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booting windows xp


FPCH New Member
Dec 13, 2006
can take 30minutes or more to boot up, l have to keep pressing reset button and it takes about 20 resets before it fires up. o/k until l sign off leave for 15 mins and lm back to square one ? any suggesstions please


FPCH Member
Jan 21, 2006
Telford, UK
I'm not sure if these two posts are related. For the first poster, it sounds like your hard drive is failing or you have hosed your Windows installation. Your best option is to perform a clean reinstallation of Windows.

For the second poster, could you elaborate on the problem giving much more detail please?