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Freezing At Welcome Screen

March 9, 2005 at 09:43:52
Specs: windows xp pro sp2, Intel P3/256mb

"You Had Me At Hello"

Lately I've noticed my computer freezing up at the welcome screen (blue). I ran Check Disk, but before I could read the full results it closed up. I caught a glimpse of what looked like a reference to adaware (antispyware). I've since removed it, but still freezing at welcome screen. Has anyone else encountered this? What exactly occurs when windows displays that welcome screen, hardware or software. Thanks in Advance.


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#1
March 9, 2005 at 10:33:14

How
to Perform a Clean Boot in Windows XP

To help troubleshoot error messages or other
issues when you cannot determine the cause of
the issue, disable common startup programs,
settings, and drivers to eliminate possible
software conflicts when you start Microsoft
Windows XP. This procedure is known as
"clean booting."
(Can be done by way of Windows Safe-Mode,
logon as Administrator,
but where it says RESTART, restart into normal
Windows.)
How to perform advanced clean-boot troubleshooting in Windows XP
and that one is a heavy duty article.

Print the articles for reference.


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#2
March 9, 2005 at 10:45:59

Thanks for the advice but I'm gonna go ahead and try to track the source of the problem first. Im looking into software issues. It might just be a windows update gone wrong. Could be memory. With computers, sheesh, so many directions. I'll keep your post in mind though as last resort. Thanks again friend.

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