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Q: Windows won't load past Starting Windows screen

Hello. Sorry if this has already been addressed before but none of the things I've tried myself or online have worked.

Last night I accidentally switched off the power strip my computer is plugged into. Ever since, it won't load past the Starting Windows screen. It even does the little sound that plays when you get to the sign in screen, but my screen remains blank. I can use the computer in safe mode. I've tried a system restore, malware bytes, using the last good configuration etc I'm not sure what else to do. The computer was just given to me the other day so I do not know any of the specs on it. Please help if you can. Thank you.

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A: Windows won't load past Starting Windows screen

Does the starting windows screen have animation all the time? Or does it become blank all of a sudden? Is there still a mouse cursor? Or is there a text cursor?

Safe mode works as expected?
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A:Occasionally wont load past "Starting Windows" screen


Can you access the Advanced boot options?

Advanced Boot Options
Choose Last known Good Configuration

Use the up-arrow and down-arrow keys to move the menu’s highlight to Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced), and then press Enter as the mouse won’t work at this screen.

Your computer should load successfully, and Windows 7 will discard the bad configuration and return permanently to the last known good configuration.


Are you able to restore back to a point to before you tried to install linux distro?

System Restore


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From the Startup Repair Screen however, I can launch command prompt and restore options, how can I fix this, a restore is not really an option because I have not set up a restore point in a while.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank-you in advance.

A:Won't load past "Starting Windows" screen

It's possible that you can't access the actual startup repairs from within Windows itself. You might have to boot from either an installation disk or a previously made system repair disk. And it might take running the startup repair 3 times before all issues are fixed.

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A:Installed Windows Service Pack 3 Now Windows won't load past Windows Boot Load Screen

Hi sirdanceal0t,
I had a similar problem when Windows XP SP3 was released it was only designed for Intel processors, so if you have a AMD processor it will cause your system not to load, if you are running a AMD processor if i were you try and get back to the System Restore Point or if that fails reimage your pc and just before installing SP3 looks for the patch/fix for your processor model, then install SP3 and it should all be fine.

On the other hand if you have a Intel processor i woulldn't know what to advise.

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A:Can't Get Past Starting Windows Screen

WAT Fix is a tool designed to bypass the Windows activation process, per .From the forum rules:"No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences."My interpretation is that your use of this tool...constitutes a clear violation of the above enunciated forum policy.If you have any questions about this matter, please contact me via PM.This topic is now closed.Louis
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A:Can't get past starting windows screen

Update your system specs. The link is in my profile. We can't help much if we don't know what hardware you own.
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A:PC won't get past 'starting windows' screen

Hiya look in your manual how to access system recovery,then choose system restore,possibly F8 on start up
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A:Can't get past the starting windows screen

Safe Mode?

A read error means possible hard drive failure. You should make sure your backups are recent and test the drive.

Hard Drive Manufacturers' Diagnostic Utilities Links:
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A:cannot make it past windows is starting screen

It is not Norton.

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A:Unable to get past 'starting windows' screen

Have you tried a system restore to a point earlier in time when it worked?
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A:Windows 7 won't load past welcome screen

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A:Windows 7 will not load past "Starting Windows"

Have you tried running a Disk Check on the Windows 7 drive with both boxes checked using the Vista system (I assume this is what you mean by an old Vista drive)?

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A:Unable to load past "Starting Windows" no matter what method

Check your ram.
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A:Windows xp wont load past screen with blue bar.

What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?
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A:Windows won't load past the welcome screen in normal mode.

Hello PlayaSP,


DSS was apparently not available for download

Correct, and it has not been for quite some time. Have a look at our sticky topic

Nor is HijackThis the preferred initial scanning tool in this forum.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance.

