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my y510p is doing problems, can not load startup, ...

Q: my y510p is doing problems, can not load startup, ...

well, after no more than 3 years my y510p is doing problems.the startup is stuck on the lenovo loding simble for hours and in the end always become full black screen and stuck on that.iv tried refresh, reset, startup repair, everthing really... but always say that the reset the went good.few days ago it gave me a message as follow- scanning and reapraing drive volume953762cb-b71-463d...i really dont know what to do, please help, thanks

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well, after no more than 3 years my y510p is doing problems.
the startup is stuck on the lenovo loding simble for hours and in the end always become full black screen and stuck on that.
iv tried refresh, reset, startup repair, everthing really... but always say that the reset the went good.
few days ago it gave me a message as follow- scanning and reapraing drive volume953762cb-b71-463d...
and also say error code 0xc00000f

i really dont know what to do, please help, thanks

A:my y510p is doing problems, can not load startup, please help

Is the system able to boot into Safe-Mode when its in the Windows 8 recovery menu?
When the recovery menu appears go to TroubleShoot > Advanced Options > Startup Settings > Press the Restart Button.

When it loads up again you'll be met with the a screen with options, Press F5 to boot into Safe-Mode With Networking, navigate to C:\Windows\minidumps and copy all files there to a Zip archive folder and upload them to the forum in your next post.

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Hi everyone, I've had a Lenovo Y510P with SLI 750m's for about 1 year and 3 months now. 2 weeks ago (around the time I upgraded to Windows 10). My laptop suddenly is unable to boot for the most part.When I press power, it hangs on the initial blank screen, with no logo pop-up. I have managed to get it to boot before, just simply by restarting over and over, but it's been 3 days and no luck now. It simply stays on a blank screen (no backlight), though the keyboard and power button light up. Here are the steps I've taken to troubleshoot:-> Removed battery, unplugged AC, performed "fleeting power removal" by holding the power button for 60 secs (have done this multiple times)-> Removed RAM, changed slots etc. When there is no RAM, the machine will continuously reboot-> Removed HDD, reseated-> Removed 2nd GPU. When the 2nd GPU is plugged in, the fan will try and spin every so often-> Unplugged connectors to wi-fi module-> Restarted many times-> Pressed the NOVO button, it simply brings it to the blank screen Any advice would be much appreciated. The laptop itself is in good condition, and has little physical ware. Unfortunately it's no longer under warranty, and I'm sure the cost of sending it in is quite high. 

A:Lenovo Y510P not booting, blank screen on startup

If you boot without the HDD, what happens?

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I have a lenovo ideapad y510p and everything was fine until for I thought I'd do the battery reset in the lenovo energy management,at first the battery was dead and laptop wouldnt turn on,,I found one way around this which is that first I take the battery out and then insert the ac adapter,the laptop turns on then I put it in hibernate while I insert battery after which it seems to charge but only after I do these steps,but if I take the adapter out and insert it back in,it would stop charging.this is all because of the lenovo energy management software battery reset.I've uninstalled it but it doesnt work.any suggestions?I'm guessing one of the steps after full charge during the battery reset the battery gets drained where it says "plugged in and not charging" until it reaches zero is the problem.

A:lenovo ideapad y510p ac adapter battery problems


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I was wondering what the difference was whether you had a program load at startup (by checking a box within the program to have it load when the computer boots) and unchecking that box but moving a shortcut to the programs executable into the startup folder on the start menu.

Is there any difference?

A:Load at Startup or Load at Starup?

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My CD/RW Drive stopped working and I had it replaced under warranty at Best Buy. When I received my computer back and started it, only the clock and volume icon showed on the tray. I checked msconfig startup tab and found they had unchecked all the items listed there. I know enough to check my anti-virus program, but being new, I'm at a loss as to what else to check. Does anyone know where I can find out which if any of the other items I should check to load at startup?

A:What to load at startup

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Hi all,

Found this site and was hoping for some help. A couple weeks ago, I turned on my ASUS G74SX-XR1 and the screen never came on. I took out the battery and discharged the static electricity and my computer started up fine. Well yesterday, after coming back from a vacation where I took my laptop with me and used it all weekend, my laptop screen wouldn't come on again. I tried the same method as before and it still didn't work. Troubleshooting it, I found that the backlight wasn't coming on. Graphics card OK. I saw with a flashlight that the computer was running, but it was running Startup Repair. This worried me. I let the computer set for a day and today it starts up fine, backlight and all. But, now my laptop connects to the router, but with no internet access both wireless and wired connections neither at home or at school. Also, some basic startup programs that I've never had a problem with, are now crashing on startup. Can these two problems be related? Or is it an inverter going out and corruption of files?


A:Computer startup problems, now won't connect to internet and programs crash on startup

it depends what programs are failing ... as for the backlight if you can see it with a flash light then it is the inverter board... hook the computer up to monitor start the computer in safe mode and check the windows logs and see what it is thats crashing ....

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I Have Windows Xp Sp2,when I Boot Up My Machine I Get A Explorer.exe Could Not Load Error And I End Up With Just My
Desktop Back Round.if I Start In Safe Mode,the System Will Boot Up Can I Resolve Problem

A:Startup Explorer.exe Could Not Load

Going into safe mod and run a anti-virus and spyware scan. Links are in my signature. Also while in safe mod goto start > run > and type in msconfig and on the start up tab disable all programs. There could be something confilcting with explorer.exe. Let us know what you find

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Hi. I am having a strange problem with Windows XP SP3. It is installed on a Gateway MP6954 with 2 GB of RAM, a 100 GB HD, and an Intel Core Duo Processor (approx. 1.6 GHZ each). When I log into Windows XP if I'm in normal mode, everything is fine until Windows tries to load explorer.exe. After several minutes, it never shows up until I manually turn it own using the Task Manager and adding a New Task. I have scanned my computer in Safe Mode with the following programs:
Symantec Endpoint Protection 2007
Spybot Search-and-Destroy
MalwareByte's Anti-Malware

None of these programs reported any problems.

I have also looked at my HiJackThis Log and I do not see anything unusual. However, that log was generated using HiJackThis 2.0.2 and after reading the instructions to post to this forum I decided to use the DDS script provided by BleepingComputer. Any help on fixing this problem would be much appreciated.

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uSearch Bar = hxxp://
uSearch Page = hxxp://
uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://{searchTerms}&sourceid=ie7&
uSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://
mSearchAssistant = hxxp://
BHO: CKeyScramblerBHO Object: {2b9f5787-88a5-4945-90e7-c4b18563bc5e} - c:\program files\keyscrambler\KeyScramblerIE.dll
BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7... Read more

A:explorer.exe won't load at startup

Hello Rushsonic.
It has been more than 2 weeks since your initial post. Please advise if you have the same issues, or if you have resolved them, or if you are getting help elsewhere.
If you wish to get guided help here, please start DDS and do a new run. Reply back with the new DDS report.

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The battery on my laptop is toast so when the cord slipped out, the computer shut off. When I attempt to restart it, I can restart it but it only shows me the background. It will just stay there blank while attempting to load something occasionally. If I start it in Safe Mode, it does the same thing only I can't see the background. It says DCOM Server Process Launcher terminated unexpectedly then shuts down. It says the shutdown is requested by NT AUTHORITY/SYSTEM. Before the shut down, McAfee said it blocked and removed a trojan but I'm not sure what the name was. Can you help me load Windows? Thanks.

A:Computer will not load during startup.

Hey there,

This could be a possiable of two issues.

If it's simply an issue with one of your files, you can first attempt to press F8 over and over during bootup, go to "Use Last Known Good Config". See if that'll boot up, if not, you can try to use System Restore. To use System Restore, Again, use F8 over and over, and this time and go into "Safe Mode With Cmd" (I am using short hand, hopefully, you understand it). Once in Cmd, type in "%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe" and attempt to go back to a pervious state.

If it is an infection, you can try and use a Live Antivirus CD to clean up the infection first, afterwords, doing a system Restore with the methons I listed above.

Hope this helps,

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Good evening:

I have a very troublesome problem concerning a customer's laptop and her USB mouse and other USB devices.

Basically, WindowsXP does not load the USB devices when starting up. If the mouse is plugged into the USB port when the computer boots and Windows XP loads, it is not recognized. There are no "unknown devices" in the device manager concerning the mouse, and it is unresponsive. This is the same symptom of my thumb drive and her IPOD.

