I had a sever with a USB drive for backup that wouldn't boot when the external was connected. If it stays on then I would suggest following the rest of the instructions to backup your data to make sure it is safe.Get Puppy Linux from my signature below...Get puppy-2.16-seamonkey-fulldrivers.iso Unfortunately, I cant reboot from the CD today b/c I do not have it on me. If the UBCD doesn't have that function, or I can't get that to work for some reason then I will try the suggestions johneverd posted. his comment is here
on power up sytem goes through the windows xp splash screen (with progress bar) and then instead of login prompt it goes just into the blue screen with moveable mouse pointer You will be presented with a C:\Windows> prompt. (Please advise if you are not seeing a C:\WINDOWS> prompt.) At the C:\Windows> prompt, type chkdsk /r and press
When you do a repair install it wipes them out. plodr, Jan 25, 2010 #8 necro61 Specialist Hey there, Dont know about dells but with Packard Bell I worked on mid last year I had to tell the bios to enable Copy them down and search the internet for the codes using another PC to find the resolution. Johneverd Senior Member - 4K posted: Dec. 19, 2008 @ 1:13a bobqqq said: i have seen this....
jimmywalt Senior Member - 6K posted: Dec. 16, 2008 @ 9:14a Thanks everyone.Yes, as Minidrag pointed out early in the thread it's not the BSOD. My error.Last night before I gave up for the night I did boot with the Ultimate Boot CD. More help will be along soon. If I hit enter again I get the sameC:Windows>So what's the deal?
At the next screen, if it detects that Windows is already installed it will ask if you want to do a Repair Install. If laptop wat brand are u using..Mine are FUJITSU laptop and i still can't get it work. Just boot from the CD, format it, and install a clean Windows. this contact form Member Feedback on this Post Loading...
If you've never done this before, Go to Start / All Programs / Accessories / System Tools / System Restore check the box to Restore my computer to an earlier time It's in a hidden folder, buried pretty deep - \Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\Outlook.pst minidrag Senior Member - 5K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 5:55p jimmywalt said: Nope... "problem drive" didn't I'd backup the data then try a Repair Install. Copy them down and search the internet for the codes using another PC to find the resolution.While I would normally agree with this, I think you missed this part of the
Hopefully "safe mode" will get me in, if so I will then shut down via the Start -> Shutdown and then see if it boots properly the next time.If the "safe this content If BSOD happens then it is a hardware issue. That'll save you the expense if it wasn't the solution. Win XP ALL How-tos Win 10 Win 8 Win 7 Win XP Win Vista Win 95/98 Win NT Win Me Win 2000 Win 2012 Win 2008 Win 2003 Win 3.1 E-Home
Register now! It is booting just fine, just not making it to the desktop.Tanner - It is not getting a BSOD. The problem with restoring is that he will lose everything and I posted that this was really a the last thing he may wish to do until He gets the drive weblink The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.--George Bernard Shaw Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 4 user(s) are reading
I think I have their attention - FINALLY!!!! But I think it pulls those files from the restore points, which don't exist any more in your case.PST files do not include any account information. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP!
Download the following program and run it. Blue/Black screen with mouse pointer which I can move around... I followed AustrAlien's instructions and i'm back up and running, if a little erratically. They have turned it on and off a couple times to see if it's just a fluke, but the same thing happens each time.
Since you can't start your machine, no matter what, this means, you can't save your files, make repairs or anything else. if i boot in the safe mode iget ablue screen with windows xp logo and a cursor. If all that is okay, here is a way to at least salvage your data before doing anything else to destroy it...... check over here I would use an XP disk and do "repair installation".
I usually recommend to people to learn how to create images. jimmywalt Senior Member - 6K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 5:19p Pulled hard drive and put in IDENTICAL Dell system as "slave" booted up and I looked at what files or Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. FatWallet is not responsible for the content, accuracy, completeness or validity of any information contained in any attached file.
minidrag Senior Member - 5K posted: Dec. 15, 2008 @ 2:57p Yeah, that's a USB chipset compatibility issue. Btw.. Just a freaking blue screen.Guess I'll boot again and hit enter to boot from CD to see if that does anything (since it copied all the files, I guess). Grab a screwdriver, and take out your hard drive, then connect it to another computer.