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Windows XP won't load passed the load screen...

Question: Windows XP won't load passed the load screen...

This just started happening last night. Earlier that day I bought a 160gb seagate external HD at Fry's for 50 bux and was moving tons a files over to it (for about 3 hours). At one point I cancelled uploading and rebooted fine, but later that night my girlfriend did the same thing and rebooted and XP will not load... not in safe mode. I didn't install anything with the external HD as it was Plug n Play and I didn't install any new programs yesterday either...

I don't have a Win XP CD either (or boot disk). I guess my first action will need to be to buy Win XP and try a system recovery?


Is there any way to find out what is stopping it from loading?

I also switched the memory sticks with some other memory and that did nothing...

I'm at a loss :l

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Preferred Solution: Windows XP won't load passed the load screen...

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Answer: Windows XP won't load passed the load screen...

ap f8 when booting and from the options try
last known good configuration
if that's no good boot into the recovery console and try
fixboot

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ok i have a dell laptop and im running on windows xp. ive had this problem for a while but never have time to do anything about it. what it does is itll turn on get to xp loading then itll all go black and wont get any further. and i learned if i just leave it alone for a few days itll let me in all the way. so what should i do about this? or what can i do? id just like to know if i need to save up to get it fixed or buy a new one.

Answer:Laptop Cant Get Passed The Windows Xp Load Screen

Sounds like the MBR is messed uphttp://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;314503You're going to need to buy/borrow an actual XP CD to run the fix, not Dell's recovery CDYou can try running their diagnostics application. I think you press the F10 key, not sure. You'll have to look it up

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Im having the same problem I was doing my Norton 360 Scan for the week and accidentally unplugged the computer while I was running the scan, twice, need help with blue screen 0x00000024, cant run chkdsk because it wont go past the windows loading screen, I do not have disc but I am almost sure there is recovery options. Please Help...
 

Answer:0x00000024 Will not load passed the windows loading screen.

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I am having a problem starting my computer. When i turn it on it it comes up as a black screen with white letters. It shows the Ram and ide channels and whats on them. then goes to another screen just like that but changes too fast to read. After that it will go to the XP load screen for about 2 minuts then reboots itself and does this over and over. I can get to BIOS but not sure if anything there will help. It will not start in safe mode, safe mode and last known good config. will do nothing.
I've check all of my new hard ware (wireless adapter and dvd drive) but did not help. checked and double checked all wires inside and out.
I do not have an XP disk of any kind.
Any ideas or info would be a great help.

Answer:Can't get passed XP load screen

Try to in safe mode and select last good configuration.

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Help please - first post
M/c starts with a nice blue screen with left and right icons and mouse cursor all operatig .It will go no further.
when this first occured it went into Repair mode twice - said it could not fix and pointed to System32 Drivers\WDF01000.sys.Subsequent use of Repair now shows no
errors.
Booting to Repair from my installation Disk reports eveything as OK.Moved to Restore point - section shows only one point of todays date -which apparantly was made before an automatic update - ran OK.
I have run SFC\scannow but cannot interpret it. - sent to rapiddatashare -lost the ref No. for the moment.
Is this the correct forum? Any help would be appreciated
Naunton

Answer:W7(Pro) will not load passed opening screen

Can you boot in Safe Mode?

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I attempted to download a program for school and some other programs that I didn't agree to began downloading, and it wouldn't let me stop it, so I turned the computer off. I went to turn it back on immediately and now it will not load anything passed the login screen. I can login, and the screen will change, but it is a black screen with only the mouse appearing. I've tried the hard start method and tried pressing the windows button + r and neither of these worked.

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Hey guys,
I need some help as I don't really know what happened.

My SONY VAIO laptop ran out of battery power while the screen was open (I was not around so this is my guess) and now it will not load passed the 'windows loading' screen in Windows Vista, the green progress/loading bar scrolls across the screen for a while then it just goes to black screen!

My initial thought was to try the Windows CD Setup/Repair tool. And at worst I thought I would have to reformat. I put the CD in, it asks me to press any key to boot from cd, I do this, and then it says LOADING WINDOWS FILES, the progrsss bar goes to full and then same thing, black screen. I tried the windows 7 CD and it will eventually display a cursor on the black screen but not load anything passed that. I've left it on for several days hoping it would fix itself but the HD light on the front just flickers every two seconds.

I can get into my BIOS and I can run a memory test which comes back fine

So, is this hard drive toast??
Is there any way to recover this hard drive by freezing it or something I need the files that were on it.

THANKS GUYS!

Answer:Laptop Won't Load Passed Welcome Screen (Power related?)

Use ubuntu to back up as much as you can to an external drive

Read the instructions on how to burn an .iso image.

Then once everything that you need is backed up, then we can work on seeing what is wrong with the computer

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Hi,

I recently found that my computer was infected by a number of viruses. It automatically shut down on its own so I restarted the computer and did a full system scan using the latest version of avg anti virus. After completing this I restarted the PC and found that I could not log on to any user account. It would allow me to click the username, then begin to load, but would only load the background. It would not allow me to go any further. I then rebooted and then found that the PC would not load any further than the windows XP screen at system startup - but I could log in under safe mode. Apart from all this I am trying to copy some pictures to a CD rom before attempting to restore the whole operating system. But the my computer icon isnt the usual "computer" icon, it is a white file looking icon, and when trying to copy and paste the pictures to the CD rom drive it displays the message Can not copy "filename": the requested resource is in use. Can anyone shed some light here as i am completely baffled by all this. My main worry is the computer not loading past the windows xp load screen at system start up! What can I do?

Answer:Cant load passed windows XP

tap f8 when booting and from the options try
last known good configuration

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Hi, I have an out of warranty T43. when I turn it on the screen remains completely black( no backlight). If i attach a external monitor I see that the computer is just booting over and over again. Safe Mode ect dont work. The blue screen pops up after each failed start. It says TOP: c0000218 (Registry File Failure)The registry cannot load the hive (file)SystemRoot/System32/Config/SOFTWAREits log or alternate.is corrupt absent or not writable I can access the Access IBM. Through this I can save the files from the hard drive. I tried the restore. But the restore fails immediately.  Does this have the backup partition? Do i need some restore CD's? Is there a way to do this without losing the info on the computer? What step do I take now?

Answer:T43 Cant load windows, Blue Screen Registry cannot load hive, SOFTWARE, Access IBM

Hi and welcome to the forum!

Sounds like a dying HDD to me, to be certain I'd suggest burning PC Doctor for DOS bootable CD and run full diagnostic test.

Keep us posted.





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Okay, so here's the deal. I had Windows Service Pack 2. Everything was just lovely, then I decided to FINALLY upgrade to Service Pack 3 because some high end Adobe products I was installing suggested it for better compatibility. Aiesh, so I took the plunge and tried to upgrade to Windows Service Pack 3. I was smart because of all the horror stories though and did a full backup up all my data including system state, etc. I set a system restore point, the whole nine yards. I upgraded with no problems but when the computer restarted it do so, got past POST, and the windows boot or load screen popped up with the loading bar. . . but windows never loaded! A lot of people report having problems where it get's past the windows load screen and just keeps cycle rebooting. Or it'll load to the user selection screen/welcome screen. This is not me, I am simply stuck at the windows load screen. (Picture below for reference)


So, I booted into safe mode with networking, searched for help EVERYWHERE and couldn't find any. -=/ By the way, I could boot into safe mode, safe mode with command prompt, and safe mode with networking. So I used my system restore point that had made before the SP3 upgrade and now I am typing to you from the comfort of my Service Pack 2. But this ticks me off because I want SP3 on my system for the sake of those Adobe programs and just because I can't get the dern thing on there it bugs me. Does anyone have a suggestion for me as to WHAT is stopping me from have ... Read more

Answer:Installed Windows Service Pack 3 Now Windows won't load past Windows Boot Load Screen

Hi sirdanceal0t,
I had a similar problem when Windows XP SP3 was released it was only designed for Intel processors, so if you have a AMD processor it will cause your system not to load, if you are running a AMD processor if i were you try and get back to the System Restore Point or if that fails reimage your pc and just before installing SP3 looks for the patch/fix for your processor model, then install SP3 and it should all be fine.

On the other hand if you have a Intel processor i woulldn't know what to advise.

Swain90

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My son is playing runescape on the web and gets this error.

System in running Windows XP SP2

any ideas? Goggle searches seem to indicate that a 16 bit program may be having issues with Xp but nothing I can place my fnger on to fix.

Any help appreciated

Thanks

Answer:Win16 subsystem load failure cannot load critical screen resources from wow32.dll

Look at this link, scroll down to Correcting the WOW32.DLL Application Error in Windows XP
http://support.mfm.com/support/troub...run/wow32.html

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Computer just turned off automatically today and it will not load past the begining load screen with the Alien Head load screen where you can press f2 and enter setup or f12 to boot options. I cannot load safe mode or remove the battery as it does not have any place to access it.
Windows 7. Alienware m14x.

Answer:Alienware Laptop wont load past Alien Head Load Screen

Any fans running, any post beeps? Your laptop does not have a CMOS battery. Try removing the chargeable battery and power adapter. Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds. Plug in just the power adapter and try powering up the machine again.

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Hi,
 
Laptop is a Samsung R510 running Vista.
 
When it is switched on, it gets stuck on the Samsung BIOS load screen. The F2 (Setup) and F4 (Recovery) buttons don't work unless they are pressed straight away. But when they are pressed it says 'Please Wait', but nothing happens.
 
I have changed the CMOS battery, but it hasn't helped.
 

 
I have also taken the hard drive out and turned it on, still the same.  Each RAM stick has been tried on its own, and it is still the same.
 
Can anyone help?

Answer:Laptop Stuck On BIOS Load Screen/Won't Load Vista

Have you tried booting into Safe Mode?
 
Start tapping the F8 key immediately after pressing the power button.

