if I switch the computer off and on again, it won't boot up. 5- So I go into safe mode by pressing F8, and then

Your cache administrator is webmaster. Several functions may not work. It CAN defragment a drive with only 1% free space, it will only take more time for the job to finish. You Microsoft!

Safe Mode ? There's an option like,"Windows Diagnostic..System restore" .Press enter on it and it should check all your disks and boot into safe mode. What do you mean by running through at least 7 passes? Perhaps you mean something else?

Hardware problem related to the CPU on how it executes certain instructions.2. It just hangs up on the commands. and now I'm right back where I was... Does control-Alt-Delete work?

I've also tried doing windows recovery with the Windows XP Home cd and that didn't work as well. I used UBCD to find out what motherboard I have and it said:Vendor: HPProduct: 089CVersion: 31.36S/N: CND43501RHABCDEF I've also read a forum on Microsofts website with an individual that was having The only practical way to attack software causes is to wipe the hard drive and reinstall windows. Thanks. 56 answers Last reply Mar 24, 2013 More about wont load hangs splash screen kman1981Dec 2, 2010, 4:27 AM kman1981 said: I'm hoping someone can help me with this.

If you can get to the prompt, type %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe and press enter.