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Anonymous
August 28, 2005 5:55:03 AM

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Hi All,

My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a problem
and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last known good boot
etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to the page with the XP logo
and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no further. If I try in safe mode I
get to choose who I login as but then it gets stuck at that point. What on
earth can I do? What on earth has happened?

I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first boot
when I got back.

The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.

Danny

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Anonymous
August 28, 2005 11:40:15 AM

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I'd do F-8 Function-key selective bootup and try hard to use Last Known Good.

When the pc is booting up (after the BIOS has done its POST test and
before Windows starts loading),
Tap F8 Function key to get bootup options. Tap & keep repeat tapping F8 !

--
Maurice N
MVP Windows - Shell / User
-----

CodeScribler wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
> problem and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last
> known good boot etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to
> the page with the XP logo and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no
> further. If I try in safe mode I get to choose who I login as but
> then it gets stuck at that point. What on earth can I do? What on
> earth has happened?
>
> I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
> boot when I got back.
>
> The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
>
> Danny
Anonymous
August 28, 2005 1:48:02 PM

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Thanks but it still doesnt boot. It just gets stuck at the logo stage.

"Maurice N ~ MVP" wrote:

> I'd do F-8 Function-key selective bootup and try hard to use Last Known Good.
>
> When the pc is booting up (after the BIOS has done its POST test and
> before Windows starts loading),
> Tap F8 Function key to get bootup options. Tap & keep repeat tapping F8 !
>
> --
> Maurice N
> MVP Windows - Shell / User
> -----
>
> CodeScribler wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
> > problem and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last
> > known good boot etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to
> > the page with the XP logo and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no
> > further. If I try in safe mode I get to choose who I login as but
> > then it gets stuck at that point. What on earth can I do? What on
> > earth has happened?
> >
> > I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
> > boot when I got back.
> >
> > The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
> >
> > Danny
>
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August 28, 2005 3:34:10 PM

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CodeScribler wrote:
> *Hi All,
>
> My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
> problem
> and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last known good
> boot
> etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to the page with the
> XP logo
> and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no further. If I try in safe
> mode I
> get to choose who I login as but then it gets stuck at that point.
> What on
> earth can I do? What on earth has happened?
>
> I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
> boot
> when I got back.
>
> The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
>
> Danny *

Hi is there anything else that come up like numbers or any thing like
this STOP 0x00000000? 00000000000 if there is it would helps us a bit
more with your problem.



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Anonymous
August 28, 2005 8:15:58 PM

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CodeScribler Wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
> problem
> and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last known good
> boot
> etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to the page with the
> XP logo
> and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no further. If I try in safe
> mode I
> get to choose who I login as but then it gets stuck at that point. What
> on
> earth can I do? What on earth has happened?
>
> I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
> boot
> when I got back.
>
> The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
>
> Danny

Hey Danny, you said you havent booted up in a week?
Do you have any little brothers, or roomates? It sounds like your PC
fell over and corrupted your harddrive!


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terrorbyte
Anonymous
August 29, 2005 5:37:06 AM

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This morning when I booted in safe mode the system stoped at the following
point. The last output was windows\system32\Drives\Mup.sys

I hope that give someone a clue!

"thedon57" wrote:

>
> CodeScribler wrote:
> > *Hi All,
> >
> > My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
> > problem
> > and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last known good
> > boot
> > etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to the page with the
> > XP logo
> > and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no further. If I try in safe
> > mode I
> > get to choose who I login as but then it gets stuck at that point.
> > What on
> > earth can I do? What on earth has happened?
> >
> > I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
> > boot
> > when I got back.
> >
> > The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
> >
> > Danny *
>
> Hi is there anything else that come up like numbers or any thing like
> this STOP 0x00000000? 00000000000 if there is it would helps us a bit
> more with your problem.
>
>
>
> --
> thedon57
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> Posted via http://www.mcse.ms
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> View this thread: http://www.mcse.ms/message1818880.html
>
>
August 29, 2005 11:24:09 AM

