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Type the Administrator password, and then press ENTER. Hope it's fixed as he has a ton if music in iTunes. The system was looked at very thoroughly for malware, virius's, etc., very recently and I mean thoroughly. Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? Check This Out

Most techs really don't want you going in to the bios mode unless you know what your doing.   For those who think reformat is the only option. Are there hardware conflicts involved in this mess? You may need to scroll it down while selecting. My PC is a late 2006 AMD X2 4600+ cpu. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/928d4778-6b98-4599-866c-539f78767b0a/my-computer-wont-boot-after-installing-sp3-not-even-in-safe-mode-or-last-working-configuration?forum=itproxpsp

Windows Xp Will Not Boot After Sp3 Install

The problem with that is I would have to disable automatic updates to try and stop the owner from installing SP3, which is supposed to patch some of the holes these Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure. Either way, it gets the job done.Keep up the good work.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 12 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912

That brings me back to square one but gives me a working computer. then install over the existing Windows....Good Luck Sunday, November 23, 2008 4:51 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote My options after hitting F8 are:Safe ModeSafe Mode with Networkingsafe Tuesday, August 05, 2008 5:43 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote You cannot run rstrui.exe from a CD-boot. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly.

All rights reserved. Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode In fact, I had previously removed the HP boot enhancement (from add/remove programs), and I am offered options at startup. Mine is fine after the command, and I did the registry update later to make sure. I have used this hundreds of times where I make a Individual Install Disc for different systems without so much as a single problem.Col 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Unable to

This seems to only affect HP desktop machines and not laptops. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Yesterday when I did a Restore/Recovery I did this using my LEGAL copy of Windows XP Pro disk that I had. Tuesday, August 05, 2008 5:01 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote RyanGuy,   At the boot menu which offers Safe Mode, select the option to disable automatic restarts,

Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode

So I try this...and nothing happens. So I chose the restore one. Windows Xp Will Not Boot After Sp3 Install I have an Intel Core 2 Duo processor. Windows Xp Won't Boot Sunday, October 26, 2008 1:36 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Top Urgent, please helpI have a new laptop, IBM thinkpad  X60  (no build in CD drive).  Win

I put the Windows CD in and went to repair windows, it went to black screen and asked what OS I wanted to repair, I pressed 1 and enter and it http://electrictricycle.net/windows-xp/cannot-boot-xp.html It logged off and then proceeded to reboot, only after the reboot try it would get as far as showing me the WINDOWS XP logo and look as if it were Then I tried clicking on the "Last Known Good Configuration" with the same thing happening again. Sign InJoinPrivacy Policy Home Computer Services Remote Computer Repair computer repair - anywhere!

Note: Only perform this step if you are sure that you have an AMD processor. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Select the number of the installation which you want to repair, hit Enter, enter the Administrator password (often the password is blank). http://electrictricycle.net/windows-xp/cannot-boot-into-xp.html This is a tip as a last resort if you cannot get Windows XP Service to boot properly. ◄●●●●●●●► We Also Recommend...

I went to the CD and clicked repair a current windows.... But I looked at the list installed and that patch was not included. But I do want to add a link and comment.Reading http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950717 you wonder what were they thinking!Prerequisites = 4.Recommended steps before you install Windows XP SP3 = a few!Steps that are

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The company depended on it. Friday, August 15, 2008 11:46 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Turn off your computer and unplug from power for several minutes.  Then restart it and you should Help!! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I am Happy you got it by prose036 / December 25, 2008 7:59 AM PST In reply to: Uh . . .

I have powered off and on several times, and I am stable on XP SP3 now. this will take you to the restore menu. ugh! navigate here Advertisement Recent Posts Error: 0xc00000e9 Help!

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Windows XP IT Pro > Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) Question 0 Sign in to vote  I tried to update my computer with SP3 and now it won't boot up I have no idea what blue screen error is.I called IBM, the computer is under guarantee, but after they test the hard drive which says pass, they said it is Microsoft Could my computer still be accessable?

THANKS MICROSOFT 05-14-2008, 03:39 PM #11 sp3fixer Registered Member Join Date: May 2008 Posts: 5 OS: XP There is a procedure to turn off the auto reboot. When I returned the computer had rebooted (which is normal, I know) but the page it was on was the Loading page for Windows and there was a "Please wait..." message 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 To open up the Recovery Console, you need to have a Windows XP CD-ROM with you.

This was not the beta release, although at this point you could not convince me other wise. 05-10-2008, 11:08 PM #8 sp3fixer Registered Member Join Date: May 2008 I was able to copy my documents etc. With the Windows XP CD-ROM still in the CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each command: cd system32 ren RPCRT4.dll RPCRT4.old CD-ROM_or_DVD-ROM_Drive_Letter: cd \i386 expand Bob and I go back many years.

What can I do to fix this. ANy other ideas on what I should do? 10-11-2010, 12:28 PM #16 guitarpicker Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2010 Posts: 1 OS: WinXP Quote: Originally Posted by screws07 The laptop is running good at this point so I decide to start the Windows updates, which was SP3.The SP3 install went fine until the reboot.On any of the boot options Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

I have 1gb of RAM   Can anyone help me? Thanks A LOT Microsoft. Much easier and safer than the other options mentioned. You can try replacing the video driver with a newer or older version of the the driver and see if that will solve your problem.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/816997 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Many users experienced broken/erroneous installations because they left their antivirus program running during the update.