Interestingly enough, the optical mouse (not wireless) does have power as it is lit up during POST screens, however, it shuts off when Windows loads. To use the device, we have to unplug them from the USB port and plug them back in. At this point, Windows will recognize the device is present and allow us to use it.

The USB emulation settings in the BIOS were turned off, I've switched them to "on" and still have no luck with this.

I cannot recall the specific model of the computer, but I do know it is of the Toshiba Satellite series if this makes any difference.

Thank you for any assistance on this as I've beat my head against a wall with this for about 5 or 6 hours and would appreciate about any suggestions (even if it includes beating the laptop against the wall).

A:XP won't load USB devices at startup.

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Had been using my computer yesterday and finished my task, put computer to sleep and returned about 5 hrs later to enter some more info but it would not start.  It kept giving me a " returning to power saving mode".  Tried several times, turning off and back on but to no avail, same message.  When clicking on monitor buttons, it gave me a "no signal from your computer, returning to power saving mode".
It is a Dell Inspiron 560 with Windows Home.  It is on a home network and other computers were working fine.  Anyone have any ideas?

A:Windows 7 won't load at startup.

I know this is a long-shot, can you try an external monitor via VGA port?  If this is not a software problem, we can attempt to pinpoint either a built-in video display problem or an internal video graphic card problem.  To rule in or rule out software -- what happens in Safe Mode?  Or, even before that, can you get into and see UEFI or BIOS screen?

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I have a problem whit startup programs. When I start Windows 7, sometimes some programs do not load at startup. It doesn?t happen all the time and it is not always the same program that doesn?t load, but it occurs randomly.
Anyone has got a solution for this? Thanks in advance for your help.

A:Startup programs sometimes do not load

Are you starting up windows from sleep or hibernation?

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Whenever I turn on my pc, like every other system running windows XP, i get the familiar loading screen with the little bar going across. However, 1 time out of 2 it stays loading at this screen for 10 minutes or even more. I have a limited amount of startup processes. No full folders on the desktop.

AMD Athlon64 4200+
Antec Smartpower2 500w PSU
160gb Maxtor Diamondmax S-ata Hard Drive
Nvidia 7900gtx 512mb PCI-e

Any ideas anyone??

A:XP Startup Load Screen

Do you think that you could be infected with Spyware? If so read this and follow the instructions carefully.
If not then you could do a repair of the current Windows installation. read here

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Hi, I am new here. I have been having alot of spyware taking over my computer. The main problem is I have been getting this at startup: Could not load the resource Dll. Please make sure Gator is installed correctly. I think I accidentally deleted something important while trying to get rid of spyware. has anyone ever seen this? Please help! Holly [email protected] Not sure if I will find my way back to the forum~haha.

A:Hello, Has anyone ever seen Could Not Load Dll at startup? Gator...

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I came back from vacation, opened my laptop, and clicked on my computer. Only the "c" drive showed up. There was no icon for my CD/DVD drive. Put a CD in and nothing happened. Went to device manager and it said This device cannot start (code 10). I called Toshiba since my note is new and he had me go thru the regisrty editor and delete an upper filter, whatever that is. I restarted and everything was fine. It worked.
Next day, no CD/DVD icon in my computer. Any ideas?

A:Cd/dvd Drivers Will Not Load At Startup, Help!

Does your laptop include one of those horrendous manufacturer-created "recovery partitions"? Because manufacturers are so cheap, nowadays, many of them don't include any physical media with the PC. Rather, they create a proprietary image of what used to be an actual "recovery CD/DVD" and save it to an "invisible" partition, usually situated immediately before what Windows marks the C: drive.

I'm not sure that it's relevant; I'm just curious. I have had problems with drives/letter assignments due to these manufacturer-supplied recovery partitions.

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i having a problem with my startUp it take about 5 mins or more to load i have tryed everything within my skill to fix it but i had no success so far so if any one can help me to fix my problem i will be greatful.

here is some pictures of my computer to do with start up and proformance i fiddle around with few things:

Thank you for all of you guys who view this and helped me

A:Please help me StartUp takes 5 min to load or more

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 14:46:39, on 18/12/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\Program Files\Super_DVD_Creator_9.8\NMSAccessU.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
C:\Program Files\TalkTalk\bin\sprtsvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Supportsoft\bin\tgsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Progra... Read more

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Newbie need help here....

My computer was just hit with malware identified by my Trend Micro as BKDR_CYCBOTSM3. It was successufully detected and quarantined. However, my computer was still acting funny so I decided to tinker around and see if there are some undetected strands of malware on my PC. I use autoruns to check and see if there were any unusual running proccesses. I was able to identify a few but one really stand out - lsdelete.exe; I compared it with my other Windows XP machines autorun procces and it was not there so I decided to delete it. After rebooting my computer, explorer.exe won't load at start-up anymore. I tried forcing it to load by using run. However all I'am getting is an error saying - "windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access this item".

I tried using a different account and got the same problem. I tried logging in safe mode w/ network and explorer.exe loaded just fine. So I decided to check the registry for ...HKLM/Software/Microsoft/WindowsNT/CurrentVerion/WinLogon and it shows the correct entries (I compared it with my working windows and they're identical). As another test, I rebooted the computer to normal mode and used procexp to see if there are any foreign process running that would stop explorer.exe from loading but found none. I even went far as to replacing the explorer.exe with a one that I knew was working but still the same problem.

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A:explorer.exe does not load during startup

Hi TM_Paul -lsdelete.exe is a Lavasoft file. Lsdelete.exe is related to Lavasoft Boot Cleaner.You must have had Lavasoft programs installed on that computer at some time, delete it if you want to -Also if you are not sure, please do not play in the registry -Regards -EDIT - For the explorer.exe problem, try this -Open My Computer.Go to Tools>>Folder Options>>View.Under "Hidden Files and Folders", uncheck "Launch folder windows in a seperate process".Reboot and see if this takes care of your problem.

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Ever since I changed the DPI from normal to large and back again - my icons load almost instantly at startup like normal, only to dissappear/load with a random icon, and then reload correctly.

It's not that big of a deal, but does anyone have any idea of how to get them to behave again? Like rebuilding associations or something?

A:Icons load twice at startup



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Win XP: How do I stop a program from loading during startup? I deleted its icon from the Startup folder, but the next time I reboooted, the icon reappeared.

A:don't want program to load during startup

go to , and download 'Hijack This!'.
Unzip, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

When the scan is finished, the "Scan" button will change into a "Save Log" button.
Press that, save the log somewhere, and please copy & paste its contents to the forum.

It will possibly show issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required, so do NOT fix anything yet.
Someone here will be happy to help you analyze the results.

and tell us which program you want to stop starting up

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I have a document in which I keep a log of all my jobs to do at work. Is there any way I can make this document load automatically once I logon to Windows (XP-Pro)?

Or, even stranger, can I make this document my desktop, without having to take a new screenshot every time I make a change to it..? Just a thought, probably the first way is far easier.



A:How To Make Something Load At Startup

I don't know a way to do exactly that.You can display a picture file on your desktop and you would have to do a sceenshot to accomplish that, but you can make a keyboard shortcut to it, opening it with the press of a key or combination of keys.If that will work for you there is a small freeware ap that will let you do so named Copernic WinKey which you can download here:

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My girlfriend recently bought a new laptop from DELL (Studio 15) w/an i7 processor/4GB RAM/64bit Windows 7 ultimate.

Anyways, she really doesn't do anything on her computer (definitely doesn't need that kind of computer) and only has these programs installed:

Mozilla FireFox (I use)
Google Chrome (She uses)
Verizon Wireless Internet Program
AOL Instant Messenger
FrostWire (I hate it, too)
Internet Explorer (Neither of us use)
Anyways, nearly all of those have icons on the desktop and about 50% of the time, when she turns on her computer, either they're all white or none of them show up, at all. She doesn't have to reboot for them to show again, all she has to do is logout and log back in. Although, that is rather tedious to do nearly every time that she turns on her computer.

Any quick fix?

