please help thanks 16 Dec 2010 ~ 1:10pm Tushon ben wrote: use chkdsk to detect any disk errors... KB 833330u Blaster removal What You Should Know About the Sasser Worm and Its Variants Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011 Reapply updates or service packs applied since initial Windows XP installation. that will not be affected by the repair install. Free at last, free at last - and THANK YOU! :-) 5 Nov 2010 ~ 12:45pm Tushon Thrax wrote: I'm bringin' the Yankee pain. http://thatswp.com/windows-xp/repair-windows-xp-with-cd.html
Your HDD might be toast and not detectable, but perhaps someone else could chime in if I am incorrect. The variable service_or_driver is the name of the service or driver that you want to disable. For more information see Alex Nichol's article on XP activation. CHKDSK /R /P does run. 24 Jul 2010 ~ 12:05am Gyro Gearloose -=WARNING!=- You need to proofread your text, before publishing it. * C: CD .. * C: ATTRIB -H C:\\boot.ini
The RC (Recovery Console) will look for existing Windows XP installs to repair. Please check out the warning links before attempting the Repair Install. If you have multiple Windows installations, it will list each one, and you would enter the number associated with the installation you would like to work on and press enter. By default, you cannot use wildcard characters.
The option /f:filespec is required if the source contains more than one file. Now that we've modified the attributes for the BOOT.INI file, it's up for deletion. If you have just one Windows installation, type 1 and press enter. Windows Xp Recovery Console Without Cd Charlie Russel MS-MVP Charlie Russel submitted this valuable information that if you have Symantec GO Back installed, you will not get an option to repair install until you disable it.(you will
I will introduce them here, and then show the results graphically in the next six steps. Always the same errors. I bit the bullet and decided to do a rtepair install, but you guessed it, repair is not an option. To start the Recovery Console directly from the Windows XP CD you would do the following: Insert the Windows XP cd in your computer.
Very important!! http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles-tutorials/windows-xp/wxprcons.html Deleting the Recovery Console Warning: To remove the Recovery Console you need to modify the Boot.ini file. How To Repair Windows Xp With Cd When the Windows Recovery Console asks you if you are "Sure you want to write a new bootsector to the partition C: ?" just hit "Y," then enter to confirm your Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console Command Prompt Modifying this file incorrectly can prevent your computer from starting properly.
That's not really true, I'm afraid. http://thatswp.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-startup-repair-command.html But you're not doing that. You can retrieve important files. When you're done using the command prompt, close its window. How To Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console
Please only attempt this step if you feel comfortable doing this. I am now determined to get this operating system going again, even if just for the experience (rather than the recovery of the data, because it is all accessible from Vista You have really saved me many hours of work, frustration, potential data loss and shelling out your hard-earned greenbacks. 24 Mar 2011 ~ 7:25pm sea of fecundity thankyou i have been have a peek here Much better than saving all data first and then formatting and reinstalling Windows. 20 Oct 2010 ~ 9:24pm drivingmecrazy rebooting with system restore CD, just goes back to same error message
C:\ATTRIB -H C:\\boot.ini C:\ATTRIB -S C:\\boot.ini C:\ATTRIB -R C:\\boot.ini C:\del boot.ini C:\BOOTCFG /Rebuild C:\CHKDSK /R /F C:\FIXBOOT To "Go up a directory" in computing is to revert back to the directory Windows Xp Recovery Console Download When you use this command to disable a service, the command displays the service's original startup type before it changes the type to SERVICE_DISABLED. Reapply updates or service packs applied since initial Windows XP installation.
The /r switch locates bad sectors and recovers readable information. Operates only within the system directories of the current Windows installation, removable media, the root directory of any hard disk partition, or the local installation sources. Omit this variable when the target is the startup device. Which Windows Installation Would You Like To Log Onto Users who read this also read: How to create a Windows System Repair Disc Windows comes with a built-in repair environment called the Recovery Environment.
To install the Recovery Console on your hard drive, follow these steps: Insert the Windows XP CD into your CD-ROM drive. To remove the Recovery Console from your hard drive follow these steps: Double-click on My Computer and then double-click on the drive you installed the Recovery Console (usually the C: drive). It would also be a good idea to run the Files And Settings Transfer wizard F.A.S.T located on the XP CD. http://thatswp.com/windows-xp/booting-problem-in-windows-xp-how-to-repair.html 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! Remove the prompting of a password When the Recovery Console starts it will ask for your Administrator password before continuing. See screenshot Image KB Q312369 Check the link below for an option for recovering from a non-boot event. You must press F8 before Windows starts.
The Recovery Console is now loading but needs to know which Windows installation to access. Map Displays currently active device mappings. The following is a list of the available commands that you can use in the Recovery Console. By default, you cannot use wildcard characters.
You usually have no need to change these options. Choose your username. Otherwise type in the password and then press enter.