PC boots only to safe mode..Normally BSOD

Microsoft Windows xp home sp2
September 18, 2009 at 14:15:26
Specs: Windows XP
Hi,
today,I disconnected my HDD from my computer.I went to visit my friend and we copied some data to my disc.

I was working a moment on my system so it installed drivers for his PC..OK..I came home,connected HDD to my PC..started a computer..XP loading and boom,BSOD,it won't boot in normal mode.

I tried to boot to safe mode OK,system booted,no problem.

I tried to do system restoration to time 2 days ago.Still BSOD..

I tried FIXBOOT,FIXMBR at recovery console,nothing..

Can anyone help me?pls

PS:I am 16y old student from Czech republic so pls don't care about my grammatical mistakes :D


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#1
September 18, 2009 at 14:26:07
You did not boot the drive in your friends pc, correct?

Unless it was booted in that pc drivers would never be installed. More likely a file transfer from the friends pc to your hard drive included more then you wanted.

You need to scan for virus's and malware.

You would also want to capture the stop error and look it up on the web for details of a solution.

All else fails a repair install should fix the issue.

PS your english and grammer are better than some of the english speaking people's posts here.


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#2
September 18, 2009 at 14:39:27
No no..at my friends PC it booted normally...no problem..I normally turned of the system and I have set his HDD to first place at BIOS...I can't boot at my PC

Some informations:
1.XP is starting..BSOD and instant restart..It's a loop.
2.now I tried to run chkdsk /r..now it's working I will write the result.(I am on my brothers's PC)
3.Things we copied were some images of (free :) games..


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#3
September 18, 2009 at 14:53:15
let's make sure we are saying the same thing.

Putting a OS drive in a pc and booting it will make xp install drivers to support the newly detected hardware.
Putting a OS drive in a pc and booting the system, but not off that drive, will not result in drivers being loaded.

Which is it?

If drivers were loaded you will need to do a repair reinstall of xp because you don't know what drivers were overwritten or added or what registry entries were changed to use the new drivers.


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#4
September 18, 2009 at 15:00:04
:(...CHKDSK is working..65%..drive looks really f---ed up..maybe some boom(I dont know the verb :D)..but i had it covered with three layers of soft wool..

So again..I connected my HDD to his PC

We have loaded XP from MY disc.
MY XP loaded drivers for his hardware.
We turned off my XP and loaded his XP from his HDD.

Came home,XP won't start.


reinstall is state to i dont like to go :(


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#5
September 18, 2009 at 15:50:20
a repair install leaves your apps/data intact just redoes the system. Only big pain is you have to do all the ms updates again.

Yep letting it boot in the other pc was a major mistake I know you won't do again :-)


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