A:Icons do not load on startup

See if this helps you out,

Icon Cache - Rebuild

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I know this has happened to a lot of people already, but I've tried searching for answer no luck. Alright so to begin I haven't made any changes or installed any new programs lately but explorer won't load on startup. I can open task manager and start it manually and after that it's but fine. Here's some system info I'll post HJT log after
32 bit windows vista, 3002 mb ram

here is the HJT

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:56:30 PM, on 4/7/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\NortonInstaller\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NIS\A5E82D02\\InstStub.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe
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A:Explorer will not load on startup

I ran a virus scan shortly after my first post and some tracking cookies were detected that's it now it seems to be all better explorer starts normaly.

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Hi, I have tried searching for a answer, but I have had no luck.

On my desktop, my startup items are no longer loading when I boot up the computer. What happened is, I have a desktop and laptop that are winXP and I decided to remove mcafee from the laptop and try AVG anti virus(free). AVG worked out great on laptop, so I decided to put it on desktop also. Now, when I boot up the desktop the startup items that use to load no longer do. Not even the AVG anti virus.

Here is what I did on laptop:
a. add/remove programs and removed mcafee.
b. ran MCPR by mcafee to clean all of mcafee out.
c. installed AVG, latest free from cnet.

All is good on laptop and after many reboots to test, all startup items I have load up and are on bottom task bar.

did the same on desktop, but no startup items. I have looked at msconfig and the items are still checked on the startup tab. Everything to me looks the same on the desktop as it does on the laptop. Could I have somehow messed up the registry on the desktop.

Thanks for any help.
EDIT: I have discovered that this only happens on a system bootup. If I boot up, then log off, and log back on, then all startup items load up fine. I only have this desktop setup for one user (me).
Any ideas?

A:Startup Items Will Not Load

What items would that be?You can add any program to simply dragging or placing a shorcut to that program in the Startup folder.A tool for checking/reviewing startup items (all of them): AutoRuns for Windows v8.73 - Louis

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Hello...newbie here
Here is my problem, which has been happening for about 2 weeks. At first power on, the bios does its thing (post screen does show my hdd and its correctly configured as first boot device) and boot time is normal.....BUUUUT when its supposed to be time for the xp startup screen (xp logo with the little progress bar) nothing happens...i get a blank screen. If i reboot, then it'll be fine, xp loads and i go about my business as i would normally. This problem occurs just on my FIRST boot of the day.

A:xp startup screen won't load

run the h/d maufacturers diognostic program on the h/d

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Hello...newbie here
Here is my problem, which has been happening for about 2 weeks. At first power on, the bios does its thing (post screen does show my hdd and its correctly configured as first boot device) and boot time is normal.....BUUUUT when its supposed to be time for the xp startup screen (xp logo with the little progress bar) nothing happens...i get a blank screen. If i reboot, then it'll be fine, xp loads and i go about my business as i would normally. This problem occurs just on my FIRST boot of the day.

A:xp startup screen won't load

run the h/d maufacturers diognostic program on the h/d

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It shows up in Task Manager's start up app list. But it doesn't load up at Windows startup. It does require UAC. But even when I turn off UAC, if still doesn't start automatically. I have to manually load it.

Is there a fix? Or we cannot simply load apps that require elevation at startup?

A:Peerblock would not load at startup

I found this on their website.
This must do the trick. Cannot check since I'm not at home. Will reply back.

User Account Control

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I don't recall doing anything to cause this problem. Just started my computer one day and this happened...I am missing icons in my system tray. The programs that the icons represent won't load at startup. When I try to start them by clicking on the shortcut icon...they won't start. Some of the programs that won't start are Sygate Firewall, People Pc, multimedia keyboard, AVG anti-virus, Win Patrol. I checked, and all of these programs are in my startup folder. Can anyone help? I have Windows XP Pro as my OS.

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My computer froze, as it's done before and so was turned off at the power button. On start up, initially it said "Operating Server Not found". On restart again, I have the option to run Startup Repair, or Load Windows Normally. Starting normally has me on the "Starting Windows" screen for, well, ever; and Startup repair gets past the file loading, displays a mouse and blue-plantish background but never loads the dialogue box.

I've actually been in this situation before, but start up always loaded after restarting 6 or 7 times. It's been 20+ this time and there's no sign of it.

Running Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit on a Sony Vaio Laptop - without any discs.

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Hello, I'm using Sygate 5.5 build 2710 with WinXP pro, I've been using it for a longtime with no problems at all, now all of a sudden it won't load on startup, I checked with msconfig it's still there checked, when I start my computer it does not show up in the task bar, I look under taskmanager I see Smc listed, but when I go to services.msc, I see it is set on auto, enabled, but status shows stopped, I start it up manually it works but no longer keeps any logs?? I uninstalled then reinstalled same thing does not load at startup does not keep logs, I installed v 5.6 same thing, I installed Comodo and it loaded and worked fine, but I prefer Sygate, I've scanned with everything, adaware, spybot, avg, kaspersky, superantispyware nothing found, I don't no what the problem is, anybody have any ideas?

Thank you.

A:Firewall won't load at startup

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my teenage daughter has had a tantrum and slammed her laptop. When trying to start normally I get BSOD so tried startup repair both from the laptop and installation disk. It loads but just then stuck on a blueish windows screen. I'm guessing she has managed to actually damage the hardware but wondering if any other steps before attempting a fresh install of OS?

Thanks for any advice

Frustrated father!!

A:Startup repair doesn't load

Hi Masplin,

Could you provide more detail on what the BSOD error is? I know you will be unable to post logs of this however the error code would be most helpful to us.

- A helpful member

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When i start my computer i get an error messege saying. RunDLL, Error loading w054c9fe.dll, module no found.

Could anyone tell me how to resolve the problem thank you.


A:Wont load a certain dll file on startup

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Sounds like spyware/malware to me.

Plz follow these instructions in this link

First Steps at Removing Malware

..... then post a HiJackThis log in the HiJackThisLog Help Forum

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My laptop shut down when it load background program such as AVG, sound manager.....etc. it pops up a several warning tht written "can't read......" i can't even read carefully coz it shows up in a second and my lap top shut down.

A:My Laptop Shut Down When Startup Load.

Try turning off the automatic restart feature to see if you can read the error message.

Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
Click the Advanced tab.
Under Startup and Recovery, click Settings to open the Startup and Recovery dialog box.
Clear the Automatically restart check box, and click OK the necessary number of times.
Restart your computer for the settings to take effect.

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I have:

Windows XP Pro
ASUS A7N8X Deluxe Motherboard
512 MB pc2100 DDR
Athlon XP 2800
HDD-0 80 GB Western Digital
Several additional hard drives
I get a load error during the boot process.
My boot order is as follows:


The floppy and cd-rom are empty. When I boot up the process looks like this:

Boot from CD-Rom...
Boot from CD-Rom...

Press any key to reboot

Pressing a key brings me back to the same error message

1. I replaced the hard disk and the ATA cable. Same problem.

2. Windows XP CD starts, but does not load.

3. Norton Ghost 2003 floppy starts and recognizes all drives

4. Drive Image 7 CD starts and recognizes all drives

5. Western Digital floppy with tools (Ver 11) starts and recognizes all drives

6. Using a floppy boot disk, a floppy with AWDFLASH and a floppy with the lastest BIOS I was able to flash the BIOS

7. A boot floppy starts and loads, but from the A:\ drive it doesn't reconginize the C:\ drive


Bob Wright

A:Windows XP Load Error on Startup

The floppy and cd-rom are empty. When I boot up the process looks like this:

Boot from CD-Rom...
Boot from CD-Rom...

Press any key to reboot
Windows XP CD starts, but does not load.
Click to expand...

This sounds as though the CD/ROM is problematic. Disconnect the CD/ROM from the IDE cable and try booting again.

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Hi Folks,

I'm looking for an app that will allow me to monitor EVERYTHING that is loading - as it's loading - during startup..

Reason is, something is causing a real slowdown - taking sometimes 30 seconds to load (this one particular app or process)..

I get to the desktop, the system tray starts filling up - and then - paaaaaauuuussseee....

I've tried doing a ctl + alt + del to load the Windows Task Manager, and watch the Process tab - problem is - it gets to 33 processes - hits that pause - and then after the 15 - 30 seconds whatever it is that's slowing it down finally loads and then 10 other processes load instantly... SO - I can't single out which 'thing' it is that's giving that looooooong pause..

I'm hoping there is some utility / app out there that will load at startup, and either log each process and it's load time (or timestamp) - OR - let me view on the screen things as they're loading - and the ORDER that they are loading in.. to help narrow it down.. (the standard task manager doesn't seem to always list them in order of load..)

