In the future never ever shut down a pc when it is updating, even if it looks frozen, wait it out. A dialog box displays telling you that you may need to restart your computer for the changes to take affect. If you are using Windows 8 or Windows 10, scroll down. Feel free to share it with your non-techie friends! Select Advanced Options for Restore Manager. They were virtually useless, I am glad they took them down.
I always appreciate your help. Now if you want to edit your boot. That's the indication that it is a bad update. Click the Startup tab on the System Configuration main window. This way we have our first of two copies of stuff we can't lose. Pl let me know how I can do that.
Unknown Disk There is no disk in this drive. But first I'll remove the hard drive and access it directly if possible to remove and save as much information as I can - let's hope that works!!! But when I press my machine firmly at the both sides of palm rest then it starts booting. And sorry for not telling you everything in the first post but I never know if there's hope till a little later in the story. I've managed to get the cd working at start up by changing the boot menu. Thank you Jan x Hi guys I have a problem my computer is not loading windows xp when I turn on it goes to the option safe mode, safe mode with command propmt , lastknown good setting like this screen and when I choose any option nothing happend it tying to load the computer but cann,t load the windows and restart it again and come up with same screen. I desperately need my computer especially since nearly my entire education relies on my computer.
I can't even do anything to show me the c-drive and its contents. I would prefer not to reinstall xp as there is sensitive data in my c drive. Appreciate your thoughts and resolution. I do this between programming tasks so I go as fast as I can. These are accomplished with a floppy as well.
When I press the power button, the light blinks for few seconds 3-4 seconds and then it goes off. It takes awhile to run, but might be able to fix your problem as well. I had to install a new hard drive and spent the rest of the weekend installing programs!!! When I press alt + cntrl + del the windows task manager screen appears, 13 processes, no cpu usage, nothing running. I put in my Windows xp reinstall cd and it says no file found or something like on the blue screen talking about partions. This worked like charm and kept all my documents intact. I enter it and then windows boots.
Is there a way i can format my drive completly and reinstall windows again? And, if it was an overheating cpu, you would be able to boot up when it's cold. I then reinstalled the other graphics card I bought a couple of years ago and now it comes up to a screen that ask for a boot disc. Hi Guys, I've just had some issues resolved through the excellent advice on here and was looking forward to using an error free pc. I would love to prove him wrong Thanks again. Use the Up and Down arrow keys to select an item in the list. Hi, Think I need a little more info on how to do this as i'm not getting an option to run a recovery consol, initially i need to know if i'm hitting the correct key to initialise the disc. Goes through Bios then windows start up window comes up before starting.
Pick the appropriate version then follow these steps. A list of all the startup programs displays with a check box next to each one. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this. If added device causes lockup, you know what caused it. Click Restart to restart your computer immediately. Please re-install a copy of the above file.
If you do not see the Disable automatic restart on system failure option, you need to reset your system and start tapping the F8 key on the keyboard until you do see the Disable automatic restart on system failure option. This is happening most of the times I tried. Since then whenever I try to boot up my computer and windows starts up seconds later it says windows is closing. This means the Partition is known but the type of partition is unknown. Repeat this after adding one component etc until all are added.