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BSOD in Safe and Normal Startup

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#1 ab.collins


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Posted 16 October 2009 - 08:40 PM

My laptop will not startup in either safemode or normal mode. It comes to a BSOD that has this stop message. Stop 0x000000E3

When I try to start in safe mode the computer gets as far as loading agp440.sys It then goes to the BSOD. :thumbsup:

I suspect it has something to due with a virus. Not long before this happened I realized that my laptop is infected. One thing at a time, though.

Earlier in the day I had downloaded and installed Noteburner. Not sure if this has anything to do with it.

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Posted 18 October 2009 - 04:42 PM

Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD drive, and then restart the computer. Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD drive if you are prompted. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you must access from the Recovery Console. When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.

Type: chkdsk /r

It's important to have a space before the "/".

To exit the Recovery Console and restart the computer, type exit at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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