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windows recovery? If your unsure, check the Microsoft web site (kb pages, tech web, etc.) by doing a search to find out what the process does (copy the process name [usually ending in Are any on the high side?ctfmon is not critical for most systems. I haven't rebooted yet because its still in the process of chkdsk /r. check my blog

if last known good config don't work then go into safe mode like before and go to c:\windows. I unchecked both of them and restarted the computer and after restarting, there is only one ctfmon item. While unchecking boxes, in the Startup section, there is 2 ctfmon items. Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair.

Windows Xp Freezes On Startup Screen

kman1981Dec 8, 2010, 12:22 AM I mean when the Seatools Diagnostics tool comes up, the Alt + Ctrl + Del is the only thing that'll work. Where would I run memtest at? So I don't think it's the fault of those programs!

I really hope we can fix this... by LloydSchulz / December 5, 2008 3:44 PM PST In reply to: Freezes, Hangs, and Tilts on Your PC or Laptop I totally agree!! Where do I find the System event log? Windows Xp Hangs After Startup Random Computer Freezing Started by ZapZap , Oct 26 2012 01:24 AM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 19 replies to this topic #1 ZapZap

To setup Windows XP now and Repair Install , press ENTER. Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes Read the results of each phase as it finishes. get a handy system checker program like Norton SystemWorks (check with recent reviews -- supposedly there are better ones out there than Norton's). https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-performance/desktop-freezing-frequently-using-windows-xp/b4bfa0d1-efee-45df-8151-4755b6572e31 kman1981Dec 8, 2010, 8:40 PM I ran the hdat2 and ultimate boot cd tests and the hard drive came up with no errors.

It could be heat-related. Windows Xp Stuck On Windows Is Starting Up Screen Please try again now or at a later time. Rubbish... f.

Windows Xp Freezes After A Few Minutes

I haven't rebooted yet because its still in the process of chkdsk /r. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/xp-laptop-hangs-windows-xp-screen-4148973/ Chkdsk will start when Windows begins loading again. Windows Xp Freezes On Startup Screen But unfortunately I cannot tell from what you describe whether it is hardware or software related. Windows Xp Hangs On Startup After The Windows Logo Shows The little blue dots will continue to scroll but the computer will never boot up.

Most of the time it's just flashing the BIOS. http://liveterrain.com/windows-xp/cloning-a-windows-xp-harddrive-to-windows-7.php Panda internet security has been the best by far for catching all those nasty spyware, troj, and viruses for me. Burn it to a cd using a dedicated .iso burning utility (http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_write_iso_files_to_cd.htm), make sure the cd drive is at the top of the boot order in bios, then boot to the That's the easy part, the hard part is finding which process is hanging the system. Windows Xp Stuck On Welcome Screen

What could it be? If the above post doesn't work, boot into safe mode and try chkdsk. Ok, it seems to almost be installed properly but is asking to be connected to the internet to verify Windows but i dont have an ethernet cable and it wont let news You can also turn off programs that start auto matically in msconfig,then turn them on one at a time after a reboot.

Before you reformat, try cleaning your computer. Computer Freezes Randomly Windows Xp It seems the heat generated by an antivirus system scan forced a shutdown. I've check the BIOS for a flash utility and didn't find anything.

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fbaxApr 17, 2014, 6:03 PM Alternate solution works for me...Boot into safe mode; login as Admin. aford10Dec 12, 2010, 6:36 AM If this is your model, it looks like there are 2 BIOS updates.http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=385148#N2997 kman1981Dec 13, 2010, 8:41 PM Its the intel version of the BIOS. I figured I wasn't the only one having this issue. Windows Xp Won't Boot Into Safe Mode Have you tried clicking on the links offered?

I am not an Apple fanboy but I just can't ignore 10+ years of PC nightmares versus 7 months trouble free Mac usage. If you find anything which isn't necessary, then disable it.One more thing which may cause problems is conflicts between programs, eg having 2 lots of antivirus software running simultaneously, or a Back to top #12 ZapZap ZapZap Topic Starter Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:09 AM Posted 29 October 2012 - 04:53 PM Ok, I did the memtest and got past http://liveterrain.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-turns-to-windows-vista.php re-install Windows over the current windows.

Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. Here's what happens: 1 - Computer freezes whenever it wants to. I was told that by possibly updating my drivers might fix the mup.sys issue. I defragged once and it did boot up once after the defrag but after that first time the problem came up again, but I will definitely try again.

If this doesn't work, I dont know what else to try.