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Mike Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 12-23-2007, 05:31 PM #2 Doby TSF Team Emeritus Join Date: Jan 2006 Location: Central PA (USA) Posts: 9,471 OS: No, create an account now. Its been my experience that if a drive head crash occurs, it will get worse and worse. Win2K is the primary OS on this computer, but it also has a bootleg copy of Windows XP Pro (with no services packs) installed. (It isn't my computer!!!) So I also navigate to this website

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? Sometimes it would eventually resume booting, but usually it would sit there indefinitely, hung, and never making any progress. Rockn, Jun 9, 2005 #10 kjfrey55 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 20, 2002 Messages: 36 Bradly - thanks. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

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Famv4 is a 3rd party open-file manager (http://www.vwsolutions.com/FAM/howitworks.aspx). Since you can get into safemode, then I bet its something stuck in msconfig in startup and/or service. The dark ages - before virtu… Microsoft Legacy OS Using Experts Exchange: An Analytical Method Article by: Wes The way I use Experts Exchange to assist me in analyzing and diagnosing Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List Copy the MSCONFIG utility from a Windows XP machine and place it in the WINNT directory and use it to shut down everything and then you can re-enable things one at kjfrey55, Jun 9, 2005 #11 kjfrey55 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 20, 2002 Messages: 36 ok guys, get this - Deleting the network settings didn't help. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/360787/windows-2000-stuck-at-starting-up/ You can use the latter to disable boot-time services that are not visible in services.msc (you can also get at them from device manager by enabling View - Show Hidden Devices

Similar Threads Networking in windows 2000 server and 2000 pro Clients Brian, Nov 17, 2003, in forum: Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking Replies: 0 Views: 357 Brian Nov 17, 2003 Windows 2000 The server is basically running everything for our business aside from email (file, print, domain) and so I really need to get this resolved ASAP.  Any help would be greatly appreciated. Join Now We had a power outage which caused our Windows 2000 Server to automatically shut down. I had actually come across that MS article in my initial troubleshooting - I tried starting with the "Last Known Good Configuration" to no avail, and System Info didn't indicate any

JOIN TEAM TSF « computer running rather slow | Lost Keyboard/Mouse/Sound-how to boot? [Moved from XP] » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/601041-windows-2000-server-stuck-at-starting-windows-screen Loading... Eventually, I discovered that Windows 2000 would resume booting if I briefly pressed the power button on the system unit. Ken kjfrey55, Jun 8, 2005 #1 Sponsor bradly Joined: Feb 10, 2005 Messages: 773 I wouldn't try a repair install just yet...

XP usually booted, but I saw it hang in a very similar way during startup, once, with the little moving three-bar progress indicator scanning away endlessly, but no disk activity, and useful reference I sent an email with my reply on that. Ken kjfrey55, Jun 10, 2005 #12 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Join the community Back I agree PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows 2000 > Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking > Windows 2000 Pro hangs on "Starting up..." screen -- solved!

All rights reserved. I'll try this when I get home tonight and let you know. kjfrey55, Jun 8, 2005 #4 kjfrey55 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 20, 2002 Messages: 36 Found a copy from my XP install. my review here and restart.

bradly, Jun 9, 2005 #9 Rockn Joined: Jul 29, 2001 Messages: 21,334 I am sure the Yahoo software was installing some network stuff as well. Thanks. 0 LVL 16 Overall: Level 16 Microsoft Legacy OS 10 Windows 2000 1 Message Accepted Solution by:cantoris cantoris earned 250 total points ID: 249197792009-07-22 Go into Recovery Console with Pressing the power button momentarily caused Windows XP to come back to life, and resume booting normally, just as was the case with Windows 2000.

my mistake, I forgot win2K doesn't have msconfig - and I could have sent a link to download it from.

Ken kjfrey55, Jun 8, 2005 #3 kjfrey55 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 20, 2002 Messages: 36 I can't seem to find it on my machine. Check the power supplies and the processor. At startup, the computer feezes at the splash screen and goes no further. It's worked for nearly 2 years and now, nothing.

Just tried each HD individually, however they both hang up at the splash screen. The machine is running great, now, with the original NIC. Sign Up Now! get redirected here Rocn - I'll give that a shot.

I could spend a lot more time on this and probably just end up with an unstable system. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. Last known good boot doesn't help. When I cleared CMOS and rebooted, those 2 changes I had made were automatically reset to where they were before.

No, create an account now. Does Last Know Good boot work? Not content to leave well enough alone (I was getting some errors about a couple of programs not working) I ran Windows update. karabeara2791, Mar 4, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 2 Views: 234 flavallee Mar 5, 2017 Cannot download new browser on Windows XP SP3 Pro Fabril, Feb 21, 2017, in forum:

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. If I press TAB while it starts, Thread Tools Search this Thread 12-23-2007, 04:28 PM #1 o4ahammock Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2007 Posts: 3 OS: Windows 2000 it still hangs? Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free.

Freezing on Windows 2000 Splash Screen Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kjfrey55, Jun 8, 2005. I would start in safe mode and do one of two things. 1. Then use the DISABLE command to turn them off - it will tell you what their startup mode was so note it down in case you need to ENABLE them again. I have had the computer for several years, but never this problem.

But at this point I think I'm just going to have to bite the bullet and reinstall W2K. Advertisements Latest Threads trouble installing unity web player anyname posted Mar 17, 2017 at 5:48 PM St Patrick's Day Becky posted Mar 17, 2017 at 3:43 PM Review round up - kjfrey55, Jun 8, 2005 #8 bradly Joined: Feb 10, 2005 Messages: 773 You could try turning off the Microsoft Services and see which one you can pinpoint it to. or possible the whole server.

While the computer was hung, the windows moving blue fade bar continued to cycle across the screen, but the keyboard was unresponsive -- even the NumLock key didn't work. Any help will be much appreciated Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Baltboy Baltboy Bleepin' Flame Head BC Advisor 1,430 posts OFFLINE Thanks in advance.