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Post in forum if you like. I have accessed the Boot Device Menu by pressing the F12 key on startup. Windows XP Service Pack 1 Service Pack 2 An option I highly recommend; is creating a Slipstreamed XP CD with SP1, SP2, etc. . I run it.. http://tenten10.com/windows-xp/help-needed-windows-xp-unable-to-load-profile-reformat-comp.php

Fix Error loading operating system in Windows XP You can fix this error without a Windows XP installation disc as you don't need to boot into its Recovery Console. Thank you for signing up. To display this menu, you need to power off your computer and then restart it. Oct 20, 2003 #1 Rick TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 4,573 +65 CDROM NOT BOOTABLE: If the XP/2000 CD does not boot... http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

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The NeoSmart Support Forums, member-to-member technical support and troubleshooting. Last Known Good Configuration The Last Known Good Configuration option on the Windows Advanced Options Menu starts your computer using the configuration it stored at the last successful closedown. Press D to delete this partition.

Warning: This will remove all of the information on the drive that Windows XP is currently on (your C: drive). This will become the size of the C drive, the main drive on your PC that Windows XP will install to.

Nice work Rick, well done. Help! Right click the connection you use, Properties and there is a check box on the Advanced page. Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk The "Error loading operating system" error is more likely to appear if your partitions were also changed by another system before installing XP, e.g.

The CDROM should be setup before the Hard Drive. Windows Xp Recovery Console An external USB Optical Drive was used to run a Windows XP Bootable Installation Disk. by Curious_Seeker / September 14, 2015 12:59 PM PDT In reply to: The issue is simple. Fix #3: Update the BIOS If none of the above fixes works for you, you can try and update your computer's BIOS.

Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software User Guides & Reviews Today's Posts How to repair Windows XP/2000 if you are unable to boot intoWindows ByRick Oct 20, 2003 Post New Reply Windows Xp Repair Tool Keep in mind that after you perform an in-place upgrade or repair installation, you must reinstall all updates to Windows. Here's a look at the likely culprits and what you can do to fix the problem. Compaq users will usually have to press F10.

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I also tried making the boot from usb the primary boot device. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-unable-to-re-install-windows-xp-632361.html Control Panel - Network Connections. Repair Windows Xp Boot Go to Fix #1 above for the available keys to access it. Windows Xp Repair What additional details do you need?This is another computer I am using from the my home.

Chris Quirke http://cquirke.mvps.org/reinst.htm Additional tips to perform before initiating the Repair Install.You should complete the basic requirements of backing up all files and folders that cannot be restored from other media. news The one I am using is an Image on a DVD -RW and the computer is quite old also and wont read the disc. Blaster worm warning: Do not immediately activate over the internet when asked, enable the XP firewall before connecting to the internet. All applications installed that place keys in the registry will need to be re-installed and will require the original install media. Windows Xp Won't Boot From Cd

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - my only other suggestion is to test harddrive by renegade600 / September 14, 2015 12:53 PM PDT In reply to: BIOS clock is So have them ready. I then selected the 'Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive' and pressed the enter key. have a peek at these guys you will have to find a copy of xp to reinstall.

I accessed the setup utility by pressing the F2 key. Windows Xp Repair Disk you can access your router by typing 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 in your browsers address bar Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - if you are on another computer by renegade600 Please submit your fixes.

any ideas that might save my data or am i screwed and will have to format.

it repaired windows (to my knowledge) since it said it was finished and put on a count down to restart. If you get a warning message: "Setup cannot continue because the version of Windows on your computer is newer than the version on the CD." You get this message when you IBM typically uses F1 or F2. Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode So, now I am trying to install another os on it.

Check your system documentation for how to access the BIOS and change the boot order. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows XP Won't Boot And Unable To Load Recovery Console. Setup will copy all the necessary files to the hard drive and then reboot the system. check my blog Download Easy Recovery Essentials.

Create a slipstreamed XP CD merging the SP1 or SP2 update. 2a Autostreamer for creating a slipstreamed CD the easy way. It's available for Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. In this step, you will delete the main partition on your computer - the space on the hard drive that your current Windows XP installation has been using.

Using the arrow This backup should be located on a separate hard drive, CD, DVD, network storage, etc.

Thanks! You can find more information about disk utilities here: http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/drive-diagnostic-utilities-compendium.7602/ Memory can also cause these problems. Windows XP will now begin installing. So any XP setup CD of the right version (SPx, 32/64 bit, language, Home/Pro/Media Edition) can be used.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 17

is it the same as formatting ur pc when using the method u list out here???? At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to start the Recovery Console. If so, you may have a number of entries here. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

thanks again. Now, select the Safe Mode item from the menu and press [Enter]. All rights reserved. Dec 8, 2003 #15 alphnumeric TS Rookie Posts: 173 Originally posted by NoisySilence Install Recovery Console to boot menu It's a sticky thread too.Click to expand... [homervoice] DOH [/homervoice]:blush: Dec

Current Temperatures New quiet and cool system? The master boot record contains the partition table for the disk as well as a small program called the master boot code, which is responsible for locating the active, or bootable,