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i have windows XP, normally the the computer would start with the black screen (windows XP then follow by showing the users on a blue screen, but now it is not showing any users.what can i do?i have already taken all the cables out and put them back in. Starting in safe mode also did not help.it gets stuck on the blue screen it just says Windows XP

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