I have a Toshiba Satellite (it's about 2yrs old). Yesterday I did a interlnet explorer update and when my system did a restart to install the screen went black. I powered off then on and it would goto the xp loading page then go black again. Tried to restart several times sometime I could get to the login page and once I logged in my desktop would appear but I could not do anything. Tried f8 went to last known good configuration but still same issue. Tried safe mode but you can not do a restore in safe mode. Several times when i was able to get logged in a blue screen would flash but very fast and it would say something about an error and needing to restart. Any ideas or suggestions????? Also I cannot find my original reboot disk that came with my laptop(still looking)
Ok! I'm still having issues. I can run windows xp noramlly, no more black screen. However it runs very slow. it takes about 5-10 minutes to fully load. Then Sometimes it just freezes, i can move my mouse but cannot click on anything. Can get to sysytem restore in time. I can start in safe mode. Again I'm having trouble finding my repair cd that came with my computer.
There are over 50 processes running and thats about all I can count before it shuts down. I managed to write alot down and checked them out. most were ok a couple of adware. I think it was system.exe that used 98. I have been using my daughters laptop to research ways to fix this. I installed Vista on her laptop about a year ago, I was curious if i installed it on mine would it help with removing my issues xp?