If you have XP Home with SP1, then it needs to be that. Learn More. If you still get the blue screen, see if you can boot from the cd. ta colticz Helpful +5 Report manny Jun 19, 2009 08:45PM well,, I just got two ways to get out of this...if u can get in on safe mode only, then u his comment is here
Join for free to remove this ad. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. You've backed up all the data, including the PST, right? The problem with restoring is that he will lose everything and I posted that this was really a the last thing he may wish to do until He gets the drive http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/blank-blue-screen-after-welcome-in-windows-xp/50ffa4c2-d50f-4bc5-a3cb-847f6383f896
Notice | Civil Process Policy | Ebates| BFAds RSS Feed facebook Twitter Google+ While FatWallet makes every effort to post correct information, offers are subject to change without notice.Some exclusions may Anyway I see a new pc in my future. Regards necro61, Jan 27, 2010 #11 plodr Major Geek Super Extraordinaire There is no non-destructive way to restore US Dells because you can not use any XP disk. If you computer manages to boot, and you can enter the setup, you should start looking for problems there.
Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Zllio Zllio Members 1,107 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:33 PM Posted 17 December 2008 - 02:21 If the computer malfunctioned earlier before, you might want to share with us what you experienced. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! That would save me a bunch of greif!Thank you again.
Logged NitinTopic StarterRookie Experience: Experienced OS: Windows 8 Re: pc shows blue screen and mouse pointer only « Reply #5 on: October 23, 2013, 08:10:14 AM » machine's make is HCL, Report swee- Mar 29, 2010 07:44AM Hey my computer keep restart saying installation and it kept restart and ask me to press f8 and go safe mode to repair but if Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-blank-blue-screen-with-mouse-arrow-after-xp-splash-screen.870326/ At the beginning of 2005, a friend installed a new harddrive for me, 250GB, which replaced the 20GB. (The 20GB is no longer in there.) The 250GB drive shows up in
Make sure to change the boot sequence in your bios to the cdrom being the first boot device. I have a Windows 98 back-up disk I tried using... Found that when I left clicked on a file while in IE8 nothing happened. Suggestions?Thank you again. 1 UAIron Dismembered Member posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 8:25p did you try seagate seatools when you put the drive in another tower?
on power up sytem goes through the windows xp splash screen (with progress bar) and then instead of login prompt it goes just into the blue screen with moveable mouse pointer It doesn't take too long so it won't really hurt to try it. If it does NOT ask about a repair install it means that the Windows install is worse than we think.And yes, Outlook uses a PST. Type: cd \Press EnterNote: between "cd" and "\" there should be a "blank space" otherwise the command won't work8.
Thread Status: Not open for further replies. http://helpsbs.com/blank-blue/blank-blue-screen-on-windows-xp.html Two of them seemed to push in a little more. But I think it pulls those files from the restore points, which don't exist any more in your case.PST files do not include any account information.Darn and Double Darn!So should I it is a norman solution .
The incomplete boot is most likely caused my trying to install itunes. So can u explain how to get to the desktop if you know how. You'll find yourself at this screen:4. weblink Firstly you removed your hard disk from your PC then it setup another PC .
Thanks. 0 #7 rshaffer61 Posted 17 October 2009 - 08:31 AM rshaffer61 Moderator Moderator 34,114 posts I believe that is the wrong menu. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. Helpful +6 Report me too Dec 8, 2008 05:34AM its happening on my 2000 pro as well .
Register now! Also from that F8 screen, I have tried starting in the following modes but the same problem happens, where it gets to the XP logo/loading screen, then has the blue screen minidrag Senior Member - 5K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 12:48p titewad said: Usually there are diagnostic codes on the blue screen. I followed the instructions here (http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm), without backing up my data because I can't get into my operating system to do that. (I realize that is risky; didn't think I really
UBCD for Windows does have a registry restore tool, but it's just the registry not a whole restore point. When I work on a machine I never want to do a fresh install either, for those reasons and because people invariably have some programs installed that they don't think are jimmywalt Senior Member - 6K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 6:08p minidrag said: That's the Recovery Console - not what you want. http://helpsbs.com/blank-blue/blank-blue-screen-at-startup-xp.html Report TryingToHelp- Mar 17, 2010 04:02AM SOLVED!!!
View all 9 comments Report hepdoll- Oct 6, 2008 04:34PM Thanks for your help with this! Click here to Register a free account now! Sounds to me like it's definitely a corrupt Windows install at this point and I would try a reinstall on top of the old for a quick fix (after, of course, yours is laptop or desktop?
If all that is okay, here is a way to at least salvage your data before doing anything else to destroy it...... I've been dealing with this problem for nearly a week and my concern (like anyone else) is saving my files. Zllio Back to top #3 oldirty oldirty Topic Starter Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:33 PM Posted 17 December 2008 - 09:49 AM I tried doing that but it does You've backed up all the data, including the PST, right?