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windows xp goes black on startup and restarts

Discussion in 'Windows - Software discussion' started by neptune, Jun 2, 2007.

  1. neptune

    neptune Regular member

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    arghhhhhh . i have xp/vista dual boot machine. vista works fine but when i try to start xp it loads for a second then goes black then restarts. i can boot in safe mode with xp and works just fine . i tried system restore from safemode and wont work.is there any way i can fix this ?dont know what really happened i have symantec antivirs and tried to upgrade to f-secure after this i had this problem . maybe that caused this problem ? please help thanks again ...
     
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  2. PeaInAPod

    PeaInAPod Active member

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    Did you install Vista with a upgrade disc? If so a possible reason you could be having problems is that the upgrade uses your XP license for a Vista license and once that is done you can no longer use that license for XP.
     

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