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On booting, my XP hangs after displaying the OS logo

After displaying the Windows XP Professional logo the screen goes blank for upto 30 mins or so, then comes up and says "Windows starting up..." and freezes there. After 45 minutes to 1 hr it brings up the following message:

The instruction at "0 x 75978dc1" referenced memory at "0 x 00000000." The memory could not be read.

When I reboot the same thing happens again and again.How can I solve this?

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    Arish Shareef May 11, 2010

    Did this problem come after you installed some software or service pack?


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Reinstall your operating system. if problems persist, try remove some components or hardware on your PC then use another one check it one by one maybe there some defect on your hardware. usually your memory,VGA and harddrive has defect check it one by one.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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