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I have a similar problem, also gets stuck on the Logo Screen, with the blue
bar moving but nothing else (see "XP gets stuck booting" in this forum).
Repairing with the CD goes therough the motions but gets nowhere. Booting in
I think Safe Mode shows the boot stopping right after agp440.sys. Let's
hope this forum will help both of us!
Caveman

"CodeScribler" wrote:

> This morning when I booted in safe mode the system stoped at the following
> point. The last output was windows\system32\Drives\Mup.sys
>
> I hope that give someone a clue!
>
> "thedon57" wrote:
>
> >
> > CodeScribler wrote:
> > > *Hi All,
> > >
> > > My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
> > > problem
> > > and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last known good
> > > boot
> > > etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to the page with the
> > > XP logo
> > > and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no further. If I try in safe
> > > mode I
> > > get to choose who I login as but then it gets stuck at that point.
> > > What on
> > > earth can I do? What on earth has happened?
> > >
> > > I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
> > > boot
> > > when I got back.
> > >
> > > The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
> > >
> > > Danny *
> >
> > Hi is there anything else that come up like numbers or any thing like
> > this STOP 0x00000000? 00000000000 if there is it would helps us a bit
> > more with your problem.
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > thedon57
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Posted via http://www.mcse.ms
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > View this thread: http://www.mcse.ms/message1818880.html
> >
> >
Anonymous
August 30, 2005 1:40:14 AM

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Codescribbler & Caveman,
Given that booting to Safe mode is "freezing".....
A) First, I suggest you Disable automatic restart on system failure. Just to see if you can get a STOP code, or if you can login to Safe mode, then it's possible you can restart the system in normal mode later on.

When the pc is booting up (after the BIOS has done its POST test and
before Windows starts loading),
Tap F8 Function key to get bootup options. Tap & keep repeat tapping F8 !

You will actually see "Disable automatic restart on system failure" as an option .
Select that and give it a try. This option is available if you have XP service pack 2.

Once restart on failure is disabled, you should get a STOP error with
text --- at the next problem.
Write it all down, and then start searching for the final solution.
And post back here with the STOP code & text.

B) If no stop code, and still unable to login to Safe mode, reboot pc, repeat the F8 tap, select the option with "VGA mode".
See if you can login.

If still unable to get into any mode......
Last, C) I'd do F-8 Function-key selective bootup and try hard to use Last Known Good.

When the pc is booting up (after the BIOS has done its POST test and
before Windows starts loading),
Tap F8 Function key to get bootup options. Tap & keep repeat tapping F8 !

--
Maurice N
MVP Windows - Shell / User
-----

Caveman wrote:
> I have a similar problem, also gets stuck on the Logo Screen, with
> the blue bar moving but nothing else (see "XP gets stuck booting" in
> this forum). Repairing with the CD goes therough the motions but gets
> nowhere. Booting in I think Safe Mode shows the boot stopping right
> after agp440.sys. Let's hope this forum will help both of us!
> Caveman
>
> "CodeScribler" wrote:
>
>> This morning when I booted in safe mode the system stoped at the
>> following point. The last output was windows\system32\Drives\Mup.sys
>>
>> I hope that give someone a clue!
>>
>> "thedon57" wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> CodeScribler wrote:
>>>> *Hi All,
>>>>
>>>> My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
>>>> problem
>>>> and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last known
>>>> good boot
>>>> etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to the page with
>>>> the XP logo
>>>> and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no further. If I try in
>>>> safe mode I
>>>> get to choose who I login as but then it gets stuck at that point.
>>>> What on
>>>> earth can I do? What on earth has happened?
>>>>
>>>> I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
>>>> boot
>>>> when I got back.
>>>>
>>>> The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
>>>>
>>>> Danny *
>>>
>>> Hi is there anything else that come up like numbers or any thing
>>> like this STOP 0x00000000? 00000000000 if there is it would helps
>>> us a bit more with your problem.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> thedon57
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> Posted via http://www.mcse.ms
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> View this thread: http://www.mcse.ms/message1818880.html
Anonymous
August 31, 2005 6:03:03 AM

