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Let me know how it goes. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT Now, what I would do (if I didn't want mediadirect around ever again) is delete all the partitions and start over with a fresh partition, format, and re-install of XP. How can solved How can i modify windows 8 x64 to x32 solved How to overclock manually without risk How to disable boost and manually set clocks on 1050Ti solved How have a peek here

Instead, when I get to the Dell screen, my computer keeps restarting, endlessly, until I hit the power button to shut it down. I have also run C:\WINDOWS>CHKDSK /R. Total identified Windows installations: 1 [1] D:\Windows Add installation to boot list? Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

Restart the computer and see if this helps.. Are C: and D: on the same physical disk or are they separate disk drives? On Dell inspiron 3521 How to modify intel integrated graphics P state or TDP ? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

unfortunately i havent backup my data for a long time and am afraid of losing my files. Discussion in 'Windows XP Help' started by idiotprogrammer, May 11, 2008. raffy18 Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support 2 03-20-2012 03:37 AM [SOLVED] Blue screen when trying to fresh install Windows Trying to install Windows XP home on a Dell system w/ All rights reserved.

Can someone kindly help me with this? The time now is 08:19 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of I'm still left wondering if I should be shopping for a new hard drive. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

in :h, and no, anything else i can do, or i will have to just format the previous installation Best answer aford10Aug 11, 2010, 2:04 AM You can try and Drivers start to load OK, then it says "setup is starting Windows", then the screen goes black for an instant, then a blue screen. Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions. Hard drive 1 (which crashed) contained C: and D:, but these were only data partitions.

BERRY2006, Oct 17, 2008 #3 shinybeast Malware Specialist Joined: Sep 29, 2008 Messages: 513 Fixmbr has never done any harm for me or anyone else I know.'t-work.html Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links Advertisement 03-20-2012, 02:23 AM #2 spunk.funk TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: May 2010 Location: Los Angeles Posts: 35,690 OS: Windows 10 64 If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Your bootfiles (NTLDR, NTDETECT.COM and boot.ini) are probably on the C: partition and boot.ini is telling NTLDR to look for the OS on the C: partition.

Hello and welcome to PC Review. edit this post Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, what the heck? Let you know if I can get back in to xp.

Please try the request again. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. solved Should I modify 100R case for lower temps? Check This Out ekim68, Oct 16, 2008 #2 BERRY2006 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 16, 2008 Messages: 7 thank you for the reply ekim68.

Here's How to Reset It Article A 7-step Guide to Updating the Volume Boot Code Article How to Use the Attrib Command in Windows Article What To Do When Windows Freezes This is also good in a sense as you do have a copy of your files. Ferguson Nov 12, 2004 Some question about FIXBOOT,FIXMBR,bootcfg.......

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When I run the scan in the recovery console I get the error message "Failed to successfully scan disks for Windows installations. I have not been able to get the downloads updated successfully on the laptop after several attempts. Same... I will try this and let's keep our fingers crossed.

Total identified Windows installations: 0 The operation completed successfully. You can modify the boot.ini file directly from Control Panel. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor) 30 Day Free Trial Question has a verified solution. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

BERRY2006, Oct 16, 2008 #1 Sponsor ekim68 Mike Joined: Jul 8, 2003 Messages: 49,620 If you have the CD of the OS, have you tried getting into the repair console? Join Now For immediate help use Live now! boot off of XP CD and get to recovery console then type diskpart to find the drive letter of the windows partition then type copy y:\i386\ntldr z:\ (where "y" is letter I've looked at C:\WINDOWS>BOOTCFG /LIST but it says there are no boot entries available.

The boot ini when there is only a single partition on a single hard disk usually looks like this: [boot loader] timeout=30 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect John question, type Enter Y or Yes, followed by the Enter key.You should see this on screen: The operation completed successfully. Before I ran bootcfg I ran both fixboot and > fixmbr without result. I noticed btw that in C:/windows there was no boot.ini.