Here's what happens:
1. Dell logo on black screen comes up.(usual)
2. Then Windows XP logo on black screen with scrolling status bar along bottom(usual).
(Before this problem, the desktop would be revealed next)
3. Windows logo on blue screen with "Windows is starting up..." then message changes to "Preparing Network Connections..."
4. After some time, an error box pops-up reading: "Isass.exe - Sytem Error Object Name not Found."
If I restart the computer, usually on the third try, it doesnt come back and allows the computer to proceed to the usual desktop.
Is this a virus or am I missing some component necessary to get me through start-up?
Edited by hoffmie, 21 April 2009 - 10:48 PM.