A B2
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A B2 asked in Computers & InternetSecurity · 8 months ago

What's happening with thé Windows XP?

It's not loading.Sometimes the fatal blue screen appears, sometimes

A blue screen with two black bars, sometimes a black screen.

Sometimes a black screen with an orange bar in thé middle.

How to recovery it? How to recovery and keep thé data.

Is thé recovery like thé windows 7?

Do we need thé cds?

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  • 8 months ago

    Support for that OS has been discontinued for quite awhile now. You could have a virus that has destroyed your hard-drive, but again, Windows XP is longggg gone.

  • 8 months ago

    WinXP is not that unstable but if there is a hardware issue or if you have been hacked by a virus, you might see what you describe.

    If you can boot the system at all, get a medium like a big thumb drive or an external drive and back up the disk, or at least your "My Documents" folder (thought that won't get 100% of what is on the system).

  • 8 months ago

    Sorry for your trouble.  If you absolutely must have the data on the computer (your documents, pictures, etc), then the first thing to do is copy all of those to a USB stick or external hard drive for safekeeping.  You can do that by booting to a Live Linux CD, then copying the files over.  Get a computer savvy friend to help you if you're not sure how to do that.  Or, you could take the whole computer to a shop, and they can make a backup for you, either by the method mentioned, or by taking the physical drive out and copying it.

    It sounds like you may simply have a boot problem.  If your computer came with a restore CD, put that in, boot, and when it boots, select Repair.  Some brands like HP did not come with a restore CD, but did have a restore partition.  Turn the computer on, and carefully watch for messages as it boots.  There is probably a key that you press to boot to the restore partition.  From there, select Repair.  Again, it may be helpful to have a technical friend with you.

    If you cannot find any Windows restore method, then you could try something like the Boot Repair CD https://sourceforge.net/projects/boot-repair-cd/ .  That's primary intended for linux, but I believe it can restore the NT loader used for Windows XP.

    Going forward, I have two suggestions: 1) Make backups of your important data to an external drive or USB stick, and 2) Consider buying a new computer.  In a metro area, you can probably pick up a low-end computer running Windows 10 for about $50, and can keep on using your existing mouse, keyboard, and monitor.  But the choice is yours.

  • 8 months ago

    I remove WIN XP and install Windows 7... Sorry for the issue you are having mate. Trash that system or install Windows 7 and or higher.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    When I had Windows XP, it died one day without warning, and never came back. Only leaving a blue screen behind to remember it by. 

    So- if you can recover what you want from your computer, either update the operating system, or better yet, get a new computer. XP doesn't update anymore leaving you at the mercy of whatever website you visit. 

  • 8 months ago

    Window xp stopped making updates. You have to get window 7, window 8 or window 10.

  • John
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    No help for those who prefer the dark ages.

  • 8 months ago

    It's far too late to try to recover Windows XP once it has died! You should have made a system image using acronis system imaging tool and you could have had your system back in 15 minutes now that it's broke down well good luck fixing it. You're going to need the discs you're going to need to recover your data using Linux.

  • WayneH
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Can you boot into Safe Mode? (Press F8 over and over during boot up.)  If so, do it and do a system restore to before this started.  If this doesn't fix it you will probably need the installation disk.  Does the PC have a restoral partition on the hard drive?  If so, use it.

  • Olive
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    It's because Windows XP is very unstable anymore. There's no security patches, updates of any kind to protect or keep it running correctly and error free

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