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Received a new screen Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \system32\ntoskrnl.exe Please re-install a copy of the above file. This would actually be the easiest and fastest option but we will try everything else first. With up to 3TB, you have plenty of room to hold the adventures ahead. Keep it simple stupid. 11-21-2010, 11:09 AM #17 maynard59 Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2010 Posts: 51 OS: xp uggggg, I'm already stuck or confused... have a peek here

The following is an example. At the Recovery Console, when I type in Diskpart, I see in the box: 152587 MB Disk 0 at Id 0 on bus on atapi [MBR] C: Partition1 [NTFS] 152578 MB 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 If you are not having problems accessing your drive, do not continue Are you sure? 11-21-2010, 02:11 PM #18 patmark TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visiting Expert Join

PS: READ THE PAGE VERY CAREFULLY!!!!!Click to expand... 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. Since the only disk you have is a Dell re-installation disk with SP2 the repair console is pretty much our only option for doing this.

  • On systems where the original XP was broken, you can use the new installation to back up files and sometimes to repair the original.It can be useful to use the program
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  • It was running smoothly until I add another HD-B also had XPpro in it as a second drive.
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  • If you have data on D: you want to keep then you would have to retrieve that first because it would be wiped out.
  • Anyway, Got to the recoevry console, started the intructions Typed in Ren hal.dll halold.dll - no error Typed in Copy ntoskrnl.exe ntoskrnl.old - The system cannot find the file specified Typed
  • unfortunately i havent backup my data for a long time and am afraid of losing my files.
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Shoot I was hoping that the disk you made from Outcastes instruction would automatically copy the files for you so it wouldn't be so darn difficult. i have dropped it off to a computer spec in my area. shinybeast, Oct 17, 2008 #13 BERRY2006 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 16, 2008 Messages: 7 ok. BERRY2006, Oct 17, 2008 #12 shinybeast Malware Specialist Joined: Sep 29, 2008 Messages: 513 OK then, you can try this.

shinybeast, Oct 17, 2008 #11 BERRY2006 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 16, 2008 Messages: 7 I have an XP disc. noting currently happening. Please re-install a copy of the above file". http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/250045-45-manually-modify-boot-flie I googled the error on my my desktop and followed instructions to boot from the XP disk.

The ones with numbers are as follows: bootstat.dat - 2048 explorer.exe - 1033728 hh.exe - 10752 notepad.exe - 69120 QTFont.qfn regedit.exe - 146432 SchedlgU.txt - 32634 setupapi.log - 508 setup_9.0.0.722_12.06.2010_23=38drv.spi - Download IsoBurner-Setup.exe http://www.ntfs.com/iso-burning.htm As for the post you read, If you will remember I suggested that we could use these linux programs as an option to fixing your computer in my I think you did, but try it following these instructions exactly. That would be helpful 11-20-2010, 12:33 PM #10 patmark TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visiting Expert Join Date: Jul 2010 Location: Port Saint Lucie Florida Posts: 1,172 OS:

You will need your 25 digit product key for this. http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/boot-ini-or-hal-dll.151911/ Click Start | Run, type cmd, Press Enter type the following: CD /D %userprofile%\Desktop expand halXXXX.dl_ hal.dll where halXXXX.dl_ is the name of the file you copied If not compressed, just Are C: and D: on the same physical disk or are they separate disk drives? That's all I can think of to tell you for right now other than I will continue to work with you as long as it takes to resolve this issue.

Modify the boot.ini file ? navigate here didn't work 0 LVL 20 Overall: Level 20 Windows XP 11 Laptops/Notebooks 1 Message Expert Comment by:MightySW ID: 233847532009-01-15 Try the scan then. 0 LVL 20 Overall: Level 20 So lets try this first. Are you aComputer / IT professional?Join Tek-Tips Forums!

Privacy Policy Support Terms of Use Login with LinkedIN Or Log In Locally Email Password Remember Me Forgot Password?Register ENGINEERING.com Eng-Tips Forums Tek-Tips Forums Search Posts Find A Forum Thread Brad is online now when i try to bootcfg /rebuild with the xp disc, i get an error Customer Question when i try to bootcfg /rebuild with the xp disc, i I read somewhere that fixmbr may do more damage than good...is this so? http://1pxcare.com/failed-to/failed-to-create-portal-successfully.html If so, how?

Later places-computer-media and here you are.... This error many be caused by a corrupt file system, which would prevent Bootcfg from successfully scanning. This is also good in a sense as you do have a copy of your files.

Do you have access to another pc? 11-19-2010, 01:58 PM #3 maynard59 Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2010 Posts: 51 OS: xp I'm typing on my laptop, problem

How to add Vista to boot.ini How to disable boost and manually set clocks on 1050Ti How Can I Edit Boot.ini in Vista? When I returned, I see have of my desktop icons missing, no words on the desktop.... in :h, and no :e.so, 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 Can't find your answer ?

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. Nordahl, in order to avoid the lost password situation in future. Watch this micro tutorial that describes how to configure prices for Magento super attributes. http://1pxcare.com/failed-to/windows-boot-manager-windows-7-failed-to-start.html Re-enter the Recovery Console and start at step 4. (If you don't reboot, any previous entries in the boot.ini file might get added again, as they are stored in memory) Type

Received some advise to try these http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000648.htm http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixthe...airbootini.htm http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330184 First one got to the scanning then returned a message of "Error! - Failed to successfully scan disks for windows installations, The add, scan, rebuild etc. Good luck Patmark __________________ Sometimes its the simplist solution that fixes the problem. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

The instructions in that post give step by step instructions on how to do that. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Yes, I have run the defrag lots of times and recent. I ran chkdsk /p, like it suggested.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. I would be happy to assist you if I am able. I have also found out that you could reinstall it later if you wanted. file and that the CHKDSK scan fixed the disk.

phijoa16-03-2009, 10:40 AMThanks Blam & Wainuitech 'Attrib -H -R -S C:\Boot.ini' didn't work because it wouldn't recognise the parameters. No, create an account now. One more thing, go to the recovery console again if you are able and type diskpart at the prompt and hit enter and post back how your system is patitioned. I hope I didn't lose you here by rambling on I'm just trying to give you as much info as I can think of to help you resolve this issue.

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