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Old 01-28-2005, 09:03 AM   #1
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Default laptop stalling at startup

i formated my laptop hard drive and then installed win 2000 pro. not every time but a lot of the time after the screen that says win 2000 it stalls at a blue screen (before task bar and icons pop up) with the hour glass. the mouse moves and it eventually logs on. i want to know why it happens and how i can fix this. thanks

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Old 01-29-2005, 06:41 AM   #2
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What processor does the Laptop have? How much Ram? It just sounds like its not fast enough for Windows 2000.

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Old 01-29-2005, 07:10 AM   #3
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When u boot up go to the menu with safe mode and all that and choose something like "enable my last settings or congifuration that worked" and it might help
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