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I have HP Envy 17.3 m7-n109dx, windows 10 64-bit I got the windows blue screen, then when the windows attempted to restart a black scrren showed up, and windows did not boot. I tried several things, but nothing worked. Here is a list of what I have tried: 1. I did a hard reset. 2. I made sure the batery and the AC adaptor are not the problem. 3. I tried pressing the ESC seveal times after powering the device, but nothing happened (to load the safe mode). 4. I tried to restore the bios by pressing the windows and B keys, and then pressing and then releasing the power botton, and continue to press the other two keys. When I do that, I can see the hard drive light comes on for a few seconds, then the screen lights, but it stays blank. I contine to press the two keys for 1-2 minutes, but nothing shows on the screen. Then when I release the windows and the B keys, the screen goes dark, and the power buttoon continues to light. The power goes off if I press the power button for several seconds. I tired this several times. 5. I tried step 4, but with a USB drive. The same happened. 6. I tried pressing the power button, then the  F2 key (several times). The screen continued to be black. 7. I tried the pressing the windows key + P. Nothing happened. 8. I tried to run HP Hardware Diagnostics (UEFI) from a USB, but the screen remaind black. 9. I tried to load the safe mode from a USB, but the screen remained black. If there is ... Read more

Answer:Black screen, BIOS does not load, Diagnostics does not load

It sounds like some sort of hardware failure, possibly hard drive. You have a 1 yr warranty with HP. Scroll down on the page here to start a request for service. You will be given your contact options:https://support.hp.com/us-en/contact-hp/product/HP-ENVY-m7-n100-Notebook-PC-(Touch)/9365082/model/93...

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ok this is gonna be a bit long but i want the details there. the issue pc is my old pc. it has windows 7 its an asus msn-la motherboard i cloned this drive and used it in my new pc. after a few months my new pc's drive died and i took the old drive from the issue pc(witch was not giving issues at this time) and stuck it into my new pc until my replacement drive came. when i got the replacement drive i cloned the drive again onto the replacement drive and then put the new drive in the new pc had no issues there. put the old drive back into the issue pc (this is when issues started) the pc booted up to the windows desktop loading screen fast but once it got there it sat there for like 5 min before loading into windows. once it loaded into windows it was un usable for around 10 min while it loaded background stuff. once it finally loads into windows if i try to open anything its still responding extremely slow. is there anything i could do to fix this or is this going to me a re install only situation? i did try to use a windows 7 disk to do a startup repair but it claimed i couldn't do it because i dident install from that disk.

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it kept doing check disk on start up but got that to stop now it keeps freezing on load wont go any where but if I log on to another admin account on the cmp its fine. Its just when I go into my main admin it refuses to do any thing and I ran registry booster and it gave me tons of errors how do I fix these.

Answer:freezing on load if it does load it gives me a blue screen

Hello and welcome to the forum.

First if you can I need you to run a full updated scan using you Anti-Virus..

Next if you do not have malwarebytes, then please download it and run a full scan, here is the link and you can download the free version.

Malwarebytes

When you get the results back please let us know

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ok put a new MOBO in my area 51 m7700 to fix a not booting problem the occured from a suspecting power surge while i as deployed overseas...problem was fixed...some what. now it POST and everything but when it get to the XP load screen with the blue bar that bounces back and forth it shuts down. i try to re boot it gives the normal xp not shut down normal and the normal 6 choices i try to boot in any option(even safe mode) it repeats the problem. swapped HD, MEM, CMOS bat. when using the respawn kit(norton ghost of HD at date of shipment of CPU) i got with the cpu it will reload xp but doesn't fix the problem if i try and load a fresh copy of xp it won't even get pas tthe first portaion or the install before it shuts down.

cpu specs

pro intel p4 3.0
1024 ram
gforcego 6800 256 graphis
dual hd i 60g and i 80g non raid(prolem even exsist in RAID 1 or 0)

i am suspecting a corrupt file load somewhere in the thread but the guy fixing it suspects hardware. Help please this problemhas got me a witts end
 

Answer:Alienware won't load past XP load screen

Pay more attention to your typing...

Your going to have to strip down the system to bare minimum hardware. Set the bios to failsafe defaults, use on-board video if you have it. Remove any USB devices and any add-in PCI cards like a NIC, sound card and use only 1 stick of RAM for the Windows fresh install
 

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new to this and not to good on the technical jargon..

basically i used to be able to load websites up then they stopped loading now and again and now they dont load at all.\
for eg: ebay i can go to the website search it all but click on the sign in and it just wont load.
there are other web pages which just wont load at all and just get the load thing and a blank screen.. and then time out.

ive done the AVG thing, spybot search and destroy, spyblaster.. and reset my router but stil nothing!!!

using windows xp and IE8
 

Answer:Can't load websites, or can load main page but then links don't load

How are you connected to the internet?
 

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Windows Xp Doesnt Wanna Load, I Gotta Restart To Make It To Load

Before the repair it didnt wanna load at all - also I have some hard drive issues ( that got cut off and came our weird , sorry)

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OK, Im gonna explain what happened step by step cause Im not sure whats important. I dont understand very much about this stuff. I hope someone more expirienced then me will help me out.

Im using windows xp proffessional version.

OK It first happened while I was surfing online, I was surfing on sites that I can say are pretty much safe, but at the same time I was running either AVG 7.5 antivurus or their AVG antispyware 7.5 (not sure which one of the two) . At some point when the scanning was on my E hard drive ( windows is on my C hard drive ) the computer froze and naturally I restarted. But windows didnt wanna start after the restart, it kept giving these messeges: windows didnt shut down properly and it asked me to choose to start it in safe or normal or etc.. mode.

I tried every type of start mode, it didnt work. Windows wouldnt load and u know that line where windows loads would move a while and then stop.....no responce no nothing. So I tried restaring several times. Same thing, widnows didnt start properly last time, choose a mode...after I choose it loaded for a while but then stopped!

So I took it to the repair, the re-installed my windows. Now when I wanna start it, it runs properly doesnt ask me to choose, windows ... Read more

Answer:Windows Xp Doesnt Wanna Load, I Gotta Restart To Make It To Load

Are you able to boot in safe mode? It seems like you might have a conflict with the program wanting to run at start up..
My first suggestion is to boot safe mode, then remove your AV.. See if that helps..
Also, do you have more than one anti-virus program installed?

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I dont know if this is posted in the right area but I'm so desperate to get my laptop working its unreal.
First it started off with my laptop crashing, I had totally forgot it needed to do a windows update and turned off my laptop in hopes that it would work properly.
After that my laptop has not been working. The machine turns on and gives me two options. Start windows normally or do a repair. Upon starting windows normally, it loads so far before sending me back to the two options of start windows normally or repair. On the second time I clicked repair. My laptop then goes so far before presenting me with a blue screen that is usually the screen where my accounts are. The cursor still moves but it loads no further even after leaving it an hour. I decided to make a repair disk, hoping that the problem was because of windows. the disk loads, gives me a choice on the keyboard language then does nothing. I honestly have no idea what to do, I want to keep all the files safe on my computer as I havent backed them up and I have worked so hard on the projects. someone please help

Answer:windows 7 refuses to load and system repair wont load

Do a hardware/software reset with your BIOS:Shut down and turn off the computer.
Unplug the computer from the wall or surge protector (then remove the battery if it is a laptop).
"Remove the computer from any port replicator or docking station, disconnect
cables to printers or devices such as external monitors, USB memory sticks or SD cards, headset or external speakers, mouse or auxiliary keyboard, turn off WIFI and Bluetooth wireless devices." (Use Hard Reset to Resolve Hardware and Software Issues HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. This closes the circuit and ensures all
power from components is drained to clear the software connections between the BIOS
and hardware and clear any corruption in the temporary memory.
(If it is a laptop, plug the battery back into the laptop and then) Plug the computer back into the wall. Do not reconnect any unnecessary peripherals; monitor, keyboard,
and mouse should suffice and be the only peripherals reconnected.
Turn it on to reinitialize the software connections between the BIOS and hardware

After doing those steps, clear your CMOS by entering the BIOS (see your system manual for steps to enter the BIOS), going to the EXIT screen, and loading setup/optimized defaults.

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I haven't used my PC for a few days and when I came to use it I found that it was off. So I turned it on and it brings up the XP loading screen and as it starts to load it jumps to a screen allowing me to open Safe Mode with Networking, Safe Mode and Safe Mode with prompt.

It also allows me to restart from a restore point which I have tried but just repeats the process.

I have started in SafeMode with Networking.

If I turn the PC off it will restart and the red working light will run but it won't fire anything up (Monitor remains in sleep mode) and I have to wait for about 10 mins at which point the Safe Mode option will be repeated.

I have run the logs as requested and I'm happy to provide more detail in any way necessary.

Yours hopefully CWD1982
 

Answer:Windows XP won't load but then gives the option to and will load in Safe Mode

I am not finding any malware in your logs. I suggest you post in the software forum and maybe try doing a repair install.

Since you are not having any malware problems, it is time to do our final steps:
We recommend you keep Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for scanning/removal of malware. You can uninstall RogueKiller and HitManPro.
Go back to step 6 oof the READ ME and renable your Disk Emulation software with Defogger if you had disabled it.
Any other miscellaneous tools we may have had you install or download can be uninstalled and deleted.
If running Vista or Win 7, it is time to make sure you have reenabled UAC by double clicking on the C:\MGtools\enableUAC.reg file and allowing it to be added to the registry.
Go to add/remove programs and uninstall HijackThis.
Goto the C:\MGtools folder and find the MGclean.bat file. Double click on this file to run this cleanup program that will remove files and folders
related to MGtools and some other items from our cleaning procedures.
After doing the above, you should work thru the below link:

How to Protect yourself from malware!



Malware removal from a National Chain = $149
Malware removal from MajorGeeks = $0
 

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as per title what i have tried is checking the installation media is good which it is checked it on another rig running windows 10. okay so what happens is it will go through the normal boot up procedure my rig that is, bios will post normally and then i get the windows 10 logo screen. u know where the little windows circly thing will go around and at about the 7th time the litlte circly thing goes around my screen will freeze same goes with the installation media which i am running on a usb, so i am stumped because i cant even load from the usb to try and repair my computer. any help willl be great.
THANKS
RUBEN
p.s.
I am currently in the process of trying to install windows 7 and see if that will help.

Answer:windows wil not load nor will it load with installiation media

okay well it did the same thing with windows 7 install. it will go through the loading windows files and then the little windows logo will pop up u know the little R,G,B,Y flag which pulsates and on about the fifth pulsate it will freeze.
THANKS IN ADVANCE
RUBEN

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as per title what i have tried is checking the installation media is good which it is checked it on another rig running windows 10. okay so what happens is it will go through the normal boot up procedure my rig that is, bios will post normally and then i get the windows 10 logo screen. u know where the little windows circly thing will goes around and at about the 7th time the litlte circly thing goes around my screen will freeze same goes with the installation media which i am running on a usb, so i am stumped because i cant even load from the usb to try and repair my computer. any help willl be great.
THANKS
RUBEN
I am currently in the process of trying to install windows 7 and see if that will help.

