Windows XP freezes at startup after installing SP3


  • My AMD computer fails to boot after installing SP3. It freezes when at loading bar. The Safe mode works fine but everytime I select Normal mode, the windows freezes at the loading bar. I have already uninstalled SP3 but the problem is still unsolved.
    I search online saying that some HP AMD computers crash after installing SP3 but my computer is no HP. Can anyone help?
    Sunday, September 20, 2009 1:18 PM

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  • Hi, This is only for AMD CPU'S. Go to Safe Mode, now go Start - Run ( type in )  regedit  click the + to expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE (4th) Expand + SYSTEM. Now do the same with CONTROLSET001, Services, scroll down to intelppm. click on folder to open. Then right click START then click Modify and change the value data to 4.  Slan go foill, Paul 

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\controlset001\services\intelppm  Open folder. Right Click Start. Modify and change value data to 4. 

    You will be able to install SP3 after this change
    • Edited by artiste1 Sunday, September 20, 2009 2:36 PM add a sentence.
    • Proposed as answer by artiste1 Tuesday, November 03, 2009 12:43 PM
    Sunday, September 20, 2009 2:33 PM