Question about Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 for PC
On started up my computer will not boot. It says windows XP is loading, but instead of loading all the way it stops and starts over again. It's like it is stuck in a loop.
Hi there, my name is Alex and Im here to help solve your problem.
It could be a number of problems.
1: Have you installed any new hardware or software? This can cause some conflictions. If there is any new hardware you have installed and your PC is constantly rebooting, then remove that hardware and try booting. If you have recently installed new software and getting the loop, then start windows in safe mode by pressing F8 before it boots windows. If you can access windows in safe mode, then uninstall any new software you may have added.
2: It could be you need a new power supply. They are very cheap to buy and I would recommend a qualified technician to install it for you
3: Your pc may be infected with a virus and has affected the boot file. Try to repair windows by using the windows xp disk. Insert the disk and run using the CD. You will then go through a few blue screens and press R to repair your windows xp installations
I hope this information has helped. Please let me know if you have any questions or further problems
Posted on Oct 10, 2008
Your xp is having problem try to repair it
Posted on Apr 28, 2008
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Im not sure which file you are referring to but you could just a repair of the installation
this is fot the master boot record
if there are any other files , settings or programs during the repair process options for these should be available
Insert your Windows XP installation CD or recovery disc, and restart the computer.
Instead of attempting to boot Windows as it normally would, the computer will give you an option to boot from the CD.
Press a key when prompted, then wait for the setup program to load.
Press the "R" key on the "Welcome to Setup" screen.
This will cause the CD to launch the Recovery Console instead of attempting to install Windows XP on your computer.
If you have an administrator password on your copy of XP, then you will need to enter it in order to log in to the Recovery Console.
Choose the installation of Windows XP that you want to repair (generally the only option). Wait for the command prompt to appear, then enter "fixmbr." Press "y" when prompted to let the FixMBR utility overwrite the corrupted bootloader with a new copy.
Remove your XP disc or recovery disc, then type "exit" into the command prompt.
The exit command should cause the computer to reboot, allowing the computer to load the new bootloader file and then continue Windows XP startup as normal.
Hope this helps
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