Windows XP forum: Windows XP Home SP1 to SP2 or SP3 Blue Screen Error (BSOD)

by: resqtech November 24, 2009 10:39 AM PST

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Windows XP Home SP1 to SP2 or SP3 Blue Screen Error (BSOD)

by resqtech - 11/24/09 10:39 AM

We had an issue with a PC in which we had an error NTLDR Can Not Read BOOT.INI. We performed a Windows Repair using the original disc for the PC which was XP Home SP1. It booted fine except for errors stating that it required SP2 or higher to run certain apps. We tried to upgrade to SP3. After installation it rebooted to flash a BSOD for a split second and reboot. After reboot it would only boot in Safe Mode. We reverted back to SP1 and tried to reboot. Everything was okay again. We then tried to install SP2 and the same thing happened as it did with SP3. The machine will only boot with SP1 on it now. Any ideas?

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