; that Norton has something to do with it but ????. Any suggestions out there for me. THANX N ADVANCE Wayne B.Be sure to hold down the F8 key as soon as you see the startup splash screen, and keep it down until the beeping starts. That should bring you eventually to teh startup window, select safe mode, and start there. If that goes well in safe mode, turn off your newly installed
.Is there another way for me to do this? I can't seem to get anything to work on it. I've tried just about everything there is to get to something other than just the splash screen to load and nothing is working. I was told the last person to use it was trying to load a Yahoo! game before it froze on them. So I guess it might have something to do with Java. But I
new computer is a Core2Quad processor with 4GB RAM and 3x 250GB SATA2 HDD in a RAID5 configuration. It boots up to the Windows XP Splash Screen (Black screen with Windows logo and the 3 blue bars that scroll across from left to right) errors in the event log. 2 minutes may not sound a long time, but it drags on when you are sitting in front of the computer waiting for it to load. This is a new
of time it takes to time out. >-----Original Message----- >We have 2 machines that take a very long time to boot. They are fairly recent PC's running XP Pro SP1. When powering up, the Windows splash screen comes up, then the screen goes black for about 4 minutes. After that the login box appears and the user can log in. I have
in your original post, both are correct. Prior to SP 2, the dashes were blue in Pro and green in Home. Since SP 2, both Home and Pro use the same color. Also since SP 2, the splash screen no longer says 'Home Edition' and 'Professional Edition'.
Ted ZieglarGreat info - thanx, Rip -- Ripper T Smith rippertsmith<nospam>@comcast.net To see which
I need to see my bios startup screen to get my bios info but it keeps going to the splash screen. How do I stop the computer at the very first screen? (I am trying to get bios info to flash the bios and update). Thanks!can you turn thr splash screen of in the bios ?
All of the sudden, my laptop gets stuck on the XP splash screen, and won't boot up. I was able to get it to boot in Safe mode and restored it to an earlier date, to no avail. Anyone have any ideas before I back everything up and re-format it?Does
have to reformat the drive, but I don't know what else to do.I should have added that this is Windows XP Pro SP2 with all published updates, and I should have said the Logo screen rather than splash screen.Boot to xp cd,recovery,select 1 For C: Press enter for password,type:Fixboot Agree,type:CHKDSK C: /R When its thru,type:EXIT Let xp start,remove cd.Thank you!!! I have been suffering
boots. for some reason it is hanging for 30 to 40 secs at the windows splash screen. for the first 5 or 6 secs the hard drive shows not work. then the light comes on and stays on for 25 to 35 secs. then my computer finally starts loading. Total start up time is 1 minute and 15 secs. This seems to take way to long. does anyone have any clue what would cause this. also a RNAdmin when I
fix and rebooted. After the reboot, I installed SP1a. Everything went fine and I was prompted to reboot in which I did. This is were the trouble starts. Upon the reboot, the XP splash screen came up and then went to a black screen (had a little back light to it as to indicate the machine was on and 'processing' I let this sit for apporx. 30 minutes and powered it off. I then
When I bot, the HP (Invent) screen is on around 30 seconds before CharlesYou can make an adjustment in your BIOS settings.
or if Windows is attempting to load something out of order (and how to fix that). Ideas? Performance after logon is great, I just don't know why it's taking so long to get from the splash screen to logon. LuannThis is a bit tricky as you can render your box non bootable if done incorrectly. Take backup of the registry key do the following 1 Locate and then click the following registry
When I restart my pc, I get the xp splash screen that says "Windows is shutting down " But then it just hangs there and my light for my power supply just flashes off and on like it's in sleep mode.Then I have to hold the power
I may have gotten the sasser worm. When my computer starts up after the windows xp splash screen when the screen goes black just before before xp runs I get a quick flash of a screen with all kinds of info on it that I cant read because it flashes to quick and then my computer shuts down and reboots. How can I read the screen to find out whats wrong or how do I repair the problem.Hi Have a
and a few hard drives on which I can put a 256 meg swap file) Now however I cant start it at all: Every start crashes just after the XP splash screen: The little orange balls zip across the screen under where it says XP twice and then it crashes to a blank screen. It used to crash to a cursor but now it doesn't even do that. Safe mode shows the same thing: It gets as far as the agp440
to bottom and being consistently present regardless of what program was being used. The only partial exception was when the initial Acer splash screen appeared. In that instance there was only about a half inch of the grayed panel visible at the bottom of the screen. Thinking that the problem might be related the need for an updated driver, we created a restore point, found the appropriate
the normal boot sequence continues. I am running NAV 2007. Should I suspect a connection between the inadvertent mail transmissions and this now long dwell splash screen? DickYes.Leonard, It is my understanding that "what is happening" during splash screen period is hardware checking, RAM, drives etc so I thought it might be some failure in check sum and couldn't
a problem similar to the ones that are listed in the discussion group with Blank Screen - NO BOOT. I get the Windows XP Splash Screen with the green tracking light progress bar, but instead of the welcome screen, I get a blank black screen with the mouse pointer. I've tried booting in safe mode - result blank screen with "Safe Mode" in the four corners. I can boot from a
, 1 gig system, Win XP Pro SP2 (+all updates) that has one annoying problem- it has a long, long pause in any application that queries system information. I'm looking for tools or methods to remove this problem! Example- when launching SiSoft Sandra, my PC hangs at the splash screen for 2-3 minutes before launching the application. 3dmark03 is the same way. On all other systems, these
the system partition would be more problematic. Try what you said, I think it would present less of a problem.OK, so I turned off the computer, and then turned back on. I got the XP splash screen, then it went into the same message about converting. It wanted to run checkdisk, and I remember I had allowed it yesterday. Was no bad sectors or corrupt files, so today I cancelled it. Went to