Answer:windows wil not load nor will it load with installiation media

okay well it did the same thing with windows 7 install. it will go through the loading windows files and then the little qindows logo will pop up u know the little R,G,B,Y flag which pulsates and on about the fifth pulsate it will freeze.
THANKS IN ADVANCE
RUBEN

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Keeps on loading the HP sign. Then turns off the laptop, then turns back on to the hp sign. Non-Stop.. I can load up the startup menu but when I press f11 for system recovery. The hp sign appears then turns off. Then repeats.

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Now my Y560 laptop computer is back to it's original problem: It first overheated and shut down.  Now every time I try to load WIndows 7 normally the screen turns off completely when it is supposed to load the user log-in screen. The computer is still on but the display turns off everytime it reaches that same spot. I can only load Safe Mode windows 7 but it is of not much use because safe mode does not allow me to run any programs.  The system seems to be producing way high temperatures even in safe mode. How can I fix this problem with windows 7 shutting off the display when it is about to reach the log-in screen? Even when transfering files in safe mode to an external drive the system will turn off sometimes when a lot of files are transfering. This is very dissapointing because I spent $850 on this computer a year ago, and now it is malfunctioning and over a motnth out of warranty.  This is such a terrible experience.  I've never had a computer break down like this before.  Now i have to resort to using my old desktop PC running XP with very basic functions. please help . thank you     













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Answer:Frustrated. Windows 7 will not load. Screen turns off when loading Windows 7 login screen. Y560

I solved my own problem but Lenovo plants should do a  much better job with quality control during manufacturing. I fixed the overheating problem/LCD screen always turning off at the Windows 7 login screen problem by doing this: 1)  Take out the  laptop power battery and unplus the system.    Open up the laptop and apply a thin layer of Artic Silver 5 thermal paste on all the 3 chips under the heat sink aand fan.  See this guide for how to safely remove fan and heat sink:Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 Hardware Maintenance Manual V2.0.2)  I moved the top ram to the bottom slot and the bottom one into the upper slot. Seems like it works for now.  Hopefully not too many of you run into this problem too as it has wasted many hours of my time.   

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Hello,

I have been having this problem since a week or so. Broni has helped me in malware forum to rule out malware as responsible. My machine is clean and I was refered here for further help.

Here is my problem:

At boot-time, I see windows XP load screen with the progress bar, the progress bar advances to the end and then, the screen turns pitch black and all is see is an arrow cursor I can move around. I thought until yesterday that this was a permanent freeze-up, but if I wait, say, 6 minutes, the black screen disappears and windows then starts normally.

Last week, problem was intermittent, it now happens all the time.

Windows boot-up was fine before.

Please help me.
 

Answer:Windows load screen at boot, looong black screen, then normal startup

I had this tons of times with my old XP PC. It is normal if you have a lot of files on the HDD and you have little RAM. How much RAM do you have? What is the capacity of the HDD? And do you have the Windows XP disc? Would you be willing to upgrade the RAM and/or the OS if we must resort to that? Or would you rather just buy a new PC?
 

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Please read all..Ok, i have a GeForce FX 5200 graphics card and a Dell Dimension 300 computer and monitor. Problem::This computer has an onboard graphics card which isnt good enough for the games i want to play, so i bought the geforce graphics card. I realised that my monitor was VGA and the card was DVI. I fixed that by getting a dvi/vga connector lead. I disabled the inboard graphics card, and inserted my geforce card. I booted windows and it worked ok apart from the resolution being huge. Then a ' found new harware' popup appeared and i followed the intruction booklet which said what to do with this popup. It said it needed to search for drivers to run the hardware, so i put the drver CD in. It started intalling, i went upstairs and when i came back down, there was a blank screen with a flashing white line in the top left corner. I turned the computer off and then on again. When it came back on, it showed the windows load screen, and as soon as windows loaded, the screen went black. there is not mouse and the keyboard doesnt work. It does this everytime i boot with the card in. I read the instruction booklet and it said to boot into safe mode. i hold down the F8 key and i click safe mode. it then goes into another screen that says ' choose which system you want to boot' i choose my computer and click enter. It then comes up with a screen full of white writing, is this right?I dont know what to do because the card SHOULD be working, and it says to insta... Read more

Answer:Please help! Grpahics card issues 0.o Blank screen after windows load screen...

youve done it right those writings were actually telling you that your at safe mode already, you were suppose to uninstall or rollback the driver that you installed and maybe perhaps get a better updated driver from www.nvidia.com.

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I can't seem to get Windows 7 SP1 to load a driver for an HP printer that is on my home network. My laptop sees it but won't let me make it the default printer or load a driver so that I can link to it wirelessly. I restored my laptop back to windows 7
because Windows 10 was moving too slow. I only have 4gigs of memory, and windows 10 probably runs better with 8gigs of memory.

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Hey everyone I should let you know that I am not entirely sure this is a hardware issue but I'll ask here. Since I got my desktop made I keep getting a grey and black flashing screen after the windows loads to my login screen. I have gotten a replacement gpu as I expected this as the issue. I have tried multiple full factory resets, different monitors and cords to see if that was the issue but nothing works. I have uninstalled my gpu, monitor, and CPU, updated everything too(sorry this is so long). The only solution I have found is putting it to sleep and waking it up temporarily fixes it. The problem only occurs after i shut my computer down and and start it up for the first time. I have had this problem for over a year and i am desperate for any help would be greatly appreciated thank you.

PC SPECS-

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 8175 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 930 GB (887 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASRock, 980DE3/U3S3
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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Whenever the Windows loadscreen passes the screen goes black and I can move a cursor around the screen.
I have had this happen before and fixed it with bootrec.exe but I can't seem to get that to work this time...
Startup repair says it cannot help - Safe mode has the exact same black screen problem.
I have done chkdsk and sfc scannow - Didn't fix it.
When I boot into Kaspersky Rescue from a USB drive it mentions that I need to shut down windows properly before continuing. I would like to do this but I can't.
I have tried changing the active partition on information in some of these other threads - It didn't seem to work.
All disks are healthy according to the DISKPART and Partition Wizard. I have done the HP hardware diagnostic scans and everything comes up fine.

I see that a lot of the advice on the threads is to do a fresh install - Is it really broken beyond repair at this point?

Does anyone have any other ways I can try and fix this problem?

Answer:Black screen w/cursor after Windows load screen - Nothing fixes it

Hello saturnn and welcome to Seven Forums.

One of the Forum experts prepared this troubleshooting guide for Windows 7 failure to boot issues. Even though you've tried several of the suggested fixes I'd still go through the tutorial and try the steps in the order listed.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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My webmaster says Windows updates are useless.  He has removed several updates from my computer.  But now, I am trying to get my computer working again after a restore from Rescue and Recovery which was caused by something entirely different. Apparently, there are no updates from Windows on my computer since early 2010....none.  Since I am not a computer geek (and my webmaster is), I'd like to get some other views on Windows updates, because I would need to install over 100 on my computer.  These are only the so-called critical updates.  So, what is the value of these critical updates I wonder? Lura













Solved!

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Answer:Windows updates--to load or not to load?

you risk all kinds of malware and other securities issues if you don't keep windows & other software up to date I don't want to say anything bad about your person but they are telling you wrong
 
 
have a look in http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Security-Malware/bd-p/Security_Malware  there is a lot of good info llook at bugbatters posts bugbatter is a security pro.





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when i turn my computer on it says to hit F1 to continue or F2 and when i type F1 it just beeps and will not let me do it. i push F2 move something, move it back, save and then i hit F12 and finally after 800 times i get it to finally boot windows xp home sp2 for awhile then dumps me again. any ideas or suggestions would be great. my computer has been starting to act real funny by not allowing me to access things saying i dont have permission to do it. its getting real squirly. thanx in advance for any help.

Answer:During Reboot My Windows Xp Will Not Load Tries To Load My Old Me

Hi, did you set up XP on another hard drive to ME? If so you will need to go into your bios and set the hard drive XP is on to the top.

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Hi! I've got this problem:

Last week, the screen started to blink, some strange lines appeared and everything froze. I had to turn the computer off and on again and everything worked fine. This happened a few times last week.

Now all of a sudden the computer won't start. When I turn on the computer, Windows XP logo with the loading bar shows up. But then (when the blue screen with user accounts should appear) the screen goes blank and some some strange deformations appear:


Only the safe-mode works. Strangely, after I went to safe-mode yesterday to make a copy of the most important files, I restarted the computer and Windows boot successfully and I thought everything was fine. Unfortunately now the blinking screen is back and the Windows do not load.

(It's an Asus laptop with Nvidia GeForce graphics card)

How can I solve this?
 

Answer:Windows won't load - blinking screen

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So the PC boots up and goes through post fine, then gets to the windows xp load screen then automatically restarts back to post... anyone had this problem before?? The PC was working fine the day before :(

Answer:PC keeps reseting after windows load screen

I would suggest that you do a System Restore. START - PROGRAMS - ACCESSORIES - SYSTEM TOOLS - SYSTEM RESTORE. Just pick a date that precedes the problem and when you are certain it worked correctly. It worked for me and no harm was done. Give it a shot.

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On a Dell Latitude|D160, whenever i turn it on, it freezes at the Windows Load screen, where there's the logo with the load bar going.  I'll leave it there for hours, and it'll just keep loading and loading.  Okay here's the history of the computer:Originally had Windows XP Professional on it.  Password forgotten, and the password recovery thing would not work at all.  Other password recovery programs failed as well.So I decided to reinstall everything, from scratch.  However, I wanted it to be in Windows XP Home instead of Professional, so what I did was I used BartPe Builder and created a cd to create a pre installed enviorment.  Then in that, i completely wiped out the C:/ drive.  like i deleted everything.  Then i went into another dell laptop, and copied all of the files inside the C:/Windows into the laptop + boot.ini and other boot files.  Then when i tried to run the laptop normally without the PE, it'd just freeze at the load screen like I previously stated.Yes i realize that it probably wasn't smart to try to switch Windows XP Professional to Home, without doing proper research and using common sense.  But I'm just trying to learn things more or less.  So anybody have any tips?  I currently have:-A Dell Inspiron that runs Windows XP-A Dell Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 Re installation CD [I cannot run this cd from boot, I did some research and I guess I need a rec... Read more

Answer:Windows Load Screen Freezes

So you copied the system folder and the boot.ini file from one computer to another and you expect the new one to boot? Ummmm - no. Ain't gonna work.Boot to an XP CD and start the install process. Format the drive and then install the OS. That's pretty much your only option at this point.