Any suggestions??


P.S. with some 42 process loading at startup, I'm hoping to avoid having to disable all and then reenable 1 by 1... I've already tried eliminating via msconfig and startup.. so - trying this next level.. thanks..

A:XP - View Processes During Startup As The Load

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One thing that might help would be a list of various places in the windows registry where programs can insert themselves to load on startup. Basically it seems like spyware apps are finding ways of loading on startup that the user can not detect within msconfig. I am wondering if anyone out there can suggest some places and methods that are not well known that spyware might use to attack a computer upon startup? The only one I know is the appinit dll entry system, but anything else along those lines might help a lot of people kill this stupid spyware software.

A:Places Programs Can Use to Load On Startup - WIN XP


*note that in this section you can change the startup type by editing the START DWORD value;
4 - Disabled
3 - Manual
2 - Automatic
1 - Exists, but I don't know what it does. Probably 'Automatic but hide from list'.



\Documents and Settings\[Username & All users]\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

There's probably some more locations - but i'll leave that to someone else :P

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Hi all,

I've had this problem for months & its only now i want to get it fixed after cleaning up my registry thinking that it would fix it but it didn't!

Every time i switch on my pc, explorer won't properly load up & all that i can see is the background wallpaper. In order to fix this this i have to log off then back on again - sometimes i have to do this 3 times in order for it to start up the right way!

I'm on Windows xp & the pc is about 6/7 years old. I think its giving me the signs of it on its last legs!?

Anyway know a solution

A:Explorer doesn't load at startup

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I would think that this problem would be a pretty simple fix, but I can't find anything on it. Every time I start Firefox, the last page I visited is displayed instead of my homepage. I want my homepage to be displayed when I start the application. Help would be appreciated.

A:Setting the homepage to load at startup.

I take it you've set the homepage in Options > General tab. Are you running the SessionSaver extension?

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I'm not really sure whether this is the right area for me to start this thread, as the problem stems from a virus, however I beliee I have removed the virus so I figured that I should post in this area of the forum.

A few days ago, avg resident shield was continuously alerting me of a virus on my system affecting the winlogon.exe and the explorer.exe files. Although AVG protected me from the virus, the alerts were really annoying, so I began removing it, I will now describe the steps I took to remove it:
---------------------------------------------------------------------------- I began by booting into safe mode, and running a virus scan. The virus scan showed the infected system files, however it couldn't remove the vrus, because it had infected critical files. On the virus scan results I noticed an error, stating that it couldn't scan a file because it was locked. I investigated the file, which was a hidden file in the C:\documents and settings\****\Settings (or something similar). I looked at it's last modification date, and it was the same day as I was looking at it, so I figured it was the virus file.
I deleted it and rebooted.
My PC blue-screened with a system critical error, saying that it couldn't start winlogon.exe or words to that effect.
I booted into BartPE and looked for the winlogon.exe file on the hard drive. Both winlogon.exe and explorer.exe had been removed, presumably by ther virus.
I copied the winlogon.ex_ and explorer.ex_ files from my windows... Read more

A:Explorer.exe doesn't load on startup


If you copy explorer.exe to the desktop can you run it from there once logged in?

This is a document that allows you to stop a certain program from running. Maybe Explorer.exe has been stopped from running?

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I'd like to get Windows to load a web page at startup I know that in the "Hosts" file you can assign a domain name with a IP, but how do you tell Windows to download the page at startup? I've heard you can do this, but haven't been able to figure it out.

A:Help: How to load a web page at startup[Windows}

Create a shortcut on your desktop with the following command
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

Change google to the page you want

Test it, then drag it into your Startup folder.

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I have an older system, but it's a nice setup featuring Gigabytes EP45-UD3P, Q9550 CPU, 8gb DDR2 OCZ platinum, dual 1TB of Seagate hard drives, and EVGA GTX 295 graphics card.

I turn my machine off, and the machine refuses to display. I get to the windows colors screen in Win 7 Pro, and once it proceeds to load the desktop the screen goes black without a cursor, and that's where it stays.
This can be corrected by me reloading the Boot record when turning the system on, however upon powering the system off it does the same thing till I instigate another boot record repair.

I've replaced the hard drives, and CMOS battery. I tried starting the system in safe mode, and it loads fine. I then narrowed the issue down to Win 7 not loading the video driver on startup.

Does anyone know how to correct this issue?

Thank you.

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I'm having a rather strange problem. I shutdown my computer earlier. No issues. I just went to restart and now am experiencing some issues.

The computer loads up and starts to load Windows, just at the point where the black screen appears and my desktop would normally appear...nothing happens. The computer sounds like its trying to load revs up and then dies and then revs again. It seems like it would do this ad-nauseum if I didn't try to restart again.

Is this an issue with the processor? Windows? I have tried restarting several times. Thanks for any advice.

A:problem at startup/won't load Windows

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i have this software for months now. So in the beginning it started fine. but now I have to start it myself. help!

BTW I have tuneUP utilities2008 and if i wanna add it to the startup list it shows me this...

...and there is nothing wrong with the path

A:eset nod32 3.0 won't load at startup!!!

forget it, its fixed

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Hello i hope u can look at my log; my laptop is a little slow, and startup porgrams dont load only the McAffe, i have to load Intel Wireless manually every time i change network and there are some entries i dont recognize :O1 - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: banamex.comO1 - Hosts: www.hacktheworld.comThank YOU!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 07:17:57 p.m., on 26/10/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Archivos de programa\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Archivos de programa\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Archivos de programa\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exec:\archivos de programa... Read more

A:Startup Programs Dont Load

Sorry for the delay. Print out these instructions and then close all windows including Internet Explorer.Then I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Run Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:O1 - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: - Hosts: banamex.comO1 - Hosts: www.hacktheworld.comAfter you fix the entries, reboot your computer.Download Combofix to your desktop.

Doubleclick combofix.exe

Follow the prompts.Don't click on the window while the fix is running, because that will cause your system to hang.When finished, and after reboot if it asks for one, combofix will open again to gather the necessary information for the log. This may take a while so please be patient. When done, Combofix will close and a log should open called combofix.txt. Post the contents of this log in your next reply along with a new hijackthislog.Please do not post the ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt unless I ask you to.

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I had no problems yesterday or ever before. Apparently there was an update last night, and since then my desktop won't start up. It gives me the error saying windows\system32\drivers\fltmgr.sys will not load. I did a system restore to the system checkpoint before that update last night - to no avail though. I've done the automatic startup checker twice using the vista installation disk, it says there aren't any problems. is there anyway to just replace this fltmgr.sys from another vista machine? Or am I just stuck?

there has to be some kind of fix! thanks!

looking through the startup recovery log I found this:

Boot critical file: c:\windows\system32\drivers\fltmgr.sys is corrupt.

Repair Action: File repair.
Result: Failed. Error Code = 0x490

also - won't boot to safe mode, same error. last known good configuration doesn't work.

A:fltmgr.sys failed to load on startup

OK, Here are a couple of tutorials to look through to help try and get tyour system up and running. I listed them in order of preference. Hopefully one of these will work for you.

Startup Repair
System Files - SFC Command
Repair Install For Vista

Good luck and let us know what happens.

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Everytime I turn on my computer, the start up desktop is too slow to load, also i dont have neither many icons in my desktop. I only have 11 icons in my desktop but evertime I turn on my computer, it's really to slow to load. Please help me in this problem. Thank you!

A:My startup windows is too slow to load

How many programs do you have set to run at start up? If you look at the clock in the bottom right hand corner of your monitor, does it have quite a lot of icons?

This could be a factor with a slow start up as alot of programs are trying to load at the same time.

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Hello there! I appear to be having a problem with applications not loading when I start the PC. It happens every now and then, and I am forced to reboot until I can eventually load the program. When I check the program in task manager, it appears to only load about 108K-124K within memory, then stops. When this happens, I can no longer run any program. I am at my wits end! Many thanks in advance for any help I may receive.

A:Problem with startup, applications do not load

Hello Beauedwards, Welcome to SF!

