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Booting Windows XP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by funky_pad, Nov 6, 2007.

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  1. funky_pad

    funky_pad Thread Starter

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    An error message shows each time I try to boot Windos XP that reads:
    "We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start succesfully. A recnt hardware or software change might have caused this.

    If your computer stopped responding, restarted unexpectedly, or wast automatically shut down to protect your files and folders, choose Last Known Good Configuration to revert to the most recent settings that worked.

    If a previous startup attempt was interrupted due to a power failure or because the Power or Reset was presses, or if you aren't sure what caused the problem, choose Start Windows Normally.

    Safe Mode
    Safe Mode with Networking
    Safe Mode with Command Prompt

    Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settngs that worked)

    Start Windows Normally

    Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.
    Seconds until Windows starts: 29"

    I've tried each and every option and nothing. I can't boot it. It all started when my computer got stuck for about 10 minutes so I pressed the Power button to turn it off and boot it. But after I did that this message started showing up and I wasn't able to boot to the system anymore. I don't know what else to do, please someone help me out.

    P.D.: When I try the Safe Mode (whether with Networking or Command Prompt, or without it) it stop at the loading of the SPTD.sys file and then throws me to a blue screen with some message on it but after a few seconds if not only 1 second it goes away and "reboots" the system.
     
  2. Athan

    Athan

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    Hello and Welcome to TSG,

    Did you make any harware changes / upgrades lately ? like say a new RAM !!

    ~a
     
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