and here is an interesting link too: Apparently, some poor users experience this error a lot. Once in the setup screen hit Enter to setup windows then F8 to accept the agreement. Cant believe i didnt notice it before.thanks to everyone for their help This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. it should run some tests on the files and disk. check over here
Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Check the boot order in the bios) Press “r” to choose the recovery console Select the windows installation. “1” then [Enter] if you don’t have multiple operating systems installed Then enter The fact is...you aren't going to be able to do much without the install CD. Thanks for the help.
BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! m k Oct 23, 2005, 07:01am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Windows xp freezes at mup.syshi there when booting into I chose Recovery Console: R option Your system will ask you for the Administrator password.
I'm now installing SP2 again to correct the problems, and I believe it works So thanks for the posts, and if anyone else experiences same problems it's probably SP2 as well No problems running Windows from the Maxtor. I restart it every week or two for various reasons, otherwise it runs 24x7. Learn More.
Option 1. – Try a different power pack It has been suggested that this error can be caused when new hardware has been installed where additional power is required or the Even a "clean" WinXP install is tailored to the specific hardware it's being installed on. I put it back in as the master and had the say stop at MUP which tells me it's proabably something in the Windows drivers or registry. Setup will run through its thing and you will then be prompted to enter the CD key, administrator password, computer name, etc.
Hard drive activity does occur - quite a lot in fact - but the laptop can last for a few hours without doing anything (apparent anyway). Microsoft has a better explaination than me: http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;307545&spid=11...mp;sid=156 There is a lot to do so follow it closely. No, create an account now. Any ideas ?
Check the boot order in the bios) Press “r” to choose the recovery console Select the windows installation. “1” then [Enter] if you don’t have multiple operating systems installed Then enter These are the things i get. The problem was that even when you power down there is still power going to the hardware (at least on desktop machines) via the power supply. Putting back the old registry will likely bring back any viruses/spyware and malware that may have caused this issue in the first place so virus cleaning, registry cleaning will all need
I can now access my Western Digital drive from Windows Explorer, and it appears Windows is installed correctly, but has the mup.sys problem when I try booting from it. Then XP will reinstall the entire operating system like it was a new installation, but doesn't wipe out your hard drive. But for now, I'm leaving well enough alone... He gets back on Tues..
Click here to Register a free account now! Edited by Queen-Evie, 08 March 2010 - 10:34 PM. I can also boot into Mepis live linux and peruse the HD no problem.
I have tried all available boot modes but none work. Note that you can usually recover from a mismatched Windows install / hardware config (like if you upgrade a machine to a new mobo/processor combo) by doing a "repair installation" of Is this sys.mup a hardware or software problem thanks, Ken David Good Nov 03, 2005, 11:07am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List You will have them located and names as follows if all is correct: c:\windows\tmp\system.bak c:\windows\tmp\software.bak c:\windows\tmp\sam.bak c:\windows\tmp\security.bak c:\windows\tmp\default.bak Ok so we can start.
You may need to use the "same" disc type (service pack number, OEM vs. Please click the link in the confirmation email to activate your subscription. Louis Forum Rules Report Topics For Staff Action BC Forums, List Preparation Guide Before Posting Malware Issues in MRL Forum Am I Infected Forum Back to top #10 KKRoadie KKRoadie Topic The problem drive has been imaged and a clean install of XP SP2 installed on the laptop - and works perfectly, which suggests that the problem is software rather than hardware
I would like to boot from the new Western Digital (for speed and fears my Maxtor will die out). As we are installing windows over the top it is worth copying out your personal files.