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Booting Problem Westinghouse lapto model NB-14W2 running windows xp. In boot screen I get Westinghous logo, with options to: Launch System Setup; Select Boot Device, Password Options; Patent Information; Continue Booting. Selecting any of these will not produce any results, screen just frozen.

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  • ariesjerry Dec 03, 2008

    Thanks for your response, but my laptop is still frozen.

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If your laptop is freezing up, one very likely scenario is lack of enough memory. 
If you can boot up to Safe Mode, (when you start up the computer, press F8 repeatedly until it is booted up), in which case you will be inn safe mode. Select the most basic safe mode, and when you are at the desktop, uninstall any programs you never use, clean up the hard drive and defragment.  Also, if you know where to go to shut down programs that start up along with the XP, go ahead and do so.
Let me know if this works for you. If it does, what you may need soon is a memory upgrade=)
Happy Troubleshooting!


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