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Xp hangs .we rebooted the xp machine but it agin got hanged .when we login and click any icon like IE .it hangs

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Re: Xp hangs .we rebooted the xp machine but it agin got...

Reboot computer in safe mode by pressing f8 key at boot. Select safe mode. Run your spyware removal program to clean of spyware. Then run your antivirus to check for and clean viruses. After complete restart computer normally. If it boots to desktop and can access the internet, update your virus scan and run another scan & clean. If this does not work boot computer with your xp cd, select r for repair console. At the dos prompt type fixboot then hit enter, and y. Then type exit to reboot. If that does not work reboot with cd same steps as before except type chkdsk c: /r  and ht enter. After done exit to restart.

Hope this helps... please comment if further assistance is needed

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Internet explorer 8 hangs on opening a web page

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There could be several reasons why IE8 is hanging. If you're using Windows Vista / 7 you may want to upgrade to IE-9. Click here to download IE-9

If you're using Windows XP, you can try the following:

1) Click here to: Reset Internet Explorer settings

2) Click here for: What to do if Internet Explorer stops responding

3) Make sure you have Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3 installed on your PC. IE-8 only runs correctly with SP2 or SP3.

4) Re-install IE-8. Click here to Download IE-8 If you can't get to the internet on your PC with IE-8, use another browser if you have one. If you don't have another browser installed on your PC, download Firefox or Google Chrome to a USB thumb-drive from another computer and download one of them to your PC from there.

5) If you've (either, by accident or intentionally) downloaded a third-party browser helper, there may be a software conflict causing IE-8 to hang. To check, go to your Control Panel and select 'Add or Remove Programs'. Look to see if there is a 'third party' browser helper installed. If so, uninstall it.

6) If you're able to get to the Internet at all, go to Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) - download and install it. Click here to download. You may have something on your PC that MSE can help you with.

7) Make sure you have enough RAM in your PC. At the very minimum, Windows XP needs 512Mb of RAM. 1GB is better.

Hopefully this will help.

Jun 27, 2011 | Operating Systems


For All XP user Don't Use IE 7.0 & higher version

Applicable for all window XP (all edition, all PCs and Laptops)

Hi there,
If you are getting trouble after the updates of internet explorer..

Then I would suggest you to Roll Back it to the original Internet Explorer (i.e Internet Explorer version 6.0)

Which come up with Installation of Win Xp with Service Pack 2.

Bad Effect due to IE 7.0 or higher version:

Screen hang up, internet freezes abruptly, prominent windows crashes anytime.

So to stop these problems, better to run with lower and safe version of IE:

To remove Internet Explorer 7 from your PC use the following methods

Method 1: Use "Add or Remove Programs" to uninstall Internet Explorer 7

Step 1: Use "Add or Remove Programs" to uninstall Internet Explorer 7

a. Click Start, and then click Run.

b In the Open box, type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.

c. In the list of programs, click Windows Internet Explorer 7, and then click Remove.

d. Follow the wizard instructions to uninstall Internet Explorer 7. Also remove if any updates under this entry found.

If you cannot uninstall Internet Explorer 7 by using this method, try Method 2.

Method 2: Use Spuninst.exe to uninstall Internet Explorer 7

Run Spuninst.exe to uninstall Internet Explorer 7

a. Click Start, and then click Run.

b. In the Open box, type %windir%\ie7\spuninst\spuninst.exe, and then click OK.

c. Follow the wizard instructions to uninstall Internet Explorer 7.

After you uninstall Internet Explorer 7, double-click the Internet Explorer icon to verify that Internet Explorer 6 is restored.

This will bring up you to run Internet explorer as it come up with the installation kit, which is safe and reliable.

Have Nice Surfing!!


After you uninstall Internet Explorer 7, double-click the Internet Explorer icon to verify that Internet Explorer 6 is restored.

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My system is hang every 5min

Uninstall and reinstall the application

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do you know the services/ processes that are hanging? you can restart them by going into the ctrl panel - administrative tools - services...find the service and restart. Sometimes a reboot only keeps the state of the services, which is why you need to manually restart the service(s). Now if this still doesn't help. You can re-install the software that caused it. Last resort....Run a repair from the Windows installation CD .

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Window Xp Pro Setup Hangs at Logo Screen after reboot

You can try also to do reformat your hard drive as fresh unallocated one before doing formatting again to install windows. And check your installation disk for scratches.

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I use Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

Download this utility and save it to your desktop. Disable any antivirus or anti-malware applications

you have running. Double click the icon once the download is completed. Do not interfere with the

program once it begins. You can sit back and let this utility do its job including the installation of

Windows Recovery Console.

Make sure also that your machine meets system requirements for the games you intend to play.

Update your display drivers and acquire the latest directx drivers.

When complete restart your computer and click START.....RUN.....then type msconfig

and click OK. Click BOOT.INI and under "operating systems" view the order they

appear in and if the one you want to load on boot is listed second......highlight the

first one and click "move down". Next reboot the machine to view the change you've

made. You want the Recovery Console /cmdcons to be placed as your second

boot option. Conceptual View


Good Luck.........Nate P.

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XP Repair (non deleting) hangs at 2-minutes / saving settings

you have a very bad virus, try to re-install windows, or go to safe mode if you can open in safe mode and then click start and run and type msconfig and then go to startup tab from up and clear everything and reboot it

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File sharing between windows 2000 and XP

1) I believe that Windows XP is not setup for that by default,
you may need to install the old BETBUI service.

2) Also, if the 2000 machine has a login password installed,
it will NOT allow any other machine to browse it, without
logging in.

3) Password-less file sharing over NETBUI was available
on the consumer side of windows:

Windows 3.11 for Work groups
Windows 95, 98 and Millenium.

The professional versions of windows, built on NT
technology require a login:

Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP,
and now Vista.

4) The best work around is to login to the 2000 machine when
it prompts you for a password, using your regular USER ID

If the 2000 machine is not setup with a secure login,
just create a new account, ranking power user or higher.

5) Note that you only need to login over the network ONCE,
because windows XP can REMEMBER your password,
and login automatically the next time.

6) Make sure that the firewall (or A firewall) is not
blocking access to either machine, just disable the
firewalls for testing.

Similarly, if your LAN is behind a residential router, using
the router as a smart hub or switch, make sure that
the routers MAC address access blocking is disabled,
until you get everything setup and tested.

7) Finally if a PC is not visible in a work group, this does not
mean that it is not accessible. This is a Windows quirk.

You can try to access another computer by using the
default/administrative shares. These shares cannot be
disabled in XP, at least they will not stay disabled, as
they will restart during every reboot, whether you like it
or not.

This means that you can ALWAYS access all the drives
on another machine, whether you share them or not, unless
you take extreme measures in the local policies.

To access drive "E:" on a computer called "Henry" on a
machine in the same work-group,

open up windows explorer, and tyr the following into the
address line:


This should access drive E:, after some delay, and possibly
a login prompt, even though drive is is NOT marked as

Down you just love windows ?!
Security by obscurity ?!
Microsoft is getting very good at hanging massive steel doors
on paper walls.

Hope this solves your problem, or gets around it.
Please rate my answers,


Jul 05, 2008 | Microsoft Windows 2000 for PC

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Explore won't open in Vista (not IE, I mean windows file explorer)


Most likely a damaged or altered registry entry. Clicks start and type
'regedit' and hit <enter>. Expand the keys at left to reach:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

Click on this key, then locate the shell string in the right pane. Double
click it, replace the contents with just:


Click ok, then close the registry editor and reboot.

This will resolve the issue.

Good Luck.

Live, Love, Laugh.

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