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Computer starting problem

My desktop pc with xp installed is giving problem in starting.i start it and it normally reaches the welcome page,where normally u can choose the users.since there is just 1 user it just shows welcome on the blue(xp color)screen and stops there and hangs there.then i have to reboot it.again and again and maybe at the 3rd or 4th or above attempt it may work normally.I need help.

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That's a sign of a well known problem.

Google BAD CAPS so you can find the pictures of what to inspect for.

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check with an anti static wrist strap earthing you

I had a similar problem and it was the CPU chip wasn't pressed into its slot fully.
Make sure memory chips are installed correctly also.

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You may have a hardware problem. Hard Drive, memory, CPU chip... ALSO check and see if all your cables are plugged in correctly. Disconnect, and re-connect them all. If you still have the same problem... you may want to look into Repairing your OS. which you will need the XP disk for.

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