client mac addr error

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Boot failure
MAC address
Windows XP Professional
Windows XP SP3
I am having a problem with a HP laptop. Wehen it boots it gets to the client mac addr xxxxxxx Guid xxxxxxxxx then DCHP has a rotating blip next to it then the computer shuts down. It keeps doing this over and over. Any suggestion as to what the issue may be?

Software/Hardware used:
XP Pro, service pack 3

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Sounds like an operating system problem. Try booting it to safe mode. If it can boot to safe mode, uninstall the networking driver and see if that fixes it.

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