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I was just using my computer (windows 7) and i got the message (SMART) that my drive status was bad and i need to backup and replace. I went to get my external hdd but to install it, I need to reboot my computer (because it's not a usb ext hdd but with direct sata cables, so i wanted to shut off the pc first then install the ext drive and turn it back on). Upon startup, now it won't go past the very first screen where it detects all the hardware. At the bottom it will say:

3rd Master hard disk: S.M.A.R.T Status BAD, Backup and Replace, press "Del" to resume.

There's nothing else I can do so I press "del". It takes me right into bios and as soon as i exit bios, it takes me back to the first screen where it's detecting hardware and then the same message again.

So I can't seem to get windows to load so I can copy and backup data. Does anyone know of a way to bypass this error message and just load into windows?

The other thing I will try is remove the HDD and use it as an external drive and hook it up to another computer to see if I can access the drive and copy the data from there.
 

Answer:Can't get windows to load due to some message at the very first screen!

ah i figured it out....just went into bios and disabled SMART ...now i can load into windows
 

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Hello,
I have a problem with my laptop. Whenever I switch it on, it gets to the load screen (with the XP logo and blue status bar) and sticks there without moving on. I am able to access my computer in Safe Mode - elsewhere I've read that this can be due to a driver issue (though I haven't installed anything new recently), or that the computer simply needs defragging (which I'm doing at the moment) Does anyone have any ideas/solutions?

Cheers =) Any help is massively appreciated - I'd quite like to be able to use this computer for work!

Andrew
 

Answer:Windows XP stopping on load screen

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I have Windows XP Home Edition SP2. My computer specs are:
AMD Athlon T3200 Processor (2.2 ghz), 2 gb RAM, Nvidia 7000 Series video card with 512 mb onbard RAM/AGP interface. Hard drive is EIDE/ATA interface 164 GB.

About a week ago my hard drive started making clicking noises and freezing up. I determined that the hard was failing via a bad head.
So I purchased a new replacement hard drive. My intention was to ghost the old hard drive onto the new using Accronis. My PC is old as you can tell and the original hard drive was only a 164 gb. The new one is a 320. The old hard drive was holding up surprisingly well, the clicking and freezing had stopped. Then without a specific cause, I try to boot the PC and it freezes at the load screen. I imagine this may be a driver issue so I try to start in Safe Mode so I can to a scandisk or chkdsk. However, it only loads in safe mode to a certain degree then freezes there too. I never actually make it into Windows.

The bios and CMOS detect the drive and from the dos c:\ I can see whats on the drive, I just can't get there.

My bundle software is too old to load into my new hard drive. I say this because after I completely installed it, I was going through the set up process (setting up time, location, name of pc etc) and it gets so far then just hangs forever. So I can't even bit the bullet and start from scratch.

So basically, I can't seem to repair to old hard drive so I can get the stuff I need from it to run the new ... Read more

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Hello...i just bought an HP pavilion laptop and every time i turn it on, this black screen pops up. It says, "splashtop" in the bottom and says MUSIC, PHOTOS, AND EMAIL at the top. That screen is on for about 15 seconds and then the windows start. There's a tiny box on the lower left side of the screen that i have to click if i don't want to wait those fifteen seconds. I don't want that screen to show up every time i turn it on, so is there a way to make that screen not come on?

Answer:HP startup screen before Windows 7 load

This thing? And it's new? Used?http://www.shopping.hp.com/product/...If new, first thing to do is contact hp tech support with your problem.If used, it's probably still under warranty too.If stolen, you're probably SOL about now.Skip

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Everytime I try to start my computer, it will get to the log on page and try to load the user name but then it will keep flashing from black to log on screen and will never load it. It will only load when in Safe mode so I can't do everything I wish to do.

I tried Startup repair and it seemed like it was fixing it but then it still did it.
Then I tried to repair it again but it found no problems this time.
I even did the Memory Check Test and still nothing.

I don't know what to do.
Please Help.

Answer:Windows log on screen won't load just keeps flashing

Yamik, try booting to Safe Mode and run System File Checker as follows:

How to Repair Windows 7 System Files with System File Checker

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Hey guys I'm having a rather annoying issue with my little brothers pc,
it gets to the windows loading screen then reboots, I've replayed the thermal compound and checked for dust, unplugged the slave hdd (connected through pci sata card), unplugged the sound card, unplugged all ide devices other than the hdd with OS, I have also tested a different hdd with the same result, reset bios to defaults, formatting and reinstalling windows.

Thanks guys
Gigabyte GA-8ST667 Mobo
Pentium 4 2.4ghz
500gb sata samsung
80gb ide (OS)
sb live audigy LS
radeon 256mb agpx8
 

Answer:Gets to windows load screen then reboots

go into the BIOS and check the Temps =]
Post them on here...
 

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Hello ,The issue I am having is on my wife’s laptop .I turn it on and the OS(which is now windows 10, kind of got forced into it) will not load I get some kind of memory error and the laptop will not start.I will restart it pressing shift+F8 to get into safe mode to do any kind of troubleshoot ,repair available or to see if it’s a virus and run anti-virus in safe mode .Safe mode does open but it requires an email to run any repair, troubleshoot or any other option to fix the issue .The problem is it’s an old @hotmail.com address which hotmail is now outlook and hotmail was dispersed .We tried everything we could to recover that Email but it is impossible to recover an Email that does not exist any more .We are at a loss at how to remedy this situation .Can you help

Answer:grey screen windows will not load

The @hotmail address' are still good (I have several of them that I still use regularly).  They just open in Outlook.com (even though the address is still @hotmail.com)
You can recover the password by following the instructions at the login screen (I did this a couple of months back for a customer).
 
If you can't recover the password, then you'll have to decide if you want to recover data off of the system.
Once the data recovery is done, you can reinstall Windows.
Let us know what version you had on the system originally - and if you have the product key.
Then we can discuss how you want to proceed.

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Hello,
 
I did a clean install of Windows 8.1 today since Windows 10 has been causing a lot of trouble on my computer. I won't get into that here, since I'm totally fine with Windows 8.1 anyway. However, I'm unable to load Windows. Everything worked perfectly after the installation, but after restarting the computer, it won't let me get to the login screen. Instead, it displays the typical logo (Not the Windows logo, but the startup logo) followed by a blue screen which stays there until the computer is turned off. It's not your typical BSOD, though - it's a completely blue screen with the same hue as the Windows 8 media creation tool uses, and I can even move my mouse around. It's as if it's stuck in the installation mode or something (though I'm no expert). On the other hand, I'm fairly sure it's correctly installed. I followed a thorough step-by-step guide as I went through the installation process, made sure that everything was done correctly, and even double-checked after installing Windows. My only guess is that the problem could be in the BIOS Settings (which are, however, set to default), but I'd rather not change anything there by myself. Anyhow, I'm sure the problem could also be somewhere else since my knowledge in this area is very limited.
 
EDIT: I tried various troubleshooting tools from the Windows 8 installation media to no avail, including commands "Chkdsk C: /r" and "Sfc /Scannow /OFFBOOTDIR=C:\ /OFFWINDIR=C:\Windows" in the co... Read more

Answer:Blue screen when trying to load Windows 8.1

Please run sfc /scannow.  Do not add anything to this command, let it run normally.  To find sfc /scannow log open the Command Prompt, copy and paste the command below, then press Enter.copy %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log %userprofile%\Desktop\cbs.txtThis will place the log on your desktop.  Copy and paste the log at the host website I've suggested below.This log usually is very large, for this reason you should use a host website like Dropbox to post the log.  You can start a free 30 day trial.  Once you have loaded the log at Dropbox post a link to the website.

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My laptop has recently suffered from a recurring 0x24 stop error during boot, that had brought me to perform a CHKDSK, which replaced "invalid security IDs" for seemingly every file, with the default IDs. After this, Windows was able to boot, but will now stop on a plain background with just the cursor. The "Welcome"/login screen never loads. I have attempted safe mode as well, but the same problem occurs.
Since discovering this issue, I have attempted: "Last known good configuration," which yields no notable results.Startup repair tool, which repaired what it had determined to be a bad bootsector, but only removed my custom boot animation. (I'll fix it later.)An additional CHKDSK, which did fix a couple things, it said, but nothing of true relevance.System Restore...but apparently all my restore options are gone. D:Memory test, which claims that the system memory has no problems.
I'm here seeking possible causes, "do's" and "don't's," and possible fixes. Thank you for your help in advance.

Answer:Windows 7 Welcome/Login Screen Does Not Load

Originally Posted by LeeW Do you have a Windows 7 disk with your laptop or is it preinstalled? If you have a disk you could try doing a repair. This error has been around for many years and usually winds up being a corrupted NTFS.SYS file. Well, I had attempted using the disc for a repair, but it never caught anything such as that.

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I uninstalled my OLD nVidia drivers, so I could install my NEW radeon drivers, unfortunately when I did the reboot when I originally uninstalled nVidia's drivers, my login screen no longer works!
***!

Using Windows XP Professional SP2

Answer:Grrr, Windows screen won't load

have you tried booting into safe mode to correct the drivers?

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My desktop computer will not fully boot. It was working yesterday, but I'm unaware if anyone did anything that caused this (no one wants to admit to it either).

Specs:

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5200+
Motherboard: ALiveNF7G-FullHD R3.0 ( link)
OS: Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)

(This is what I can see from the POST.)

When I power on the computer, Windows starts loading and then the screen goes black. I can see the POST and can access the BIOS. After the POST, I get a blurb that tells me to choose one of the following:
Launch Startup Repair (recommended)
Start Windows Normally
No matter which option I choose, the screen goes black after the loading screens. Sometimes I get crazy colours all over the screen. It isn't a monitor problem (I tried three different ones). It could be graphics related but I don't know how I could solve it without access to Windows. Can I do anything in the BIOS? The same thing happens when I go into the F8 menu and select each option, except Directory Services Restore Mode. For this option, I get a message from my monitor like "Video Input Out of Range."

Interestingly enough, when I reseated the RAM, I got to the welcome screen (the one with the loading circle) before it got distorted. Though, I'm not able to replicate it all the time.

The screen also goes black when I'm booting from my Windows 7 disc. The same thing happens when I try to boot from an Ubuntu disc.

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Answer:Black Screen on Windows Load

Are you using the integrated graphics or dedicated card installed?

If using a dedicated graphics card try removing it and using the integrated.

Try removing the memory modules and booting with on at a time installed. (swapping between attempts)

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Hello Everyone,
Usually i never ask for help but Now, im about to trought that PC away!!!

