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PC freezes at windows start screen after runnig microsoft error-checking.

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December 25, 2011 1:55:28 PM

My PC freezes at the windows starting pane. I was getting microsoft update failures and ran windows error-checking. Also thes freeze occurs when I try to boot in safe mode.
Any help would be appreciated.
Robert
December 25, 2011 7:17:17 PM

1. Try the "Last Known Good Configuration" from the Safe Mode start Options screen.

2. Run the Recovery Console:
A) To run another "CHKDSK" from the XP CD Recovery Console, this time with "CHKDSK /F" to "Fix" errors. Read how-to: How to use the Windows recovery console
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CHKDSK
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/wxp...
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000627.htm
Or: B) to Uninstall the Windows Updates that caused the problem:
How to uninstall a hotfix or Service Pack via the Recovery Console?
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/spuninst.htm

3. Another option would be to download a live CD (.iso file) to see the hard drive and check, scan, recover, repair, recover the XP serial key, remove Windows Updates or whatever you need/can do with the included tools.

4. Last option would be to repair install Windows XP
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