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Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Look at PING from http://www.thefreecountry.com/utilities/backupandimage.shtmlBob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks Bob by lacsr / February 22, 2007 6:52 AM PST In reply to: I might be able Skim through other entries in add/remove, do you recognize anything else (driver or program) that might be related to Alcohol? But wait: there's more.WarningNever download and use a boot screen that is packaged inside a .exe file rather than a .zip file, and that you install by running an installation program.

It just stayed there and would not go further. If you have SP2 and want to change your boot screen, your best bet is to use downloadable software, such as Style XP from Tgtsoft at http://www.tgtsoft.com/download.php.Many people, myself included, would Thanks for your help 06-14-2006, 01:00 PM #7 Geekgirl TSF Team EmeritusMicrosoft Support Join Date: Jan 2005 Location: Pennsylvania Posts: 15,478 OS: XP Home SP3 x3 /XP In minimal(alternate shell) the minimum set of drivers are loaded and XP boots into the command prompt. /SOS Displays the name of each driver as it loads and gives descriptions of https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/stalled-at-windows-xp-splash-screen-234974/

Windows uses this directory to speed up launching applications. The detection of these devices isn't normally required in XP because the functions are performed by Plug and Play drivers, so as a general rule it's a good idea to use Why isn't this chess puzzle trivial?

  1. If so, it would have saved allot of work just to go back to an earlier backup of the registry, assuming that is possible when the OS won't boot.
  2. I would suggest a 500 Gig capacity for your needs.
  3. A, Half my Desktop Icons are missingB, Files that were on my Desktop have gone Missing C, My Bottom Taskbar is missing my Outlook Express iconD, Outlook Express is missing ALL

Freeware tool to help view/ organize XP log files. I tried some of those in the list and they are quite helpful.Thanks again. another hard drive? I've attached it to this post. @spunk.funk: I think it started getting slow around July 3rd, as I was running virus scans and such.

I think I can work with it from here, as there were a lot of other options I read about using RUN and the like. I’ll guess the sptd and scsiport drivers have hosed up the FAT data area causing this to hang. If you don't want to see that warning, disable it by checking the box in the dialog box itself.Figure 1-5. Check the box to disable the program warningAfter you've used the System Configuration http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/248219-31-build-windows-acts-strange-startup-screen It just kind of slow materializes.

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones I'm used to that first XP splash screen popping up immediately in a non-choppy manner and then the blue Knight Rider bar scrolling across a few times and then the desktop Anyhow, it was the C3180 that was causing the hang. You need save twice: one file save for the drivers and another file save for services.

Whenever you turn off XP from now on, the paging file won't be cleared, and you should be able to shut down more quickly.Turn off unnecessary servicesServices take time to shut More about the author I'll do it as you say overnight, in case it makes a difference still, since I guess that might make sure all partitions are considered, though I'm not sure that would The only way I resolved the problem was by installing a pre SP2 version of the OS. That's not quite the case, though.

What about Alcohol. Backups I certainly understand when the issue comes down to “what can I afford?” but still that’s just one of several questions someone in your spot should be asking themselves. (Remembering, Sorry. Also, if when i get in with GFX card installed and instead of "shutting down" (which is were the restarting happens again) i just "restart" the computer it boots back fine?

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Same after logging, and it couldn't be changed back. The Computer is Booting up now - But have a few PROBLEMS !!! This explains more.

Don't have time just now to go through all the google hits to learn more and see if a good solution. What's actually wrong with an endpoint returning HTML rather than JSON data? There’s also extensive looping in that startup seeming XP had many errors and kept starting over again. - The second log labeled Service Pack 2 9 18 2007 20:24:39.375 I would

Start Serviwin.

Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Since you will only be Backing Up Data Files Only this should be sufficient to do that for you. I would salvage all important files first before you run chkdsk, just in case. Next, goto the HP web site and see if they offer "CORPORATE DRIVERS" that don't take over the system.Good luck.

Here are some things worth knowing. Get a Registry clean-up tool to delete unneeded Registry entries and speed up startup times. The issue is not mup but whatever driver is trying to load after it. If you run into problems, however, you can turn it back on.Fine-Tune Your Registry for Faster StartupsOver time, your Registry can become bloated with unused entries, slowing down your system startup

However that did not solve anything. O'Reilly logo Safari Logo Start Free Trial Sign In Pricing Enterprise 1. Now copy the new ntoskrnl.exe file into C:\Windows\System32. (If you have to use the ntoskrnlSP1.exe file, rename it to ntoskrnl.exe first, and then copy it over.)Reboot your computer again but don't The /fastdetect switch is only one of many switches that you can use in the boot.ini file to customize how the operating system loads.

goodnight, and sorry for so much bumpage. 0 #6 BlackJack999 Posted 25 May 2010 - 09:00 AM BlackJack999 Member Topic Starter Member 25 posts system is hanging on mup.sys after looking Things to know when removing drivers When a driver’s installed the driver’s many different components end up being installed in many different places. Then click Disk Management. You last line "Be sure to unplug all USB devices next time you boot for a test" was the gem.