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If so, try the SFC or system file checker.Boot into safe mode and click Start > Run, then type "sfc /scannow" without the quotes. If you find a problem in the BIOS then you need to check the physical connections of the hard drive. hkey\locmach\system\contro\some control set\..... Posting a plea for help or information in the forum, will be seen more quickly by a widely experienced audience. http://cgmguide.com/windows-xp/xp-dell-won-t-boot-up.php

Report stevo› Jan** - Oct 27, 2009 at 06:44 AM I have formated my hard disk and installed a new operating system (XP) but when I start my computer it shows A solution in the forum could also be useful to other future visitors, so PLEASE, no private requests. (they won't be answered !) Terry60, Jan 18, 2012 #8 spc3rd New Member Missing operating system. You will now see a C:\Windows> prompt and you can start using the Recovery Console. http://www.dell.com/support/Article/SLN129781/EN

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For a filename enter /media/sda1/mbr.bin Here is a screenshot showing the partition table data section highlighted (and the Magic number or MBR signature 55 AA or 0xaa55 which all MBRs must These are some of the variations of the text for this error… Hard disk absent Hard disk failed Hard disk missing Hard disk not found Hard disk error The following can Click here to Register a free account now! Please keep requests for help in the forums where everyone can see them, not in Private Messages.

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  3. This also works for damaged or corrupted partition tables.
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Do not press any keys this time just wait a few seconds, and the Windows Startup Screen will be displayed. Restored the system to 20 days ago. I'm having a hard time convincing people that there is nothing illegal about it. Windows Xp Problem Starting Up Power On Self Test (POST) Performs initial hardware checks, such as determining the amount of memory present Verifies that the devices needed to start an operating system, such as a hard

We will be looking at Windows XP 32-bit using NTFS for the filesystem. Desktop Computer Unplug the power cable and hold down the power button for a few moments to drain any stored power after unplugging. The POST gets the computer ready for loading the operating system. Look in event viewer for errors.

Consult the manual for your computer for details. Windows Xp Startup Problem Black Screen See if that helps.Hopefully you can run the scan successfully. Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Video guide: My computer won't boot to Windows 10 Back to Top Step 1: Verify the computer finishes initial power-up (POST) In many http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/bootcons_fixmbr.mspx?mfr=true NOTE: Some rootkits can cause fixmbr to think it worked even though it did not.

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For more information, refer to the Dell knowledge-base article How to Use Forced ePSA to Recover from POST or Boot Failure. It goes to a windows setup screen and restarts... How To Fix Windows Xp Startup Problem Lucia St. Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk It try to start and when gets some point, show a blue screen in a second, then re-start itself again.

Please keep requests for help in the forums where everyone can see them, not in Private Messages. news Hope you backed up my documents,my pictures,my music or any shared files.you will also need to re install any third party devices or software.   Tuesday, October 21, 2008 11:39 AM Reply Feedback enthält ungültige Zeichen, nicht angenommene Sonderzeichen: <> (, ) \ Feedback senden Derzeit ist kein Zugriff auf das Feedbacksystem möglich. Proposed as answer by Johnny702 Thursday, October 22, 2009 2:53 PM Marked as answer by arnavsharmaMVP, Moderator Wednesday, July 10, 2013 10:07 AM Thursday, August 14, 2008 2:37 AM Reply | Windows Xp Won't Start

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 5:43 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote You cannot run rstrui.exe from a CD-boot. The computer will boot a CD-R (and 'ultimate boot CD') but it will not boot Windows XP Dell OEM CDs. How to look at your Partitions and MBR (even if your computer doesn't boot) If your computer sees the hard drive but still does not boot, we can take a look have a peek at these guys And note the space between the 'c' and the '/'.You may have to insert your Windows XP CD during the scan.

it says its windows installation CD sp1.. Windows Xp Won't Boot In Safe Mode Which could mean you may have to reinstall Windows XP, but there are a couple things you could try first.I would suggest you try a repair install of XP to see I should also mention that I have received help within another forum (after I first posted there), and just finshed running ComboFix under someone's direction, but the problem I reported here

Very very unhappy.Not to mention of course that there seems to be no safe way to boot of the CD and recover your OS, no just the good ol' reinstall the

It displays a list of various items with the System Clock being at the top. I apologize for bothering you . See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315341/ Tuesday, August 05, 2008 5:51 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  RyanGuy wrote: found a site that says to run "disable intelppm" from recovery counsole which Windows Xp Won't Boot Black Screen If this value is greater than 0 you may want to click on the Perform Tests tab and run the "Short Self Test" to make sure that it runs with a

Back to top #10 danno1840 danno1840 Topic Starter Members 43 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:09 PM Posted 27 May 2011 - 01:38 PM Bloopie, Well this scan at least ran. I put in my Windows xp reinstall cd and it says no file found or something like on the blue screen talking about partions. I took it to a local shop and they could not fix it. http://cgmguide.com/windows-xp/laptop-will-not-boot-into-windows-xp.php There is an option F11 when you boot the system.