Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


computer starts up without any icons or task bar and makes strange noises, only the mouse shows

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 spifficus


  • Members
  • 3 posts
  • Local time:11:57 PM

Posted 05 February 2009 - 01:33 PM

It boots in safe mode with windows service pack 3 at the top. I can access task manager and regedit. Task manager continues to add Safari.exe and svchost.exe under a user with 7k and 8k mem usage. There are about 45 svchost and 15 safaris and some I cannot end it says "process could not be completed; operation is not valod for this process" What can I do? my comp is a dell dimension 4600 the f11 to restore gives me "keyboard error"

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 dc3


    Bleeping Treehugger

  • Members
  • 30,810 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca.
  • Local time:08:57 PM

Posted 07 February 2009 - 01:40 AM

Hi spifficus, and welcome to BleepingComputer.

Could you provide us with a little more information? I'm guessing that this computer doesn't boot into normal Mode?

When you boot into Safe Mode can you open applications from the desktop?

Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life.  You never know when one will leave you.





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users