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Helpful +5 Report Shervin May 18, 2010 03:04PM I had a similar issue with my ThinkPad T61. There is a command that says Ct.mouse.exe but still that doesn't seem to do anything either. I'm also going to try maybe an older version of Seatools. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Check This Out

My wife's computer randomly died back in December and I have spent HOURS AND HOURS AND HOURS here and there over the last several months trying to get the darn thing Does it always stop at the same point? Your CD Drive can also be a problem if it contains a CD while booting. Source(s): Windows XP repair site on the Internet and personal experience with repairing Windows XP share|improve this answer answered Sep 30 '09 at 8:48 Ivo Flipse♦ 20.8k2688138 I guess

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Wanted to put XP Pro back on it so went ahead booted from disk, formatted, the computer restarted as usual to complete installation but never made it past "press any key Each time I restarted, the problem remained. share|improve this answer answered Sep 30 '09 at 9:03 Dave Webb 7,83133138 Agreed - worth the try, although his system might be too screwed up for this to work.

Before this problem occured I didn't install anything new (no driver, no update...), just read some blogs. Boot using the CD, when Windows setup prompts you, press the "R" key to run the Recovery Console. What could be the problem? Windows Xp Not Booting In Safe Mode I let it sit for like an hour (even though I knew time wouldn't help).

Any help would be great. Windows Xp Won't Boot In Safe Mode The press any key to boot from disk never went away. The only fix i've found is to put in the windows 7 dvd I have and reformat with it - then reboot with xp disk. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/xp-installation-hangs-press-any-key-to-boot-from-disk-forever.134664/ Safe Mode ?

Accept the License Agreement and Windows will search for existing Windows installations. Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk Computer restarts, dialog comes up saying "press any key to boot from disk..." I did not and waited for the rest of the windows setup to appear and finish installing. Shut down the computer, removing the LIVE CD.Does your Windows XP system start normally now? Sep 15, 2009 #5 gguerra TS Maniac Posts: 317 Logic tells you that should not be the problem.

Windows Xp Won't Boot In Safe Mode

aford10Dec 8, 2010, 9:04 PM If your XP disc is SP2 or SP3, and you're not running a RAID array, you shouldn't need to load any drivers at that F6 prompt.I'd http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/the-system-freezes-at-the-please-wait-screen-after/d3cbe31e-8721-4e74-bdaf-8b8dbe8aba50 The NumLock key also seems functional but the OS is hung. Windows Xp Won't Start I followed the directions above and now have it back up and running. Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode I repeat, do not choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R".

His laptop doesn't have a ps2 port, only 4 usb ports and LPT ports, etc. his comment is here SOOOOOOOOOOO happy to get this fixed. I had one PC (with XP) that got stuck occasionally on the loading screen, the problem then got more frequent and it finally started to stop at different points immediately after PC wont load past Splash Screen? Windows Xp Startup Repair

Figure A Recovery console You'll then see a Recovery Console menu, like the one shown in Figure B. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Switch off the computer and plug out the USB devices. this contact form It's got a ide hard drive, ide cd drivem floppy drive - standard from gateway, thats about it.

if you need to go to the list and show details to see date then do that. Windows Xp Startup Problem Black Screen Windows XP freezes at Mup.sys in safe mode...no administrator passowrd Started by cristyb , Apr 24 2011 09:16 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply Formatted the slow way again and same issue.

either way try the next steps.

It will then begin performing the in-place upgrade. If you can access the desktop, open system partition and locate boot.ini. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. Windows Xp Startup Repair Tool ie F8 to agree to terms and conditions, up down to select drive/unpartitioned space, etc.

Often, it is the graphics driver that creates problem. Please try the request again. Several functions may not work. navigate here To use the Fixmbr tool, from the Recovery Console command prompt, type Fixmbr [device_name] Where [device_name] is the device pathname of the drive to which you want to write a new

So if there's a problem rooted in the Boot.ini file, it can render Windows XP incapable of booting correctly.