Having problems with your PC Desktops ?

The notebook tries to boot upon power up but simply shows the Windows XP screen scrolling by and does nothing else . .

Answers :

The windows on your computer is cleary corrupt and no longer able to start up.

one way to solve the problem is to Use the restore discs or windows installation cd or dvd to install\015\012windows into the computer or perform a repair installation if a windows\015\012already exists on the computer and the setup can find it.

how to perform a repair installation

insert your Windows XP Setup CD, and restart your computer.

1.When\015\012the Press any key to boot from CD message is displayed on your screen,\015\012press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD.

if\015\012not then the computer is not set to start up from a cd, you can either\015\012enter the setup / bios to change that setting OR right when you power\015\012up the computer look at the screen it will say what button to press in\015\012order to enter boot menu or bios, it will very likely be button F12 or similar, it should say on the screen when you power on.

if it doesn't, then you need to go into the bios and change the boot order so that the computer starts from the CD first.

after that you should be able to start from the cd and install the OS (Operating system, eg.Windows)

here's some info on how to work the bios: http://www.whitecanyon.com/how-to-change-boot-order.php

Repeat step 1 when you have changed the boot order.

2.Press ENTER when you see the message To setup Windows XP now, and then press ENTER displayed on the Welcome to Setup screen.

3.Do not choose the option to press R to use the Recovery Console.

4.In the Windows XP Licensing Agreement, press F8 to agree to the license agreement.

5.Make sure that your current installation of Windows XP is selected in the box, and then press R to repair Windows XP.

6.Follow the instructions on the screen to complete Setup.

7.Ones\015\012windows is working you will need the drivers for your computer, they\015\012are at the makers website, for hp and compaq. www.hp.com for acer\015\012http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/downloads.html for all other\015\012brands go to google and write Brand drivers. Should get you to the\015\012right place. Dell is most likely www.dell.com and so on.

let me know if you have any questions or if you need anything else.
Go into safe mode..... and Remove un-neccessary hardware. If that doesnt do it, go into\015\012recovery console and start disabling 3rd party services. Just do a\015\012couple at a time... write them down, reboot.
Its a pain but it sounds like a service is causing your problem

good luck
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Desktops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

The notebook tries to boot upon power up but simply shows the Windows XP screen scrolling by and does nothing else . .

The windows on your computer is cleary corrupt and no longer able to start up.one way to solve the problem is to Use the restore discs or windows installation cd or dvd to install\015\012windows into the computer or perform a repair insta ... PC Desktops

I have a dark screen on my laptop with just the

Either your hard drive is bad and needs to be replaced, or you have corrupt windows files. You can try running a repair by booting from the windows CD, or just simply re-install windows, but you will lose all data if you reinstall.If you ... Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook


HiThe problem might be with ur RAM.. try to remove and re-insert it.. If it doesnt work, try to reset the CMOS battery.A common cause for this is a program of some sort that's preventing the shutdown. Luckil ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

Booting Problems With Dell Optiplex gx270 and gx260

Does anything show up on the screen when you access your BIOS?Have you tried a fresh install?Are there two video adapters installed (one integrated and the other in the AGP slot? ... Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop

Computer crashes on startup, goes to system repair

What you need to do is first try pressing F8 when the machine first boots, this will put you into safe mode, when it comes up choose Safe Mode with networking. When it comes to the point asking you to choose system restore or safe mode desktop choose ... Acer Aspire 5920-6335 Laptop

Gibberish + won't finish loading Windows

Remove the new memory first. if that does not help you may have some a virus, indicated by safe mode workng fine. One other thing i found would do that is a damaged Hard drive, not to likely here because safe mode works. ... Dell Dimension E521 PC Desktop

000021a error I'm getting the 0000021a error. I'm rtying to reload the OS but it doesn't recognize the CD/ROM even though the order is correct to go to it first. Tried to boot in safe mode and it's telling me I have a video driver error. Seems like a lot more than just that.

If your system does not boot, is due a:1) Order Bios (Put Cd at the first place)\015\0122) The CD used is not a bootable CDAre you using a bootable cd?Assuming your system is set to boot from the CD-ROM drive ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

Sysytem32 driverntfs missing or corrupted

If you have Vista, reboot the laptop with the vista disc in the drive. When the computer starts and you see the Acer splash screen you may have to hit F12 to get to the one time boot option and choose the cd/dvd drive...this will force the laptop to ... Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

I plugged in a Toshiba external storage device to my Satellite M505-S4940... the device was not recognized... then my wireless mouse pointer stopped working so I shut down the computer hoping to fix the mouse by rebooting. When I turned the computer back on, it wouldn't reboot. It stopped at the first screen that asks to press F12 or F2 ... but those keys wouldn't work. Finally, I put in the Geek Squad disk and tried to start the computer again. It worked one time, but when I shut down

