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It will not change any of your own files or documents. p.s (off topic nail in the coffin) the acer has a DVD that has refused to read or write dvds. If you are installing Windows XP Service Pack 2, you should do this from a CD rather than by online download (your local IT staff should have a CD for this). TechSpot is a registered trademark. http://swiftinv.com/windows-xp/please-help-with-repair-install-on-xp.html

XP cd in drive. Rob It worked!! because my laptop has no external cd drive..and i think i need to boot it. Cleaning is pointless, reformat & reinstall.Last edited 1+ years ago xlsior1+ years ago#22 (Oh, and as a perfect example on WHY that download was a bad idea, I'll leave you with

Windows Xp Won't Boot From Cd

The CD still does not boot up, Windows XP loads as normal. Make sure that the jumpers are set properly so that the boot drive is set as the Primary Master and anything else connected to the cable is set to Primary Slave. Nik Anonymous I've tried doing this but when I got to 41% it says the volume appears to contain one or more unrecoverable problems and the boot sector cannot be fixed… Paul Did not work first time, but after two tries took PC apart, wiggled all conections etc, then tried procedure again (with /r) and then it worked!

But maybe not. Did I overwrite my other files? Click OK. Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode Running anti-virus software or adware/spyware removal software that you were unable to run (or was ineffective) in normal Windows mode When you log into Windows in Safe Mode, use the Administrator

tried netinstall iso?(and after baseinstall just apt-get install xfce-desktop/kde-desktop/gnome-desktop)byeRon Captain Wicker (crazy hillbilly)1+ years ago#3 Derron, I get a blue screen after installation and says that multiple dll files are missing Is it possible to use anyone else's windows xp installation cd to fix my computer? The latter will fix your system by restoring it to exactly how it was when it left the factory - all your own files and any new software that you installed http://help.it.ox.ac.uk/helpcentre/troubleshooting/winxp/ In command prompt, I only have c:/ not c:/windows directory.

Aug 31, 2006 #2 eoc TS Rookie Topic Starter riekmaharg2 said: when you said it hangs when you try to go into safemode how long did you wait after the writing Windows Xp Won't Start In Safe Mode I'm a mess! Also here is a simple way to keep all your data safe from being hacked. Click OK.

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Windows Xp Won't Start

I thought my system was done for, but this worked perfectly. Whew.. Windows Xp Won't Boot From Cd daniel marquez > hi thanks for your time. Windows Xp Startup Repair You could also be right about the device drivers as thats how it looks.

I took it to a local shop and they could not fix it. http://swiftinv.com/windows-xp/please-help-windows-xp-boot-loop.html My computer kept automatically rebooting, like a broken record, causing me to not be able to access the welcome screen. It stated that it loaded files. fixed within five min. Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk

I also reinstalled the bios. It will barely read CD's but won't write them either! I typed in chkdsk /p and hit enter. -- It took some time for CHKDSK to do its work, probably 10 minutes. http://swiftinv.com/windows-xp/please-help-windows-xp-won-t-boot.html With this recent issue, I had to use my old computer with Win 98 and didn't have access to the NTFS drive that my files were on.

It's an old system, but the hard drive is less than two years old. Windows Xp Not Booting In Safe Mode Does the cause give anyone a clue as to what went wrong and how to fix it? Now when I follow same steps to get into recovery console, I can get there, but no command prompt ever comes up, no cursor, nothing… any suggestions Thanks so much Frank

Martín Worked fine for me, too.

thanks, Amir Tammy My HP DV6 didn't come with a Windows 7 dvd, is there any way I can fix this without the disk? If you receive the "unmountable boot volume" error and have an installation disk, you still have a chance to save your system. Isn't the Raid/SATA drivers required to properly install xp? Windows Xp Startup Repair Tool Thanks.

The power supply used to get very hot. works great! Make sure you've removed all partitions and just let the windows installer make a new one for you from the empty space.Your best bet assuming it's all original hardware is to this contact form Sep 1, 2006 #5 caravel Sounds like a memory issue, but could equally be the graphics card or CPU getting too hot.

Otherwise type in the password and then press enter. ABC This process worked for me extactly as per directions. You have saved me so much time, frustration and money, I can't thank you enough! knew that would come in handy.

sheree thankyou thankyou thankyou. It won't boot the disc, just hangs on a black screen with a blinking cursor. (I can hear it trying to access the disk, though I've left it for 2 hours I didn't have any "Windows XP CD-ROM" but I did have a "Dell Laptop Windows Operating System CD" which I created for backup years ago (Thank God!). Steve Genius Kristian Jessen when i write in the code: "Chkdsk /R C:" the command b Mi cuentaBúsquedaMapsYouTubePlayNoticiasGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TraductorFotosMásShoppingDocumentosLibrosBloggerContactosHangoutsAún más de GoogleIniciar sesiónCampos ocultosLibrosbooks.google.es - Essential Computer and it Fundamentals for Engineering

i was spending hours trying to fix it. after the first one, it loads a load of drivers then shows me a hard drive partition screen... Join the community here, it only takes a minute. I did find that partedmagic is now requiring a payment of $4.99 to download it.

Solutions for running the Recovery Console without the CD or if you have lost or are unable to get it to accept the administrator password are covered in… Part 4: Recovery On the [Select a Restore Point] screen, click the most recent system checkpoint in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next. You can attempt to repair the MBR with the fixmbr command. I suppose I waited only 3-4 minutes.