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Computer doesn't boot up

My computer doesn't boot up. When it gets to the starting up windows screen, it automatically restarts everytime. Where running windows xp

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  • duckquin Aug 23, 2008

    is there another way?? one where I won't lose my pictures and stuff?

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See if your machine will go into safe mode, if it does, then the cause is most likely a driver issue or as I have seen personally in recent days, an infection by some types of malware initiated by bad downloads. If the later is the case, recommend downloading SuperAntiSpyware 4.61 and MalwareBytes in safe mode with Networking enabled. If you can't do that, then try to access another computer to do the downloads for you, write to CD and transfer to the computer in question. Install, scan, and clean the computer that you are having problems, then try to reboot into normal mode on the questionable computer. If this doesn't work then the problem is most likely a driver issue ( video driver is common cause but not the only possible cause ). Also recommend scanning your system using a good anti-virus before doing a re-install of operating system and for that I recommend the Avast Home Free antivirus which I have used personally for over 4 years now. Assuming Avast doesn't find anything after a full scan, only then should you consider a re-install or repair because a repair onto an infected system is a total waste of time and effort.

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Plz reinstall or repiar your operating system

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Icant log in my computer.when log in,with in few seconds it logging off automatically


If running XP

A log-on loop on your Windows XP computer is a difficult situation where the computer never completes its boot cycle, restarting intermittently ad nauseam.


This issue indicates a major problem with the boot functionality of your XP system.

Restore the computer to working order by utilizing the repair and restoration utility on your XP system disk.

Insert the XP disk into the computer.


Restart the computer.

Press any key when prompted to boot from the disk.

Press "Enter" at the first screen and "F8" at the license terms.


Highlight the drive containing XP and press "R," repairing the operating system boot files and removing the log-on loop.

or

Windows XP sometimes has a glitch when you are logging in to your user account in order to boot the operating system.

The glitch logs you in and then logs you off the account.


This problem is usually caused by one of the programs that load during the computer's start-up.

Fixing this issue is a matter of ensuring that whatever program is causing the problem doesn't start up as soon as you start your computer.

or


Power on the computer and allow it to get to the user logon page normally.

There is no need to start up the computer in "safe mode."


Click the user who is having the issue and type in the user's password if one is set up.

Press and hold the "shift" button on your computer keyboard as soon as you see the tool bar load up at the bottom of the screen but before any other program has a chance to do so.


This stops any "Startup" program from running and logging you off.


Right-click the "Start" button on the bottom left of your screen.


Select "Explore" from the menu that appears.


Double-click "Programs" from the list on the left side of the window that pops up.


Double-click "Startup."


Select all the files inside the "Startup" folder by dragging a box over them.


Right-click anywhere on the selected files.


Select "Delete" to delete those files.


Note that deleting the programs from the "Startup" folder does not delete them from your computer.


All this does is make it so that these programs no longer start as your computer is starting so that any error in the running of the programs doesn't interfere with logging in to your account.


Hope this helps








Nov 13, 2012 | Dell OptiPlex 760 MT Desktop Computer

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When istart the computer cant log in ,eventhough my user name and password is correct


A log-on loop on your Windows XP computer is a difficult situation where the computer never completes its boot cycle, restarting intermittently ad nauseam.


This issue indicates a major problem with the boot functionality of your XP system.

Restore the computer to working order by utilizing the repair and restoration utility on your XP system disk.

Insert the XP disk into the computer.


Restart the computer.

Press any key when prompted to boot from the disk.

Press "Enter" at the first screen and "F8" at the license terms.


Highlight the drive containing XP and press "R," repairing the operating system boot files and removing the log-on loop.

or

Windows XP sometimes has a glitch when you are logging in to your user account in order to boot the operating system.

The glitch logs you in and then logs you off the account.


This problem is usually caused by one of the programs that load during the computer's start-up.

Fixing this issue is a matter of ensuring that whatever program is causing the problem doesn't start up as soon as you start your computer.

or


Power on the computer and allow it to get to the user logon page normally.

There is no need to start up the computer in "safe mode."


Click the user who is having the issue and type in the user's password if one is set up.

Press and hold the "shift" button on your computer keyboard as soon as you see the tool bar load up at the bottom of the screen but before any other program has a chance to do so.


This stops any "Startup" program from running and logging you off.


Right-click the "Start" button on the bottom left of your screen.


Select "Explore" from the menu that appears.


Double-click "Programs" from the list on the left side of the window that pops up.


Double-click "Startup."


Select all the files inside the "Startup" folder by dragging a box over them.


Right-click anywhere on the selected files.


Select "Delete" to delete those files.


Note that deleting the programs from the "Startup" folder does not delete them from your computer.


All this does is make it so that these programs no longer start as your computer is starting so that any error in the running of the programs doesn't interfere with logging in to your account.


Hope this helps







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E- computer turn on then the screen says it was shut off improperly. say click to restart or wait.....did this it ran through its process and went to screen with no signal. ran it again under boot and...


looks like it's stuck in a startup loop, can you boot from a windows cd into repair console (press R to repair with xp, choose repair my computer with vista or 7) ?

if so, type the command fixboot and after that fixmbr, if it still doen't work, try the chkdsk /F /R
command. if that doesn't work, try booting in hirens boot cd (download v13 and burn it to a cd rom) if still no success, you need to reinstall windows, if that doesn't work, replace the harddisk and reinstall.

