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I'm stuck on the "Welcome Screen" - It won't go any further.


I'm having problems with Windows XP. It won't go past the Welcome Screen. The only way I can get in, is by pressing F8 when I'm booting up. I then go to the Reboot option & it'll go through that way. I've posted a query on a forum closer to home (see link above). I've got a Sony Vaio laptop. The thread I have above goes into the detail of what I've done & what's been recommended. If anyone has advice on what to do next, that would be good to hear. Thanks.
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Great news! It's back up & running. Once I did the scan & al

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"Great news! It's back up & running. Once I did the scan & all the other bits & bobs mentioned by Sunshine, went to F8, did a reboot & it's fine. Fingers crossed, that's the way it'll stay. Thanks for all the help!"

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Windows XP - Stuck on Welcome Screen

It's not working anymore. I'm back logged in, in safe mode with networking options. I've updated the thread that I have on the other forum. It's a good forum but mightn't necessarily have the expertise to fix the issues I'm having. If you think I need to fix this professionally, let me know.

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Different forums.

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When members post the same question in different forums here at CNET we generally require that only one discussion is followed. It avoids confusion and duplication.

I see no reason why this procedure should not be followed for external forums as well. The advice you have been receiving there seems very comprehensive, and they appear at least to have got your system working once.

I think you should see how you get on with their continued support.


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