Can't get past Start up screen

Emachines / T4155
April 19, 2009 at 17:30:44
Specs: Windows XP (Sorry, can't get more exact b/c I don't know and can't find out)
Ok, so here's my problem,
I turn on my computer and after giving you the option of editing your networking options, (I won't go into details on these because these seem normal, and thus not pertinent to my problem), I get to a screen that says windows was not shut down tidely and gives me the following options:

Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Start with last know working Config

Start Windows Normally

The problem is, no matter which option I choose, it doesn't actually start up windows.
If I choose any of the Safe Mode options it starts going down listing a lot of system 32 info until it finally stops and freezes on:


If I choose use last know good config it advances to the screen that's entirely black except for the grey progress bar at the bottom. The gray bar fills up, but then instead of going to the Windows XP welcome screen with the blue loading bar it just freezes on the screen with a full grey bar.

And finally, if I choose Start Windows Normally, the grey bar appears at the bottom but the selection screen remains up above it. Once again, when the grey bar is filled it just freezes on that screen and doesn't advance at all.

I am hoping that there is a way to solve this problem without having to wipe my HD. I have many important files on it and never had the chance to back them up (I know, stupid me).

Help plz.

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April 19, 2009 at 19:48:22
Ok, just found out it's Windows XP Home Edition if that helps. Also, I am still able to acess advanced options via F8 but its still not working.

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April 19, 2009 at 23:23:39
You should repair your windows XP home with windows disc. you can visit Microsoft link to know, how can repair windows.

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