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Today, when I started my computer, it went to the desktop for about 1 second, then rebooted the computer. Once power was restored, the server would only get as far as the "Starting Windows" screen and then freeze at about two-thirds the way on the progress bar.  I was able by R. Guest In article <>, why? wrote: > On Mon, 03 Oct 2005 17:12:11 GMT, . navigate to this website

Me why?, Oct 3, 2005 #10 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? Often that will reawaken Windows and allow it to finish booting. (Just give the power button a brief poke. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 1, 2006 3:16 AM PST In reply to: HELP! 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.

And the problem is that, with multiple USB devices plugged in, the Windows splash screen progress bar freezes at the 12th blue segment. by the_real_martian / February 4, 2006 11:44 PM PST In reply to: Or you have a reciept, box, CDKEYS, etc. Guest In article <>, why? wrote: > On Mon, 03 Oct 2005 02:39:50 GMT, .

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Windows 7 Installation Hangs on Logo Screen P8Z68-V LE cant access bios, pc hangs on logo screen Windows xp hangs at logo screen fresh OS install Toshiba Satellite pro won't boot This disk contains a copy of the system Registry and provides crucial information that you need to use NT Setup's Repair process to locate and repair a damaged NT installation. Can't help much with USB, I saw you hace added another ng to your post.

Windows 2000 starts automatically without pausing to display any choices. And my Nero software does CD/DVD writing fine, so I don't need Roxio. Used Add/remove >hardware to remove all instances of USB devices, restarted, and the >thing started fine. > >Shut down Windows, plugged in the card reader, the computer detected the >new hardware, The machine is running great, now, with the original NIC.

ugh!Thanks again!asta"Pascal Damman" wrote:> And: ..> > has something been changed lately, like a new scanner, camera, something... > Or did Windows or other program say/ask something about installing some > I have one computer with one hard drive containing Windows 2000 Professional. I shut down Windows and plugged the printer into the USB port. I really think I'm doomed.

Power drain? https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/360787/windows-2000-stuck-at-starting-up/ It gets about 60% through the "Starting up ..." screen and then stops. Don't hold it down for several seconds, as that will power down the computer.) -Dave Burton d4l, Mar 12, 2006 #2 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this I have a 20gig C: drive that > >has the program files and OS, and an 80 gig D: drive with data and > >document files. > > > >

By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. useful reference About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up with If you run Roxio Easy CD Creator (for example, version 5) with a USB 2.0 CD-RW drive ... If you get into Win2K now, then start enabling devices again...

Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking' started by Dave Burton, Mar 10, 2006. You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. Hence, my deciding to uninstall then reinstall. > > > >> >said I needed to reboot my machine. my review here So that's past the DOS type character screen, and pressing F8 as early as you can fails?

I get to 12 blue blocks on the progress >bar, and then it hangs. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 1, 2006 12:10 PM PST In reply to: HELP! It makes a big difference when I have to make the call.

The What if you plug in the 2nd device with Windows running, isn't that meant to be the way USB is meant to work?

HOW TO: Troubleshoot Startup Problems in Windows 2000 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 315396 - This article describes general procedures that you can use to troubleshoot startup problems in Windows 2000. The problems referred to persisted after I'd updated the software >from the Roxio web site. can be lived without. And the computer wouldn't >start, just as before (stopped at the twelfth segment on the Windows >splash screen).

to get info about where your windows fails to run ... If Windows XP or Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 Server hangs while booting, try poking the power button. It found that The C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS folder had been messed up somehow, and recoverd it, but renamed it to dir00.chk. get redirected here Ask !

The Windows 2000 progress bar > stopped on the 12th segment and would go no farther. > > Now I can't boot into anything, including flavors of safe mode, or the Guess I'm looking for simply instructions to> > > > >boot up.> > > > >> > > > >> > > >> > > > w2k can take minutes to Although the BIOS screen is usually too fast to read all of > it, you can press C-A-D several times. If this problem occurs, you can press any other key to resume the startup process.

This would also let you backup any data you needed. Where to Start... Hello and welcome to PC Review. Source: EarthWeb (June 13, 2000) How to Boot Windows 2000-Based Computers When You Use a Debugger Program Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 295553 - This article describes the commands that you can

WINDOWS 2000 PRO CRASHES AT STARTUP! Perhaps an internal USB card with power from from a spare drive power connector? Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. Source: Windows & .NET Magazine (Nov. 1999) Repairing the Master Boot Record One of the most important parts of your system's hard disk is the Master Boot Record (MBR).