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XP cannot start services after upgrade

by mikespaceace / September 24, 2007 7:42 AM PDT

Hi all
A strange problem, I have upgraded my PC to Q6600 Quad core, Gigabyte p35-ds3 M/B, Gigabyte 8800gts 320mg Video card, 2gb DDR2 800 ram. then I reinstalled XP with SP2. At this point i have a clean install with no drivers installed. XP cannot load the default Luna theme, it says that the service is off, so i restart the service hit apply and ok and it then loads. it makes no difference wheather i install all the drivers or not but when i restart XP starts in classic theme and other services are also stopped. for example the internet service, if i start it, then after a reboot it stops again. i have set both the internet and themes services to auto but it makes no difference.
please help, its driving me crazy.

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"At this point i have a clean install with no drivers"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 25, 2007 1:04 AM PDT

"At this point i have a clean install with no drivers installed"

Seems proper to me. Why not finish this install?


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by mikespaceace / September 26, 2007 7:33 AM PDT

the install is complete, all drivers installed. i think its the motherboard. will be returning it today

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