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Windows XP Freezing

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by [email protected], Oct 23, 2006.

  1. Guest

    My hard drive died and I replaced it. I re-installed Windows XP from
    my emachine resotre disk and XP freezes about 5 minutes after loading.
    I also get an error message when I try to log in saying something to
    the effect of, could not load profile due to registry file not in
    registry format.

    The hard drive was auto set to slave.
    I thought it may be memory but put in an additional 512 stick which did
    not help.

    Please help!
    Thanks!!!
     
  2. Meat Plow

    Meat Plow Guest

    Sounds like it didn't get installed properly. Format and try it again.
     
  3. Jamie

    Jamie Guest

    i would check the Power supply, CPU for heat damage, Clogged heat sink
    etct..
     
  4. Clint Sharp

    Clint Sharp Guest

    Why would expandign the memory fix this? Surely you mean you replaced
    the memory?
     
  5. Eeyore

    Eeyore Guest

    Hard disks with no other installed on that IDE channel should be set to
    master.

    Graham
     
  6. Guest

    Is it possible you are reloading from 'read only' media, and the
    reloaded files have maintained that attribute?

    Just a thought...

    Regards,
    Jim
     
  7. Clint Sharp

    Clint Sharp Guest

    Just to be picky, Clint Sharp did not write that...
     
  8. David Naylor

    David Naylor Guest

    is the disc your trying to install for that machine or another machine?
    if it is for another machine then it will not work because is is looking
    for the specific componants for that machine and was made for that
    machine only you need a stand alone real windows disc.
     
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