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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cris28, Oct 6, 2003.

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  1. cris28

    cris28 Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    Here's my problem.I just received a free computer from work which they discarded.It has Windows NT installed as OS.When I start the computer it goes thru initial startup and then the screen goes BLUE and the following message comes up:

    STOP: c0000135,Unable to locate DLL,DLL winsrv could not be found.
    Beginning physical memory dump,physical memory dump complete.
    contact system admin


    I'm planning on using this computer as a home system now and wonder can I just reinstall a different OS(Windows 98 or XP) or must the above problem be fixed somehow first and if so,how?

    Thanks!
     
  2. rawmeat

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    You don't need to fix the old OS unless there are some settings you need. If there is data to save, don't reformat, just install the new OS in a different folder (Windows instead of winnt). If you don't need any data, I would delete all the partitions and recreate partitions in a size tht makes sense for you. You can delete and create partitions during the setup of W2k, NT, or XP.

    Good luck!
     
  3. mobo

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    If you decide to go the way of 98 then download a bootdisk (98SE) and reboot the machine with it. The type fdisk and delete all partitions and wnen complete make a new partition using large disk suport. Then reboot the system agiin with hte 98 cdron in as well as the bootdisk and this time type format c: and click enter . when complete type setup and let windows install.
     
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