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But it was too much trouble for Microsoft to explain the meaning of a single bit in a status word. TV. XP/SP2 won't boot! djoseph921 Inactive Malware Help Topics 0 03-15-2007 07:02 PM Virus or Hijacker - Hijackthis log inside i recently have been having crazy problems...it all started when a popup apeared telling me my review here

Luckily its not mine but wat happened was the computer was Windows ME then was switched to XP...then upon installing SP2...thats when I got the error code. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Recovering orphaned file minirec.exe (14465) into directory file 10201. I have, in the past updated my bios, however, I used to format once every 6 months or so and cannot remember if I updated my bios this time round.

Correcting errors in the master file table's (MFT) BITMAP attribute. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. Once XP was installed we shut down and reconnected the old hard drive. Upon booting I can push F2 to enter bios settings or a little later I can push F8 to select safe mode (and other options) but selecting safe mode will lead

Recovering orphaned file mciwave.drv (13705) into directory file 10201. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? TechNet Products IT Resources Downloads Training Support Products Windows Windows Server System Center Microsoft Edge   Office Office 365 Exchange Server   SQL Server SharePoint Products Skype for Business See all Okay well lets try this, take out the video card and RAM, blow out the slots and make sure the connections on the card and DIMMs are clean.

Volume label is HDD. bloodta, Sep 10, 2008 #7 TheOutcaste Joined: Aug 7, 2007 Messages: 9,028 Yes, just use your favorite ISO burning program to burn the image to a disk. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 bkwgator 0 #6 makai Posted 12 August 2005 - 01:34 PM makai Portlock - Oahu Member 2,793 posts After the first beep (when you go into safe mode) I have a

The index bitmap $I30 in file 0x27d9 is incorrect. I'm guessing the laptop already had SP2 on it, so grab one of those images. Have already deleted and formated d partition, and d troubl stated after d 1st reboot. The reason it didn't load to windows after that is because I formatted the harddrive BEFORE flashing as I was installing a fresh copy of XP, therefore I shut down straight

It requires the i386 folder from an XP disk, (which is why I'm happy you have one!). Recovering orphaned file mimefilt.dll (13720) into directory file 10201. Read failure with status 0xc000009c at offset 0x4c4653000 for 0x1000 bytes. The worst part is that I do not have a recovery cd for it.

CHKDSK is recovering lost files. this page Tuesday, October 28, 2008 6:48 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Ok, I had the same problem while doing an XP Windows install. They will usually have a second partition on the primary drive that is a simple "restore to factory" OS. I tried by rebooting the pc but the problem is there as it is.Pls Help me Thursday, October 09, 2008 6:12 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote No,

If there is anything I can do at this point, please let me know. I compared it to the file on floppy 1, and found no apparent difference between the two copies. It looks like 2, but why they appear is not a certainty. get redirected here So what to do?

In answer to your questions. Fresh install of XP Pro. If it doesn't start, then restart it again with the XP disk in the CD drive to see if you still get the biosinfo error.

Download the iso of an Ubuntu (Linux) Live CD and burn it (as iso!) to a CD.3.

It will come up with the biosinfo.inf error and some other file errors. Advertisement Recent Posts 8.1 Upgrade? did you use irc alot before you format your comp ? Recovering orphaned file MFC30.DLL (9394) into directory file 10201.

Cause after rereading one of your previous posts I noticed you said it stopped working immediately after flashing...What kind of mobo is it? There may be something we can try if it's a full Xp disc... Chris Leedle Guest Help, my computer will not reboot after installing SP2. useful reference Thanks for your help, bkwgator 0 #14 tgcapizzi Posted 03 September 2005 - 12:16 PM tgcapizzi New Member Member 1 posts Why can't those people at Microsoft give a straight answer?

Along with the rest of the data on the BartPE Cd, there is also a bootinfo file which is pulled from the XP cd... (located in the i386 folder)What I'm thinking Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/748245 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? The knowledge base article that describes this problem says that this problem may occur after an update if you have "third-party" software installed. OEM installations don't really provide you much more or any flexibility.

I'll outline the recovery console process.   THE METHOD: You need to load into the Windows recovery console using your Windows XP OS Disc. Sounds ideal, assuming its a cheaper option then just taking my parents PC into a computer outlet and paying through the nose for their assistance. At a later point in time, I used killdisk, fdisk and format to erase my hard drive and reinstall. k2dragon Resolved HJT Threads 13 06-11-2007 07:57 PM Help me get my computer back!

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Operating Systems Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful You will need to boot into recovery console to replace the file or use software such as the Ultimate Boot Disc for Windows to replace the file. Can you also give us more details about your machine ? (Model/Make/Manufacturer)   Thanks, -Saravana Wednesday, December 26, 2007 10:32 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Can you

If all else fails, I have iso images of bootable CDs that will boot to the recovery console. Recovering orphaned file mdhcp.dll (13706) into directory file 10201. You'll mess it up completely by using something generic to XP Home Retail. To Reactivate Windows click Start, Run type “system32” clcik ok a folder then will pop up.

This kind of makes me nervious of making things worse (there isnt a lot worse then a PC no even starting up, but I can make things terminal) 07-06-2007, 05:04 TheOutcaste, Sep 10, 2008 #8 bloodta Thread Starter Joined: Sep 8, 2008 Messages: 9 It got me to the recovery console, I copied the file, rebooted and it's been stuck at I am suggesting you slave the HDD over to another, to check the contents of the BIOS.INF (maybe swappable) and then see if it boots and also to run a HDD I don't know why the official version would not open.

And now we tried to upgrade to SP2. I plugged the HD directy into a PC and booted it up.