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Anonymous
May 11, 2005 2:52:03 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

opening gets to the windows logo with the progress bar continually moving but
gets no further. i have tried last known good config as well as system
restoring to a number of dates. this happened once before and it did it for a
week then BAM! it worked fine again, out of no where. please help im sick of
using safe mode all the time. thanx

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Anonymous
May 12, 2005 12:01:55 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Do a Repair, or 'upgrade' setup of XP.

If you run an XP "Upgrade"setup, from the original, or "Gold" version of the setup CD, and you have SP2 installed, it might go into
a setup loop, and you could lose your install. Uninstall SP2, BEFORE you Upgrade setup from CD (that lacks sp2 on it.)
875350 - How to remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from your computer: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=875350 How to
Perform a Windows XP Repair Install: http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
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Mark L. Ferguson
FAQ for MS Antispyware version 1.0.509
http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
marfers notes for windows xp http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/chatNotes.htm
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"mitten" <mitten@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:FE499EB5-731E-46CD-AC8A-57315A25DF81@microsoft.com...
> opening gets to the windows logo with the progress bar continually moving but
> gets no further. i have tried last known good config as well as system
> restoring to a number of dates. this happened once before and it did it for a
> week then BAM! it worked fine again, out of no where. please help im sick of
> using safe mode all the time. thanx
Anonymous
May 14, 2005 7:26:01 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

thanks Mr. Ferguson,
that sounds like it would work but i have a problem. i bought this comp
years ago and have moved twice and i cant find my XP disc anywhere. do i have
any options?

"Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:

> Do a Repair, or 'upgrade' setup of XP.
>
> If you run an XP "Upgrade"setup, from the original, or "Gold" version of the setup CD, and you have SP2 installed, it might go into
> a setup loop, and you could lose your install. Uninstall SP2, BEFORE you Upgrade setup from CD (that lacks sp2 on it.)
> 875350 - How to remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from your computer: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=875350 How to
> Perform a Windows XP Repair Install: http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
> --
>
> Mark L. Ferguson
> FAQ for MS Antispyware version 1.0.509
> http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
> marfers notes for windows xp http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/chatNotes.htm
> ..
> "mitten" <mitten@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:FE499EB5-731E-46CD-AC8A-57315A25DF81@microsoft.com...
> > opening gets to the windows logo with the progress bar continually moving but
> > gets no further. i have tried last known good config as well as system
> > restoring to a number of dates. this happened once before and it did it for a
> > week then BAM! it worked fine again, out of no where. please help im sick of
> > using safe mode all the time. thanx
>
>
>
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