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#1 Mungle

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 09:38 AM

Okay so as we type i am writing and doing stuff in safe mode i have tried to find the error myself but i cant seem to find it i am also trying to install Service Pack 3, but whenever i go on the OS decision page and choose Windows XP Professional SP3 Setup. I just get a black page with a flashing underscore. If you all could tell me how to fix it i would be much appreciative. TY

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 12:27 PM

The black screen with flashing underscore in the upper left corner...can sometimes be fixed by running the fixmbr command from the XP Recovery Console on the XP CD.

Recovery Console - How to Enter Windows XP Recovery Console - http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproblem/ss/rconsole.htm

Normally, nothing needs to be entered as a password, just hit Enter.

Once in the RC (past the password prompt), just type fixboot on the first line and hit Enter.

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