Then copy your data over. then a window should pop up requiring you to enter a file + directory into it. Usually the culprit is any recently added devices. I checked on another system what an SP1 boot.ini file should look like. navigate here
NTFS keeps a backup copy of the boot sector on the last sector of the partition which can allow recovery programs to restore it. Select File from Menu in taskmgr. Go buy yourself a nice 120gb to 200gb hard drive and load Windows on it. Please help Oct 17, 2005 PLease help PC keeps restarting!!!!!!
I don't want to reformat again such a short time. 0 Advertisements #2 SpywareDr Posted 21 February 2010 - 06:49 AM SpywareDr Member 2k Member 2,778 posts I tried to boot After getting my pizza delivered for the long night ahead getting this thing working I noticed something after about 30minutes on the Bootscreen for windows it went into scandisk ( windows this will force the bios to update the configuration.
Check the connects to your HDs, unplug and replug them. i am aware people have had similiar problem but what i type next should give this a sense of uniqueness which terribly scares me but then deserves its own post. but if it is driver then hardware swapping is the harshest way to solve your problem. However, if you detail me your problem along with the message you get, maybe I can help you more, based on your specific case.
Throw it at us, we can handle it! All files seem to be intact. 0 #9 happyrock Posted 21 February 2010 - 11:44 AM happyrock Tech Moderator Retired Staff 9,285 posts can you try another hard drive...the one in that could of been bad. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/xp-hangs-at-mupsys-on-startup/97c6550f-a1ef-45bb-9666-b773bacfdac0 Join 30 other subscribers Email Address Theme by Elegant Themes Powered by WordPress © 2012-2014 compinfopro.com | All rights reserved.
You will use your Windows XP CD and boot with it and the first step should be the one below: Select to continue (press Enter), the next screen should be the But here is a for sure fix. About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up SpybotS&D, Spyware Doctor, SpywareBlaster, AVGFree, Kerio, Peer Guardian, RegscrubXP and Adaware are among the better ones.
Even more useful resolutions recently added in February 2010. https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/459246-computer-keeps-rebooting-itself-hangs-at-mup-sys Inside “Recovery Console” text dialog, type: “chkdsk /R” without the quotes. From what it sounds like you may be needing a new HD soon anyways considering you have 5GB left Nov 20, 2005 #2 Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666 I 2nd In this cases I didn't even get windows startup menu (to choose safe mode or similar).
If you borrowed from a friend it will just load windows. 7. check over here When I tried to make a fixmbr from XP CD it hangs at "Setup is inspecting your hardware configuration". Already have an account? If found any corrupted instalation files windows will perform auto replace of the corrupted files Helpful +0 Report glhmedic Jan 1, 2009 01:13AM I have had a similiar problem.
When I tried to boot into safe mode, it would hang, then restart at mpu.sys. now i have turnt of DirectX soundblaster acceleration because allthough the EAX of the audigy enhances new games such as WoW, fear, Quake4....Valve (Half-Life 2 manufacture) do not mesh well with But you say you have 2 40gb HDDs. his comment is here Can you get in Safe Mode?
Is it just a restart pr it will automatically restart as in a loop ? The best you can do is to ignore the hex code (not always recommended, but sometimes it saves time to go after the easiest possible solution). You may even want to try having just ONE of the CD-ROMs plugged in at a time. 5) If you simply cannot boot off a CD, then load up with the
If the MBR or partition table are damaged, the drive will become unbootable, and may appear to be blank if the partition information has been erased.TESTDISK will attempt to access and Join the community here, it only takes a minute. I guess it will work ok if I disconnect the drive, and maybe I'll just replace it. Now we can start to troubleshoot.
I am not sure if this was the culprit or not, but after deleting it following the instructions on symantec's website, I have had no more problems. First run the recovery console using the WinXp istallation disk press R, logon to your partion and run scandisk or chekdisk maybe using the repair parameter. So far i think it may be a faulty driver or > something, cuz i am trying to reinstall windows, because i don' tknow of > anything else to do. weblink The boot on W2K authorized me to do a check disk and then authorized the boot on the W2K and the boot on the XP Cd rom to repair the XP
So these problems are all caused by viruses ? AnonymousSep 14, 2005, 8:02 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)it gives me the option to boot in safe mode. By the way, anything after fixmbr command is just a waste of time, if the problem was the one discussed in this article, it is fixed as soon as you exit Select command prompt 4.
I tried a repair install with no luck. Feb 14, 2006 Please help PC keeps restarting Dec 16, 2006 MSI Laptop screen shows strange colours at start up. Helpful +3 Report GAURAV SHARMA Apr 14, 2010 08:53PM You can try this following method. 1. What did, was a simple re install of windows (I did not loose my existing files/setups etc), all were intact.
I tried booting into Safe Mode but the same thing happened: I got a series of gibbersih stopping at MUPS. If your System shows anything but No partition is bootable please post back with what it says.Click Enter to Proceed.The next screen is where TestDisk will analyze your disk.After that it so i researched the actual file itself. LOTS of problems post SP2 with a system with an old CR-RW in it (an old system too -- P733 or thereabouts).
Chose Hardware TAB and then under System recovery option (3rd and final button) i clicked it for advanced settings. I'm happy to lose this "undocumented feature". When I replaced the hard drive a few months ago I did a clean install with a new XP Pro disk so I didn't install all the original Gateway junk software It will be labeled on your harddrive which is which either on the front or the side where the fuse is. 2.
Glad you asked! Good thing I didn't need to spend more than about 1/2 hour with this problem. You could just ask a friend to take theirs out of their computer and hook it up and boot with it and copy the files over then reformat your drive and Then mup.sys ....
Could the SATA/RAID drivers have disappeared or been corrupted? tazosmr, Jan 22, 2014 #14 tazosmr Joined: May 16, 2013 Likes Received: 0 Here are other solutions too - answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-system/xp-hangs-at-mupsys-on-startup/97c6550f-a1ef-45bb-9666-b773bacfdac0?page=2 tazosmr, Feb 14, 2014 #15 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.