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Windows 2000 Pro Startup Failure

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Windows 2000 Pro hangs on startup in both normal and safe mode. Stops at mup.sys in safe mode. What could be causing this? what is mup.sys?
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This is usually caused by some USB Device. if you have added any or added a USB card remove them and see what happens
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Hi ramcorp,
if you have a usb PCI card remove it?

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ramcorp,
doh!
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ramcorp,
MUP stands for "Multiple UNC Provider" which assists Windows in locating resources when more than one redirector is on a machine such as "Microsoft Client for Microsoft Networks" and the "Novell Client for Novell Netware". When a connection to a server is requested it does not know if the request is to a Novell server or an NT server. It will start looking for the server with the primary protocol on the primary requestor and then continue looking for the server on each protocol bound to each redirector until the server is found
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Have you tried booting with "Last Known Good Configuration"?
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This problem is USB related so CO got in before me (just) I answered the second part of the question, but if you splitting them give some to 1stITMAN as well :)
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