Cant log onto windows xp

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Stephen82

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First of all, i was having all kinds of problems with popups etc, so last night was running a few spyware programs and a mcafee scan which deleted some things. Now when i start windows xp it gets to the blue screen with the windowsxp logo but the login names dont come up it just stalls on that screen. Even though it stalls i can still move the mouse, so it isnt frozen. I have tried to run in last working config, and all the safe modes but it just does the exact same thing, wont get me to the logon part. Any help would be appreciated.
 
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Try pressing CTRL-ALT-DEL, ENTER, or the space bar a few times. Sometimes XP needs a little nudge.... :)

If that doesn't work, try Safe Mode w/Command prompt, and run a CHKDSK /R on your system.
 

Stephen82

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I tried the control alt delete, enter and hitting space bar but nothing worked. I cant even boot in safe mode with command prompt, i get stuck on the same screen and cant login:( and i looking at the famous repair install option here?:(
 
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Wow! I started having exactly the same problem last evening after fighting with a Garmin GPS software install. It's unclear as to whether the two are related. The symptoms are identical to those you described right down to the functional mouse cursor.

I did everything suggested here, including the 'repair' reinstall of XP, to no avail. Surely someone in the history of mankind (or since the intro of XP, anyway! :p) has run across this problem? Please chime in with your pearls of wisdom!

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Since one can't get past the splash screen, how would one try to revert to LKGC? Just a rhetorical question since I solved my problem by installing a shiny new HDD, copying my user data from the other drive and then reformatting the old drive.

Tawni
 
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I have the exact same problem on my PC. i have windows xp, and I did a full scan of my computer to check for viruses. it found alot of viruses, deleted some, and put the rest into Quarantine. I turned off my computer, right before i did, it said "something bad has happened in (something something)" when i turned on my computer, it is normal, except at the screen where you pick the user you want to log on to. its just a blue screen, the mouse has the "loading" icon, and nothing at all happens..... HELP PLEASE~!! whaqt should i do? i tried safe mode and ctrl alt del and nothing happened.. :(
 
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