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    XP Boot Problem

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    by mldenman ·

    I recently used sysprep to prepare a PC for imaging. Sysprep ran successfully and so did the imaging software. Neither of them reported errors or encountered anything abnormal. Mini-setup went as planned and completed successfully also without error. Here is the problem: The PC will not boot normally. It gets hung up at the XP splash screen. The PC will however, boot just fine in safe mode but refuses to boot normally. Platform is Dell GX110 80GB drive partioned as C (system) 40GB and D 40GB. This PC has functioned wonderfully until trying to create the image. Please help! MD

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    • #3297484

      Reply To: XP Boot Problem

      by willcomp ·

      In reply to XP Boot Problem

      Boots in Safe Mode but not Normal Mode usually indicates a driver problem. However, since you prepped drive for imaging, boot into Safe Mode, run msconfig and disable startup items. See if PC then boots in Normal Mode.

      Am thinking you may have a remnant left behind from sysprep that is interrupting boot.

      If will not start normally with startup items disabled, try reinstalling video driver since it is the one most likely to present bootup problems.

      Dalton

      • #3295022

        Reply To: XP Boot Problem

        by mldenman ·

        In reply to Reply To: XP Boot Problem

        This did not resolve the issue. I have already attempted the obvious solutions. However, I had forgotten about msconfig so I will award you the points for that! Not certain of the resolution for this one but no longer have the luxary of time since this PC needs to be back in production. Thanks for the effort.

    • #3297338

      Reply To: XP Boot Problem

      by bfilmfan ·

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      • #3295023

        Reply To: XP Boot Problem

        by mldenman ·

        In reply to Reply To: XP Boot Problem

        Thanks for the effort but this did not really pertain to my issue.

    • #3295021

      Reply To: XP Boot Problem

      by mldenman ·

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