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My boot.ini file seems to be fine: [boot loader] timeout=10 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(3)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Backup)" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect The screen where The original battery that came with the motherboard in 2006 died prematurely in about 2010 (I have PCs kicking around here from the '90s that still have good CMOS batteries, and That way, Windows can handle multiple I/O requests more quickly. I suppose I could do the compromise thing, just in case I ever need a memory dump. this content

Comcast wants me to pay a premium for data to go to Twitch [ComcastXFINITY] by Rainy297. It has XPH and you're installing XPP, your friend may not want to pay for a new OS.Run memtest86 to rule out RAM problem. Edited by MaximRecoil, 27 October 2013 - 01:54 AM. ForumsJoin Search similar:BASH math helpNeed help after installing XP on an old laptopJust a question - observation/explnation would be nice about Ubuntu[App Update] SUPERAntiSpyware 6.0.1102 Final Release Forums → Software and http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/511996/very-strange-boot-problem/

I am pretty sure it has something to do with the mouse.I also just solved the problem by shutting down Firefox and opening IE. (?) Co-incindence?Does this mean that the problem It just started this out of the blue apparently. If I don't have that CD in the drive, I always end up at the "boot disk failure" screen, and I have to restart and do the F8 thing to get Half way thru formatting, it BSOD's.

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Run HJT again and put a check in the following: O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - (no file) O16 - DPF: {0E5F0222-96B9-11D3-8997-00104BD12D94} - O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} - O16 Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. You have to wait until it gets past that screen and then be really fast to get the F8 options in windows.

Hickel > > Senior Software Architect > > MQSoftware, Inc. > > 952.345.8677 > > kfh "at" mqsoftware.com > > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > From: Any ideas? I thought the new install would cure it. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - windows highlighting issue - all windows office apps by monolith177 / September 1, 2011 12:36 AM PDT In reply to: windows highlighting issue

Largest intelligence dump in history - what it reveals about security. [Security] by Slyguy67712. Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #4 cryptodan cryptodan Bleepin Madman Members Sounds strange, but it taping the shift keys worked! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Check post3 of 9 by The Big H / June 20, 2010 3:47 PM PDT In reply to: Keyboard or mouse highlights all

Maybe what I did forced it to redetect something, or whatever, but given the fact that it was previously able to boot to Windows when I selected the "1st Master" hard http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/strange-problem-with-xp-home.52238/ Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion At this point I close the window and my computer shuts down. There is however the following caveat: However, if you remove the paging file from the boot partition, Windows cannot create a dump file (Memory.dmp) in which to write debugging

This of course gave me the same the disk boot failure screen I've been getting, but for good reason this time. news True Story..... [HomeImprovement] by Jan Janowski346. Then I shut down and plugged in the second hard drive, and the PC booted to Windows without issue. Comcast..., UGH! [ComcastXFINITY] by bleagh© DSLReports · Est.1999feedback · terms · Mobile mode

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TerryNet replied Mar 9, 2017 at 8:05 AM Backup Current Windows 7 TerryNet replied Mar 9, 2017 at 8:00 AM Loading... But in our case, it's sure going to be tough to track down. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request.

I put a 120Gb SSD in the Financial Laptop, and it is less than 1/2 full.

Barry Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0 Scan saved at 4:27:34 PM, on 7/6/2004 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe What You described is classic for the Bios settings for boot options getting scrambled Older Asus motherboards were a pain as related to adding drives messing up the boot order. Send me a note if this helps! Back to top #3 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 52,269 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:07:48 AM Posted 27 October 2013 - 09:49 AM Glad you resolved it, happy computing

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Any Ideas?? All rights reserved. http://recupsoft.com/strange-problem/strange-problem-need-help.html Stopping or bouncing > > the > > > WINVNC4 service usually restores normal mouse function. > > > > > > > > > > > > On the XP

Hickel > Senior Software Architect > MQSoftware, Inc. > 952.345.8677 > kfh "at" mqsoftware.com > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Kelly F. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - windows highlighting issue - all windows office apps by sysons / October 13, 2009 11:06 PM PDT In reply to: Windows highlighting problem