After Windows XP Logging Screen you get a black screen for 2-3 sec then its the Welcome screen of XP loading Right?

Well The PC stick there, and wont Move, Safe mode itself doent work

i tought at first it was a Component issue, i unplugged All CD rom floppy and extra HD, removed External video card, network card and sound card, then rebooted, NOTHING!!!

i tough it was maybe a power supply issue?, its running with a 430Watts so i took my monster power supply out, a 550 Watts, Still Not booting!!!

i reformated the PC, after putting and plugging everything back, without any prob, did all update and such, Did some benchmarking for 3 days and today, PC did same FREAKY thing

i need help!!!!!!!!!


EDIT:
Its a 1.6Ghz P4 on a intel D865GBF Motherboard
ATI RADEON 9200 126 Meg AGP
Dlink DFE-530TX RevC1 Networkcard
Creative Sound Blaster live 24 Bit
512meg DDR 400mhz Ram
160 Gig HD
 

Answer:Black Screen When Windows XP load

Hi

HD on its way out maybe ??, download the manufacturers test tool and test it.

Regards
 

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When I turned the computer on I saw the ME start up screen, but then the screen went black. I tried rebooting a few times, but I kept getting the same thing. I could boot into safe mode, but not normal mode. One time I just waited and the black screen went away and Windows loaded properly. I tried my backup 30GB drive and it worked. It had a few problems of it's own, so I reinstalled Windows ME on it and used the 120GB drive to hold data. I deleted all of the Windows and program files from the 120GB drive backed it up and thought I was good to go.

I'm not sure why the screen turns black, but it's done it on both the 30GB and the 120GB drive. When it happens I have to reboot into safe mode and run scandisk. Then when I reboot it works. I will also say that safe mode even shows the black screen for a few extra seconds before loading Windows. Thank you for any help.
 

Answer:Windows won't load and the screen goes black

sounds like it's taknig a long time to load a driver. I find that the NIC driver is often to blame. Try taking out your NIC (if you have one) and rebooting to test.
 

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Hi all,

Sorry for pre amble but maybe relevant...

Bought a used machine off craigslist. Worked great for 4 months, then mainboard 'gave out'... perplexed at the possibility of a surge or overheat that did not damage any other components (all tested fine) I sent the mainboard back to ASUS and they replaced it.

In an effort to avoid any silly grounding problems, I took the new board and old components into service to have them assembled. Once I got it home, it worked the first time I turned it on, and then resumed the same problems I'd had before (no VGA). Returned to service, who realized the board had been grounding on the case - but now that they've 'fixed it' (tremendous amount of electrical tape) it works fine...

Until NOW, after only two days, in the latest ordeal with this system

PROBLEM: everything goes fine until the windows load screen with the bar, then black screen. hangs there. This remains the same if you start windows again without networking, but if you attempt to start in safe mode, you get a big list of files and then it hangs.

System:
P5N32E SLI asus mainboard
Q6600 intel processor
2GB DDR2-533 OCZ RAM
256MB MSI Geforce 6800 PCI x16 Video Card
2 Seagate Barracudda HD's
XFI Soundblaster (the music one...)
Enermax noisetaker (unsure of wattage) power supply

I'm running windows xp sp3, updates from month ago

The really screwed up part is that I brought the thing back and told them what was happening, and they called me today and s... Read more

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i had some antivirus software,i didnt like it so i deleted it and installed CA security centre.everything went fine and i restarted and good.Now i installed IE 7 which i already tried before but didnt work,so i just thought to try it once more.ok now i installed IE 7 and it asked me to restart and i did.now the problem is that it restarts and works fine until the Welcome Screen but when i click the user,it keeps on loading and loading,it doesnt go further.any help and suggestions are greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:windows xp welcome screen wont load

This could be several Problems,but to Start::

Boot into "Safe Mode" Prss F8 while booting usually.

Once in Safe Mode..Uninstall IE7 and/or Unistall-Re-Install Graphics Drivers

Do IE7 First then Re-Boot
 

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I am not sure if this is the right place to post this - so please let me know if it is not.

I am receiving a blue screen error when I start my computer. Last night it worked fine, then I downloaded the "recommended updates" then shut my computer off when that was completed. I started up my computer this morning and windows won't load (not in safe mode and not in the last known compatible mode). It gives me the big blue screen of death that says "Page fault in non paged area" then tells me to shut it down and restart it in safe mode...but there is no luck.

Can anyone help me???? I am (clearly) an idiot when it comes to computers - so if I can give you any more information - please let me know. Thanks. :cry
 

Answer:Blue Screen & Windows won't load....

Make and model of computer as well as what version of windows you are running will help.
 

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Windows 8 start screen is not loading? I am using task manager to open my computer and everything else. any advise?

Answer:windows 8 start screen does not load

Try a system restore.

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Hey, I just have one problem after recently noticed I had a keylogger I tried to quarantine with ad-aware but, it wasn't effective after trying to delete it via registry editor I knew I was in some need of software to get rid of it and so I bought Registry Mechanic this looked very good and rather efficient I scanned to find that I had 901 problems with my pc to do with the space etc. After getting rid of some of the problems it asked me to restart the computer and so I did, after the Windows XP loading screen the computer just goes black and nothing happens I even sat there and waited 5 minutes. I also no this has nothing to do with my monitor as I tested it with another pc. Furthermore, I tried to run safe mode but it doesn't seem to work and it crashes after lines of white writing come down the screen. I really need to sort this out and I cannot reboot my pc as I have valuable information etc to me on it. Please can someone help me!!!
 

Answer:Black Screen After Windows XP load up

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Hello, im having a problem with my pc where when ever it comes to the black screen with the windows xp loading with the blue bar moving side to side, it suddenly and always reboots itself and repeats the process over and over again at the xp loading screen.

Any suggestions as to what the problem could be and how to solve it would be greatfull .
 

Answer:PC reboots at Windows XP load screen

Here is the first thing I would try:
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/How-to-run-checkdisk-recovery-console-Windows-xp-t131922.html
 

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asus cg5290.
i7-920
gtx260
asus Gene II mobo
9 gig of ddr3-1333
LG monitor on DVI, old viewsonic on vga via adapter

I can run startup repair and everything, but it won't go to the login screen. both monitors go into sleep mode. this is a desktop that is from about 2009. windows is the first OEM install. I don't have a real windows disc, but I may be able to burn one on my laptop. also won't work in safe mode.
startup repair ruturned a 0x0 for everything but the last, which took about 20 minutes to run.... also a 0x error, but I don't remember whice. was running just fine a week ago....

Answer:black screen after windows load

fixed itself after I unplugged my headset receiver... running an sfc check just in case...

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my computer is stuck on the windows XP load screen. I re installed the Windows XP. In Safe Mode there is no problem. Please help me

Answer:Stuck on the Windows XP load screen

in safe mode

in msconfig/startup

untick the boxes for all none ms items and see if it starts normally

if it does retick one at a time rebooting,until you find the one causing the problem

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Boy, I am in a jam. I have a Dell Dimension 3000 with a pentium 4 processor that was running Windows XP. Made the mistake of fiddling around with it...added a 2nd hard drive and when I booted up the icons were huge and it would not allow me to change the resolution. Fooled with msconfig a little (forget what I did now) and when I turned on computer it shows the dell screen and the windows xp screen then just goes to a black screen. Nothing happens after that. Tried to boot up in safe mode and does the same thing. Thought I could repair by using the windows xp installation disk...hit R for repair but now it's asking for my admin password. There is no way I will remember it. Anyone have any ideas for how to fix this? I am stumped. Can not get past this black screen to a command prompt or anything!

Thanks so much for any suggestions...
Kim

Answer:windows will not load - black screen

If you don't know your admin password, I'm not sure there is much you can do.

If you have access to another computer, you could take out the main HDD and hook it up to the other computer to act as a slave drive so you can get any important files on there. Then hook it back up to the 'damaged' computer and completely wipe out the drive using DBAN and then reinstalling Windows.

(Simply click the colored link to be re-directed.)

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I've been working on this computer for a friend for a few days now. The problem was that when the computer would startup, it would just barely get to the windows loading screen and shut down.

I initially decided to try to repair windows, which didn't help at all. Then I decided to reformat and reinstall windows, which likewise didn't help. I decided to check to see if the hard drive was defective after that, so I installed it into my machine, and it worked like a charm. I even tried reformatting and reinstalling windows on my machine and it worked perfectly until I put the hard drive back. After that, I checked to see if the cable was bad, swapped cables and no difference.

I've tried all that I know to do to get this computer functioning again, I just hope it's not a MOBO or BIOS problem.

Please help, any advice would be appreciated.

EDIT: Also I don't think it's a cooling problem, the case is adequately cooled and it will shut down from stone cold.
Also, it will not boot from Ultimate Boot CD, or into safe mode.

Answer:Shutdown at Windows Load Screen

Bump...Hope I can get some help on this.

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Hello!

My mother's Toshiba laptop is less than a year old, and has been acting up lately. She doesn't download anything on it apart from windows updates, but she does have it set up to use a proxy server (through a legitimate service) so that she can watch her beloved BBC here in the U.S., which is mainly all she does on the computer.

It suddenly started freezing/sticking on the blue welcome screen with the spinning circle when she tries to boot. (Sometimes it acts like it's doing something, sometimes it freezes. I left it for upwards of half on hour to see if it would finally get to the desktop, but it didn't.) I've tried starting it in safe mode with and without networking, to no avail. At one point, through logging in/waiting/closing the laptop/opening it again and such, I was able to "change user" and login, which did get me to the desktop. However, I wasn't able to do anything before it froze completely. Ctrl/Alt/Delete didn't help.

I'm hesitant to try anything else without asking someone who knows a thing or two! (I thought of re-formatting the hd, but unfortunately don't have a windows 7 disk.)

Any help would be very much appreciated! She's going through BBC withdrawals, and I'm at a loss. Thank you!!

Answer:Windows 7 won't load past welcome screen

if it setup to a proxy sever that could be dangerous in it self Proxy severs attach to male ware and that sort of thing. Do you run any AV and mal ware Scanners before this happen.

You can try to see if you have a Recovery partition and perform a Startup Repair. Reference : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/repair-windows-with-windows-startup-repair/

Hard Drive Manufacturers have a hard drive diagnostic tool but I need the manufacture of the HD

You can try to boot up Safe Mode with Command Prompt and use this command sfc /scannow

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So last night i downloaded/ran what i thought was a firefox addon... the second i opened it, blue screen for a split second.. and reboot...

