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The only thing I can remember changing recently was the antivirus software. by R. my whole setup froze both dual monitors were garbaled with lines and chaos!!! http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289022 Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Good Advice by jimmyboy418 / April 16, 2011 12:57 AM PDT In reply to: Don't panic. Check This Out

This will really mess you up if you plan to play games but it's a possible alternative. Give yourself time to research XP BOOT.INI on google and when you feel confident you can remove the extra entry.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - XP BOOT INI Other suggestions or comments as to how, after a year and a half of not giving me this screen at start up, now it does?Okay, I will research XP BOOT INI System Model: G31M-ES2L BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG Processor: Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2140 @ 1.60GHz (2 CPUs) Memory: 2038MB RAM Page File: 917MB used, 3013MB available

It doesn't really seem like it's the graphics card that's the problem though. Helpful +0 Report JRd3478 Dec 21, 2008 at 07:49 PM O ya forgot to add it does boot up in safe mode Previous 1 2 3 Next Ask a question Member And another thing, I've also had strange backlight and resolution problems, such as incorrect aspect ratios, random dim backlight etc. Nvidia drivers are unfortunately still GARBAGE.

  • Helpful +0 Report Luke Dec 13, 2008 at 10:32 AM on my computer windows loads then it goes to a black screen.
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  • If that doesn't help the next thing to suspect is the video card.
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I tried to repair it using the Windows XP Pro cd, but it just restarts the comp and that's it. Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - To start your research. Thankyou in advance for your help. #12 nick30790, Jan 29, 2009 Intexity Senior member Joined: Jan 10, 2009 Messages: 299 Likes Received: 0 When in startup is it happening? How long did you wait?

I tried everything to do that too. I have replaced the hard-drive once, so i am assuming this is not the problem. To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1595228 After rebooting, I installed Avira AntiVir Personal and restarted the comp several times without any issues, so I'm not sure if that's the problem.

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Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. I set lower resolution and refresh rate, so after restart windows starting OK with very low resolution and then I re-set resolution 1024x780 and set 85Hz and restart PC. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 .X. .X. Im about to try the video drivers.

Originally posted by: RebateMonger Try a Linux Live CD.Click to expand... his comment is here When I login to safe mode, I uninstall drivers and restart. it has been fine for a few weeks then I bought fall out 3, installed it fine been playing it for a couple of weeks, then in the last three days Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account?

Here's what I did:Log out and exit Steam Navigate to the folder where Steam is currently installed Copy Steam.exe to a C: Drive location, for example: C:\Program Files\Steam\, and create an Back to top #4 rameez2387 rameez2387 Topic Starter Members 3 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:15 AM Posted 23 August 2013 - 10:16 AM Thanks for your response, Did as you Next, windows start normally but starting installing new drivers (windows drivers). this contact form Sorry for the long post, but I'm trying to include as much detail as possible.

and the last thing I did before all this was install SP3... Report aquarelle 7171Posts dimanche 8 avril 2007Registration date ModeratorStatus October 21, 2016 Last seen - Sep 7, 2008 at 05:04 PM Hi, Try with F5. Helpful +0 Report Wolfpack74 Oct 29, 2008 at 09:54 AM Guys I MADE IT i just reinstall the drivers easy as that with the TV on and the 2 connections set

I know I could buy XP Professional from SW outlets and stores, but I do not believe that would be the specific CD for this laptop--if I am correct.

Report whether it works or not. Took a deep breath and found out the laptop functions as before, except I have to manually select the OS. About Valve | Business Solutions | Steamworks | Source Engine | Cyber Cafés | Jobs © 2014 Valve Corporation. His comp is running Windows XP Pro w/SP2, Avira AntiVir Personal, and Windows firewall.

Nothing worked. But if you don't, please pass the info to everyone else. So I created a second instance of Steam just for my C: Drive games. http://linux4newbie.com/black-screen/windows-xp-black-screen-after-logo.html rebooted again.

I first tried starting Windows up normally, but that just restarted the comp. pcgeek11 #15 pcgeek11, Jan 29, 2009 dbailey Senior member Joined: Nov 30, 2000 Messages: 338 Likes Received: 0 Make sure the heat sink is securly fastened to the cpu. Probably at some point the standby mode program decides that the battery will expire soon and decides to write everything out to disk, but without checking properly that there is enough This did not solve the problem.

Incapsula incident ID: 471000180072233276-317236098513699112 The live CD will at least let you know if you have hardware issues rather than software ones. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. About 8 months ago, I tried to install the trial of Avira AntiVir Personal Antivirus.

No, create an account now. However, last week I was away from the office and the machine in standby mode, and detached from the power supply, apparently ran out of battery power. Helpful +0 Report PapaGoose Sep 12, 2008 at 11:47 PM I'm experiencing similar problems on my Macbook Pro (8600M) when using Boot Camp to run Windows XP natively. If ALL your hardware checks out, then have a software problem that, considering the symptoms this point, will probably require a re-install of the OS.