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Can't Get Winxp To Open

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#1 cautiouz


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Posted 13 August 2007 - 08:18 AM

I hope after reading this, you would be able to direct me to the right forum. Thanks in Advance.

For some reason, I am unable to get into windows.

When it starts up, it takes me to the login screen but when I login, it tells me its loading the settings and that's it. Nothing else happens. Just my green WINXP wallpaper is visible.

I went into safe mode and after logging in, all I got was the black screen with safe mode in each corner of the screen.

I then accessed my task bar. Initiated new task, trying to access files. I was able to access my files using the new task option but thats it. I ran several of my cleaners and as a result, winlogon.exe was put into quarantine. I tried loggin on again and still didnt work.

Its like...something is keeping me from accessing windows.

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Posted 13 August 2007 - 08:23 AM

Was the winlogon.exe file that was put into quarantine in the C:\Windows\System32 folder? Because I understand that this file is required by Windows and that may be why your system won't boot. Try running the System File Checker (sfc), which will hopefully replace the file.

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