Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair. Nov 11, 2006 #14 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 you can take it and use it as a slave on another PC or use a live OS like Knoppix or Ubuntu NEW !! You could monitor internal temperatures with the free HWMonitor. http://placedroid.com/windows-xp/system-restore-for-windows-xp-home.html
Before this problem occured I didn't install anything new (no driver, no update...), just read some blogs. Jan 1, 2009 #21 Quantum TS Rookie Thanks After 3 hard days of trying loads of different fix options I simply used another installation cd and it worked. Sometimes the CPU manufacturer ship substandard CPU chips to the PC manufacturer that contain errors where these freezes can occur. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - computer freezes by gopinathradhakrishnan / December 7, 2008 1:16 PM PST In reply to: My computer just freezes click start, click run type https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/473108/random-computer-freezing/
These can be cleaned but the procedure varies by model (this happens on desktops also but it's more obvious and easier to deal with). Maybe even a clean if you are feeling brave (don't scratch it). i've left setup on overnight and it was at the same point in the morning. kman1981Dec 8, 2010, 8:40 PM I ran the hdat2 and ultimate boot cd tests and the hard drive came up with no errors.
Please help me with down to earth English. The NumLock key also seems functional but the OS is hung. I bought a new hard drive and cloned the old one hoping the old hard drive was the issue. Windows Xp Stuck On Welcome Screen Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Check the vents by papa_bear / November 21, 2008 11:03 AM PST In reply to: Windows XP system just randomly freezes, what?s causing
If a forced, total restart doesn't work, try it from Safe Mode. Windows Xp Stuck On Loading Screen The intresting thing is that the original installation cd I used still works on older systems. If this does not solve the problem, check out the next step. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-xp-system-just-randomly-freezes-what-s-causing-this-317245/ Nov 16, 2005 Windows XP repair hangs Feb 4, 2009 Windows xp hangs +15 minutes to reboot Jan 28, 2017 XP Install Fails with 34 Minutes Remaining Nov 22, 2005 Windows
Why would Dumbledore and McGonagall carry Colin Creevey with their arms? Windows Xp Hangs On Startup After The Windows Logo Shows Is there anything else I can do?*I am currently attempting to see if my drivers need updating to check if that helps. Mac related issues with Hardware. I have a new VAIO laptop that cam pre installed with VISTA.
Not sure why it does that on the laptop. Give us a break will you - if the MAC had to do half as much as the PC it would explode. Windows Xp Freezes On Startup Screen bob Sep 12, 2005 #9 mrbaseball2usa TS Rookie Having the same problems with XP Pro on an older Compaq Presario 2700T. Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes Would a civilization on a planet with no natural Uranium-235 NEED to first achieve fusion before it can build nukes?
It's a very slim chance but worth trying - I have seen this work before when XP showed the symptoms you describe. http://placedroid.com/windows-xp/system-sounds-on-windows-xp-home-edition-disappeared.html If the cable that connects the hard drive to the motherboard is damaged or not working then you could see all kinds of issues while Windows is loading - including freezing, Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Computer Freezes up/ utilities for the problem by ptfitzy / December 7, 2008 1:06 AM PST In reply to: WIndows just freezes ... Clearing the BIOS memory on your motherboard will return the BIOS settings to their factory default levels. Computer Freezes Randomly Windows Xp
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Often people tend to log into safe mode and use the saved Installation files. I now use a free AV.I don't recommend "hijack this" to a novice user. Where and how is information about pathogen immunity stored in a cell? Windows Xp Stuck On Windows Is Starting Up Screen Every little bit helps.
robin_x 21:57 13 Jun 12 If it is paused, does removing and replacing CD help? At the command prompt, type "REGSVR32 drivername.dll" and press Enter to re-register the DLL. CPU overheating is a common problem in laptops. this contact form DO NOT choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R", (you Do Not want to load Recovery Console).
So, if you're an XP user, you may want to wait until you've tried Steps 3 through 6 before giving this a try. don't know what else to do (other than reformatting, which i really don't want to do). Save and reboot. Sometimes this can correct the problem.For 3, heat.
If USB mice isn't enabled in the BIOS, that may explain that one. Run both Quick and Extended tests.A Fail is either test should make you suspect a failing hard drive. tried to boot with "last known good configuration".