Can you give us a bit more to go on? What program? When it "stops"... what happens exactly? Does your whole pc freeze? Do you get a BSOD (Blue Screen of Death... which means your PC doesn't like you any more and it quits on you with a (most of the time) blue screen)

How quickly after booting do you try this program? How up-to-date are you with W7 updates?
W7 64b on a 2G machine is sure to test your patience anyway but let's see what is really happening...

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Client's computer will freeze on startup, background will be visible but with no icons or mouse cursor. I had asked her if she had any sort of Antivirus software that loads during startup. She said she had Command Antivirus installed. We tried rebooting the machine, but with the same results. I am assuming this is a problem with a startup scan of the antivirus software, but am not sure.

I am not quite sure if this is the problem, assistance would be greatly appreciated. She is running on XP currently. I am unable to capture a HJT log or specific specs list for her computer. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Startup Fails to Load Correctly

It's difficult to troubleshoot such a problem remotely; your best bet would be to try a System Restore. This can be done from Safe Mode (, if you can load that (then run msconfig > "launch system restore" -- you could also try "clean boot" troubleshooting, but this takes a lot of time and effort.

Safe Mode is available from the f8 boot menu. If Safe Mode fails to load you may try Safe Mode With Command prompt and use these directions to launch System Restore:;en-us;304449;EN-US;310353

Also if the Task Manager can be opened when this happens (ctrl-alt-del), the System Restore utility can be launched by selecting File > New task and entering:


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everytime i start my cpu, my documents opens up on a black screen, and i have to ctrl+alt+del to run explorer.exe. funny thing is on the task manager it shows thats it running already. but like i said all i have is the black screen with the documents folder opened. i have two virus scans going AVG 7.5 and Live OneCare. both show no problems. heres my hijack logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)Scan saved at 6:21:28 AM, on 7/22/2007Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winssnotify.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\explorer.exeC:\Windows\SOUNDMAN.EXEC:\Program Files\DigitalPersona\Bin\DPAgnt.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LCD Manager\LCDMon.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\G-series Software\LGDCore.exeC:\Program Files\Razer\Copperhead\razerhid.exeC:\Windows\System32\CTHELPER.EXEC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exeC:\Program Files\Download Manager\DLM.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LCD Manager\Applets\LCDClock.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\s... Read more

A:Explorer.exe Wont Load On Startup

Hi kane_4009, If you still need help please post a fresh HijackThis log and I'll be happy to look at it for you. A new version of HijackThis has now been released, so before you repost your log please download and install the new version by following the instructions in Step 9 of the Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log. Note that it is unnecessary to uninstall the old version because the new one will be copied to a different folder.Thanks for your patience!

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Hello everyone,

I'm using windows 7 32bit in my VMware machine and i'm trying to make a program load on startup.
This program is netcat , i'm running a project on my university and i gotta make it load on boot.

On cmd i'm executing the following command to add netcat on startup registry:

reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run /v "netcat" /t REG_SZ /d "%windir%\system32\nc.exe 10001 -d -e cmd.exe"

where "%windir\system32\nc.exe" is the path i put "nc.exe" into , and " 10001" is the local IP and port that it is gonna connect to on boot.

Anyone has any idea why when my VMware machine reboots nc.exe never runs on startup?
Any help would be much appreciated.
Thanks in Advance.

A:.exe program doesnt load on startup

Hi and welcome to Seven Forums!!!

You can try CodeStuff Starter.
With this free program you can add, edit and delete programs that run at boot.

Hope this helps


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Hi everyone,

i have a problem with my vista home premium pc as described on the title,

when i restart the pc i get to the welcome screen and my documents folder loads up but the background is completely black, no desktop/no taskbar,

I can restore my system to show the desktop by navigating to the windows folder and clicking on Explorer.exe, after this my system works as it should. So i am guessing when i start my system windows doesn't load explorer.exe

I have tried loading explorer.exe into the startup but still nothing,

has anyone experienced this before?
what could i do?

many thanks for your input in advance

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Hi everyone,

i have a problem with my vista home premium pc as described on the title,

when i restart the pc i get to the welcome screen and my documents folder loads up but the background is completely black, no desktop/no taskbar,

I can restore my system to show the desktop by navigating to the windows folder and clicking on Explorer.exe, after this my system works as it should. So i am guessing when i start my system windows doesn't load explorer.exe

I have tried loading explorer.exe into the startup but still nothing,
has anyone experienced this before?
what could i do?

many thanks for your input in advance

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My SIL has messed this up badly. I am very good at following directions and usually figuring out computer problems, but now I cant do anything. The computer boots, shows windows XP loading and then stop. No error message. No blue screen. NOTHING. Just empty dark blackness. And I am at a loss what to do. I know they have viruses on their computer and I was trying to help them get the computer fixed. Now I dont know what to do. Any help for a lost newbie?

A:Need help! Computer wont load or run startup AT ALL

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I decided to update some of my drivers and decided to start with the Marvel Yukon Ethernet controller. I downloaded the latest version from Marvel which is Prior to installing I uninstalled the old version, and then installed the new. I rebooted and found that I did not have internet connection. I went to Device manager and found that Ethernet Controller #2 had the "!" on it so I did some checking. I went to Properties and found this message :see screenshot
I closed out of device manager and restarted the computer. After restart I had internet connection. I rechecked Device manager and everything was fine. Just to see what would happen I shut down the computer and restarted. After restart I did not have internet connection. I checked device manager and again I got the same message as in the screenshot. Again I just restarted the computer and again I had internet connection. Feeling that maybe the driver download was bad I decided to re install my old Ethernet Controller. Needless to say I had to uninstall the newer drivers and I re installed the old driver. I rebooted and again I had no internet connection and again I got the same message as in the screen shot and again if I just restart the computer I can get internet connection but if I shutdown and start I have no internet connection. I tried disabling the second Ethernet controller but that don't work even if I just restart. I uninstalled Ethernet #2 but windows just re installs it and I'm... Read more

A:Ethernet controller will not load at startup

I just installed the new drivers over the old ones and again I have no internet if I shut down but if I just restart I have internet. I give up!

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Please help! The screen goes blank and the system hangs after the black boot screen but before the blue "Windows is starting up" screen. When I push the on/off button I can restart into safe mode, but restarting from there gets me back to square one. Things I've tried:

1. Playing around in safe mode with msconfig. I tried skipping win.ini, system.ini and loading only WinXP services. No go.

2. Using the Recovery Console to boot into msdos. From there I ran a chkdsk /r and then did a fixboot. No go.

3. Pulling the plug with the machine still on. No go.

4. Banging my head against a brick wall. No go.

If worst comes to worse, I'm prepared to transfer all my critical files to my (turtle-slow) laptop and do a clean install, but I'd rather not.

Does anyone have any idea what could be causing this and how to fix it? Many many pathetic thanks in advance.

A:OS won't load - blank screen on startup - please help

Hi and welcome to TSF

Have you tried 'Last Good Configuration' on your f8 key menu? (tap f8 from start up)

Failing that, try a 'System Restore'.


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When windows starts I get an error message that says "Unable to locate," and then it show a bunch of Japanese symbols, it then tells me to locate them in the registry and delete them, but I can not find them in the registry. Thats not all that I think is screwed up in my registry. Is there any type of registry checker that can tell my what I should add or delete to my registry, and tells me where to locate each item? Thanks! BartMan45.

A:Japanese symbols trying to load at startup.

Start/Run Type: msconfig
on the Startup tab, uncheck anything that has anything to do with the "Japanese symbols"

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can i add a program to load at the startup but with a deleay for example of 2 minutes after the logon ?

how can i do it?


A:can i add a program to load at the startup but with a deleay?

thinking easiest way would be with a batch file were you would be able to write a delay in before the command to initiate the program
eg timeout /t 120

120 seconds = 2 minutes

if you are not familiar with batch files try googling it, it is fairly simple, can be created with notepad and set to run on startup
heres a couple links

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Hi. How do I control which programs load on startup? I have many programs that clog up everything on start up of my computer. I normaly takes a few minnits. Also what programs should i have load on start up?

Please help

I have...
Windows XP home
Dell dimension E521


A:How to control which programs load on startup?