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.
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A:Xp wont load past windows splash screen

Hello, do you have any idea what happened that might have caused this?Try this please. You will need a USB drive.Download GETxPUD.exe to the desktop of your clean computerRun GETxPUD.exeA new folder will appear on the desktop.Open the GETxPUD folder and click on the get&burn.batThe program will download xpud_0.9.2.iso, and upon finished will open BurnCDCC ready to burn the image.Click on Start and follow the prompts to burn the image to a CD.Remove the USB & CD and insert it in the sick computerBoot the Sick computer with the CD you just burnedThe computer must be set to boot from the CDGently tap F12 and choose to boot from the CDFollow the promptsA Welcome to xPUD screen will appearPress FileExpand mntsda1,2...usually corresponds to your HDDsdb1 is likely your USBClick on the folder that represents your USB drive (sdb1 ?)Press Tool at the topChoose Open TerminalType the following and press enter:

dd if=/dev/sda of=mbr.bin bs=512 count=1

Press EnterAfter it has finished a file will be located on your USB drive named mbr.binRemove the USB drive and insert it back in your working computer and navigate to mbr.bin, zip it up and attach it to your next reply.This will allow me to have a look at the MasterBootRecord of your drive and see if it is infected.
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A:Windows XP won't load past black screen of doom

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%systemroot%\system32\*.dll /lockedfiles
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Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.====================
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A:Windows 7 64bit will not load past login screen... HELP!

Have you tried pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL on blank screen with mouse pointer to open task manager and start explorer.exe process?
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A:Computer will not load past windows splash screen.

Quote: Originally Posted by Rethis

Before anyone asks I'm not sure of the system specs of the computer in question. I bought it cheap off of a friend and he's doesn't remember the specs and I can't get into it to check them.

When I start up the computer it loads with a new loadup screen (did not happen till after the problems started). The screen says Asus Motherboard A8N-SLI Deluxe. It then goes to a screen that shows PCI device listing . . . I'm not sure what it all is for. At the bottom it says "A disk read error has occurred" "Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. Occasionally it skips this screen and instead goes to the windows 7 Splash screen, but regardless of which it goes to I can't do anything else except restart the computer.

When I press F8, F10 or F11 it goes to either RAID Utility or Setup Utility and then I can't get any further with it without restarting and the aforementioned problems continue.

I'm fairly certain it's a virus, my computer was showing signs of a virus in the days leading up to this problem but as Malwarebytes failed to show any problems with the computer when I scanned it I ignored the problems. I'm also aware that all I may be able to do is wipe the harddrive, and I'm fine with that. I just want to be able to use it again, though if it can be fixed without resorting to this I would appreciate it.

Sounds like a Hard disk issue.Run chkdsk


Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as administrator) Command Prompt.

Do this for each hard drive on your system.

When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter.

Then reboot and let the test run.

It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors.

See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.

B- Elevated Command Prompt:

Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)

At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"


Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter

Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.

Double click on the Source column header.

Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Win7) (winlogon for XP).

Copy/paste the results into your next post.

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A:Windows Vista won't load past login screen, after many problems.

Hello, well, interesting situation here, Hardware or software, If able post this log : Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
If unable , can you check your hardware please : Memory Diagnostics
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A:My computer wont get past the windows 7 "starting windows" screen

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A:[SOLVED] computer wont load past windows logo screen


It's going to be difficlt without the XP CD, as that has the Recovery Console that we need in order to get your computer past the logo screen and into the OS.

Have a read here. If you feel confident that you can get the ISO burnt to disk, come back and we'll continue.
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A:pc dont load past windows sign blue screen crash+cant boot from cd

As the help you need is more repair OS rather than crash debugging I've mored this to General discussion where somebody should be able help.
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A:Repeated System Crashing, Wont Load Windows 10 Past Login Screen

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A:Windows vista wont load past microsoft corp loading screen

See if you can boot to repair options
you create a recovery DVD, you may be able to boot to recovery options
Create Recovery DVD

The Vista recovery disk is used to boot Vista when it won't boot - to run Startup Repair, System Restore, access a Command Line, Recover using a Vista Backup Image, etc.
System Recovery Options

If Vista will not start now, boot the Recovery CD to run Startup Repair which automates System Restore as well as numerous other tests including System File Checker which can repair system files which are not corrupted beyond repair.

If Vista still will not start, try booting into Safe Mode to run sfc /scannow to repair System files.
Special Thanks Given to Seven Forums.

