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does not list a /F as a valid parameter there is no F switch. maybe i'm doing something wrong. I clicked None when I was brought to my account and it still didn't work. You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. this content

Best… 1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years 10 great illustration tip features from 2016 Apple Christmas Quiz 2016 - Round 2: Apple Alumni: Woz, Ive, Cook and Now I'm back online and typing this comment. Amongst the files it fixes are: Windows Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) Corrupt registry hives (\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM32\\CONFIG\\xxxxxx) Invalid BOOT.INI files A corrupt NTOSKRNL.EXE A missing NT Loader (NTLDR) The command process may apply Shame On You! http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/winxp-sp3-repair-hangs-on-saving-configuration-463377.html

i will probably do a fresh install, but i would very much like to do, at the minimum, a repair install (not in Recovery console) first. If you have 2 sticks of memory take one out. I recently lost a asus mb. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech & Work All Topics Sections: Photos

But thanks geeksquad, because if it wasn't for you guys i wouldn't be so busy fixing the problems you either couldn't or caused. 18 Oct 2010 ~ 4:02pm Moby THANKS!! I had 2 wd hd's running raid1. The only thing I can think of is some type of conflict on the PC. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - from my exp by wilson_hoe · 10 years ago In reply This gives the process some authenticity, if you're keen on being a perfectionist.

Anybody any ideas? Set the Boot Order: Your CD drive as 1st device and your hard drive as 2nd.Insert Windows XP Disc and exit the BIOS saving your changes.At the first Boot Screen, keep N R Mohanraj · 9 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse this happened to me once. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/119788/xp-repair-install-stuck-2mins-left-please-help/ I have tried several times with all I can think of (bare bones install, removing one card at a tim, etc.) to run a 'repair' install (I want to boot to

It is not my motherboard or hardware because I just installed a clean install so I could see my other drive I am trying to repair. This is true in Windows 2000. by ccu_geometro · 10 years ago In reply to Bad Memory... A boot sector is a boot sector.

it took 4 hours and still the same. Let us now begin with a step-by-step instruction for correcting these issues. I am using IDE now but when plugged into raid it cmos see the broken array. God bless you. 4 Mar 2011 ~ 6:29am Love_PC Yaro Kasear Why all the rant????

this article gives me a solid foundation for dealing with some common problems. news Clean install of Windows XP - Install Stalls in Plop, HELP! Time random BSOD in Win 7 on a new... » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. It;s because EVERYONE ELSE knows what a horrible idea it is to actually use a database for storing any configuration whatsoever, especially one as inaccessible as the registry.

Dave //combined: Okay, after due diligence, I must report that outside sources indicate that the switch F is implied with the R switch, and that /F is only applicable in a does not list a /F as a valid parameter, but it does list /P. But its install CD does not hv ntldr file which gives the repair option. http://technologyprometheus.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-repair-please-wait-after-repair.html If you're using XP Pro and you have forgotten your admin password, you could reset it.

Disconnect ALL unneeded devices such as a 2nd CD drive and your floppy drive (if you have one). Also, the center of the disk is not the fastest. 27 Jul 2010 ~ 10:02am Tushon Thrax wrote: That's not really true, I'm afraid. Several functions may not work.

After typing in '1' 'Which windows admin would you like to log into' command, I get directed to: D:\WINDOWS instead of C:\WINDOWS Is it possible to still use the solution above

This fixed up my issue immediately. And when i run : TestDisk > Advanced > Boot > Rebuild MFT i get : Quote: Fix MFT Mirror? (Y/N) dos mem corrupt, first_mcb=0253 prev 0340:0000| 4d b7 05 00 I have 2 other operating systems on their own HDD's: Vista 32 and 64 on the same computer and they work fine (for M$ at least). This last step also requires no screenshot.

If I reboot at that point the setup screen comes up at 39 minutes but just sits there. Remove the power supply plug and open the case. XP will sometimes go a long way through its installation befor it realises it can't address something Pages 1 2 >> Next… This thread is now locked and can not be http://technologyprometheus.com/windows-xp/how-to-repair-windows-xp-with-cd.html Unfortunately every command: "No matching files were found" OR "The system cannot the file or directory specified".

safe mode gets stuck after loading the driver: multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\Drivers\isapnp.sys i had installed Winxp Tiger SP3 (downloaded from the net). use chkdsk to detect any disk errors... What are the things listed on your drive? 16 Feb 2011 ~ 8:19pm Tushon PVB wrote: Got to recovery console. Thanks david46 0 Back to top #2 managed managed ☼ Y ☼ N ☼ W ☼ A ☼ Members 8,807 posts Gender:Male Location:Liverpool, England Interests:Computers, Football, Science Fiction.

I uninstalled Kaspersky and some components went with it. there is also an ntvdldr cpu error (or something like it) and a dos error, an SVCHost could not be read, and on it goes. please, though, the word is "search" not "google". 25 Mar 2011 ~ 2:49pm need_my_music I went through the all the steps, it reboots, I select the operating system, I get "We Posted 07 December 2010 - 08:37 PM Hi David, welcome to TEG You can transfer data files like photos, documents etc but usually not programs.

FWIW: A repair install won't solve any hardware problems you have and it may not solve other existing O/S or software problems. I tried restarting the computer and letting windows load and it... Y'day, Thread Tools Search this Thread 02-20-2010, 03:28 PM #1 sifar786 Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2010 Posts: 4 OS: winxp sp3 hi, i have a Intel 810e This is true in Windows 2000.

Also, all you need to do is `ATTRIB -RSH file1 file2....filen' But worse still, YOU FORGOT TO BACK UP THE BOOT.INI with `cp boot.ini boot.bak' THIS IS IMPORTANT! __NEVER__ edit system is there anything else i can do? 29 Sep 2010 ~ 6:55pm ardichoke If chkdsk is reporting irrecoverable problems you probably have a hard drive that is physically dying. Sheesh. 30 Oct 2010 ~ 3:17am Alex Long story short, the FREE SystemRescueCD always saved my ass when Windows decided to stop working for no reason. This step verifies the integrity of the hard drive containing the Windows XP installation.

I will introduce them here, and then show the results graphically in the next six steps. It is clear and easy to learn. It is very important that you do one or both of the following two things: First, every Windows XP owner must use /FASTDETECT as an OS Load Option when the rebuild We're going to do the same thing here from the WINDOWS folder to get to the basic root of C: Now that we are at C:\ we can begin the process

Re-enable these after O/S install as/if required.