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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Davie, Feb 3, 2005.

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  1. Davie

    Davie Thread Starter

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    Hp laptop running win xp professional going great untill this morning now when trying to boot computer recieve following error message before login screen

    "isass.exe
    Security Accounts Manager initialization failed because of the following error:The handle is invalid.Error status 0xc0000008.Please click ok to shutdown this system and re boot into safe mode,check the event log for more detailed information."

    When ok is clicked unable to get into safe mode same error message appears.
     
  2. heinz57

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    In normal mode can you press ctrl alt delete and have task manager come up?
     
  3. Davie

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    Can,t boot into windows at all stopped at log in screen by said error message
     
  4. heinz57

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    Do you have an Xp pro cd or does it come with a restore cd?
     
  5. Davie

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    neither
     
  6. Davie

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    have desktop different make can i do anything with that?
     
  7. heinz57

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    What do you mean? You should have some kind of restore or Operating System Media...
     
  8. Davie

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    second hand laptop was not given disks
     
  9. heinz57

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    Who made the laptop? What brand is it?
     
  10. Davie

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    hp laptop
     
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