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    missing root directory

    I am asking for help with this issue, not joke around. I can't get the thing to boot up how am I suppose to copy anything and to what? The other issue is re-installing is not something I want to do because I will loose my data. I don't want to loose my data.
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    missing root directory

    TonyB25, I want to restore the boot directory on my desktop that has xp on it. So my question is this: How can I restore the root directory on my desktop that has xp on it?
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    missing root directory

    My desktop (Dell Optiplex 755) is the computer that is missing the root directory and has winndows xp with sp 3 on it. The computer I am communicating with you here is a windows 7 Ultimate. The cd I have is for the desktop (xp) that I am not able to boot the machine with.
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    missing root directory

    It's a Dell Optiplex 755 with window xp sp 3. I tried booting using the cd but was unsuccessful.
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    missing root directory

    aren't the files on the file I downloaded to boot the xp?
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    missing root directory

    I have a window desktop with xp sp3 that cannot boot because the root directory is missing. I have a laptop with windows 7 ultimate and would like to run a bootdisk to boot my desktop. My question is how do I "make" the bootdisk on my window 7 to boot my xp? I want to use a thumb drive to...
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    Virus downloaded itself using Chrome

    This downloaded itself and zonealarm didn't catch it. It actually disabled zonealarm (grayed out treat button). Also, the search obtion was disabled. Search for a file/folder. not-a-virus:AdWare.NSIS.Yontoo.n Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version...
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    Adobe/Reader/Acrobat virus?

    # AdwCleaner v4.105 - Report created 21/12/2014 at 16:46:10 # Updated 08/12/2014 by Xplode # Database : 2014-12-16.1 [Live] # Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 (32 bits) # Username : Dell Owner - OPTI755-5B390EA # Running from : C:\Documents and Settings\Dell Owner\My...
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    Adobe/Reader/Acrobat virus?

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5 Scan saved at 4:41:25 PM, on 12/21/2014 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe...
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    Adobe/Reader/Acrobat virus?

    This is an xp computer with the service pack 3 installed. This is the checkup.txt: Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.93 Windows XP Service Pack 3 x86 Internet Explorer 8 ``````````````Antivirus/Firewall Check:`````````````` Windows Firewall Disabled...
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    Adobe/Reader/Acrobat virus?

    I am having some issues with my computers cpu usage. When I suspect my cpu usage is being used up, I hit ctrl/alt/esc to check and sure enough I get 100 % cpu usage but quickly (one second) the cpu usage drops down to normal. The other thing I noticed was that my adobe reader or acrobat is...
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    Speedbit hijacked gchrome

    I've had google chrome as my default browser but today speedbit hijacked it. I have uninstalled speedbit but still shows up when launching chrome. Yes, I have changed the settings there too. Here is the HJT: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5 Scan saved at 8:29:28 PM, on 3/3/2014...
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    reading and scrolling...

    No, that's not normal. This is the base of my question. When reading online the page does NOT fade and you are able to scroll down. This is not an Iphone, it's desktop xp computer.
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    reading and scrolling...

    no, hitting the up or down keys does nothing. Must click an area of the screen with the mouse to wake up the page, per se.
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    reading and scrolling...

    Not sure how to put this as a title but here is what's going on. While reading a page normally, I must click on the page (anywhere) in order to scroll down. This has never happened before unless you get a pop up advertisement (not the case here). Not getting pop up messages/advertisements...
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