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Except, when I connected my drive to another computer to transfer a replacement USERINIT.exe file, it was still in the C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 folder. now navigate to "Windows/System32/config" and you should see a file named "DEFAULT" please either rename this to something else (DefaultBackup) OR delete the file. I am considering a "clean install" and just start over; which is most likely the best thing to do. If things work then you know your hardware is good. his comment is here

Tried to install XP on it, but the system keeps booting to the XP Media CD and will not install XP - even after I go into BIOS and say boot stressed Helpful +0 Report ashnrev Feb 9, 2009 at 09:35 PM my mom is having a similar problem with her computer. press enter key ( Black Windows command prompt)- password should be blank, just press enter key- when you see "c:\windows\" type the following "cd system32\config" and press enter (Cursor does not I have tried adding the /SOS parameter to the OS line in the BOOT.INI file, but all that happened was the delay occured on the blue screen which says the info http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-xp-home-slow-boot-up-and-slow-applications

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cmos battery checked. Any ideas are appreciated Sep 29, 2011 #5 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 I.m not sure if you are running any two malware scanners at once that do You could get SOLUTO and install it and see the boot times for the various applications and services that get started. Thanks for your comments, glad i could be of help.

When I click the LOG ON button it shows 'Windows Loding Your Personal Settings' then it will show the message 'Windows is logging off' and I end up back at the Sorry for the long back story. zenonithusMay 8, 2012, 5:39 PM It was actually my floppy drive set as 1st boot device slowing down startup. Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start The OP from the above thread fixed his problem, but he never isolated the exact cause.

Sign Up Now! Windows Xp Slow Startup After Login I'm using: Windows XP SP3 NVIDIA GeForce 8300 GS (graphics card) Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 07-25-2011, 09:27 AM #2 lfcgeorge TSF Team, Emeritus Join Also, I want to add some specifics to the graphics card driver scenario I went through, as mentioned briefly on the 1st post: -I originally updated the driver because a game http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/285507-28-computer-taking-long-boot-loading-windows Surely this has to be virus related?

I did recently try Ubuntu, but I decided to switch back, although I doubt that had anything to do with this problem. -also, if anyone needs to know the previous virus Windows Xp Slow Startup Black Screen Can anyone confirm that these things mean the drive is actually bad, or could the format have gone awry? you can install an arsenal of highly rated Anti-virus/Anti-Spyware Tools from http://www.download.com on your SPARE (WHO NEEDS ACTIVATION? just blinking cursor.....

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That is - a full surface non-destructive read-write test. Please tell me if it's right because I don't want to grab a new card to find it doesn't work! Windows Xp Very Slow Startup Does it start good?, Then: Use your Windows disc to repartition and Format it... Windows Xp Fast Boot The > biggest delay is before the first service starts (explorer.exe), then > everything seems to load up from there with various delays betwen > services.

There are a few removal... this content Report annie wag 2Posts Sunday March 7, 2010Registration date March 7, 2010 Last seen - Mar 7, 2010 at 03:05 AM how do I reinstall windows xp if my laptop does I'd recommend that you back up your data (now) as a precaution. If so double click it and post what it says here. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware Help | PC running slow? Windows Xp Very Slow Performance

Suggestions that I have gotten that may be of help from this thread. *Take MB battery out to clear Bios *Take HD off system and see if it is recognized by However, if I were you, I wouldn't do this just for the purpose of running the minimum number of programs. I have tried the Bootvis + Optimisation combo, to no effect. weblink So I went into BIOS and changed boot order again to HD first.

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Dell PC running Intel MEC here. My personal view is that the attention many people pay to how long it takes to boot is unwarranted. Well, when it did reboot, the BIOS has the "Boot from CD: . . . ." message, which usually means press any key if you want to boot from CD. Windows Xp Slow Startup And Shutdown Wish me luck.

The main problem is that now launching and running applications is slow. Help Desk Software by Kayako case Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands I tried safemode and that wont work either. check over here FRESH INSTALL OF WINDOWS...

http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/pc-wizard.html When run, this program has a 'Benchmark' option. At the rate the scanners are running it may be tomorrow. and she cant get it to do anything. keyboard disabled after initial startup.

Faulting application, version, faulting module advapi32.dll, version 5.1.2600.5755, fault address 0x0000eb75. 7/7: Faulting application chrome.exe, version, faulting module chrome.dll, version 12.0.742.112, fault address 0x006ab8c7. 7/8: Hanging application UNIV32.EXE, version Report iza2098- Jun 12, 2010 at 11:30 AM i dont know if this will help but my computer was doing the same thing but safe mode work I got it to could this be a sign of mine failing also?