The tool then tries to repair any that it finds. Unfortunately not. I know I can't get into safe mode but is there anyway to edit the MSconfig file and get them to execute on the reboot. I then rebooted the computer and problem solved, both the CD and DVD drives were visible in Windows Explorer and Device Manager showed no problems. have a peek here
Am I missing something? Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. I am afraid but this pressing may not work during falsely repeated booting of repair install. Recovery Console prevents the familiar Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI) from loading in order to repair and recover Windows functionality.
Encryption - How to claim authorship anonymously? Any idea what could be the issue ? I ran both the quick and advanced tests. 12-30-2007, 02:41 PM #9 dai TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: west australia Posts: 78,002 OS: win 7
Check your system documentation for steps to access the BIOS and change the boot order. techpro5238, the error message in the BSOD is : STOP: 0x0000007B (0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) I couldn't access the Minidump folder with Explorer directly, since the machine isn't booting up, so I The bios screen appears, followed by the F8 dialog indicating that Windows was not stopped properly and offering to start Windows normally, to boot in safe mode, etc. Let's see how it goes. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2 Create an account or sign in
For example, Chkdsk can repair problems related to bad sectors, lost clusters, cross-linked files, and directory errors. You can retrieve important files. I've done the CTRL/F11 dozens of times, and I know it can be finicky. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-failed-windows-xp-repair-206865.html It can be used to perform certain repairs, but nothing like what you need to do now. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites stuinsnow 2
Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content The Elder Geek on Windows Forums Members Calendar My computer is infected by Virut/Trojan recently (again!) 2. How Extreme: Bill W., a friend of mine recently gave me a used PC which for me would make a perfect test PC for trying out various test scenarios. Your only option now is to attempt a repair install or a clean install.
Other applications worked just fine. http://www.pagestart.com/repairinstall.html Edited by managed, 04 January 2010 - 08:55 PM. 0 ALLAN VirtualBox - fast Virtual PC Erunt - Registry backup utility nLite - make custom XP CD Back to top #14 [email protected] [email protected] TEG I thought clean install is the only solution. I don't have any important data and pics on my computer.
Drivers installed without problems. http://qaisoftware.com/xp-repair/xp-repair-v3-1-2.html What time does "by the time" mean? Once you are sure of the drive letter you can expand the hal.dl_ from i386 directory to your system partition drive, in this case c:, to the correct path then you So I am not sure when is the right timing to press CTRL and F11.
To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3. Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? Can Dell-specific repair no longer work for my computer? http://qaisoftware.com/xp-repair/xp-repair-install-stuck-at-39-minutes.html Type: attrib -h -r -s C:\boot.ini del C:\boot.ini 2.
Press the ENTER key. I forgot to mention this earlier but the error message i recive is "Signature for XP Home Edition Upgrade is invalid. Once you are sure of the drive letter you can copy the ntldr file from i386 directory to your system partition drive, in this case c:, then you can exit.
Also, the internal CD-ROM drive was recognised as an external peripheral : ejecting the peripheral using the system tray icon would disconnect it from the system. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Note Stu, that once a repair install is initiated, it cannot be aborted. If you want to proceed with restoring your computer back to factory condition, then make sure your important data (pics/docs) are backed up, then do the following: 1) As soon as
Note:In order to be able to download and install security software to disinfect the system access Safe mode with Networking.This way you will have internet access. At what point is brevity no longer a virtue? The PC behaves exactly the same. this contact form A Repair Install is not foolproof and should not be considered the cure-all fix for non-boot situations.
Stu 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Seth 21 Advanced Member Members 21 1560 posts Posted October 1, 2010 · Report post I accidentally gave Please note that a Repair Install using an Original pre service pack 1 or 2 XP CD used as the install media will remove SP1/SP2 respectively and service packs plus updates Do not use the quick format, use the full). Since I had a spare hard drive and a can of compressed air I was good to go.At this point I decided to see if the test PC would boot Windows
Manually delete the Undo_guimode.txt file from the Windows\System32 folder before you perform any of the actions that are listed in the "Symptoms" section of this article. I copied that file to the correct directory and it no longer gives that error.Safemode will boot but then it give a popup window saying "Windows XP setup cannot run under Once the repair completes, you can update those drivers through Window's Update. (Which you should do immediately after a repair install anyway).