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I've seen on other foruns that the problem was on the SP2 package which isn't really true....all my system is stable now. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech And the ghost is on the Hard drive. this contact form

Please be sure to re-install your genuine XP disk once you have completed testing. From these you can indepentently verify the conclusions below. 4) Reboot and test "safe mode". I used Hirns Boot Cd to copy my data from the system to a pen drive and then formatted windows. Type R in XP instalation disk or select recovery mode in vista instalation disc 3. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/xp-hangs-at-mupsys-on-startup/97c6550f-a1ef-45bb-9666-b773bacfdac0

The other day her computer just wouldn't boot up. When I used my SATA usb adapter to connect to the drive, I could retrieve all files no problem but I couldn't get the darn thing to boot---in safe mode, off When I instaled SP2, I also installed a windows update (reliability update) for intel processors (which you can find here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2690495f-c21e-45bc-ae0f-5452b75283d0&DisplayLang=en) and the reboot problem started... It sent me 24, 6) Shutdown.

Your machine will install the updates before switching itself off.7) Restart the computer in 'safe mode' and it will freeze at MUP.SYS Restart Windows normally, staying off-line.9) From (control panel / She came back with the upgrade cd mentioned above. I have very few programs that MUST be open to untrusted zones- my Browser, Email, the freeware security programs, and a file sharer. You will need a windows disk and your cd key.

RUN CHKDISK /F TO CHECK FOR HARD DRIVE CORRUPTION, AND THEN RESTART YOUR COMPUTER. More About Us... This error is hardware independent and only occurs on systems NOT running a genuine copy of XP. Is > there a service running that I can turn off so that this won't happen? > Thanks for any help... > > jym, Jul 9, 2003 #3 paws0z Joined:

pvdesnips, Sep 21, 2010 #11 chrizhen Joined: Mar 6, 2012 Likes Received: 0 i had the same problem hanging on welcome screen of windows xp.during installation setup.i also use safe boot,but Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Boot in safe Mode by Dingoden / April 8, 2005 7:53 AM PDT In reply to: XP PRO boots normal but can't boot Report cm515935 4Posts Tuesday May 11, 2010Registration date May 13, 2010 Last seen - May 13, 2010 11:09AM My situation did end up being caused by a faulty hard drive. Any advice?

Maybe others who have had this problem may check to see if they have Nero InCD installed. About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. I hope it helps, I wish you good luck! I followed the directions above and now have it back up and running.

Sometimes I was able to start in safe mode, but in worst cases computer acted almost dead. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-boot/cannot-boot-to-safe-mode-xp-mup-sys.html Wished the other 10,000 forum posts across the internet mentioned this simple solution...not a one did! Before that I tried zillion tips I found on web, but none of them helped. Defragmented the HDD last.

To resolve the issue try to unplug external devices or if possible leave only the main drive plugged into the power supply (where xp is installed) . This article saved my computer and left all of my files intact. Go back and reset to normal boot up. navigate here I changed the SATA controller mode option to "Compatibility" and it started working.

And you didn't state which type of HDD you have but if it's a SATA drive, you're going to have to jump thru a few hoops to get XP to install.http://www.computing.net/howtos/sho... Knight, Sep 20, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Help Replies: 3 Views: 31,320 S.Sengupta Sep 20, 2003 Boot failure after loading mup.sys Guest, Dec 24, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Help Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Locking thread. I was left with no other option than to re-install Windows. Inside the "restore" folder you will see a number of folders named "RP<3 digit number>". Created a new-user account from the Control Pannel (Add User) and deleted my old-user account from the Control Pannel (Remove User, etc) Careful: lost all emails from the old account &

You may also look at the follow-up article: How I resolved my mup.sys hang issue in which readers of the first article list their solutions to this problem. Thank you for letting me know of your success, and for your comments on the fix I offered. Windows repair basically resets the windows and windows component install to the defaults and original file versions that are on the CD. his comment is here more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

I think you may delete them as well. tried to install xp professional with CD, a. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - my windows xp pro does'nt boot in safe mode why? Hi, thanks for the info.

I think it might be the power supply. Edited by AustrAlien, 24 April 2011 - 10:34 PM. Absolutely block IE, Outlook etc with your software firewall. Is > there a service running that I can turn off so that this won't happen? > Thanks for any help... > > FastLane, Jul 9, 2003 #2 Advertisements jym

Here's help" by Charlie White. I found Ophcrack, but when I ran th elive bootable cd I got the message "A Problem occurred while reading the SAM file found in /mnt/hda1/WINDOWS/system32/config/". So these problems are all caused by viruses ? Replace the drive, reload XP, back up and running.

Back to top #7 UpTheDubs UpTheDubs Members 7 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:17 AM Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:24 PM Hi all, I had a similiar problem with XP freezing Thanks for any help... will this still happen in XP pro SP3 ? Finally, open the "snapshot" folder and you will be at this address ...C:\System Volume Information\restore\RP\snapshotLocate the 5 files that you need to copy from within the snapshot

Yes No I don't know I haven't used it View Results Poll Finishes In 6 Days.Discuss in The LoungePoll History About Us | Advertising Info | Privacy Policy | Terms Of Tried also that chkdsk and other things and all them FAILED big time! Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. CONCLUSIONS- 1) Security Upgrades are not only for your personal security.

I thought nothing of it at first and figured she had forgot to turn on the monitor or something trivial..that was not the case. You will once again have 'Safe Mode' operating normally. 4) Stop using all MS software which requires access to the internet.