This problem is common to people who uses a processor other than an Intel processor.
Here are 2 methods to tackle this problem.
Method 1Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs.
1.Restart your computer in safe mode. 2.Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK. 3.Locate and then click the following registry key:
4.In the right pane, right-click the Start entry, and then click Modify. 5.In the Value data box, type 4, and then click OK. 6.Quit Registry Editor. 7.Restart your computer.
Method 2To work around this issue, run the recovery console by using the Windows XP CD. Then, select the recovery option. To run the Recovery Console from the Windows XP startup disk or from the Windows XP CD, follow these steps:
1.Insert the Windows XP startup disk in the floppy disk drive. Or, insert the Windows XP CD in the CD drive. Then, restart the computer.
Note If you are prompted, click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD drive. 2.When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console. 3.If you have a dual-boot computer or a multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you want to access from the Recovery Console. 4.When you are prompted, type the administrator password. Note Press ENTER if the administrator password is blank. 5.At the Recovery Console command prompt, type the following command and Press ENTER. disable intelppm. 6.To exit the Recovery Console and to restart the computer, type exit at the Recovery Console command prompt, and then press ENTER.