Below is a bulletin distributed by MS to explain the start up procedure when Windows will not boot.
Startup Repair. Startup Repair is a Windows recovery tool that can fix certain problems, such as missing or damaged system files, that might prevent Windows from starting. Startup Repair is located on the System Recovery Options menu, which is on the Windows Vista installation disc. If your computer has preinstalled recovery options, it might also be stored on your computer's hard disk. For more information, see Startup Repair: frequently asked questions and What are the system recovery options in Windows Vista? If your computer does not include Startup Repair, your computer manufacturer might have customized or replaced the tool. Check the information that came with your computer or go to the manufacturer's website.Change restart settings in safe mode. If your computer is stuck in a loop where Windows fails, attempts to restart, and then fails again repeatedly, restart your computer in safe mode and select the Disable automatic restart on system failure checkbox. For more information, see Advanced startup options (including safe mode).Reinstall. If no other options have solved the problem, and you are sure that your computer's hardware is functioning normally, you might need to reinstall Windows. A custom (clean) installation of Windows will permanently delete all of the files on your computer and reinstall Windows, so only use this option if all other recovery options have been unsuccessful. After the installation, you will need to reinstall your programs and restore your files from backup copies. For more information, see Installing and reinstalling Windows**.
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When I launch startup repair, the automatic startup repair tool always fails to fix the problem (surprise)
When I view the problem details, I get this:

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 1: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 2: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 3: unknown
Problem Signature 4: 55
Problem Signature 5: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 6: 1
Problem Signature 7: NoRootCause
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

My computer: Compaq Presario Cq62-238DX Notebook
Windows Home Premium

Ran chkdsk, no problems
tried a clean boot (no startup programs), did not get past windows startup screen
it boots into safe mode just fine, but I don't know what to do from there
tried repairing the boot sector. That didn't work.

Not sure where to take it at this point. Please help.

A:windows will not boot past the "starting windows" screen.

Did you try the Windows 7 DVD. It has a repair option too. (I'm not sure which repair you are referring to).

In my experience the repair option in the Windows 7 DVD fixes pretty much everything. If you have tried this and the problem still persists, I'm afraid that this could be a hardware problem. See if you can take it to the service center.
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Have a look at this tutorial:

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A:windows 7 won't boot past "starting windows" screen

You should post this information in the System Security forum.

Start a new thread and someone will help you.

Edit: it's moved.

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A:Laptop wont load past windows page, stuck with black screen and cursor

Since AVG 'cleaned' a virus - all bets r off as the problem could be a leftover from the virus. apparently, a (some) system files r damaged. Going forward, u might not want to run normally as an admin user. That helps keep malware from invisibly installing if the AV does not catch it. 1. have u tried booting to safe mode? If u can get there try this clk Start - type CMD -- rt clk cmd.exe and select Run as Admin when the dos window opens type 'sfc /scannow' let it run retry boot when done. 2. If u can't get there or that doesn't work put ur windows CD in and boot to that. Run the repair install - or it might be called upgrade. Just do NOT do a CLEAN install. That will not erase any of your data. 3. If that does not work If u get a Hiren's boot disk, or something similar. U can boot to that and most likely copy ur data from the drive prior to doing a clean install. This assumes the drive isn't corrupt which appears to be true since it gets to the Windows screen. 4. If not u will have to remove the drive and connect it to another computer as an external HDD to copy the data. 5. If none of the above works - u have come to the complete understanding of the word BACKUP................ good luck
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A:Windows wont load past XP splash screen safe mode only. Suspect inetavirus infection

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A:Windows won't go past "starting windows screen"

Please go to Start and type in "msinfo32.exe" (without the quotes) and press Enter
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Originally Posted by pip22

Did you (as is recommended) delete the existing Vista partition first?

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win7 recovery environment->command prompt

dir c:
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Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Can you boot into Safe Mode?

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Sure you don't mind to loose everything?!
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Have you tried booting minus the second drive?

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A:Windows will not load past the green loading bar

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Check Reliability Monitor for Hardware/software issues, and under advanced tools, Generate a system health report

Start>type perfmon in search>click reliability monitor

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Hi pslms81 welcome to SevenForums

Do you have a USB flash drive handy?

If the Download button for your version doesn't work click HERE then pick your OS bit version

Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool from below on a non infected PC
For 32-bit (x86) systems
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.
For 64-bit (x64) systems
Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to a flash drive.

