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When something like this occurs my first thought is the video drivers and next would be memory (RAM)
When your computer first starts up (before the WIN XP) hit your F8 key and select last known good start (or words to that affect) that may get you back.
If not follow the same procedure only this time select safe mode...in that area look at you device manager and look for splats (trouble marks) That will at least give you some direction that may tell you your exact problem.

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Select the first option.
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