Now EVERYTIME i try to boot my PC.. at the windows load screen i receive a blue screen (disappears and reboots before i can possibly read it.. but i think there is writing on it)... Ive tried to boot in safe mode.. ive tried to boot from a recovery disc.. still the same..

I have no idea what to do next.. please help..


Thanks, powerhouse.

Answer:Blue Screen at Windows Load

Just remembered we have an 'Ultimate Boot CD'.. could this be of use? although i have no idea how to use it/the options in it.. just thought id add that before i have to go, since i can't check here on my PC.

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Short versionMy computer sometimes gets slow and requires a restart (FireFox doesn't always shut down all the way, which is a pretty common problem), but when I restarted it this time for that reason, it wouldn't load. I get a choice between XP or recovery console and then a blank screen, safe mode also gets a blank screen after visibly loading drivers.I tried restoring the MBR but that did not change anything.This is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT because it is not my computer, I am a geek, I have no other way to talk to my boyfriend, and I will be blamed for this problem (by a person who asked if Google was installed when I told him it wouldn't load =\) and never allowed to use the computer again if I cannot fix this problem without reformatting.I desperately need your help so thank you in advance to any attempts.Long versionMy computer sometimes gets slow and requires a restart (FireFox doesn't always shut down all the way, which is a pretty common problem), but when I restarted it this time for that reason, it wouldn't load. I get a choice between XP or recovery console and then a blank screen, safe mode also gets a blank screen after visibly loading drivers.I uninstalled some programs before last restart, including a codec which a software I was using said was required but still popped up the same dialog after installing the codec, however, the site I got it from was legitimate (though I don't have a link, it was obvioulsy legitimate and the codec eve... Read more

Answer:Blank screen on Windows load

Do you have a Microsoft XP CD?

Does this blank screen...show the cursor in the upper left hand corner?
<<I tried restoring the MBR but that did not change anything.>>

Does that mean that you ran the fixmbr command from the Recovery Console?

Did you try running chkdsk /r from the Recovery Console?

You speak of the possibility of a virus. What antivirus and malware defense programs are installed, updated, and running?

Louis

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I'm having a similar problem...except I'm limited in other ways.

It's my older brother's computer. He runs all his computers into the ground somehow...but I bought it off him before it was "too late".

Okay. I'm also getting stuck at the Windows XP Loading screen. My safemode doesn't work for whatever reason. I've reinstalled Windows trying to get it to work, but it stops on one of the drivers, sits there, and locks up. So I'm on the family computer typing this.

I DO have my Windows Professional CD, but there's nothing I can really do. I want reinstalling windows to be a LAST resort, since I had to do that like....not even 2 weeks ago...but the more I think about it, I don't really have much choice.

The only choice I see available in Windows XP Setup is Recovery. All that does is bring me to a command prompt screen. Choose which installation of Windows. Login. Then it just sits there as C:\Windows\ and I don't know what commands to use (out of the HELP list).

I did use FIXBOOT. I figured why not. Didn't really help.

I think what caused it is when I updated to Service Pack 2.
The reason I had to reinstall windows about 2 weeks ago is because I'd get black screened after the loading screen. Everything still worked, I just couldn't see anything. (On login screen if you hit TAB and then Enter it'll logon to the first user [after typing a password] and you'll hear the login sounds your... Read more

Answer:Windows Load Screen Stuck

Ken14Z said:

I'm having a similar problem...except I'm limited in other ways.

It's my older brother's computer. He runs all his computers into the ground somehow...but I bought it off him before it was "too late".

Okay. I'm also getting stuck at the Windows XP Loading screen. My safemode doesn't work for whatever reason. I've reinstalled Windows trying to get it to work, but it stops on one of the drivers, sits there, and locks up. So I'm on the family computer typing this.

I DO have my Windows Professional CD, but there's nothing I can really do. I want reinstalling windows to be a LAST resort, since I had to do that like....not even 2 weeks ago...but the more I think about it, I don't really have much choice.

The only choice I see available in Windows XP Setup is Recovery. All that does is bring me to a command prompt screen. Choose which installation of Windows. Login. Then it just sits there as C:\Windows\ and I don't know what commands to use (out of the HELP list).

I did use FIXBOOT. I figured why not. Didn't really help.

I think what caused it is when I updated to Service Pack 2.
The reason I had to reinstall windows about 2 weeks ago is because I'd get black screened after the loading screen. Everything still worked, I just couldn't see anything. (On login screen if you hit TAB and then Enter it'll logon to the first user [after typing a password] and you'll hear the log... Read more

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After system crash and partial restore, every time Windows would load a large "CIM" (as I recall, could have been CMI) Window opened. Contained two files, ATI and ATI Technologies. Had also updated several ATI drivers during restore process. Drove me crazy, searched and found some responses but none worked for me. This is what DID work, and pretty simple solution. Open program files (from my computer), should see the ATI folders. Simply drag the one called "ATI" into shared documents! Allow the "ATI Technologies" file to remain in program files. No more problems. > System older 2005 PowerSpec model 6341, Sempron 3100+ @ 1.79 GHz, 1.43RAM, Windows SP3. Hope this helps someone. Sincerely, Images (Rick)

Answer:ATI screen appears on xp windows load

What you should have done was uninstall ALL ATI drivers, then download & reinstall the latest drivers available from the AMD website. You also could have run MSCONFIG & removed ATI from the startup apps.http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownlo...

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Hi people, Lately my computer has been randomly freezing in the windows load up screen, but most of the time works after restarting it a few times. But last night it went to the next level and now cant even get past the load screen at all now. I cant even use my keyboard in the screen to choose an option, but yet i can still use it in the BIOS/CMOS screen before this part, weird.... I know the specs of my pc, but it probably wont help because i dont know all the brand names on each part. Motherboard: GA-EP45-DS3Processor: Intel E8600RAM: 4gb 800mhz (dont know brand)Graphics: Galaxy 8800gt 512mb OCHDD: Samsung 500GBOS: Windows XP SP2Security Software: Trend, Spybot : last scan 4 daysOther: Regcure, Errorkiller (registry cleaning software) , last used 1 weekI was wondering what kind of problem could be causing this and what is the best thing i can do to get past this?

Answer:PC freezes on Windows Load Screen

My first suspect would be power supply.

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Hi!
This is my first post, so I'm hoping for the best.
I've searched everywhere, and I can't find an answer, so I'm really stumped.

Here's the problem:
After my Dell N5110 went into hibernation, it will not complete its start-up sequence.
It loads files, gets to a blue screen, and the mouse works, but it will not load the login screen. To restart the computer from this screen, I have to turn it off; [Ctrl]-[Alt]-[Del] does not work

The computer also does this if I press [F8] and do the any of the following options: "Repair your computer," "Safe Mode," "Safe Mode with Command Prompt," "Last know good Configuration," or "Debug Mode"

I have also tried:
Pressing [F2] and restoring the bios to its default settings,
Running my system repair disk and my system restore disk
Running "Start-up Repair" when I first turn on the machine.

All of the above result in exact same blue-screen/mouse.

I have an original Windows 7 Professional disk that I bought for my desk top. Using this I am able to get the menu for installing Windows 7, but the repair option hangs looking for a Windows 7 installation.

When I go into the Bios setup, it seems to recognize the hard drive, at least to the extent that the information displayed is accurate.

I have had no other problems with the computer up to this point, and it is 3 years old.

Thanks for your time in reading this and any help you can provide. Let me know if you need ... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 will not load a login screen

Hi PaladinStL and Welcome to sevenforums, I hope you'll enjoy your stay here!

You said that the computer boots to a blue screen, are you talking about a BSOD or just blue screen without text?

If it is a BSOD then we would need to get the error message that it generates! Usually there should be a single line near the top in all caps and at the bottom there should be a STOP with error codes that begin with "0x".

If not then you might have to take out the CMOS battery. Though I would leave this as a last resort and it depends on how technical and precise you are.

I hope this helps and puts you on the right path!

Cheers!
Boris

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my friends laptop wont work it powers up then it gets to the
windows load screen and the load bar moves up and down
3 times then the screen gose blank and nothin happens??? can
anyone help????
 

Answer:Blank Windows load screen

Does the same thing happen if you start Windows in Safe Mode? Also, which version of Windows are you using?
 

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Short version
My computer sometimes gets slow and requires a restart (FireFox doesn't always shut down all the way, which is a pretty common problem), but when I restarted it this time for that reason, it wouldn't load. I get a choice between XP or recovery console and then a blank screen, safe mode also gets a blank screen after visibly loading drivers.

I tried restoring the MBR but that did not change anything.






Long version
My computer sometimes gets slow and requires a restart (FireFox doesn't always shut down all the way, which is a pretty common problem), but when I restarted it this time for that reason, it wouldn't load. I get a choice between XP or recovery console and then a blank screen, safe mode also gets a blank screen after visibly loading drivers.

I uninstalled some programs before last restart, including a codec which a software I was using said was required but still popped up the same dialog after installing the codec, however, the site I got it from was legitimate (though I don't have a link, it was obvioulsy legitimate and the codec even had a logo), I just don't know what a codec is so I probablay installed the wrong one and I don't know where it installed to to fill in the dialog prompt. Every software I uninstalled, however, was installed the day before. I did not install anything other then [email protected] S4 video editor, which is a program known not to be a virus.

It is also not the type of commercial, ad-heavy, error-causing software... Read more

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Hi, new to the forums so hopefully I can get some help. My computer recently was off when I came home and when I went to turn it back on, it went to the load screen and shut it self off. So I started it up again and this time loaded it in safe mode and it worked, so i restarted and it load fine. About 20 mins later it shut off again and the same load screen problem happen. I got frustrated enough to reformat my hard drive and after it was done it started loading again and shut off again. So any one know what is going on. i unplugged all the aftermarket stuff i had like Video card and wireless card. the only things running are my motherboard and my hard drive. Any help would be great. thanks

Answer:Windows load screen = shuts down

WELCOME to Tech Support Forums.

It sounds a lot like a CPU over-heating problem. CPU overheating causes a system to turn off immediately, with no error message, usually by default at 70?C.

Please check in the BIOS Setup Menu (continuously tap the DELETE key after pressing the ON button), for the "hardware monitor" section and note the temperature reported for the CPU.

If possible ...
Use something like Speedfan http://majorgeeks.com/SpeedFan_d337.html
to monitor the CPU temperature, and if you see temps in excess of 50?C, then you may have cause for concern, and if temps approach 70?C, then you have found the problem.

