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Did you replace the hardware because of this, or did this start when you replaced the hardware?
It sounds more like a software problem.
Did you apply any updates from Microsoft before this happened?
Did you install/uninstall any other software right before this?
Can you boot to safe mode?
Is the new Graphics card/motherboard compatible with Media Center?

Just some questions to get you started, or to help us help you.

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That sounds like the source of the problem to me as well. When you change the motherboard, you need to format and install Windows XP cleanly again.

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you shouldnt have to reinstall the OS when you replace the mobo, at last to my knowledge.

Its definitely got something to do with the hard drive itself, most often times its the OS, or one of it's files, that's corrupted or missing.

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i have the exact same problem. when i put the hard drive in my other computer it works fine but when its in this computer it wont load past the XP logo. same as if i put the other harddrive in this computer it wont load. :confused: ive never come across this before. i havent changed anything al i did was install windows xp again. it sounds like something to do with the actual hardware itself to me. but im still only learning. it was working fine before i re-instaled xp but it was running slow. any suggestions. cheers too ak

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oh also it'll sometimes let me select to start in safe mode but then restarts and freezes on the HP screen. i cant even load a disc or anything. its quite frustrating. thanks again much appreciated

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Ours it doing that too. Our power went out late lastnight and now it goes to the Start Windows Normally, safe mode and all that junk and none of them work, it gets to the windows logo screen and reboots back to that one.

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Ours it doing that too. Our power went out late lastnight and now it goes to the Start Windows Normally, safe mode and all that junk and none of them work, it gets to the windows logo screen and reboots back to that one.

hi,this is the time to boot to your windows cd and go to recovery console and type "chkdsk /r" without the "" to fix you windows install so it will boot again

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Well I thought of that but ours didnt come with a recovery cd or a cd of any kind for that matter, I have been looking online but havent had much luck yet, you know of any places to get one or get an iso of one?

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Same problem here my pc duo core hangs on winxp loadin screen after i shut it down for few sec it usuallz boots up but after i turn it off and on after a while it happens again

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