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Thanks for the advice however, before you posted I had run through the 'Help
and Support' that comes with XP. Nothing worked up until I got to the part
that said check for viruses. I couldnt start my Norton anit-virus. This made
me suspicious so I called a friend who has got BART PE and Kaspersky. When I
ran that to my horror and amazment Kaspersky found 168 viruses! This is
despite having Norton Internet Security 2005 installed updated and running.

That solved the problem.

"Maurice N ~ MVP" wrote:

> Codescribbler & Caveman,
> Given that booting to Safe mode is "freezing".....
> A) First, I suggest you Disable automatic restart on system failure. Just to see if you can get a STOP code, or if you can login to Safe mode, then it's possible you can restart the system in normal mode later on.
>
> When the pc is booting up (after the BIOS has done its POST test and
> before Windows starts loading),
> Tap F8 Function key to get bootup options. Tap & keep repeat tapping F8 !
>
> You will actually see "Disable automatic restart on system failure" as an option .
> Select that and give it a try. This option is available if you have XP service pack 2.
>
> Once restart on failure is disabled, you should get a STOP error with
> text --- at the next problem.
> Write it all down, and then start searching for the final solution.
> And post back here with the STOP code & text.
>
> B) If no stop code, and still unable to login to Safe mode, reboot pc, repeat the F8 tap, select the option with "VGA mode".
> See if you can login.
>
> If still unable to get into any mode......
> Last, C) I'd do F-8 Function-key selective bootup and try hard to use Last Known Good.
>
> When the pc is booting up (after the BIOS has done its POST test and
> before Windows starts loading),
> Tap F8 Function key to get bootup options. Tap & keep repeat tapping F8 !
>
> --
> Maurice N
> MVP Windows - Shell / User
> -----
>
> Caveman wrote:
> > I have a similar problem, also gets stuck on the Logo Screen, with
> > the blue bar moving but nothing else (see "XP gets stuck booting" in
> > this forum). Repairing with the CD goes therough the motions but gets
> > nowhere. Booting in I think Safe Mode shows the boot stopping right
> > after agp440.sys. Let's hope this forum will help both of us!
> > Caveman
> >
> > "CodeScribler" wrote:
> >
> >> This morning when I booted in safe mode the system stoped at the
> >> following point. The last output was windows\system32\Drives\Mup.sys
> >>
> >> I hope that give someone a clue!
> >>
> >> "thedon57" wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> CodeScribler wrote:
> >>>> *Hi All,
> >>>>
> >>>> My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
> >>>> problem
> >>>> and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last known
> >>>> good boot
> >>>> etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to the page with
> >>>> the XP logo
> >>>> and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no further. If I try in
> >>>> safe mode I
> >>>> get to choose who I login as but then it gets stuck at that point.
> >>>> What on
> >>>> earth can I do? What on earth has happened?
> >>>>
> >>>> I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
> >>>> boot
> >>>> when I got back.
> >>>>
> >>>> The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
> >>>>
> >>>> Danny *
> >>>
> >>> Hi is there anything else that come up like numbers or any thing
> >>> like this STOP 0x00000000? 00000000000 if there is it would helps
> >>> us a bit more with your problem.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> thedon57
> >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>> Posted via http://www.mcse.ms
> >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>> View this thread: http://www.mcse.ms/message1818880.html
>
Anonymous
August 31, 2005 6:17:33 PM

