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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by iTzTeddy, Jul 15, 2007.

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  1. iTzTeddy

    iTzTeddy Thread Starter

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    I was just disk cleaning my comp and it took too long and i was playing around so i exed out my limewire, and so my comp froze a little, but i can move my mouse, so i held on to my power button to shut it off, and then i try to turn it on, it went to the party where it saids start windows normally, safe mode, safe prompt connection something like that and then i switch keyboards cuz the logitech keyboard i use couldn't choose any options, so i scroll down to every option like start windows normally, safe mode, etc. and everytime i did that it takes me back and restarts it and keeps on restarting and restarting, it would bring me to the start windows normally screen thing and if i don't choose an option it restarts, if i choose an option it restarts, can someone help me so i can just go back to my desktop and computer and fix it thanks you guys so much, i was so scared to even hold on to the power button again to shut it off, i went in the back and just pull the plug and put it back in so its off right now, and im on my bro's computer trying to explain this to you guys, sorry for so long. thak you guys so much.
     
  2. devil_himself

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    Try this

    Boot into recovery console . At the prompt type :

    attrib -r -s -h c:\boot.ini
    del c:\boot.ini
    bootcfg /rebuild
    -at the first prompt press "y" enter
    -at the second prompt type what you want to name your windows installation (anything you want)
    -at the third prompt type /fastdetect
    fixboot
    -at the prompt press y
    fixmbr
    -at the prompt press y

    exit
     
  3. iTzTeddy

    iTzTeddy Thread Starter

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    umm im sorry im not at comp but all that u told me is that when the screen comes up where it saids like press tab for this and press del for setup options or something?
     
  4. devil_himself

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    How to Boot into recovery console
    1.Boot with your xp cd
    2.Let it complete loading files
    3.Then press R to get into the recovery console
     
  5. iTzTeddy

    iTzTeddy Thread Starter

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    haha sorry man yea that sounds good and after it loads up the file and i press R do i enter the commands u told me above?


    P.S does this reformat my whole and and delete everything? =[
     
  6. iTzTeddy

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    umm at the beginning when it asks you what installation would you like to log on or something(to cancel, press enter) What do i type"?
     
  7. devil_himself

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    No it will not reformat or delete anything..... :)
     
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