Windows XP Only Starts in Safe Mode Started by Louistar , Aug 31 2010 03:27 AM Please log in to reply 7 replies to this topic #1 Louistar Louistar Members 9 Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 rotring rotring Members 10 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:India Local time:06:40 PM Posted 31 August 2010 Please see here for the board rules and other FAQ. We could try a Repair Installation or a Parallel Installation[/b] but they both require a installation disk to work. useful reference
Ask a question and give support. Join our site today to ask your question. I did not have time to let it cool down for an hour or two to confirm this, but is my diagnosis a possibility?I think I will have to buy and The machine will not boot normally.
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Run FRST and press the Fix button just once and wait. Unless you changed some software or settings recently, I would suspect malware is the root cause of your issue. Similar Threads - Solved Help boot Solved Upgrading Windows XP to Windows 7 - Help Please? Windows Xp Safe Mode Not Working Help again!!! 0 #13 davek62 Posted 28 May 2011 - 04:58 PM davek62 Member Topic Starter Member 12 posts Gets a little crazy can print from notepad, excel,outlook, but not from
Follow the instructions on the screen to complete Setup.You can also go HERE to read a step by step tutorial with screenshots. 0 #10 davek62 Posted 13 May 2011 - 12:06 Windows Xp Only Works In Safe Mode Even when I press 'R' it won't repair. Helpful +14 Report loufer30 Apr 18, 2009 at 12:49 PM The only thing that I ended up doing was reformanting my pc but I think one of the bios went bad I was hoping to than use windows update to bring me forward, but get error message 0x8007043c.need to find a copy of a later version of internet explorer, sp2 got me
Helpful +11 Report noworryz 2Posts Wednesday October 3, 2012Registration date October 3, 2012 Last seen Oct 3, 2012 at 08:43 PM hello I had the same problem! Chkdsk First thing is to get your data off the drive and this MUST be first. It also refuses to roll back on system restore even though there are lots of restore points showing. Rollin' Rog, May 16, 2006 #6 Bond679 Thread Starter Joined: May 15, 2006 Messages: 20 When I 'clean boot' by using msconfig, I still have the same problems.
MS config shows boot.ini almost exactly matching the one in your reply. Repeat this after adding one component etc until all are added. Always Starts In Safe Mode So assuming wrongly it made an "*** of me". Windows Xp Won't Start Instructions are insert in CD Drive, restart computer, follow on screen instructions.
There is an option F11 when you boot the system. http://upxpress.net/safe-mode/windows-vista-will-not-boot-either-normally-or-safe-mode.php Bond679, May 15, 2006 #1 Sponsor uhaligani Guest Joined: Apr 6, 2006 Messages: 1,056 If you can get into windows, do a system restore and take the last known good I have not tried to do a full restore from my norton . Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.GranPaSmurf Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: XP Pro will only start in Safe mode The posting of advertisements, Windows Xp Won't Boot In Safe Mode
If you would've been a bit more patient, for another 4-5 hours, would have been fine...now, please make sure to report to them you're receiving help here, and have them close The computer was then able to load Windows XP.I did the usual checks to see which item on the System.ini list was causing the glitch. Keep in the sunlight.Hide not your talents. this page Please visit here if you don't know how.
C. I have the XP disc and have used link above to try to repair/install. At this point an option to press R to enter the Recovery Console is displayed.
Thus, I couldn't log in properly (which was bad), but my data was still intact (which was good).Nothing seemed to get explorer.exe back, so I repaired Windows XP through the boot Report [email protected] Jan 7, 2009 at 11:24 PM Great link and info thanks xpcman!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Helpful +13 Report noworryz 2Posts Wednesday October 3, 2012Registration date October 3, 2012 Last seen Oct 3, 2012 at 08:46 PM in f10 or f11 theres a option that says AC If added device causes lockup, you know what caused it.
This is an example for Windows XP Home Edition (on partition 1 of your harddrive, if you have partitions) [boot loader] timeout=5 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect Here is the problem I'm having, along with an explanation of how I got to this point:I'm on Windows XP Home, SP3.I seemed to have been attacked by a virus that the post 'screen freezes' Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 13 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions http://upxpress.net/safe-mode/wont-boot-in-safe-mode.php Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages.
Tabvla replied Mar 18, 2017 at 8:15 AM The Trump Term of Office Tabvla replied Mar 18, 2017 at 8:12 AM Loading... Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion XP Pro will only start in Safe C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\51401b498f4675531d9efb941ee01ef3\SP3QFE\services.exe copied successfully to c:\windows\system32\services.exe ==== End of Fixlog ==== I was able to get into windows, but there was an error that occured at the welcome screen, with the buttons Very Important: Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan.
Any other advice would be much appreciated. Actually printing them would be the best thing. Register now Not a member yet? backup file any help is deeply appreciated.
I first selected the option to back up my files (Photos and Personal Docs/Files) on DVD-R drive. This worked like charm and kept all my documents intact. Home, Media or Pro?We could try a Repair Installation or a Parallel Installation[/b] but they both require a installation disk to work. If there is no Internet connection after running ComboFix, then restart your computer to restore back your connection.
Really appreciate any help. Edited by davek62, 29 May 2011 - 06:01 AM. 0 Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Back to Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT · Next Unread Topic → Similar Topics Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I tried your suggestions but the problem remained.
Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Step-By-Step: Reinstall Windows = http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,105866,tk,urx,00.asp I hope this helps you and have a good luck ozrom1e, May 16, 2006 #11 Bond679 Thread Starter Joined: May 15, 2006 Messages: 20 When I think you have a problem that is bigger than can be handled thru a forum. Thanks, Louis Back to top #7 Louistar Louistar Topic Starter Members 9 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:10 AM Posted 31 August 2010 - 07:03 PM Just to let everyone know, I
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