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Reboot emergency

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kitty2112, Sep 7, 2004.

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  1. kitty2112

    kitty2112 Thread Starter

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    Hi there. I’m hoping someone here can help me.

    I work from my home and I think I may have accidentally removed a program that allows me to log onto my network. I can't even get to my start menu so the regular route for a system restore isn't gonna work *sob*.

    I’m trying to figure out a way to reboot my computer (windows 2000) to a date where I know everything worked ok (like 09/05/04).

    I know at one point in time I had done this with my home PC.

    If memory serves me correctly I hit one of the F keys during boot up and it took me to a screen where I could enter in a date to restart the computer by. I can’t seem to figure out how I got there though. Does anyone know what to do? :confused:

    Thanks a bunch!!!!

    kitty
     
  2. dai

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    press f8 when booting and choose
    last known good configuration
     
  3. kitty2112

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    Ok - I tried that and it doesn't seem to help. I suppose it's because the actually configuration is still ok. Is there anyway to enter in a date?
     
  4. teqmod

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    I know that XP has a system restore feature but this was not available for 2000. Unfortunately unless you have a back-up of the machine with the configuration you want I think it is gone.
     
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