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A Open Computer running Windows XP is

The PC is coming on like it normally boots up, then I get the "Windows" screen, then just a blue screen with "Windows XP" showing in a small icon, but I never get my Start up menu or program icons showing (it just stops there). After about 20 minutes, I get a "run time" error.

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Re: A Open Computer running Windows XP is

It may be due to the missing of DLL files. for solving this my suggestion is to re-install the OS and drivers.

Let me know if your problem is solved and rate me as FIXYA!

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Run with safe mode and go with admin privileges then when u are in go START -RUN - TYPE THERE ( MSCONFIG ) -startup and desable all startup items and restart the pc!!!

Let me know if u get help OK?

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The pc starts and loads.Then the blue windows xp screen comes up and it wont do anything else exept let me move my mouse pointer around the screen

Restart your computer and then press and hold F8 keys until you get Advanced Options menu screen.Use the arrow key to highlight Safe Mode, and then press Enter, your computer will boot automatically to safe mode.
If you able to start in the safe mode then you need to update all your drivers and install all windows updates from Windows update and scan your computer for viruses!And I also suggest you to run CMD as administrator and write in CMD without quotes"sfc/scannow"
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Is this computer able to dual boot win 7 and xp

Which version of xp are you trying to install 32 or 64 bit ?

Your ability to install a second operating system on your Windows 7 system hinges on one thing: partitions. If your computer has only one partition, you can't dual-boot your system without erasing all information on your computer. Two hard drives, or two partitions, enables you to dual boot. Check this information first, before proceeding.

Click "Start" and type "disk management" into the search bar. Click on "Create and format hard disk partitions" in the list of programs to open "Disk Management." Look at the list of partitions and available drives. The information here will be different on every computer. "C" is your primary hard drive and active operating system partition, and this drive contains your Windows 7 installation. You can't install Windows XP here without formatting the system. Check for secondary drives and partitions in Disk Management. Your system may have a "D" or "E" drive. Some computer manufacturers create a hidden partition with recovery software: don't remove this partition. If you have a secondary partition called "D" with more than 2GB of free space, you can install Windows XP here. b> Installing XP b> Insert the Windows XP Setup disc into your CD or DVD drive and close any windows that appear. Shut down your computer with the disc in the drive. Turn the computer on and look for a message saying "press any key to book from CD." Press any key on your keyboard when this message appears. Most computers are configured to look to the CD or DVD drive first, before booting to the operating system. If your system doesn't recognize the disc, you will have to enter your BIOS and change the boot order. Look to your manual for information on changing the boot order. Press "Enter" on the "Welcome to Setup" screen to load the Windows XP setup program. Read the license agreement and press "F8" to accept. Windows will detect that an operating system is already installed on your primary partition and present a list of other partitions to install XP. Use the arrow keys to select your secondary partition ("D") and press "Enter" to confirm that you want to install XP here. Then choose what to do with the partition: leave the file system intact or format the partition using FAT32 or NTFS. Windows XP supports both file systems, but requires NTFS on partitions larger than 32GB. You don't need to format the drive to install XP. Follow the prompts on screen to enter your personal information, serial number, and date and time. The setup program copies files to your PC and reboots -- don't press a key to boot to the CD. When you have to operating systems installed, a DOS screen appears asking you to choose an OS; press the down arrow key to highlight Windows XP and press enter to complete the setup. You will have to choose this every time to boot into XP, otherwise your computer will boot to Windows 7 by default. Hope this helps.


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This looks like the codes from a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD). If so you will need a system disk to boot from and get to a dos command prompt (black screen with white writing) and type the following command:
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Check Disk Repair will run for well over an hour and you will see the percentage of completion going from high to low but that is normal. Let it run to completion and then reboot.

In Windows XP to get to the dos command prompt boot from the system disk and when the options come up select Repair. Select 1 for the Windows Operating System and when it asks for the Administrator Password just press enter.

In Windows Vista to get to the dos command prompt boot from the system disk and when the options screen open you could try a startup repair. If it fails look the dos command at the bottom of the Recovery Console.

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Hi, Boot into Safe Mode by pressing F8 at bootup and choose
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