XP Hangs At Splash Screen

Posted on 2007-09-28
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Hi there:

I have an AMD 768 MB RAM and 60GB HD. I have a partition
with XP Pro with SP2 and Mandrake Linux

From time to time when I turn on the PC it freezes
at the main Windows XP logo screen.

I tried rebooting getting the safe mode, normal start, last known configurations options
in the screen but the only option that works is safe mode, none of the 2 others work.

I tried:
Windows restore and nothing,
rebooting serveral times and nothing
cold booting and nothing!

the only solution I have that works is to put the Win XP cd and do a repair
which takes and hour and is anoying, anyone know what could be the problem
and the solution to this?

Question by:manolito
    LVL 22

    Expert Comment

    When you boot into safe mode, can you have a look in the event viewer?
    LVL 10

    Expert Comment

    If safe mode works, then it is more than likely an issue with drivers that are on the machine, as from what I can gather, that is one of the few things this is loaded at the time of the splash screen. It may be worth removing any non-crucial pieces of hardware to see if that resolves the issue.
    LVL 15

    Accepted Solution

    Try removing your Video card driver from device manger in safe mode and see if it will let you go in normaly ,also try VGA mode on the F8 menu that has Safe Mode.


    Author Comment

    Disabling "legacy video capture devices" in Sound Video and game controllers
    has solved the issue. thank you very much.

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