For a good tutorial on the problem as well as techniques and info on how to identify and disable unnecessary startups look here

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i have windows xp home 2002 sp2 on my emachines desktop computer...

when i first got the computer of course it loaded lightning fast

well for about the past 6 months now, the inital startup is still fast but once the desktop appears, it takes absolutely FOREVER to actually be able to use the computer... i would say close to 5 minutes...
what it will do is give me my desktop and be set to go it seems and the computers not thinking or anything... but icant do anything really yet... then after a few minutes of sitting, it will finally finish booting up everything it needs ie. taskbar msn etc.
then ill be able to run the computer fine no speed problems after that

also i dont know if its related or not but i had major adware issues before and downloaded ad-aware to fix these issues and it seems every time i run it i find more tracking cookies that lead me to ie popups when i dont even use ie. i use firefox


A:Xp Startup And Load Time Forever

Hi 03impala9c1 and to BC!

Do you have any security programs on your PC? Maybe your PC is infected with malware and this is causing it to slow down? Also, how many programs load up at start-up?


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Whenever I log in or any account logs in explorer.exe doesn't load.
I don't have any viruses, restore didn't work, running sfc /scannow at the moment.

Could it be corrupt and if it is corrupted how can I fix it?

A:Explorer doesn't load on startup

Have you tried reinstalling Windows 7 yet? Seems a little extreme, but if System Restore didn't work, it's the only other feasible option I could think of.

-- Ryan
Window Outreach Team

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I installed MSDE (the free version, Desktop Engine) on Windows XP Pro but it doesn't load at the startup. I am suppose to get the MSDE icon in the system tray. I would greatly appreciate if someone could help me out please, thanks!

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Anyone have any idea what could be going on? When I start my computer or bring it out of sleep, I have to wait 2 minutes before Chrome will load Google, Facebook, Bank of America and some others.

I've attached the error message I get.

This isn't the end of the world and I've been dealing with it forever, but does anyone have any idea what's going on?

A:Websites will not load for 2 minutes after startup

What happens if you use another browser - does the same thing happen?

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I have been having problems with my husbands computer for almost 2 weeks. I am sorry if I am giving you too much info but, I do not want to assume what is important and what isn't.

HP Pavilion Entertainment PC dv9033cl
Win XP Media Center - updates are current

Antivirus/Spyware Software:
Lavasoft Adaware - updated and running clean
Spybot - updated and running clean
Panda Global Protection - updated couple of low threat cookie adware (will talk about later)
Panda ActiveScan 2.0 - updated a running clean

How problem started:
The weekend before Thanksgiving I paid and updated to Global Protection my panda subscription. It found a 2Search adware but, only notified me of it. The program did not try to fix it. Per Pandas Virus Encyclopedia it advised to use Active Scan. I ran it and found that now I need to buy it to fix problems. So, that is what I did. Long story short it was Wednesday of last week before Panda gave me a backdoor link to get it working because the site said my login and password did not work. At any rate, I fixed the problems it found. 2Search was not one of them. Since then Panda Global Protection sometimes finds 2 different low level threats at different times that I run it. I can not find it in my notes what the second one is. I think it may be Atwola but that may have been on my laptop.

This weekend Internet explorer started having problems. Sometimes it started and at other times it froze after starting the homepage.... Read more

A:The registry cannot load the hive on startup

Hi .Related reading: suggest downloading a diagnostic from the website of the hard drive respective manufactuer (for the drive you are trying to format/restore/recover) and running it. Long test if a long and short are offered.Hard Drive Installation and Diagnostic Tools - Louis

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Hi Guys,

I hope you can help me out on this, as I am not so much into setting up my XP.

Problem is I have this "load line" before my XP loads which is very uncommon, prior to this, I got my OS corrupted so I had to reinstall.

1) Blank Screen (a few seconds)
2) A load line (similar to |||||||||| appears) then loads
3) XP then opens

While the xp, when running is ok, when I boot up, it seems that it is a little bit slower than before.

Just to note also that my hard drive is very healthy. (if it would help)

It may be that I did something wrong, just to be sure I attached a screenshot that I hope could help.

I look forward to your expert advises

A:Load line before Windows XP startup

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My computer takes 5 minutes to load up, and sometimes the explorer.exe shell doesn't show up at all. I'm just left staring at my desktop wallpaper. Does anyone know what the problem could be?My original thread.

A:Explorer.exe doesn't load on startup

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follo... Read more

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I have recently reinstalled windows XP home edition and this loading screen appears every single time whenever I restart my computer. It comes up after the Dell logo appears and lasts approximately 5 minutes. After its finished the Windows XP logo appears comes on and then loads the desktop. This has never happend in past installs of Windows XP home edition on my machine. Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

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when start up this message appears

error loading
c:\windows\sys32\dctrolh dll

how to fix this

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My computer will turn on just fine, showing the BIOS screens and all the normal stuff, but once it gets to the Windows XP load screen, the monitor goes black and stays that way. What's weird is that the monitor is showing black, like my video card is sending a blank black screen where the logo and the load bars should be. However, this is all secondary to the fact that my computer won't startup at all. I've had a hard drive fail on me before, and there's no messages about not being able to read the drive, or a drive not existing, or corruption, etc. Is there anyway I can get it working again, or at least long enough to back everything up before a system restore/ new computer purchase? Thanks for your help.

A:Startup stops at XP load screen

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I have a problem.
I recently bought Windows 7. Sometimes when I start my computer, the USB will not work at the login screen. No keyboard or mouse works.
If I get past the login, windows finds all my external hd's and starts to scan them. I think this is a problem with the USB.

This never happened in WinXP. Its like windows 7 "resets" the USB on each startup.

Can anyone help me on this?

A:USB load failure on each system startup

Not one answer on this one? Where can I get help?

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On my Windows 7 I have 3 programs that should launch on startup, hamachi and DFX never launch and I have to start them manually, and steam which does start, any idea how to fix this?

edit: just to be clear these programs are set to load on startup.


A:Programs wont load on startup

Have you tried reinstalling these programs? Do they appear in msconfig>Startup?

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I have a Sony Viao with Win 7 Home Premium and I just deleted some form of Trojan with MS Security Essentials and then I ran windows updates before I restarted the machine. Windows update installed some security updates along with Service pack 1 and IE9. Now the computer will not load Windows. It goes straight to the startup repair but cannot fix the problem. There is not restore points other that when SP1 was installed and I gives an error every time I try to restore it. I can get to a command prompt and I have tried to run sfc /scannow but it tells me there is a system repair pending which requires a reboot and then does nothing. I also tried check disk(just as a last chance) but that didn't do anything. Is there any other way that I can repair windows without re-installing windows?

A:Windows will not load/Startup repair cannot fix

I got a system restore error code of (0x8000ffff).

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We have been experiencing increasingly slow start-up and load times, and more recently unresponsive mouse movements. All very annoying, and now almost unusuable. It all seems to point to problems left over after being infected with various spyware problems. These were removed with superantispyware (which I subsequently removed) and malwarebytes' Anti-malware (which I've left on), however the damage seems to have been done. Apparently HiJackThis can identify the problems and fix them, but it's far too advanced for me to do on my own. The processor is AMD Sempron 1.6 GHz, with 704 MB RAM/ The system is Microsoft Windows XP Hoem Edn V 2002. It's a slow processor I know, and probably unsuitable for things like itunes and Skype. But I want to avoid upgrading if possible, as we just can't afford at the moment. Can anyone help?

A:Slow startup and load times

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thanks for taking a look at this I hope you can help.

About a week ago my comp was running fine and I had no problems. I was using Win XP Pro on my Advent 6414 PIII 1.1 GHz laptop and was using AOL to connject to the internet. I had Anti Virus guard working there too and thought things were ok....

I upgraded the AV Guard but halfway through the setup i had to turn the computer off.

When I started it up on Monday, there was a progress bar at the bottom of the screen consisting of really chunky white bars.

The XP screen hung there for ages and when it did finally load, the programs running were prone to freezing. Specific symptoms were the Display Properties panel locking up and then saying there was a WIN32.DLL error (Not Responding) and that it had to shut down. The desktop picture froze and each subsequent time i tried to start the computer it took longer and longer to start. The programs hung for longer and froze earlier and it got to the point where I lost everything. I had to reformat the entire hard drive and re-install XP.

Surely this would have cured the problems despite wiping out my extensive and dare I say excellent music collection..aaaarrghhhh!!
Alas it did not. i have re-installed XP only to find similar re-occurrences of the same problems...programs slow to load, Explorer locks up (the start menu is the main one) and now the pictures that I loaded for my desktop are being halved each time i start up.

