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Blue screen, can't boot to windows or safe mode

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by gromit77, Feb 14, 2010.

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  1. gromit77

    gromit77 Thread Starter

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    Hi

    My PC blue screens with c000021a FATAL SYSTEM ERROR at boot. I boot any further than that.

    I've tried booting with last known working config, same error occurs. My PC won't boot to safe mode, just get a list of files and nothing happens.

    It was recomended to me to do a Windows XP repair but the screens described to me don't appear.

    I can boot to the CD, then I can select enter to set up windows and get to the next page to accept the windows licence agreeement. But the next screen on I see is something to do with selecting a partition, rather than the screen I was told I would see.

    Any ideas?

    Cheers Neil
     
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  3. gromit77

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    hi

    yes you are correct my pc had the win32 patched virus and it was the attempted removal with A Squared that got it to where it is now. So i download that kaspersky disc, boot to that, run it and hope it finds the malware, then hopefully it will either boot or allow xp to repair?
     
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