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Your feedback has been sent. Please advise if you are not seeing a C:\WINDOWS> prompt. In a moment, you'll see the License Agreement page and will need to press [F8] to acknowledge that you agree. by ddbpack / April 8, 2005 12:40 PM PDT In reply to: InCD caused the problem i have prob with pc running xp pro/ for some reason it when i shut http://electrictricycle.net/windows-xp/cannot-boot-win-xp-safe-mode.html

If you suspect that Windows XP won't boot because Boot.ini has been corrupted, you can use the special Recovery Console version of the Bootcfg tool to fix it. Microsoft 10 things you can do when Windows XP won't boot If your computer powers up okay, but the Windows XP operating system won't boot properly, you have some troubleshooting ahead Email Id removed for security Report AMAN SINGH IS KING007› moonriaz - Oct 14, 2009 03:31AM hi there moonriaz my name is aman and for the last week I've also been The 3 statements all refer to different and separate procedures.Please clarify.oh im sorry.

Windows Xp Won't Boot Up

I tried this, and nothing happens at all. If the master boot record is corrupt, the partition boot sector can't do its job and Windows won't boot. After the .... Whatever knocks your socks off I suppose...

by Papa Echo / April 6, 2005 12:16 AM PDT In reply to: That's what I am saying Which version of InCD is giving the problem ? Once the system begins booting from the CD, simply follow the prompts that will allow the loading of the basic files needed to run Setup. SO I tried to login today and my pc locked up. Windows Xp Startup Problem To use the Fixmbr tool, from the Recovery Console command prompt, type Fixmbr [device_name] Where [device_name] is the device pathname of the drive to which you want to write a new

This takes about 1.5 hr to finish but is a worth-it safety step. Problem solve.. I can't get to a command prompt to type in some of the things I've seen I need to try from various searches. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cannot-boot-into-safe-mode.574475/ When it finds the previous installation, you'll see a second Windows XP Setup screen, as shown in Figure C.

Record the error message details (contained in the areas outlined in red, in the above example image), and post in your reply. Start Windows Normally Problem Xp There will be directions on the bottom or side of the screen on how to alter the settings, and you'll simply set your optical drive ahead of the HDD. The Last Known Good Configuration feature replaces the contents of the CurrentControlSet registry key with a backup copy that was last used to successfully start up the operating system. If I try any of the others I get a full screen of this: multi(6)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\windows32\drivers.....

Windows Xp Won't Start In Safe Mode

Take a look inside your case. Click here to join today! Windows Xp Won't Boot Up To use System Restore, first restart the computer by pressing [Ctrl][Alt][Delete]. Windows Xp Not Booting In Safe Mode None of these work.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://electrictricycle.net/windows-xp/cannot-boot-into-xp-safe-mode.html I think a virus may have hobbled my safe mode. When Windows XP begins to boot up and you see the message Please select the operating system to start or hear the single beep, press [F8] to display the Windows Advanced When you have done was was needed. Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode

If you used the method that I provided, then the CD should be bootable. but go to allbootdisks.com and download the xp boot disk if you already don't have it. I found that Nero's InCD was causing the problem. http://electrictricycle.net/windows-xp/cannot-boot-into-safe-mode-on-xp.html You'll probably see the message flash in front of you briefly when you first turn your PC on that tells you the exact key.

All Rights Reserved. Windows Xp Won't Boot Black Screen Keep in mind that after you perform an in-place upgrade or repair installation, you must reinstall all updates to Windows. When I set the boot.ini in msconfig to Safeboot, I got into a deadly loop, it would go to the screen where I would click on safeboot and it would just

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - InCD was the problem by mareich / July 8, 2005 2:43 AM PDT In reply to: InCD caused the problem Thanks very much

I loaded the installation cd into the drive but it's not taking met to the screens that it would usually if you booted from the cd. hkey\locmach\system\contro\some control set\..... Apr 11, 2008 #8 mc1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17 Ok tried this again and got to the point when I'm supposed to click Repair but instead there's a step Windows Xp Not Booting Keeps Restarting So where am I know?

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Locking thread. Apr 11, 2008 #3 mc1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17 I understand that, but it's not doing so. To create a Windows startup disk, insert a floppy disk into the drive of a similarly configured, working Windows XP system, launch My Computer, right-click the floppy disk icon, and select weblink If you have not done this correctly, then the CD will not be bootable.

SpybotS&D, Spyware Doctor, SpywareBlaster, AVGFree, Kerio, Peer Guardian, RegscrubXP and Adaware are among the better ones. Subscribe to our newsletter Subscribe Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP From there you can press R. Again, need verify this with the current UBCD4Win disc as has been a long time since i last used it) Apr 11, 2008 #16 Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,262

by R. I turned on the computer after installing the hardware and then my computer made strange noises so I shut it down. I'm sorry if I seem feeble, I've just enough knowledge to understand most of what you want me to do, but in many cases I'm unsure what to do to achieve I have very few programs that MUST be open to untrusted zones- my Browser, Email, the freeware security programs, and a file sharer.

When you do so, Setup will examine the disk drives in the system. I typed R for repair and it sent me to a the recovery screen but ONLY gave me an option to type exit and restart, at which point I loaded to This feature will allow you to undo any changes that caused problems in the CurrentControlSet registry key, which defines hardware and driver settings. Bart PE for those who don't know can be a real life saver...

Probably there is, but I not very familiar with the forum, yet. All rights reserved. This worked like charm and kept all my documents intact. AustrAlienGoogle is my friend.

Here's a look at the likely culprits and what you can do to fix the problem. So if there's a problem rooted in the Boot.ini file, it can render Windows XP incapable of booting correctly. Alot of things you might suggest I might not fully understand so please be plain and specific and give me step by step directions. Newbie, so to speak Edited by Computer Security, 25 May 2012 - 12:44 AM.

Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile THX Apr 11, 2008 #5 Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,262 +92 If you haven't figured it out yet, you've likely got to hit either F1, F2 or Delete to If there is no password, (and this is most likely), simply press .You will be presented with a C:\Windows> prompt. Note: This procedure only works if the system has not successfully booted since any changes were made.