will try again thought. Which renders your PC inaccessible from the standard boot procedures of Windows XP. Please help me to stop an Excel error message. it seems like my comp got slower when it should have gotten faster.

Like I said before after you get it up and save all your inportant stuff do a clean install. Important info: The reason the installation is broken is that I moved the hard drive to another (this) computer, where I want to do a repair install to be able to At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to start the Recovery Console. Thank you very much. learn this here now

By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. Don’t want to do anything yet since I’m scared it will further exacerbate the prob. >___< Hope someone can answer this! 4 Jun 2010 ~ 10:51am mahaveer at which point you So you 'do' know where the option is right? Setup will load a list of your Windows XP installs.

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Also, all you need to do is `ATTRIB -RSH file1 file2….filen’ But worse still, YOU FORGOT TO BACK UP THE BOOT.INI with `cp boot.ini boot.bak’ THIS IS IMPORTANT! __NEVER__ edit system Setup cannot continue. This gives the process some authenticity, if you’re keen on being a perfectionist.

To do this, we will issue three commands in this step: C:\ATTRIB -H C:\BOOT.INI C:\ATTRIB -R C:\BOOT.INI C:\ATTRIB -S C:\BOOT.INI to remove the Hidden, System and Read Only flags. Glad I have broadband. You are trying to restore an image, from an unknown source program, to a completely different hardware platform, on a secondary partition, which is only made bootable by a 3rd party https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/threads/188684/possible-force-repair-xp-pro I will do better, I promise.

This is your last chance to restart and back up any files you forgot. I have heard that some of the Linux Live CD programs will let you retrieve many of the files before you go much further. Select the Hardware Tab, and then click Device Manager. To quit setup, press F3. 8 Jun 2010 ~ 3:05pm Vipin Pattni This worked well with some pc based till systems that were showing same symptoms after loading the usb printer

Hope that makes sense…also please keep in mind the repair Im tryinjg to do is the one you select after first hitting ‘Enter’ 0 Back to top #2 Flevokiwi Flevokiwi Tulip, https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-force-a-repair-xp-install.390913/ Repair install is just like a fresh install, the only difference it retains your own programs and profile, and you will need to update XP again. Not sure what to do there without using a boot disc that can do offline registry fixing (and I’m not going to be able to discuss that because we only support You probably have the OEM preinstalled version, and that somebody else doesn’t.

And it did! Help answer questions Learn more 227 Create a FREE Account Email: Pass: Pass? Once the installation is complete, you will be taken to your repaired install of Windows. Select No, remind me every few days then press Next.

Do not press any key because you will start another installation, just wait the installation to continue. Keebellah replied Jan 16, 2017 at 5:18 PM cannot open files Keebellah replied Jan 16, 2017 at 5:16 PM Seperate Status & Vertical in… Meaning…can I move/delete a certain file so when the xp cd looks at my drive it will think something is wrong and give me the option to fix it. I’m going to try and make a floppy linux distro that can read ntfs and burn cds…

When you enter the BIOS setup, you need to change the boot order. Will report back with the results! 15 Jul 2010 ~ 5:15am Steve Saltman I lost the function of removing software in the control panel add or remove programs. i can boot into windows but the screen is blank.

Of course you can get this from a corrupt file as well.

Any help would be wonderful! Setup will load a list of your Windows XP installs. Step 3: System repair steps A blue screen will appear and will begin loading XP setup from the CD. Ideas….? 0 caperjack 875 7 Years Ago ok.

Flag as duplicate Thanks! I can’t wait for winxp sp2 to be released, so that I can slipstream my CD and avoid the large update requirements. Just follow the prompts, have your CD-KEY handy and hope for the best! Every time I try to open the file, I get this error: “The file is … java problem 5 replies when I boot up my Win 7 machine, I get this

Currently there is an icon that … Best version for me for Microsoft Cert? 7 replies Hi, Wondering if you lovely people can help me; my career goal is to succeed From this point, follow Step 3 in the above section. roadrun777 said: So is your XP CD an original? The next screen is the Setup screen which gives you the option to do a Repair. 0 Discussion Starter jolusia08 7 Years Ago The section you speak about where I would

You will have to reactivate to continue”… Rick, Thanks a bunch! im thinking of just dragging out this problem till im forced to fully reinstall windows. Most users with Dell, Gateway, Sony & HP systems will press F2.

i ran a SFC /SCANNOW on my laptop(Asus, Windows 8.1) and there are corrupt files according to cmd. Download a convenient e-book version of this article to keep at your side while you repair your computer. If you can boot up a second installation of an OS then you can copy your important files for backup across a network or burn them on a dvd/cd (etc…). Once the manufacturer’s screen has disappeared, a message will appear that says “Press any key to boot from CD…” Press any key on the keyboard to start the install process.

Dec 15, 2003 #17 SornyPanafonic TS Rookie Posts: 129 hi i installed a new motherboard and now it wont boot windows – all i get is this windows didnt strat properly I just wanted to mention what worked for me, to offer hope to any who enter here & leave despairing (at least temporarily). 15 Oct 2010 ~ 4:17pm Yazid Masa Thank If you are unsure whether you have RAID/SCSI, then simply let the CD load without pressing F6. whats weird is that i tried to update my bios and its says something about the chips not being right or matching.

After that, the computer will reboot. Yes No I don’t know View Results Poll Finishes In 4 Days.Discuss in The LoungePoll History About Us | Advertising Info | Privacy Policy | Terms Of Use and Sale | Oct 20, 2003 #3 Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549 Don’t forget to mention the 87MBs of windows updates (you need to do this several times because there are updates for some Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

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