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Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy before Windows logs on it give us the option to boot two different, yet identically named versions of "Microsoft Windows XP Professional. and i also renamed 'program files' before the install so all that is there for access if i need it. I used my operating system cd to get it to started back. my review here

I choose the set up my connection manually selection. This can also blow voltage control Caps. Fixmbr Use this command to repair the MBR of the boot partition. any ideas that might save my data or am i screwed and will have to format.

Also as already stated and a BIG MUST, BACK UP ANY FILE FIRST BEFORE YOU DELETE IT. Generated Sat, 18 Mar 2017 13:33:03 GMT by s_wx1188 (squid/3.5.23) Icrontic › Featured Sign In Become an Icrontian If geeks love it, we’re on it Repairing Windows XP in Eight Commands Unfortunately every command: "No matching files were found" OR "The system cannot the file or directory specified". i was hoping it would end ok with just lame video and then i could go find the specifics and install after.

Maybe partially true, as in the "inner" OSs, those farther in on the disk, will be "slower" but that is only marginally so and if you are using a SSD, I Select ‘R' at the first screen to start repair. This last step also requires no screenshot. 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

is there anything else i can do? 29 Sep 2010 ~ 6:55pm ardichoke If chkdsk is reporting irrecoverable problems you probably have a hard drive that is physically dying. Jan 20, 2004 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 15 1 ← 2 3 4 5 6 → 15 Next I rearranged all files to be as close to the center of the disc to try to improve boot speed and the time it takes for switching OS's. Can you elaborate on how to delete that partition?

IBM typically uses F1 or F2. Unfortunately every command: "No matching files were found" OR "The system cannot the file or directory specified". Sometimes even when viruses are removed the damage they caused is permanent without a reinstall. This writes a new boot sector to the hard drive and cleans up all the loose ends we created by rebuilding the BOOT.INI file and the system files.

if i import that into the repair version of the registry, maybe get a fixed registry? Do you need files that are on the hard drive like music and word documents? But the first step should be to just delete any existing install partition that currently exists, using the XP CD. Setup cannot continue.

Adding another OS shouldn't slow down the OS in the slightest. this page While this step is not an essential function in our process, it's still good to be sure that the drive is physically capable of running windows, in that it contains no If there is an administrator password for the administrator account, enter it and hit enter. You may also...

I'm not posting this to slam the article - I loved it! Run Memtest86. so I was unable to go into windows. get redirected here Next, Windows Setup will find existing Windows XP/2000 installations.

I have 2 other operating systems on their own HDD's: Vista 32 and 64 on the same computer and they work fine (for M$ at least). Only the basic files and drivers necessary to run Windows are started. Join the community here, it only takes a minute.

XP has default drivers for everything necessary to get the installation up an running.

Every time you turn your computer off and Windows shuts down successfully, important system settings are saved in the registry. No. If the memory is good and the CD is clean and clear, try another CD drive. Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

Adding another OS shouldn't slow down the OS in the slightest. If the customer wasn't keen on the applicable charges for the data backup, we informed them of the potential risks for a Windows repair installation (Let's face it, they don't always Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. useful reference Help please!

I find it weird that people come here just to criticize and make off topic comments. 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