Other tools:
Everest: http://majorgeeks.com/download4181.html
Motherboard Monitor: http://majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=311

A quick way to test this is to download and run toast.exe http://majorgeeks.com/Toast_d867.html
This will run the CPU at 100%. If you can run this for 20 minutes without any problem, then your CPU cooling system is fine.

If the thermal paste contact between the CPU and the heatsink is broken, temps may appear to be "normal", under most conditions.
However, when the CPU is heavily utilised, the temps can spike upward sharply, causing the system to turn off.

Let us know what temperatures are reported while running toast.exe for 20 minutes.

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I have recently reinstalled windows XP home edition and this loading screen appears every single time whenever I restart my computer. It comes up after the Dell logo appears and lasts approximately 5 minutes. After its finished the Windows XP logo appears comes on and then loads the desktop. This has never happend in past installs of Windows XP home edition on my machine. Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

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Okay so today my computer was lagging really badly.(Which it never does) So i restarted it to see if that would help, but when I restarted it, it would go to the starting windows screen but after that my screen went black no cursor or anything. So I figured hey why dont I just do the start-up repair tool but that didn't help it just said start-up repair could not fix this. The only way i can type this question is through safe mode. PLEASE help I cant restore my computer because I have important files on it, and I have no way to back it up. So any other ways to fix this would be appreciated.

Answer:Windows 7 won't load my login screen.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by 1013395


Okay so today my computer was lagging really badly.(Which it never does) So i restarted it to see if that would help, but when I restarted it, it would go to the starting windows screen but after that my screen went black no cursor or anything. So I figured hey why dont I just do the start-up repair tool but that didn't help it just said start-up repair could not fix this. The only way i can type this question is through safe mode. PLEASE help I cant restore my computer because I have important files on it, and I have no way to back it up. So any other ways to fix this would be appreciated.


Welcome to SevenForums,

-Some says that they have to uninstalled in safe mode the graphics drivers then rebooting fine. Reinstalled their graphics after.

-Is your hard drive in Bios set to SMART?

-Could be a bad virus, try a full scan in safe mode.

Hope this help.

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I have an HP Touch Smart and everything was ok until this morning. When the computer gets to the blue Windows 7 screen it just flickers and never loads. Tried it in safe mode and it does same thing but the flicker is much slower. Help! Thanks!

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Good evening my windows 10 was working perfectly earlier on my custom built machine but now it will only present me with the first window screen do on which is black of a blue window find after that i received a completely blank screen I know it's not the monitor and I have removed the BIOS and set everything back to default this happened last year at around the same time actually and the above steps correct the issue

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I have recently upgraded to Windows 10 on my HP EliteBook 8440p notebook computer.  The problem that I'm having is a lot of times during boot, the Windows loading screen will show with the circle spinning around.  Then the screen goes black like it usually does on all computers, but then, it never comes back on.  The backlight will adjust and you can see the backlight is still on, but the screen stays blank.  Sometimes I can get a mouse cursor that can be moved around, but the screen will stay black.  I know there isn't a problem with the screen because it will come back up when the computer is rebooted and then get the blank screen again after the Windows loading screen again.  Multiple reboots will usually get it to come back on, and then when it is on, it works great and I don't have any issues while it is running.  Anyone else have this issue and find a way to fix it?

Answer:Windows 10 Blank Screen at Load

I have same issue. I would not recommend updating to Windows 10 on the HP 8440p Intel Core i5-520M if you have the Intel HD Graphics. There are issues with this graphics driver and Windows 10 (not supported for Windows 10 per Intel's site). Often the screen just loads to a black screen when booting up after the Windows 10 logo screen. I have been able to get around this sometimes by closing the lid and then reoppening it. If that doesn't work I've had to pull the battery and then power it back on. This is very annoying and I wouldn't recommend the update due to this. This same issue occurs on 2 different 8440p laptops with the most recent Intel HD grapics driver installed (tried older drivers with no improvement). I will probably roll back to Windows 7 64 bit.

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Windows 10 splash screen looks like the bottom 2 panes have been shot full of holes with a shotgun. OS never completes boot up, I have to power down with power button and immediately power back on. This has been happening since day one (a couple of months). 8 out of 10 boot ups has this issue and it?s getting monotonous. This is an upgrade from 7; never had this with 7.
Search revels nothing.

Answer:Windows 10 splash screen won't load

Since this problem started on day one, Repair Install may not fix it.
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade

Would you care to do a Clean Install ?
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html

If you choose to do a clean install, make sure you backup files you want to keep.
With the problem you are having, there is no point to make a system image backup. Skip this step and start your clean install.

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Hello there this issue happened only once and pc is fine atm just wonder could have caused that.
well, i did bootup my Pc just like the other days but for some reason after windows 7 loading screen, i got a black screen
without messages or mouse cursor , i could normaly hear the sound from the speakers from windows 7 but couldn't see anything, did restart and everything was fine, also just to be sure did like another 100 restarts and PC is fine. i think was just a Display Driver Bug or failure not sure. the only message that i found at event viewer was :
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting
Date: 09/02/2013 1:03:04
Event ID: 1001
Job Type: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classical
User: N / A
Calculator: Rackdeath-PC
Description:
Computer was restarted after error checking. The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa8007c234e0, 0xfffff88004077410, 0x0000000000000000, 0x000000000000000d). Saved in mapping file: C: \ Windows \ MEMORY.DMP. Reference ID: 020913-18564-01.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting" Guid="{ABCE23E7-DE45-4366-8631-84FA6C525952}" EventSourceName="BugCheck" />
<EventID Qualifiers="16384"> 1001 </ EventID>
<Version> 0 </ Version>
<Level> 2 </ Level>
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Answer:Black Screen after Windows 7 Load.

Quote:
Log Name: System
Calculator: Rackdeath-PC


Very strange!

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i recently had to reinstall my windows xp due to file corruption and now when i start my laptop after the dell loading screen which finishes in a second or two a black screen with a loading bar at the bottom apears which takes 5-7 minutes to complete after its completion the windows loading screen appears and then the logging window appears and after logging in windows start normally. PLZ help me if you know about this and tell me how to get rid of this black loading screen if possible.
THANKYOU VERY VERY MUCH FOR YOUR KIND INTEREST IN MY PROBLEM
 

Answer:a black screen loads before the windows load screen

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Ok so i go on my computer and try to empty my recycle bin but the computer freezes. so i have to manually shut it down by holding the power button. this has been happening alot lately because the computer keeps freezing everytime i empty the recycle bin. i am not the admin so i have limited rights(maybe thts why?). so i push down the power button (which i know isnt good to do) and wait a while and start the comp again. this time after the windows xp load screen loads and is suppose to take you to the password screen the screen goes black after the load screen. Noting works i turned off the power outlet i restarted the computer by holding down the power button too. please help i will give points anything to anyone who can help me. my bro is gona kill me if he finds out. hes a computer nerd and i know he can fix it but *censored* kill me if finds out. PLEASE HELP!!!

Answer:comp. screen goes black af/ windows xp load screen

now why would he do that? you just tried to empty the bin.. what windows do u have?when did this start happening? how much free hard drive space do you have? windows needs at least 15% to work right..how much stuff is in the bin?unlovedwarrior

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Windows Update Won't Load--gets error-"This page failed to load". My system=32 bit operating system which is Vista Ultimate.

Answer:Windows Update Won't Load--gets error-"This page failed to load"

Hello sgibbins,
Try here, people have had some good results doing this. please post your results. Good luck.


JSI Tip 2805. Windows Update 'Cannot Display Page'?

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Backstory (skip if you need)
I'm fixing someones laptop, It was slow and taking 30 minutes to startup, i did the usually virus scan and restarted, then it was stuck in an auto repair loop. I used a windows 8 Install CD from microscoft. None of the options in it would work, install (key doesnt match) reset (missing partition), image recovery (cant find an image), restore (no restore point), etc.
 
Used command prompt, did stuff like bootrec, bcdedit, diskpart, and chkdsk. After it ran chkdsk it finally loaded windows. I reset/reinstalled the OS completely. Fixed, restarted, running smooth. Owner said it was working great for a day, then after turning it back on it was in an auto repair loop.
 
Now
It's stuck in a preair loop, I can't even boot from the 8 CD! Have it configured in the bios, it shows the the blue windows logo then the screen goes black for 3 minutes and a blue screen flashes for 1 second saying  "Your PC ran into a problem and need to restart. Collecting some info (0% complete) search online for error: 0x000021a"
 
The weird thing is, Windows 7 disks boot fine, but it's "not compatible". And if I physically remove the HDD, it will boot into the windows 8 CD. So I put the HDD back in (while still at the command prompt) and it wont take my commands in related to the C: . I get a "System cannot find the drive specified"
 
I also tried hooking upp the HDD to my PC SATA, it shows in explorer, but just right clicking it crashes explorer.exe. D... Read more

Answer:Windows wont load, Boot CD wont load, Automatic Repair Loop

UPDATE:
 
I got a windows 8.1 disk made and it allowed me yo boot from the CD, but it's SLOOOOW, it takes minutes to load reset or w.e (none of them still work), or open the command prompt.
 
I ran chkdsk /f /r /x but it didnt help. chkdsk /r ends with:
"A disk read error occurredcc0000185
Insufficient disk space to fix the Usn Journal $J data stream."
 
Before when I ran it, I'm pretty sure it let me restart and booted into windows, not now.
 
Next I tried bootrec.
/fixmbr - succesful
/fixboot - succesfull
/rebuildBCD - Total identified Windows installations: 0
/scanOS - Total identified Windows installations: 0
 
Next bcdedit
Nothing worked "The boot configuration data store could not be opened. The requested system device cannot be found."
 
Next sfc /scannow
"There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete. Restart Windows and run sfc again."
Then sfc /SCANNOW /OFFBOOTDIR=c:\ /OFFWINDIR=d:\Windows
"Windows resources protection didnt find integrity violations"
 
BCDBoot c:\WindowsFailure when attempting to copy boot files
 
Next diskpart - but I forgot what I did before that may have worked. All i can remember is I had to select a disk or volume, and do something with it.

