Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows XP Issues
Microsoft has released Windows XP and is used as a personal computer operating system. There are various issues and errors that occur while using the Windows XP on your computer. Here are some of the guidelines for your Windows XP repair.
Checking the bios settings and configuration
Improper bios settings can cause errors while booting your system. You can make sure that your computer bias settings are configured correctly to the hardware that is installed on your computer.
Occurrence of error messages while loading windows
Check that if you have installed any incompatible software or drivers on your computer. You can uninstall it and try downloading the latest versions to avoid the occurrence of error messages.
Unable to start the windows normally
If you find difficulty in starting Windows normally, you can try the Windows XP repair by booting the system in Windows XP safe mode.
Running the system restore options
If you find further issues and error messages while running your computer with Windows XP, you can go for window XP repair by running the system Restore option.
To overcome error messages
- You can find the guidelines below to repair your Windows XP when you get error messages while booting your system.
- Verify that there are no issues or faults that exist in the device manager.
- Check that the programs installed on your system are loading automatically. Your windows will show error while loading if there is any error associated with the installed programs like Antivirus.
1. Basic computer troubleshooting
- If your computer is running slow, reboot your system to increase the speed.
- Deleting the temporary files on your system can increase the speed to an extent. Go to start menu and search temporary files in the search field. The hardware space on your computer should be at least 200-500 MB
- Remove or disable any unwanted startup programs which may slow down your booting process.
- Ensure that the software programs on your computer are updated to the latest version.
2. Windows restart without warning
- Automatic restart of your windows can be avoided by disabling the Automatic restart option from the Startup and recovery window.
- Go to the desktop and right click on my computer.
- Choose the properties option and click on the advanced system settings.
- From the advanced settings, select the startup and recovery.
- Delete all files in your windows directory.
- Go to the Startup and Recovery window and uncheck the Automatic restart option.
3. Slow running of the computer
- Closing the programs that are running in the background or disabling the programs from automatically loading can prevent the slow running of your computer.
- Go to the Microsoft Windows update page and check that the Windows XP is up to date.
- Ensure that your computer has latest drivers installed.
- Make sure that the virus programs on your computer are up to date.
- Install an antivirus program to make sure that there are no virus programs on your computer.
- Running the Microsoft Scandisk option on your computer can check and remove errors that occur on your hard drive or floppy diskette drive.