Look this is a common problem.. What i want you to do is start the PC up in Safe Mode, at Boot up press F8, Then a Menu will come up. Now at the Top of the List you will see Boot up in Safe Mode. Choose that option and see if it boots through to the ... Toshiba PC Laptops

Problem restarting, "press r"

\015\012Start the laptop\015\012when the logo screen turns black start pressing F8 a few times.\015\012A Windows Boot Options screen should show on the screen\015\012 ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

Computer won't load anything

You stated you removed the CPU. Did you clean the old theraml grease off & apply new before you reconnected your heat sink & fan? Did you reconnect the ATX 12V JPW1? power. This 12V power connector is used to provide power to the CPU? Lastly ... PC Desktops

I have an NEC S970 laptop and cannot boot it

May be this can help you if not contact me [email protected] f8 goto enable vga after login just set the resolution into 800x600 then restart the laptop in normal mode or els c ... PC Laptops

Problems with Toshiba Satellite M45-S2652 after formmating HD

The harddrie may just have to much on it try formating the harddrive but keep in mind it will erase everything after that reinstall windows and it should work fine. ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S2652 Notebook

HP Pavilion ze2000 laptop Problem

It sounds like you've aquired a pretty nasty virus. It sounds similar to the Virtumonde Infection which can be VERY hard to fully remove from your system. If so, I can tell you that using your System Restore will not do you any good. While many o ... HP Pavilion ze2000 Notebook

Averatec won't boot

A PE disk is a bootable CD / DVD with a Preinstalled Environment (OS) that is loaded into RAM and run on boot.For MS info on these disks go here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766092%28WS.10%29.aspx ... Averatec 3200 Notebook

Cant do anything, I turn it on, get windows screen, next says windows restarting

With the hard drive removed power up the system and enter the CMOS setup utility. Make sure that it is working properly. If not then get an external monitor and plug it into the VGA port on your laptop. (should be D-shaped with 15 holes for pins). In ... Toshiba Satellite 5105-S701 (PS511U-02WYJX) PC Notebook

While installing xp showing error

Hi FriendTry this may help you in creating a dual boot. \015\012First find the drivers for your network components, wireless card or\015\012nic, and save them to an external device such as a floppy disk or flash\015\012drive. ... Compaq Presario Notebook

Computer froze When I start my computer I get a message that says that Windows has shut down to prevent damage. It says if this error has occurred before, restart then go into Safe Mode. After this the screen turns blue and nothing else happens. Does this mean that the computer crashed?

Yes, it does. Try this:\015\012How to Repair Install: ***Also removes Service Packs***Sometimes the only way to repair XP is to reinstall. You do not have to wipe your partition and start over. Just as ... Dell Inspiron 8600 Notebook

Acer Aspire 5100-blinking cursor at top/bottom screen after POST

Ok, sounds like its got a few major dramas going on but hopefully we can get things going. if its completely failing to post it can only be a bios, ram or CPU failure. if it is posting but not loading windows there can be a few probles. usually if y ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

Cannot get new Motherboard to boot up in Normal Mode

What u may have done is wwhen u were installing the new board, gave a static shock to the system...that will cause only the fans to come on and nothing more...this is a bad problem bc u cannot fix it...if u figure out something else is wrong, and it ... Gateway PC Desktops

Sony vaio care stopped working. I have tried to run it and nothing happens.

Does it boot ?\015\012if it does not boot.... do this\015\0121st solution...remove all power /battery/ power cables then keep pressing the power on button on the PC, ON - OFF, repetedly for some time (2 - 4 mins) WITHOUT POWER...put ... PC Laptops

Vista boots to blank screen. Mouse pointer moves. Nothing else

I can tell you I wrestled with this problem for ages. I had this start at some point without much warning and I thought I was losing my mind. I reinstalled XP, then I installed Vista, then I tried to run all sorts of driver, generic, nVidia, nothing ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

Computer will not fully boot

It is almost certainly a memory error. First off remove the power cord and the small battery on the motherboard. You may see a jumper near the battery with something like 'rst cmos' next to it. If so pull it off and short it over the other pin. Wait ... HP Pavilion dv8000z Notebook

Laptop shows a split screen in Windows & BIOS

Hi all!!! I write here to tell you all, that I solved the 6 split screen problem and help all those have the same as I had….Well first of all let start with this. I have a Turbo X M66SRU Laptop.\015\012Turbo X is how t ... PC Laptops

Black screen I got a new computer. I wanted to restore my old computer (Dell 2350 XP) to factory. I was told to put in the service pack 2 CD. I did that but after it installed it my screen resolution was bad & it wouldn't let me change it. I am new to this computer thing & obviously did something wrong. Because my screen now goes black after the Dell logo & Windows logo. Then I hear a beep. If I hit an F# key it says Key board error or keyboard not found. I tried another keyboard but sam

Hello,\015\012 Unfortunately the previous expert left the question open and I had to grab it..\015\012 Here is the complete solution .. although it might seem to be hugh but its screen by screen description of what is going to happen an ... ASUS Eee 4G Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.1708 seconds