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I am at a loss here. I was checking emails today and I got a blue screen of death on Windows 7. I, stupidly, didn't take a screen capture, however the error message had to do with winSys32.exe, and then the usually memory dump messages. I rebooted into safe mode and tried running Spybot, but it came up with an error, so I downloaded and ran Malwarebytes anti-malware. It found 5 problems and I deleted them. I then ran Avast and it found no infections. Figuring it was a malware problem, I rebooted. Now Windows won't load. It gets to the Welcome screen, then goes to a blank black screen, with a mouse cursor. The cursor can be moved. I powered down the computer, pulled the battery, and booted it back up. This time I got a black screen, saying my disks had to be checked for inconsistencies. I ran the scan and it found no errors. Windows started to load, then stopped at the blank black screen again. I have my laptop set up with Ubuntu 11.04 on a sperate partion and I have not any problems with it, so I think the issue is related just to Windows, not hardware. My laptop is an Asus g72g, with an Intel Core 2 duo processor @ 2.53ghz, 6 gigs of ram and an Nvidia graphic card. Other then adding Ubuntu I have not done any upgrades to the system. Windows 7 was a installed at the factory, not an upgrade, and I haven't added any software in 6 months or so. I have searched around, but I haven't come up with anything, short of doing a fresh install of Windows. Any help would be great, thank ... Read more

Answer:Blue screen error, now windows won't load

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cturcotte224


I am at a loss here. I was checking emails today and I got a blue screen of death on Windows 7. I, stupidly, didn't take a screen capture, however the error message had to do with winSys32.exe, and then the usually memory dump messages. I rebooted into safe mode and tried running Spybot, but it came up with an error, so I downloaded and ran Malwarebytes anti-malware. It found 5 problems and I deleted them. I then ran Avast and it found no infections. Figuring it was a malware problem, I rebooted. Now Windows won't load. It gets to the Welcome screen, then goes to a blank black screen, with a mouse cursor. The cursor can be moved. I powered down the computer, pulled the battery, and booted it back up. This time I got a black screen, saying my disks had to be checked for inconsistencies. I ran the scan and it found no errors. Windows started to load, then stopped at the blank black screen again. I have my laptop set up with Ubuntu 11.04 on a sperate partion and I have not any problems with it, so I think the issue is related just to Windows, not hardware. My laptop is an Asus g72g, with an Intel Core 2 duo processor @ 2.53ghz, 6 gigs of ram and an Nvidia graphic card. Other then adding Ubuntu I have not done any upgrades to the system. Windows 7 was a installed at the factory, not an upgrade, and I haven't added any software in 6 months or so. I have searched around, but I haven't come up with anythi... Read more

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Hi. Hope you can help. My computer suddenly wont start past the first screen which says (Tab) to switch to post post or (Del) to run bios. The keyboard works if i press tab but that's all. I have tried starting pressing f8 to try and enter in safe mode but no luck. Any help greatly appreciated.My system is windows xp service pack2

Answer:windows wont load past first screen

Forgot to mention I have tried booting from cd but no luck

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Sony VAIO VPCS111FM
Window 7 x64
Original factory installed OS
Purchased from Best Buy about 1 year ago

Beginning last Friday, 4/8, my Sony laptop will boot to the windows login screen (although slower than normal). After typing in my password and hitting enter the screen goes black for a few seconds then I get the BSOD and the laptop reboots. Same thing happens in safe mode. The error message at the top of the BSOD changes but ?driver irql not less or equal? has appeared a few times. The BSOD is only visible for a few seconds before the system reboots so I haven?t been able to write down any other info.

I can?t save the dump file since I can?t get into Windows. I can boot to a command prompt. Is there a way to access the dump file from a command prompt?

I tried hitting F8 when the system reboots to enter the recovery tool. The options are to let the system auto detect and solve any problems it finds, restore to a previous date, recover from a backup, check memory and command prompt. The auto detect ran for about an hour, rebooted and I ended up at the same BSOD. I tried a couple different restore points but they all failed. I got an ?unknown error? message each time. I couldn?t recover from a backup because I don?t have any recovery CDs. The memory check didn?t find any problems.

I called Sony support and explained the situation. The support person said my laptop can be restored to factory condition by using a recovery file stored on a hidden partition. She asked m... Read more

Answer:BSOD at login screen - can't load windows

Hello,

You can check for minidumps through the command prompt; they will be in C:\Windows\minidump. If you can copy those out to a USB drive, you could zip them up and upload them here.
Code:
copy c:\windows\minidump *.dmp F:
Substitute F for the letter of your USB drive.

Create a Windows repair disc: System Repair Disc - Create

Boot to it, and open a command prompt; enter the following:
Code:
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /fixmbr
Run Startup Repair from the disc a few times, see if that helps.

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I have got a HP computer running on windows XP and when i turn it on it gives me the menu of f1 set up etc, but after that screen, theres nothing eny help???

Answer:Windows XP will not load past start up screen

The menu of f2 set up etc? You mean you just have the option to enter setup or go to the boot menu?What happened between the last time the system booted properly and the first time it did not (new hw, sw, virus, error, etc)?

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So yesterday my computer was working fine shutdown for the night, turned on this morning and it is freezing the splash screen.

Safe-mode works (i am in right now), tried a system restore cause yesterday my avg had upadated so I restored to a few days before that. Restart and nothing, so back in to safe-mode upon loading I am told that restore worked.

I uninstalled AVG, nothing.
Ran S&D, nothing.
Malarware bytes, nothing.
Ran AVG, nothing. (must have restored)

I am at a loss of what to do. The only thing I can think of is the AVG update, cause it had asked me to restart but I didnt bother restarting since I was going to shutoff the computer soon.

Answer:Freezes on Windows load splash screen

Have you tried Last Known Good Configuration?

You should find that option in the Advanced Boot Options - where you found Safe mode.

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I have a 2 month old Dell Inspiron 660 running Windows 8.1.that came with windows 8 installed but I upgraded to 8.1 off the internet. Everything worked okay until I did a scan and cleaning with ccleaner. Pretty soon startup was very slow going from the Dell screen to the lock screen to the password screen to the windows welcome screen but windows would eventually load. Now the startup only goes to the welcome screen. That little circle of dots starts spinning and keeps on spinning but Windows never loads. Did I erase some registry files when I cleaned it? I got on Microsoft's live chat support who said they could fix it for 99 bucks but I don't have a dollar much less 99. Does anybody know how I could fix this for free myself?

I also wanted to know how load Dos from win 8.1 and how to boot win 8.1 in safe mode.

Any info or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks y'all!

Answer:Windows 8.1 doesn't load past the welcome screen.

Hi Breedlove, Welcome to Eight forums.

Found a link for you. Step By Step How to Solve Windows 8.1 and 8 Black Screen Issue upon boot | Virtualization blog

In short, you have to go to Safe mode and disable the graphic card and monitors and then reboot. If this resolves, fine. Else, update the drivers for your graphic card.

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I had a dual monitor set up and one day both monitors froze and the computer shut itself down.

Ever since, when turning on the PC this is as far as I can get: IMG 5324 - YouTube . This cycles forever and does not progress to any other screen or options. After a short period of trying to boot, the computer will restart and come back to this same screen.

I haven't found anything of help thus far on forums and would love to get this issue resolved..

It may be worth noting that I had a new Hard Drive installed 4 months ago... Could this be another Hard Drive issue?

PLS HALP! I love my computer

*Explain as if I were a child - Einstein*

Answer:Windows 10 Stuck in Load Screen BEGGING FOR HELP

Did you try unplugging both monitors, removing your graphics card, and plugging one of the monitors into the on-board connections?

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Hi - I upgraded to Windows 10 on my laptop quite some time ago and everything has been fine. However yesterday I found I could not get the Login screen to load. I get the screen with the nice photograph with the legend "Like what you see?" but when I click on the screen it gows blank for a few minutes then the photograph screen comes back. I've tried about twenty times with the same result. I've tried powering off but get the same result. Any suggestions would be gratefully received.

Thanks

Steve W.
 

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Okay. So. I bring my computer from the dorms home for the summer and all of a sudden it won't start up. At the Windows 98 load screen with the happy blue clouds, the scrolling bar at the bottom goes from left to right, then kinda hangs in place for a few seconds, and then resumes scrolling, except the system just sits there and the processor isnt doing any work. Safe mode works. Also, in step-by-step confirmation, it freezes after trying to load msmouse.vxd.

my computer is a Hypersonic PC w/ 600 mghz Pentium III, 128 megs of RAM....obviously running windows 98.

help!

thanks
 

Answer:Computer freezes at WIndows 98 Load Screen

Welcome to TSG, thetobis

I suggest that you work your way though James Eshelman's Shutdown and Startup Troubleshooter
 

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My computer starting acting up today when i was winraring something it restarted itself and now it wont boot to my desktop
it keeps rebooting after the windows logo screen and theres a blue screen with words that show up for 1 sec...i wasnt able to read it
i tried rebooting in safe mode but it still does the some thing

can someone please help me on this
 

Answer:Computer restarts right after windows load screen

If your getting a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) after a sudden system reboot this would mean you are experiencing hardware failure. Can you give us the specs of the computer component by component and the age of it. This could help narrow down possible causes. Also have you changed anything major recently.
 

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Well... it didn't take long for me to have issues again. Why does this always happen to me?  Anyway...After I used CCleaner yesterday to clean up my Windows 10 computer which I do every week (I DID NOT use the Registry one) I started having issues. I couldn't get it to shut down so I had to force shut it down.When I started it up again I noticed that when I search for 'update' in the search box down next to the start button and I try to click on 'Check for updates' and 'Windows Update Settings' nothing happens. Nothing loads.I was able to get into Windows update through the regular Settings app though.This is disconcerting. As far as I know, I have no viruses and this was not occurring when I started the computer after I got home from work. I would prefer not to reset to factory settings either.I used CCleaner in a similar manner last week and this did not occur. From what I can tell, it is still checking for Windows Update and there are no other issues but this is still a disconcerting issue and I want it to work through the Search.If someone could help me fix this issue I would really appreciate it. Please help me ASAP.Thank youP.S.: Here's System Information:OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 HomeVersion 10.0.10586 Build 10586Other OS Description Not AvailableOS Manufacturer Microsoft CorporationSystem Name DESKTOP-L2A1944System Manufacturer ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.System Model TP550LABSystem Type x64-based PCSystem SKU ASUS-Noteboo... Read more

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My desktop will load up to the windows logo and then go to a black screen. I believe it is a driver issue but I cannot get into windows to update them.
Things I have tried myself to resolve this issue.
- Use different VGA cable
- Use my onboard GPU to load into windows (problem persists)
- Load in through safe mode, on two different monitors (get message: input timing error)
Anybody ever deal with this? I can't seem to find any other options.
 

Answer:Load up to windows logo and then black screen

What hardware? Make make/model? what's the os?

Thanks, and welcome.

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