I learned my lesson and now have Nor... Read more

A:XP Problems: Slow to load, DLL broken, freezes, modem problems the list goes on..

How much do you know about installing XP?
And, what options did you select during the process?

(No, it's not a simple, linear, process.)
First of all, if you wipe the drive you should do it properly. That is, you get a copy of the Disk Manager software from your hard drive's manufactuer and you use THAT to wipe the Hard Drive from a boot disk. Low-level format the drive, which means you write zeros to the entire drive including the boot sector. That gives you a truely blank drive.

Then when you do the XP install, windows thinks the drive is "Virgin" and does a complete partition and format. No information is retained.

If you wanted to be faste (but lazy) about it, you could just delet the partitions on the drive and then make new partitions, and then install Windows, but let's be sure we've done everytyhing we can to start with a blank slate, shall we?

But you're not done yet: You need to get the device drivers from your PC mfg's website. Otherwise, all the drivers that XP doesn't have aren't there, and your hardware is in "Default" mode (if at all).

NOTE: Before you start to do any of this, check with your OEM to see if they have any special "Non-DOS" partitions on your model of laptop. If they do, all this is for naught: You'll have to get them to put those partitions back on your machine before you begin re-installing.

Compaq did this a few years back to a number of their models, and it was a huge headache to ITs everywhere... Read more

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i have a P1.6Mhz with 400MB Ram, XP SP2 Installed.
I have a problem that whenever i start my computer, the taskbar only loads about 5-10 minutes after the rest of the system (i get the icones and the wallpaper, and i can operate programs thorugh taskmanager).

I read other posts with the same problem, but i couldn't seem to find a solution that would assisst my probelm.

I have scanned my Comptuer with ad-aware 6 with the latest update, spybot S&D with the latest update and ran a complete test thorugh AVG, NOD32, Trendmicro and Panda Platinum Anti-Virus, and nothign seems to come up.

by the advice of someone here at the forum, i downloaded hijackthis, and here is the log file. will appritiate any kind of help anyone can give me.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 19:16:46, on 25/11/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SecuRemote\bin\SR_WatchDog.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe
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A:Taskbar takes about 5 minutes to load at startup...

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

You have an outdated version of HijackThis. Click here to get the latest version of HijackThis.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that Display the contents of System Folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that Search system folders, Search hidden files and folders, and Search subfolders are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it ba... Read more

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So I've been experiencing this pretty much from the first day after installing Windows 8.1.

It goes as follows:

1. I power on the PC (or restart), windows boots up, I put in the password and it is fairly quick to enter destkop mode.
2. Now this is when my issue occurs, the startup programs may take up to 2 minutes to start load.

This is not because my computer is slow or anything like that, it almost seems like there is a set delay and only then my programs are allowed to start loading. Once they start loading, it only takes couple of seconds. The problem is, they won't start - only after I hang in destkop for about a minute or two.

Example: my cursor software, sound card software (those two are crucial) and others... (all of the rest)

A:Startup programs in desktop take ages to load

Download WinPatrol and choose to delay startup programs you don't need to be started first. Get it from here:
WinPatrol Help: Delayed Start

Alternatively, you can also navigate system configuration window and choose Normal Startup instead of selective startup. Type msconfig at the run dialog box (press 'windows' button + 'R').

Good Luck though!!

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Recently, I have had issues with my Gateway Profile 5 randomly shutting down. It would stay alive for a couple hours, and then after shutting down, every time you pressed the power button it would blink on and then shut down again. This would happen 40-50 times until I just gave up. I tried unplugging everything and replugging them back in, which got the computer to start again for a few hours, and then that same problem would repeat. Last week, that stopped working. But now, in addition to the computer shutting down all the time, I can't even get it to load XP. It follows a repeating loop of the startup screens every time, like this:

1. Gateway startup screen (F2: Boot Menu, F10: BIOS Settings)
2. The your computer has failed to start, etc. screen, where you can choose to start in safe mode, normally, or the last good configuration.
3. The "Windows XP is loading" screen. Here, the three little blue "loading bars" scroll across the screen once, and then right when they're about to scroll across a second time, they stop moving and it goes back to #1.

If anyone has any theories of what's going on or solutions on how to fix it, they would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

A:Gateway startup screen looping, XP won't load

It sounds like your power supply went bad.
Make sure there isnt any usb peripherals plugged in.

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ok tonight i went to open a file and my computer froze so i held down the power button till it turned off turned it back on and it loaded up to the point where i could see my desktop, yet there was no desktop icons it had stopped loading, and my taskbar was missing, i pressed ctrl alt delete and there was no programs running then i went to processes there was no explorer.exe but i could type in the comands for other programs and they would work fine, i typed in explorer.exe and nothing happened what i did notice was that my firewall and anti virus (zonealarm) wouldnt load up, i sort help from some friends who said to start up in safe mode but say no to fully loading it up so i could do a system restore i done that and still didnt work, i tried loading fully in safe mode still wouldnt load fully, please help anyone as i dont want reformat my computer but its a last resort

A:[SOLVED] Explorer Wont Load On Startup

Sorry i forgot to tell u about my system
i am running:
Windows Xp Professional
service pack 2
Asus m2n sli deluxe mother board
AMD X2 3800+
2gb ram (2x 1gb sticks)
320 gb maxtor hard drive
creative x-fi fatality
recently had trouble with my lg dvd rom drive but that has been replaced
it is a computer that me and a mate built 10 months ago

(id go into more details about my pc, but i dont no the cmds to get to control panel or device manager sorry)

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I'm using an Asus N550JV running Windows 8.1.

Recently, whenever I restart my computer or shutdown->startup, I notice that startup programs (e.g the Logitech Application for my mouse, Google Drive sync etc) do not run unless I sign out and sign back in. I can constantly replicate this.

I'm not sure if this has to do with me disabling hibernation (I did this on day one of getting my notebook).

The problem with this situation is that I disable my touchpad because I have a wireless mouse, but on occasions where I don't have a mouse available, I can press the Asus instant-on button and I have it set to toggle the touchpad on/off function. Because the startup services aren't loading, I'm unable to use that button now and I'm stuck using my keyboard to try to manually turn it on.

A:Windows 8.1 Startup programs don't load automatically.

Seems like msconfig is also stuck on selective startup.

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Hello everybody,I want to thank etavares for helping me the last time on my other computer. The problem I have is with this other computer is that it seems to run very slow at the start up and when it also loads up webpages, it also seems to load them up slowly. I have a Compaq Presario 5827 with an Intel Celeron Processor 498 MHZ, 384 MB of Ram with Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack. I'm wondering if I have a virus/rootkit problem. Below you'll find my HiJackThis Log. Thank you in advance for your help as I appreciate it very much from help that I've received from etavares.Thank you,ChrisH5Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 5:55:49 PM, on 25/06/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Astsrv.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exeC:\Program Files\Win... Read more

A:Computer StartUp/Webpages Load Up Very Slowly

Topic closed pending user's decision on whether or not to reformat.

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I had recently formatted and reinstalled windows xp home edition. Everytime I restart my computer this comes up after the Dell logo displays. It lasts for approximately 5 minutes and then the Windows XP loading screen comes up and boots to the desktop. This load is really annoying and has never happended to me on previous installs of Windows XP. Please let me know how to resolve this issue.

System Specs.
Dell Dimension 4600
Windows XP home edition SP2(This issue also came up on the original install)
Pentium 4 3.4ghz processor
1 gb ram
128mb ATI Radeon Pro graphics card

A:Black NT load screen on Windows XP startup

That screen is actually a byproduct of SP2, as long as you run SP2 your stuck with it.

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I have had my Windows 8.1 Pro x64 install since February. Now I think it is time to deal with this once and for all.

I have an extremely powerful computer, 3930k, 64gb ram, RIVE, 840 Pro SSD so hardware is not the problem.

I recently got another Windows 8 (enterprise) laptop (not 8.1) to compare with, and it boots at exactly the same time as my desktop, but the laptop loads all startup items within 1-3 sec, but my desktop takes as said 1 minute and 20 seconds each time.

I have used this guide and many similar: Startup Delay Time - Reduce in Windows 8

but those doesn't help. I once changed the value to 10 minutes in milliseconds, and it took 10 minutes, but when I change to 0 milliseconds, or lets say 1000 ms for 1 second, it still takes 1 min and 20 seconds.

