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Blank screen after start up.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by gambino229, Oct 10, 2008.

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  1. gambino229

    gambino229 Thread Starter

    Oct 10, 2008
    When i start my computer it goes to the page that says there was an error and i have to pick "Safe Mode" "start windows normally" ect. it wont let me select or hit enter or anything. when the time runs out it shows the windows xp loading page then goes blank. what do i do?
  2. blues_harp28

    blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Jan 9, 2005
    Hi and welcome.
    Boot from Xp Cd...when prompted press [R]
    Choose Windows installation [typically by pressing [1]
    When prompted for password.
    Press Enter.
    Type chkdsk /r [note space ]
    Window will fix errors..
    Type Exit
    And press Enter
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