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Windows xp will not start sucessfully

When turn on the laptop it's not starting up correctly and giving 5 options
-Start windows normally
-last known good configuration
-safe
-safe with networking
-safe with command prompt

None of the above are working and I don't have the Windows Xp CD!
Thanks in advance
Chas

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    do not open my windows open the windows then hang that for many prblem

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No way dear,
bring a windows xp cd, then u have two options either install fresh windows or repair the current one.

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I would suggest you to follow these methods.

Method 1

Last known good configuration
It's a Windows startup option that uses the most recent system settings that worked correctly. Every time you turn your computer off and Windows shuts down successfully, important system settings are saved in the registry. If a problem occurs, you can restart your computer using those settings. For example, if a new driver for your video card is causing problems, or an incorrect registry setting is preventing Windows from starting correctly, you can restart your computer using Last Known Good Configuration.
1.Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer by clicking the Start button, clicking the arrow next to the Shut Down button, and then clicking Restart.
2.Do one of the following:
·If your computer has a single operating system installed, press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you'll need to try again by shutting down and restarting your computer.
·If your computer has more than one operating system, use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system you want to start, and then press F8.
3.On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight Last Known Good Configuration (advanced), and then press Enter.
4.If your computer has more than one operating system installed, use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system that you want to start by using Last Known Good Configuration, and then press Enter. Windows will then resume starting normally.
Method 2
Chkdsk (Chkdsk.exe) is a command-line tool that checks volumes for problems. The tool then tries to repair any that it finds.
1.Boot from the DVD
2. Select the Language
3. Click on "Repair your Computer" on the Install now screen
4. Click next on the System Recovery Options screen
5. Click on Command prompt.
6. Type the command chkdsk and press enter
Method 3
Offline system restore.
1. Boot from the DVD
2. Select the Language
3. Click on "Repair your Computer" on the Install now screen
4. Click next on the System Recovery Options screen
5. Click on System Restore.
6. Choose the date to which you want to restore
Refer this link for more information.
A Windows Vista-based computer that has a Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) partition is not successfully restored by using Windows Complete PC Backup and Restore
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946010
Good luck,

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My Toshiba laptop won't start. When I turn it on a command line itnerface appears saying that Windows won't start sucessfully and it may be due to a recent hardware or software change. It gives me 5...


Go to the safe mode option then once there go to start-run-then type in MSCONFIG then go to system recovery then go to recovery for an earlier time. This will reset your Windows to an earlier time you may be able to salvage it without having to re-install the operating system. F8 also will bring you to "Safe Mode" if not do it through the Dos command screen. If this does not work then you might consider re-installing Windows again. John

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My Toshiba laptop satellite running windows xp isn't booting at all,it stops and gives me a message that windows didnt start successfully a recent change in s/w or h/w might have coursed this.


Hi friend, As you have mentioned that the laptop is not booting up, in that case what i would recommend is that as soon as you turn on the system press the key "F8" to get into the Advanced Boot Options menu.
In that menu select the option "Last Known good Configuration" and wait if it works or not.
Otherwise,
In the same menu select the option " Safe Mode" If it boots up into the windows try the following steps to restore the system to previous date
1) Click on Start 2) Goto All Programs 3) Select Accesories > System tools> System Restore 4) In the new window select the option "Restore the system to previous date" 5) Select Next and you will see some restore points created. 6) Select the latest restore point that is a week before 7) Click Next 8) System Restore will start 9) Follow the instructions and restart the system in normal mode that is without pressing F8 this time.

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I have windows xp home edition and it won't load up. The windows logo comes up then it freezes up and the red light on the tower goes off. There is no way to shut down so I have to unplug it and try to...


Hello
Hold down the f8 key while starting or booting up.
Choose start up normally.Once started,Select disk cleanup from your program accessory system tools area.
Then choose disk defragment and let it run,this may take an hour or two to complete.If your using an anti virus program do a full computer scan.If not then get one AVG is free and works well for anti virus.

Last,yo may need to clean out any dust or dirt from the inside of the pc case with a vacum or a rag check the fans for proper operation.

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I had problems with an extremely slow pc. I replaced mcafee with Norton 360. Norton found a few trojans,etc. All removed and i undertook a disk defragment. Then Windows xp home edition did not start in...


Both Norton and Mcafee are known for slowing pc's down.

Boot your PC as normal, but as its starting keep pressing the F8 key until some options appear on your screen. On of which will be "boot windows in safe mode".

Select that option and a windows shell should open.

Once open got to Start - Control Panel - Add/remove programmes and uninstal both mcafee and norton.

Once complete, reboot and see how you PC runs.

Assuming its working ok now, go back to your control panel - security centre - enable windows firewall.

Go online to "Filehippo.com" and download and istall the free version of AVG (anti virus software) once installed let it scan your system.

Then go back to Filehippo.com, download and install Ccleaner. This has loads of tools, :-
1) Cleaner clears all the tempory internet files of your pc.

2) Startup - you can reduce the number of programes you want th start up when booting.

You don't need any here because you can access all programmes via start but I'd leave AVG and any securtiy related to start and delete the rest. But its probably better to just disable the rest until you're happy with which programmes auto start.

Good Luck

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Umm... can't boot to windows at all so the program that was provided wont work, can't reinstall windows automatic disk eject on startup!


Hi,

Restart your computer. Immediately after the screen goes blank for the first time, press the F8 key repeatedly. The Windows Advanced Options menu appears. If the menu does not appear, restart your computer and try again. Use the cursor keys on your keyboard (your mouse will not work) to select Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER. Windows XP attempts to start.

If you recently installed new hardware, shut down your computer and disconnect the hardware. Then, restart Windows XP and troubleshoot your hardware to get it working properly.

Restart your computer and press F8 again. This time, choose Safe Mode and press ENTER. Windows XP attempts to start in Safe Mode, which does not automatically start programs and hardware, and displays very primitive graphics. If Windows XP starts successfully in Safe Mode, you can remove any programs or updates you have recently installed. Then, restart your computer normally.


Good luck!
And Thanks.

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