C: is nearly always the HDD. Change the drive letter if needed. No, create an account now. This is why Linux and OS X are starting to kill Windows on the desktop, because both of them more or less do it CORRECTLY. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-recovery-console-bootcfg-rebuild-error.html
Help please! 16 Feb 2011 ~ 12:11am PVB Got to recovery console. i will probably do a fresh install, but i would very much like to do, at the minimum, a repair install (not in Recovery console) first. For the "Enter Load Identifier" portion of this command, you should enter the name of the operating system you have installed. Free at last, free at last - and THANK YOU! :-) 5 Nov 2010 ~ 12:45pm Tushon Thrax wrote: I'm bringin' the Yankee pain. This Site
Keep it simple stupid. 11-20-2010, 06:34 PM #11 maynard59 Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2010 Posts: 51 OS: xp Finally got back to it! Give that a try next. You found the friendliest gaming & tech geeks around.
CHKDSK /? Configuring your computer to boot from CD is outside of the scope of this document, but if you are having trouble, consult Google for assistance. If the disk configuration changes during this session, in order to get an updated scan, you must first reboot the machine and then rescan the disks. This is what we need.
When was the last time you defragged the drive? Bootcfg Failed As for the case of the mssing installation CD, then I'll have to refer people to the link to download the XP Recovery Console ISO. If we have to resort to using that option you will still have to download an ISO file and burn it to disk to use it. If you believe your PC has affected one of these symptoms due to spyware or viruses, today's fastest-growing PC nuisance, here is our recommended list of software that can help keep
The instructions in that post give step by step instructions on how to do that. I got maybe a 5% speed increase? If you install the Standard PC hal.dll, you may need to also install the single processor versions of ntoskrnl.exe and ntkrnlpa.exe or the system might not boot. Do NOT change hal.dll Some OEM CDs have those files uncompressed.
This step verifies the integrity of the hard drive containing the Windows XP installation. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/272918-45-bootcfg-rebuild-find-windows-installations Type the following: Map Find the line Device\CdRom0 and note the drive letter X:. Bootcfg Rebuild Failed To Successfully Scan at the bottom is displayed the following in sequence: Press F6 if you need to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver Press F2 to run Automated System Recovery (ASR)... Boot.ini Windows Xp Then if you get c:> try sfc again Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied7 years ago.
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 his comment is here You're particularly savvy and try issuing the FIXBOOT and FIXMBR commands in the Windows recovery console, but after each reboot, you're merely greeted with the same obnoxious and terrifying blue screen I've chosen safe mode and several lines of "multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(0)...." come up and then it reboots to same message. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.
Do... I read somewhere that fixmbr may do more damage than good...is this so? Do NOT change hal.dll Example for an ACPI Multiprocessor PC: [b]Copy C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386\Halmacpi.dll C:\Windows\System32\hal.dll If you get an error The system cannot find the file or directory specified. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/config-list-failed-xp-fix.html i used chkdsk and chkdsk /r but i still can't get into windows.
I LOVE You!!!!!! 5 Nov 2010 ~ 10:27am Tushon Very Contrary wrote: I LOVE You! Simply google for "Offline NT Password & Registry Editor" 26 Jul 2010 ~ 11:08am Thrax Mr TRiot wrote: I don't see the point in running multi OS's on one system unless Dont lose your time with that ****.
I've run chdsk /r two times and both times it says it fixed one or more errors, but I still cannot complete bootcfg /rebuild. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314058 Now before you attempt to copy the files which you will be doing 1 at a time using the copy command. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. this article gives me a solid foundation for dealing with some common problems.
Clicked on something that was supposed to regain some space... And, after that, type in 'fixboot', without the quotes..It should take you back to your boot options on the install. Thanks much and Happy Holidays to all. 4 Jan 2011 ~ 12:26am Jimmyscott Worked great but I also had a second windows boot option come up. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/config-list-failed-windows-xp.html D is the install disk?
You just can't do that with Windows. Typed in CD \ hit enter Typed in Ren Boot.ini Boot.old, got a line that said the file can't be found, I skipped step 3. I cannot start in safe mode or last known good configuration. doesn't appear to recognize that CD.
I'm never sure where a space should be or not. Register now! An alternative would be to edit the boot.ini file to properly point to the Windows installation. Even still that's just lazy on the part of the company for not wanting to dish out more $$ for a workstation I ran Vista/Ubuntu on my comp for awhile and
CD's play but when I put a DVD in 10/31/2016 10/31/2016 B. Note: The commands for seeing the files and folders on any drive are the cd cddir and the dir commands. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! It;s because EVERYONE ELSE knows what a horrible idea it is to actually use a database for storing any configuration whatsoever, especially one as inaccessible as the registry.
Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. I bit the bullet and decided to do a rtepair install, but you guessed it, repair is not an option. That might fix the master boot record and allow you to boot. I've just added a link to the Recovery Console tutorial near the top of the first post. - John Microsoft MVP - Windows Experience ( http://www.carrona.org/ ) **If you need a
I LOVE You!!!!!! 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 Not too mention that you will learn alot by doing this as well which is always one of my goals. For multi-processor systems, these two files get renamed: ntkrnlmp.exe -> ntoskrnl.exe ntkrpamp.exe -> ntkrnlpa.exe I haven't tested all combinations of these files to see which will work.
Thanks!!! 6 Dec 2010 ~ 6:19pm Sabrina The problem for me is when I type "CD", it doesn't show C:\> next. shinybeast, Oct 17, 2008 #4 BERRY2006 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 16, 2008 Messages: 7 hey juju68 - I did DISKPART and this is what it says: 74882 MB Disk 0 at There is no try.