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I am afraid to assume this is fixed and can’t find any advice/solutions that go beyond the ‘chkdsk /p(r)’ and ‘fixboot commands, and am worried my problem is deeper than that I am downloading this now but is this what I need? Either use an external drive and unplug it when you are online, or use a second computer for the Internet and transfer files from it after you download them. I'm a mess! http://nuvisiongraphx.com/windows-xp/fix-windows-xp-boot-without-cd.html

Any recommendation. For a full list of parameters type chkdsk /? daniel marquez > hi thanks for your time. many thanks Espio i presume you are running windows and not linux or mac? http://html5.litten.com/xp-wont-boot-repair-series-part-1-post-and-mbr-issues/

Windows Xp Won't Boot From Cd

Also, does anyone know how to repair a laptop keyboard with a short in the shift key?Additional details:The maximum screen resolution is 1024x768There is only one RAM stick installed on the I've waited for a hour, and it does nothing. eeepc with a 900Mhz Celeron M and a intel 945m graphics Eeeek!!

Then it takes me to the Welcome Screen (be patient!) and then I followed the exact directions as above, and it worked fine. I tried to replace hdd (1) with the other hdd (2) definitely working and the bios sees it, then all connections are good. I'm sick to my stomach! Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode Thanks for your article, i managed to fix the problem.

I have absolutely no problem as I come from the 1980s shareware environment, and this way people will pay what I consider to be a nominal sum to support someone's work! Windows Xp Won't Start Loads a copy of the boot sector from the active partition into memory. Help please!! http://help.it.ox.ac.uk/helpcentre/troubleshooting/winxp/ Thank you.

Once I was able to make a working bootable disk from the SeaTools ISO (I used the ISORecorder app from alexfeinman.com), I was able to boot the laptop with the unmountable Windows Xp Won't Start In Safe Mode Nick (16) insert your drive into another machines as a slave and do a chdsk by start- run - chdsk Trent I did all these steps until the chkdsk /r e: I have had suspicions in the past about the Video Card and would have liked to upgrade it but didnt know if it was possible with a laptop. Sep 1, 2006 #3 Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837 +6 The install CD not booting would indicate some hardware issues.

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Thank you so much! http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/both-drives-will-not-boot-with-cd-for-repair-or-re-install Windows installation wont work as well. Windows Xp Won't Boot From Cd It goes to 75% and then stops. Windows Xp Startup Repair do you loose you files when creating new boot sector?

If not, choose the partition that you want to boot from and right-click it, select Manage Flags and check the box for the Boot flag. http://nuvisiongraphx.com/windows-xp/dual-boot-windows-xp-and-linux.html Still problems with the AV or firewall config still doesn't explain this: eoc said: 4, Reboot from Windows XP Reinstallation CD. Then it stops running and it says "Setup is starting Windows". Register now Not a member yet? Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk

  • So far its working well but I think Im going to replace the hard drive anyway.
  • Thanks for the write up!
  • Ubuntu fails to install and takes hours to prepare the linux generic image.
  • chirag i have ma xp instal in usb drive instead of cd …can i boot my pc from usb instead fo cd rom ????
  • Even to disable automatic reboot did not help.
  • I restarted the computer and get the test screen with F2/F10 then it goes blank with a disk read error occurred Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart, same happens.
  • I had the unmountable boot volume error and followed your instructions and am back up and working.
  • You might wanna give it a go.

To view the MBR type hexedit and press enter. Thanks Abbs Thanks for the info!!! Very Pleased man! http://nuvisiongraphx.com/windows-xp/how-to-fix-windows-xp-boot-loop-without-cd.html Hubby doesn't have to throw it through window now LOL !!!!!

Yes, I am yelling. Windows Xp Not Booting In Safe Mode Andy Tim Wow it worked, thank you so much. After the reboot, Windows will check the hard disk and try to repair the damaged area. 7.

If it is listed then make sure that it is also listed as a boot device in the Boot Order section of the BIOS (search online for a manual that is

You may need to change the 'boot order' via the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive. Desktop Computer Unplug the power cable and hold down the power button for a few moments to drain any stored power after unplugging. So I downloaded Ubuntu, the Linux operating system. Windows Xp Startup Repair Tool All is forgiven I presume.

If you can't access the internet from the laptop, then use a different computer and put them on a thumbdrive.Also, most Dell's are shipped with a driver CD that have all But now the internal CD rom drive is not working. Check the BIOS settings Start the computer and go into the BIOS settings. have a peek at these guys Post in forum if you like.

Tess I've followed these directions however, when I got to step 5: typing chkdsk /r and pressing enter in the command prompt, I seem to be running into issues. I can't even get to the DOS prompt. Soon after, my laptop crashed and it would not restart properly. Anonymous Hi I've tried this, and other things, but it doesn't work.

I tried two different CD's and even the setup floppies, which hang up on the 6th disk. Worked like a charm. What should I do? I guess I can defer the Chromebook purchase a little longer.

Also if all else fails get a hdd surface scan bootdisc like Hiren's boot or something similar and use the hdd regenerator prog or spinrite to fix possible bad sectors on ZN Worked! 🙂 thanks Sue I can't get into recovery mode. I get the same. If your having the same problem, look into either getting an external DVD drive or make an image of the disc onto a DVD +RW if you know how.

If so how? Select Command Prompt 4. http://www.facebook.com/people/Debra-Collins/100000832927703 Debra Collins Thank you! From the command prompt enter the following command: Chkdsk /R C: where "C" is your boot drive. 5.

I just hope the hard drive is not damaged from any such spike. worked absolutely perfectly. I have a working PC I built myself (thankfully DIY PC's have always served my flawlessly hardware wise) but if I could connect the laptops HD to it somehow and transfer Lin I use this fixed my computer problem.

Thanks guys, Matt. Usually around $400 for data recovery, or more if you have a drive bigger than 500Gb.