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Can't Get Into Xp Recovery Console


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#1 mar5hy

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 05:10 AM

Hi all, I have a windows xp pro machine wich keeps turning off after the xp splat.

I need to get into recovery console to fixboot, mbr or one of them.

I can't get into the recovery console though, when I boot from my XP disk - it just doesn't come up?

Takes me straight through, as if installing xp


Any ideas?
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Posted 24 April 2008 - 05:34 AM

When you get to the "Welcome to Setup" screen are you clicking on R to start the recovery console?

Does you computer shut off or restart?

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