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I have a Gateway MX6920. When I try to boot it will only go to the win XP loading screen and no further, any suggestions?

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  • Richard Davis Sep 07, 2009

    Thanx forn the advice.I will try that.

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Either there is a hardware problem or your operating system (Windows XP) is corrupt.

Try removing the all the memory, first. Install one memory module at a time to test for bad memory. It's possible that the memory just needs to be reseated (removed and reinserted).

If not memory, the operating system is probably compromised. Try booting to Safe Mode (press F8 repeatedly) and download, install and run MalwareBytes (malwarebytes.com) and SpyBot (spybot.com).

If you cannot load to Safe Mode or running Malwarebytes and Spybot does not fix your problem, you'll need to reinstall Windows XP.

Hope this helps.

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When you boot with the Win XP install CD-ROM, it loads a minimal operating system, similar to DOS, but compatible with Win XP. At the first screen you select install Win XP (not Recovery Console) and at the next screen it will find that you already have Win XP and offer to attempt a repair. This repair should not touch your Applications or data; it just reinstalls the Windows files. This is great because when it works you don't need to reinstall all your software.
If it is not XP, let me know.

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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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