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Out of Range Error

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by yodisio, Jul 26, 2006.

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  1. yodisio

    yodisio Thread Starter

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    After my computer has finished on the disk check screen which usually appears after a computer crash, the screen goes black and a blue box saying "Out of Range" comes up. A few seconds after that the computer restarts so I can't get on desktop to copy my files. I know I could just do a complete system restore but I don't want to lose everything.

    Is there anyway I can get my files back? Maybe I could transfer the hard drive to another computer and then copy them? Or will this just repeat the problem?
     
  2. cybertech

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    Hi, Welcome to TSG!!

    Did you try going into safe mode to see if it will complete the boot up?
     
  3. yodisio

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    Hi. Yeah I tried safe mode but it began listing all these system32 files and crashed after one called "mup".
     
  4. cybertech

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    Instead of doing a complete restore can you do a repair?
     
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    I'll try it. I just bought some floppy disks on amazon to put the repair thing on so it'll take a few days.
     
  7. Rich-M

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    Please read what Ozrom1e posted as floppies have nothing to do with a repair on XP.
     
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  9. yodisio

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    I didn't get an XP CD but I downloaded a thing called "WindowsXP-KB310994-SP2-Home-BootDisk-ENU.exe" which should do the same job if I copy it to a floppy right?

    As for taking out the hard drive and putting it in another pc, I could give it a go but I've not done it before and it would be a last resort.
     
  10. Rich-M

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    You need a copy of XP to install it or repair it.
     
  11. Bob Cerelli

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    I would make backing up your files a first resort before doing any kind of install or repair if they are important.
     
  12. yodisio

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    Ok, anyone have an easy to follow guide with pictures on how to add a hard drive?
     
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