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xp stalls on boot up


sunnystaines

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xp sp3 media centre on a sony laptop.

just recently on boot up the windows welcome screen comes up quickly but then goes to a blue screen with just a cursor arrow for a couple of minutes before the desktop screen appears.

any ideas anyone please

[tried chkdsk,ccleaner,defrag,reg defrag,run SAS,MBAM, Norton security on full scans] unable to update drivers as the sony drivers not been updates since had the laptop]

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Strawballs

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Have you been into msconfig recently and accidently checked diagnostic startup instead of normal?

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sunnystaines

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Strawballs

no, But i will have a look to see if its all ok there.

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sunnystaines

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Strawballs

check msconfig all ok there, also run system optimiser from WinAso that passed everything too.

anyone any other ideas.

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