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cant get past the blue screen

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by poyzynnIvey, Mar 11, 2011.

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  1. poyzynnIvey

    poyzynnIvey Thread Starter

    Nov 7, 2010
    i try to start my computer it just brings me to a blue screen error message ***stop 0x00000024 (0x00190203,0x867FE8D8,0xc0000102,0x00000000)then it just restarts and restarts loop my computer didnt come with a disk so i dont know what to do
    i have phoenix bios
    windows xp media center edition 2005
    sony vaio model #PCG-8V1L
  2. haycg


    Jun 11, 2007
    When you turn your computer on start tapping the F8 key. If this works select Last Known Good Configuration - Enter.

    I searched your error at Microsoft Knowledge Base. You try.

    For me to get into System Recovery (back to factory settings) with my eMachine I start tapping the F11 key when I
    turn the power on.

    To call your computer manufacturer - Start - control panel - open System Icon - General Tab - Support Information
    Their phone number should be listed here.
    See if they will allow you to buy an Install CD
    It worked for me. Been a long time, I may still have been under warranty.

    For your next computer get an exterior hard drive and something like Acronis to back up your hard drive.
    Even so that can fail. I have an extra hard drive that's loaded with the same operating system for
    Windows XP and Windows 7
    When my Windows XP and Acronis failed, I switched hard drives and ran Error Checking. Connected as a slave.
    That corrected the hard drive that wouldn't boot.
    Desktops are easier to work on.
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