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Wow. Thanks for posting back.
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MVP Windows - Shell / User
--
"CodeScribler" <CodeScribler@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:9D36CEC1-5E83-43D2-95D1-A0F461BCD609@microsoft.com...
> Thanks for the advice however, before you posted I had run through the
> 'Help
> and Support' that comes with XP. Nothing worked up until I got to the part
> that said check for viruses. I couldnt start my Norton anit-virus. This
> made
> me suspicious so I called a friend who has got BART PE and Kaspersky. When
> I
> ran that to my horror and amazment Kaspersky found 168 viruses! This is
> despite having Norton Internet Security 2005 installed updated and
> running.
>
> That solved the problem.
>
> "Maurice N ~ MVP" wrote:
>
>> Codescribbler & Caveman,
>> Given that booting to Safe mode is "freezing".....
>> A) First, I suggest you Disable automatic restart on system failure.
>> Just to see if you can get a STOP code, or if you can login to Safe mode,
>> then it's possible you can restart the system in normal mode later on.
>>
>> When the pc is booting up (after the BIOS has done its POST test and
>> before Windows starts loading),
>> Tap F8 Function key to get bootup options. Tap & keep repeat tapping F8
>> !
>>
>> You will actually see "Disable automatic restart on system failure" as an
>> option .
>> Select that and give it a try. This option is available if you have XP
>> service pack 2.
>>
>> Once restart on failure is disabled, you should get a STOP error with
>> text --- at the next problem.
>> Write it all down, and then start searching for the final solution.
>> And post back here with the STOP code & text.
>>
>> B) If no stop code, and still unable to login to Safe mode, reboot pc,
>> repeat the F8 tap, select the option with "VGA mode".
>> See if you can login.
>>
>> If still unable to get into any mode......
>> Last, C) I'd do F-8 Function-key selective bootup and try hard to use
>> Last Known Good.
>>
>> When the pc is booting up (after the BIOS has done its POST test and
>> before Windows starts loading),
>> Tap F8 Function key to get bootup options. Tap & keep repeat tapping F8
>> !
>>
>> --
>> Maurice N
>> MVP Windows - Shell / User
>> -----
>>
>> Caveman wrote:
>> > I have a similar problem, also gets stuck on the Logo Screen, with
>> > the blue bar moving but nothing else (see "XP gets stuck booting" in
>> > this forum). Repairing with the CD goes therough the motions but gets
>> > nowhere. Booting in I think Safe Mode shows the boot stopping right
>> > after agp440.sys. Let's hope this forum will help both of us!
>> > Caveman
>> >
>> > "CodeScribler" wrote:
>> >
>> >> This morning when I booted in safe mode the system stoped at the
>> >> following point. The last output was windows\system32\Drives\Mup.sys
>> >>
>> >> I hope that give someone a clue!
>> >>
>> >> "thedon57" wrote:
>> >>
>> >>>
>> >>> CodeScribler wrote:
>> >>>> *Hi All,
>> >>>>
>> >>>> My Win XP SP2 machine goes strait to the page tat says there was a
>> >>>> problem
>> >>>> and gives you the option too boot in safe ode or the last known
>> >>>> good boot
>> >>>> etc. If I choose the normal boot up here it goes to the page with
>> >>>> the XP logo
>> >>>> and the blue (night rider) bar but gets no further. If I try in
>> >>>> safe mode I
>> >>>> get to choose who I login as but then it gets stuck at that point.
>> >>>> What on
>> >>>> earth can I do? What on earth has happened?
>> >>>>
>> >>>> I have been away from my computer for a week. This happend on first
>> >>>> boot
>> >>>> when I got back.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> The PC is a high spec and has a raid array of 2 disks mirrored.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Danny *
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi is there anything else that come up like numbers or any thing
>> >>> like this STOP 0x00000000? 00000000000 if there is it would helps
>> >>> us a bit more with your problem.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --
>> >>> thedon57
>> >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >>> Posted via http://www.mcse.ms
>> >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >>> View this thread: http://www.mcse.ms/message1818880.html
>>
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