Windows not booting

  Chirag 15:13 19 Jun 07

Following on from my external hard drive query I tried doing repair windows by putting in the windows xp home cd rom into the cd drive. It repaired windows but now after the winows xp boot screen the screen goes blue with some writing quickly and reboots. It keeps doing that everytime and I cannot get pass the windows xp boot screen. I tried repariing windows again but no luck. Please can someone help. Thank you very much. I have windows xp home (SP2).

  Chirag 16:09 19 Jun 07

I have created a new installation of windows xp, I kept the corrupted one so i can copy my documents from it. Is there any way I can fix the corrupted one? Or would I just have to format the pc and start afresh? Any help would be appreciated thank you

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:28 19 Jun 07

Surprised a repair hasn't fixed it.

How did you repair?

Repair XP by install over the top of existing systm

1. Boot the computer using the XP CD. You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive. Check your system documentation for steps to access the BIOS and change the boot order.

2. When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft Windows XP to run on your computer:

To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.

To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.

3. Press Enter to start the Windows Setup.

To setup Windows XP now and Repair Install , press ENTER.

DO NOT choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R", (you Do Not want to load Recovery Console).

4. Accept the License Agreement and Windows will search for existing Windows installations.

5. Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair.

6. Setup will copy the necessary files to the hard drive and reboot.

Do not press any key to boot from CD when the message appears.

Setup will continue as if it were doing a clean install, but your applications and settings will remain intact.

Repair XP
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  Chirag 17:40 19 Jun 07

I done just as you said but it keeps rebooting after the windows xp screen. A blue screen shows for about half a second and then the computer reboots.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:48 19 Jun 07

CAn you get into safe mode on that system?

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