Jun 17, 2011 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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Hi! I need help with my computer. I use a seagate ST380811AS hard disk in my desktop computer. The problem now, is that everytime I start my computer "A non system disk" appears on the monitor or...


1 Remove any floppy disks or bootable CDs, DVDs, USB flash drives or other bootable media from the computer. Attempt to restart the computer again. Proceed if you continue to receive the error.
2 Restart the computer again. Press the key required to enter your BIOS setup. (The monitor usually displays a "Press [key] to access BIOS" right after restarting your computer. Press the key shown on your screen.)
3 Navigate to the "Boot Options" or "Advanced" menu by using the arrow keys. (The precise menu terms will vary according to your computer and BIOS type.)
4 Select the hard disk that contains your operating system (usually C:) as your primary boot device. Select your CD/DVD drive, your floppy drive or another hard disk as your secondary boot device.
5 Save and exit the BIOS. Proceed with the next step if you see the "Non-system disk error" message again.
6 Restart the computer. Return to the BIOS' "Boot Options" screen by following the steps above, then set the "CD/DVD drive" as the primary boot device and the hard disk as the secondary boot device. Save and exit the BIOS.
7 Insert your Windows installation disc. Restart the computer. Press any key to boot from disc. Follow the on-screen prompts to reinstall Windows.
8 Replace your hard disk drive if you cannot install Windows.

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Cannot sign on my computer getting message windows could not start following is missing or corrupt <windows root>\system 32\ ntoskrnt.exe. reinstall a copy i dont have any of the...


If computer does not boot into Windows, turn on the power and press f8 . On the Windows Advanced Boot Option screen, select one or more of the following options. Select them one at a time and press the enter key to attempt a system restart.
  • Disable automatic restart on system failure to view error messages.
  • Repair Your Computer allowsUninstall recently installed software programs Windows to run diagnostic tests.
  • Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced) to return settings to an earlier point in time.
  • Boot into Safe Mode and then Uninstall recently installed software programs . When in the computer is running in the Safe mode, click Start , Control Panel , and select the Uninstall a program option. When the computer is operating again, go to program manufacturer's web site for support information.
In Windows XP Click Start , All Programs , Accessories , System Tools , System Restore . Select a windows restore point from a time when the computer operated properly, and then restart the computer. hpweb_1-2_plus.gifhpweb_1-2_minus.gif In Windows Vista or Windows 7 Click Start, type restore in the search field, and select System Restore from the list. Select a windows restore point from a time when the computer operated properly, and then restart the computer. If the computer does not boot into Windows, you can restore the computer settings to an earlier point in time. Turn on the power and press f8 . On the Windows Advanced Boot Option screen, select Safe Mode and boot into Windows.

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How to start safe mode on computer


As soon as you turn on the computer you have to keep tapping the "F8" key on the keyboard and you will get the advance boot options menu and select safemode in it

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Oct 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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After (successful) restoration of desktop 838GM, boot-up get stuck at black screen with message that "NTLDR is compressed, press ctrl alt del to restart". When I do the ctrl alt del, computer reboots but...


The startup files are corrupted.You need to put the windows disk in the DVD and make the computer boot off that when it starts up. Booting off the DVD may need to be set in the BIOS if the machine does not do it automatically.
When the window comes up you select install windows.
Second option is repair my computer. Then follow the prompts.

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How can I prevent my E Machines logo from loading everytime I start my computer. I have Windows XP.


Press and hold the F2, F12, or F8 function key (one of the three at a time) after jhearing a single beep following a restart. One key (usually F2) will allow you to change the BIOS settings. (If the computer boots normally, restart it again and try the next function key.)

BE CAREFUL. Don't change anything you are not sure of because doing so can make your computer inoperable!

You will eventually get to the BIOS settup utility. You will have to use the keyboard to navigate to the setting that disables the splash screen. (You may have to enable something like "detailed boot report" or "OEM settings", depending on the computer.)

My American Megatrends (AMI) BIOS has a "BOOT" section that contains a "Full Screen Logo" setting. I "Disabled" it to do what you want to.

Incidentally, the splash screen doesn't really slow the boot process much, since you are simply substituting a static picture for the BIOS boot information.

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My hp media desk top computer vista will not boot up i get blue screen with some comands and logo hp invent then screen goes to black screen and has this message, reboot and select proper boot device or...


If you have the boot disks that came with the computer this is the media it is talking about.. After you re-load everything to your computer I suggest downloading AVG antivirus

Jul 10, 2009 | HP Pavilion a1700n PC Desktop

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Startup problems


dear shieldsys


oke restart your computer.


after that press F5 while the computer tryingn to on,
choose safe mode option athe first of screen

wait untill your windows, splash in safe modeyou
click start, choose Run.
type C:\WINDOWS\system32\Restore\rstrui.exe

enter, select restore my computer to in early time, next
you can choose the date, when your computer in good condition
next

next

wait, it restart automaticly


i hope it can solve your problem


thx


cropp

Mar 18, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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