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windows xp 2005 boot problems

February 2, 2011 at 00:17:15
Specs: Windows XP
when i boot my pc the windows screen comes on and the blue things go across the screen and then freeze, sometimes it reeboots itself other times it just stays frozen this is windows xp 2005 by theway maby thanks tim

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February 2, 2011 at 10:37:07
Try safemode. Press F8 on boot and select it
Scan your pc with malwarebytes and spybot search and destroy. Both are free programs. I have used both for many years. Sometimes one prog finds something the other don't.
Also check your, Program Files>Startup folder and remove all in it
just to make sure it ain't a simple prob.
Also look at your system startups using Spybot - Search and Destroy
Mode Tab > Advanced Mode > Tools > System Startups
Anything RED displayed is worth unticking. (if you need to turn on , for any reason, just tick it again)
Yellow entrys have a look at . Nothing usually bad here but just examine each one.
If your not sure what the program is, google for it (CTFMON.EXE for example)

I am nothing to do with the formentioned Spybot program, just a user. It's very handy in advanced mode and has helped me find problems many a time.

System starup can be a pain when it starts going wrong.

Hope this helps


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