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Got a 32bit version of Hitman app and made bootable Flash drive.

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Recently, after working fine with no visible problems, i boot my computer up today to see that it will not load past the vista green bar screen. Instead it will sit there for around 15 with the bar still moving and suddenly reboot. I have searched many places for answers to this question and did what some sites recommended, here is what i've found so far.
-Cant boot into safe mode. Always stops at crcdsk.sys or something like that

When inserting my vista disk...

-Startup repair says it cannot repair the problem

-System restore doesnt recognize any of my save points and tells me i have none

-Windows re installation doesnt recognize any drivers or OS and is left blank asking me to insert a CD with the proper information

I have also tried removing one piece of Ram at a time (have 2 2GB sticks) and booting, no luck there either.
Any ideas on what to try next?

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I've been having trouble with my laptop recently.  Basically I can turn it on and everything is fine but it sort of gets "stuck" at the "Welcome" screen; the little HP icon glows from dark to light but it won't take me to the login screen.  I've tried System Repair and System Recovery but  both of those options have not fixed the problem.   What can I do to fix this problem?  I have all my personal files on an external harddrive so if I need to wipe it clean I have no problem doing that.

A:Laptop won't load past the 'Welcome' screen.

Test your memory and hard drive.
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i am running windows 2000 had no problem for the longest time the other day i turn on the computer the login in screen comes up i type in my password than i pres enter it says loading personal setting and the useual my background picture shows up but nothing else all my icons start menu button are not there i press ctrl-alt-del all the normal programs are running i dont userstand can someone help?

A:will not load past login screen

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL and start the Taskmanager.In the Taskmanager, start a new tast and type in explorer.exe.This should bring up your desktop.When desktop is started, check the event log for errors, to figure out, why explorer.exe gets not started automatically.
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hello, my sister has this issue. she boots her computer and it doesnt load past the welcome screen(light blue screen with welcome lol). i boot in safe mode w/o networking and it works, but when i try with networking it doesnt. i also ran recovery console chkdsk /p and /r and fixboot and fixmbr and still same problem, i ran malwarebytes/avg, ccleaners registry "cleaner" to no avail. any suggestions?!?!?!?!

A:Pc doesnt load past welcome screen

If Safe Mode works but Safe Mode with Networking doesn't work then that would suggest to me that the problem may lie with the network adaptor driver. You could try reinstalling it.
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Windows 7 Home Basic, in a HP DM1, AMD E-350, 4gb RAM, 320 GB HDD.

Last played a movie using HDMI. Returned to use it a few hours later and it took forever to load. Once it did, it took me to an unfamiliar home page.

Turns out I was logged in to a temporary profile. I found my files but did not dare move them yet. Tried F8 and then startup repair. (It said i attached a device and should disconnect and then restart) Then I tried a regedit fix (HKLM .. profiles). After that I cant seem to login even in safe mode. Got a very short message (fatal error) in a BSD.

Help will be greatly appreciated.

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Hey Ok as the title suggests Im unable to get past the splash screen everything goes black before it gets to the logon screen Ive tried safe mode and I can get to the logon screen with that except I can't use the mouse or keyboard Ive enabled legacy support and Ive tried a PS connection but to no avail load splash XP past screen! won't the I've tried booting from the backup BIOS aswell I booted from a Kaspersky rescue disk and ran a full virus sweep which too over hours Found no mallware I've done a surface scan of the HD and used CHKDSK r to repair an error Ive repaired the boot file and the MBR also I've copied the userinit exe file from my windows install disk to its home in system again no joy Im bereft of my senses at this stage Ive tried everything except a repair install which I've been loath to do because I have programs installed that I can no longer find the XP won't load past the splash screen! disks for I really hope I'm missing something COMP SPECS Operating Sys XP Home Motherboard GA-K n pro sli CPU AMD X RAM GB GRAPHICS CARD Nvidia GSO MB HARD DRIVE Samsung GB SolarSicarian

A:XP won't load past the splash screen!

and welcome to the Forum

A repair install will not affect your data or applications . . but I would first run diagnostics on the hard drive ( click here )

See this for how to make a bootable cd