On my laptop I can change the value StartupDelayInMSec however I want and it will work, but I cannot have it low on my desktop and make it launch all startup items below 1 min and 20 sec.

Help for this would be much appreaciated

A:Windows takes 1m 20s to load startup items

Have you tried disabling all your startup items, then re-measuring startup? Then adding items back one at a time to find out what is slow?

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Hey folks,
Been researching all sorts of options but unable to find one that works. I have a synology NAS connected to a HP desktop and I recently installed a new Samsung SSD running Windows 7. Since doing so, the OS now loads so fast that the mapped drives do not load in time for my XBMC software to recognize the folders.
The mapped drives show the red X and once you click on them once, they load and open just fine. After a reboot, same Red X. I need the mapped drives to load immediately after a reboot being my XBMC software (for video playback) is in a startup folder and loads each time the pc is restarted.

I tried various things I found online but none worked. I am lost when it comes to batch files and from my understanding, this might be an option if someone is willing to walk me through creating one


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It seems that you cant load drivers in the windows 8 startup menu/troubleshoot menu. If you have a OS drive that requires a driver to see (raid controller, some SSD's, sata controller, etc), then you cant use the windows 8 startup troubleshooting tools. There is no option in the menu to load drivers and therefor every recovery tool in the menu fails.

While the majority of computers don't need to load drivers to see the main boot drive, a fair amount do, so this lack of ability to load drivers to see it confuses me. I feel like I must be missing something. I even looked at trying to load drivers from the command prompt, but its not available with the tools in the troubleshoot environment.

I did find a "way" to get the recovery tools to work on drives that need drivers. Grab the windows 8 disk and proceed with an install until it asks you to load drivers for drives. After you load the driver, cancel out of the install which will bring you back to the start of the windows install disk which has a "repair my computer" option. That option loads an identical troubleshoot environment, but now has access to the drive thanks to the install processes "load driver" option.

The biggest problem with that tho is, not only do you need to have the install disk, but you also need your serial key so that you can proceed to the install point that has the option to load the drivers. If you come across a machine that someone has asked you to fix, what are the ... Read more

A:Windows 8 Startup Menu - Load drivers

Hello craige1 and welcome to TSF,

You can load drivers into Windows 8 through the Device Manager applet, like in previous versions of Windows... It is found in the Device Manager... Just type "Device Manager" on the start screen...

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I recently was infected with a virus of some sort. I forget the name. I got rid of it but now when I load windows up it pops up an error saying "Windows cannnot find C:/WIINDOWS/SYSTEM32/CMD32.exe (this was the virus)...i presume windows is still trying to load it on start up and its not under the startup tab in msconfig....

so what can i do so windows doesnt try to start this and the pop up no longer comes up?

A:Windows Tries To Load Deleted Virus On StartUp

You might try running MSCONFIG to see if that is in Startup.

You can also search for that string in the Registry and delete it from there as well.

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My MSI CR720 every so often doesnt load past the bios on startup. It runs the bios screen, then the screen goes black and two little white lines appear at the top left, normally they go away and the OS loads but for some reason they somtimes just stay there and nothing happens.
This has happened 4 times within a week, it started about 1 week ago although i cant remember what i changed to the laptop that would cause this issue other than recently i have been installing and playing many old games (age of empires, freelancer and others) which i have to run in compatability mode. My last install was Battle for Middle Earth 2.
I keep a system image backup as well as a third party backu on an external hard drive.
I have also added a partition to my hard drive by shrinking a section of it. I was running out of space on my C:OS partition so i created another and moved documents to it. (i read up about it and its possible this is what is causing my laptop to fail on startup?).
Help would be much appreciated in tracking down the issue as soon as possible as i need my laptop for my uni course! :(
Windows 7 64bit
Intel i5 M480 2.67GHz
4 GB DDR3 ram
~300GB Hard drive - partitioned into 3 parts - C:OS is 172GB, D:Data is 66.3GB and my new partition H: 48.8GB.
Ive attached a DXDiag file.

A:[SOLVED] MSI Laptop fails to load OS on startup

Hi have you tried a start up repair

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After installing SP2 successfully...

My startup program lists on msconfig is cleared up and not even a single program
(av, firewall,etc) will load up.. when i check on these program's preferences, the
'load at startup' option automatically unchecks! i checked that after every boot...

i even tried 3rd party softwares to add them on startup registry, but after another
boot.. none of them will load again!

A:Startup programs wont load after installing SP2

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everytime i restart or turn on my computer, it takes a while to load, and i've been told that it might be because of all the programs that load on startup. so here are some pictures with the startup files. i just want to know which ones i can 'uncheck' or which ones are really 'vital' for windows.

thanks in advance

A:Computer takes long to load at startup

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I started having a problem with both IE and Firefox. When i load up the internet it doesnt go directly to my homepage, or any page i try to load, but instead it tries to load a wierd page, which i notice at the bottom loading bar. i have to click refresh multiple times for it to load any page, and most of the time it loads it in a DOS version of the website, or a dumbed down version. VERY ANNOYING!! please help. i ran hijack and this is my log file:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:01:51 AM, on 11/29/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16869)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\iCloudServices.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\FinePixViewer\QuickDCF2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Users\Bryce Mahoney\AppData\Local\Google\Google Talk Plugin\googletalkplugin.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\I... Read more

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Good day, I have Dell Xps m1730. Recently it began a physical memory dump when it suddenly switched off. When it attempted to restart, it switched on(as in the power came on and the Dell loading page appeared) then once that initial loading was finished, it goes to a black screen with a small white underlining cursor in the top corner. At this point from memory it normally would tell you what devices and check it was running( from memory it's the ms-dos screen? I think) anyway. Unfortunately nothing happens when it gets to this page. It just stays there.
I so far have run the diagnostics and that runs without any trouble but doesn't find anything.
Any suggestions?
Thankyou for any help in advance

A:Dell Xps M1730 failing to load at startup. Help

Check to see if you have any cd/dvds in your drive(s), or you have usb drives, external HDs, etc., plugged into your PC. Any of these may interfere with the startup. You may also wanna check the boot load order by going into your BIOS setup screen at startup and making sure your Windows HD is set to startup first.

Otherwise, have you never been able to get past this since? It may very well be a hardware failure. It sounds very much like it's hanging at enumerating a device at startup and the device is preventing your PC from continuing its load process. You can start checking stuff by either:

A. Re-seating the hard drive inside the laptop, as well as the memory. Make sure that memory is seated flush in the slots and that the hard drive is firmly seated and bolted in.

B. Do some hardware testing. The UBCD is an excellent recovery tool (make sure you have CD set to load first in boot order). You may wanna run the following from it:

1. Mersenne Prime Test (Prime95) - Run overnight
2. Memtest86+ - Run overnight
3. Seatools - Short & Long Self Tests if given option

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I don't know what changed, but the computer won't boot anymore. I let it run Startup Repair overnight, but it was never able to fix the errors. I also tried a System Restore Point, but it said that the file was corrupt. Booting into Safe Mode didn't work either.

This computer had an SSD failure a few weeks ago, so it's a pretty fresh install. I was just getting it back to where it was

My next step is to try booting it from the Win7 disc and trying to run Repair from there. Any other thoughts or suggestions?

A:Win7 won't load, unsuccessfully tries to run Startup Repair

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A few times over the last couple years, seemingly randomly, windows will get into a consistent state where it won't receive input from the keyboard after it starts up and is at the login screen. This will last around 30 seconds.
I have a CM Storm Quickfire TK brown keyboard, which works fine.
The mouse works. A Roccat Kone XTD.
I've tried other ports, i've tried some settings in the bios such as fastboot, usb legacy support, usb initialization, etc, but they don't help at all.

So this leads me to believe that windows just doesn't know that there's a keyboard giving it input for a while after startup. Unfortunately, I don't have another keyboard to test this.
It used to be that the keyboard's backlight would come on before the monitor would automatically display the hdmi input after the windows startup, and i could type in my password and log in within seconds after boot. When the monitor displays a few seconds later, I would already be on the desktop...

Any idea why this is occurring?

A:Keyboard (drivers?) slow to load on startup

You can check if there is a service for your keyboard with delayed automatic.
Also try uninstall and re-install keyboard software.
Perhaps a clean startup to see if some other program/service is interfering. Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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