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#1 BecFUBAR

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 05:11 AM

Stuff I know:

That I've stuffed something up majorly.

I run Windows XP.

When I went to turn on my computer the normal logon screen came up, I types in my password and hit enter. Then I get a prompt about a "userinit.exe Application Error" and s "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005). Click on OK to terminate the application." After that I get my desktop without any icons, shortcuts, windows bar... or anything.

Stuff I don't know:

How to fix it?

After getting the message and trying to turn it on and off a couple times (without the result differing) I've turned it off and am waiting on advice.

Edited by BecFUBAR, 17 November 2008 - 05:25 AM.


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Posted 17 November 2008 - 05:37 AM

When you start you computer tap F2 like you are going to access Safe Mode, once the page opens use the up arrow to navigate up to Last known good configuration and hit enter.

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#3 BecFUBAR

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 06:02 AM

It's issuing the same prompt, even with the last good configuration.




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