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So I decided to reinstall windows. Bill __________________ AIDA64 | Power supply info | Memtest86+ | Everest 10-24-2010, 03:36 AM #4 skgarg Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2010 Posts: 9 OS: Win XP At this stage, having experienced two lots of irreparable disk corruption within a fortnight, one on the MacOs partition and the other in Boot Camp, I am not persuaded that this cmd then in the DOS box, enter: chkntfs /c drive: For example, to check your C drive: chkntfs /c c: - this will set the registry and tell Windows to check his comment is here

Once the format operation is complete, close the Format dialog box to return to My Computer, double-click the drive C icon to access the root directory, and copy the following three Currently on 37 minutes Hope it works! Getting deseperate, any ideas? joe Says: November 6, 2006 at 9:59 pm thank you so much! check this link right here now

I think it was due to ATI driver issue. Press [Enter] to launch the Windows XP Setup procedure. When you see the message Please select the operating system to start or hear the single beep, press [F8] to display the Windows Advanced Options menu. Dirk Says: November 24, 2006 at 5:52 pm Really appreciate this blog, I thought it would give the solution but I am still struggling.

At start i press Esc to enter a window but cudnt find voltage value there. Once into Safe Mode: Start/Run . . . Thread Tools Search this Thread 10-22-2010, 11:43 PM #1 skgarg Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2010 Posts: 9 OS: Win XP Hello I am having a big problem. Oasis Says: October 14, 2006 at 1:57 pm Using this method now..

Mick J Says: January 8, 2007 at 6:02 pm Can I delete usbports.inf?????????????? Trust me. I'm trying to setup WMC on a old pc and use it as a media center, but I will be watching no media anytime soon it seems. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Choose to "Format the partition using the NTFS file system (Quick)" in the next screen that appears. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. 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, partition, Now the reason removing things worked was that my second HARD DRIVE was gone and the cause of all my problems, and >>>>> WHY MY OPERATING SYSTEM DID NOT START in

I do not know of any new hard drives that are crap. http://www.theeldergeek.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=19571 Your hard drive will now be factory fresh and you can start over.Seriously - upgrade your firewall / antivirus (ie: pay for Norton Internet Security or something. I re-install every 6 months just for the practice.Since you did a FAT install of Windows, you opened you OSX side to problems. Then boot from your WinXP CD, and press "R" for repair.

anywayz ur GR8!!! http://enterprisesoftwaresummit.com/installing-xp/installing-xp-on-md-96630.html I have struggled with this issue for 3 weeks on a new PC build for a friend. I went back and re formated the drive to NTFS. You will be prompted for Computer Name and Administrator password.

l go into your PC's setup screen and set it to boot from the CD (set it to look for a boot CD "before" it looks to the floppy or hard drive). i have a dell inspiron 7000 frady Says: February 11, 2007 at 1:21 am hi nitin, i am a dell tech and as i performed the steps you mentioned to go Answer YES continue on both theese messages. -Next is ordinary setup routine. "Installing windows" continuing and finishes. weblink Do a 7-pass erase of the whole hard drive (takes an hour or more) and then re-install OS X.

a very messy situation.. I had been working on a pc, hoping not to format, for 5 hours when i finally came across this solution. litewavve Says: March 12, 2007 at 11:58 pm I got stuck at 34 minutes too.

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I gig ddr ram and WIN xp Gigabyte Motherboard purchased in Jan 04, so recent. This will make the prompt C:\Windows> Then go to the inf folder C:\Windows>cd inf which will make the prompt C:\Windows\inf> and finally delete the respective inf.. If you have another system you could burn a CD on, try this: http://www.memtest86.com/Message was edited by: xnav Feb 21, 2008 2:37 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post Paul Says: October 7, 2006 at 6:33 pm Wonderfull! 2 identical machines, one everything OK, the other one get this erro!

atimpab.inf. As for the rest, I know, its pretty frustrating when you dont get solutions easily. Feb 21, 2008 9:46 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by pr100, pr100 Feb 21, 2008 12:41 PM in response to xnav Level 2 (474 points) iLife Feb http://enterprisesoftwaresummit.com/installing-xp/installing-xp-pro-over-xp-home.html With regards to all the other issues I am really sorry that I have no idea on how to cope with them.

New install of XP pro cant see NTFS partition but old install of XP pro can... 2. I would assume that the disk damage was caused by the instant shutdown because it was fine an hour earlier.Finaly is there a utility which can try to repair this partition please tell me the problem?? Fifteen years of Os 7, 8 and 9 plus a bit of 10 without a single problem of this nature -- and now two meltdowns within a fortnight on a machine

Once this occurs, the partition boot sector takes over and begins loading Windows. copy in your backed up Hives - quite often a corrupt registry is the culprit - you should periodically backup your registry (it is composed of 5 hives, or files - The last few lines in my setupapi.log included mshdc.inf I deleted this file as per instructions and tired to continue the setup. Christina Says: December 22, 2006 at 1:36 am Mine hangs at 33 minutes - apparently that is past hardware detection.

I never saw a command line prompt to enable me to invoke Chkdsk. If the error occurs while Windows XP is booting, the operating system will become stuck in a reboot cycle--rebooting over and over instead of starting up normally. New harddrive, expect same mshdc.inf line, but this time around it is machine.inf, which I left. XP Pro Setup: STOP: errors 2 post • Page:1 of 1 All times are UTC Board index Spam Report

Hit Next to continue and enter your name and organization details. Andy Andy Says: December 13, 2006 at 2:33 pm with dreams of using my machine again I watched the progress bar go forawrd further than before in the 34 minute zone, Life is too short to reinstall Windows again - the whole process took about 4 hours (with a "quick" FAT format).Thanks for all help.Simon Feb 22, 2008 6:42 PM Helpful (0) Thank you and more.

Hit the Details button and change your settings according to your country and preferences. Peter Says: November 9, 2006 at 11:39 pm Magnificent, many thanks. Reboot - OK then add the cards and memory back in, one at a time, until you find the culprit. no luck yet?  remove all cards except for the video card, and remove all extra memory except the one in the first memory bank.  Reboot - OK then add the cards