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Follow the on-screen prompts and make sure you do a FULL FORMAT not a Quick Format.When you have finally booted into Windows make sure you install your chipset drivers before ANY Please see their site for downloading and support. (As I understand it a win2K bootable install cd may be used on an XP system and not require a password because of Press R to enter the Recovery Console Select your windows installation. Open the newest folder named _restore{some hex digits called GUID's} You should now see a number of folders named RP##.

Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Please, DO Not overwrite any files or folders in the C:\WINDOWS\REPAIR Directory! Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum Click the "Startup" tab and uncheck every item in the list; these are programs Windows loads each time it books, and if one is locking up the whole system will lock

check "restore my computer to earlier.. ", select a date when our pc was not freezing and was running fine and then click next . 6)when your computer is hanged, notice Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion When any of these processes conflict with one another or fail, your computer can lock up, or freeze. Thanks for the tips though.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Install Lock-up by tpalmertree / May 24, I swear! Tried it on a different hd I have,thinking bad sector or other hd problem.I have another hd w/ win 7 home pro on the system.

Enter each command below and Type Y when prompted to overwrite. After all, XP (and maybe other windows flavors) is the first and only OS I've heard of where it actually matters _which_ USB port you plug a device into. set prompt $p$g As a FYI, There are ways to automate some of this process and/or read the commands from a text file using the recovery console. And then re-install windows.

Install a Zebra printer driver, then connect it to a different USB port (even on the same bus) and reboot. by R. Ts ts. [ Reply to This | # ] Search Advanced From our Sponsor... The obvious solution was to leave it on or shut it down.

While you write what your wrote one owner was in denial for too many posts and we came down to an OEM XP CD for a Emachines. weblink The Command Prompts will be in upper case as this is how they are displayed. Initially they said it was a faulty processor, however it turned out to be a faulty motherboard.Hope this helps. 0Votes Share Flag Back to Hardware Forum 39 total posts (Page 1 This has occurred twice while playing Half Life 2: Episode One, and three times while browsing the web with Firefox - even when doing mundane stuff like using Google.

I'd left it plugged in, and the Windows install gagged on the connection. I've seen a non-responsive keyboard issue occur when trying to enter your password. I am enjoyed so much by using ubuntu. http://yellowproductions.net/win-xp/win-xp-sp2-trying-to-install-itunes-1-8-1.php Proffitt Forum moderator / May 24, 2007 9:58 AM PDT In reply to: Install Lock-up What hard disk?

Please remember to be considerate of other members. Discussion's oxygen diminishing... Save and exit the BIOS, Restart, When promped to boot from CD, Do it!

Proffitt Forum moderator / May 24, 2007 10:00 AM PDT In reply to: Details sparse.

If not make it so! Try the below security actions, they may help but if the folder is still not visible it likely does not exist. WINDOWS 2000 XP PRO INSTALL LOCK UP Started by ruffus , Jan 04 2012 08:43 PM Please log in to reply #1 ruffus Posted 04 January 2012 - 08:43 PM ruffus Boot the machine and hit the required key to enter your BIOS.

You see the POST (Pwr On Self Test) complete as normal. Also note the single space between the filenames at the end of the following commands. At first all looks ok, You see the XP logo and the progress indicator is changing and then a black screen comes up and your system just sits there frozen and http://yellowproductions.net/win-xp/win-xp-serv-pack-2-won-t-install.php Restore security settings for system restore folders Now, If you have not done so already there are a few items you need to address once you feel all is stable and

Using these windows recovery utilities you can still perform the below tasks to recover your registry after you take into consideration the procedural differences and successfully bring your Windows XP system My PC is still locking up.