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Msconfig,Boot.INI, minimum boot alt shell issue.


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#1 Guest_ecepaintball.com_*

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Posted 02 June 2005 - 07:54 PM

I pulled a newbie error and forgot the command to get me out of this issue, so here it goes...

Explanation:
I was hit with spyware and hijacking and it was eatin up RAM, so I decided to boot into safe mode using the MSCONFIG console. Went to the BOOT.INI tab and checked the "Minimum Boot(Alt. Shell) option. <Newbieisms>

So now it boots up to Safe mode and within the Administrator profile, I get the command prompt <cmd.exe> and I dont know the command to use to reboot back into "Normal mode" not Safe mode.

Keep in mind, I CANNOT access the run prompt, explorer, the Start bar, msconfig<to uncheck it>, or any thing !!! Dooh!!

Can any one help or point in the right direction on this one??

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Posted 02 June 2005 - 08:25 PM

Just a thought - can you hit F8 while starting to get a startup list, then choose normal boot?

#3 PapaSmurf88

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Posted 02 June 2005 - 09:09 PM

in the command prompt type this

"C:\Windows\pchealth\helpctr\binaries\msconfig.exe"

This will open the msconfig window and you can change back
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Posted 03 June 2005 - 01:02 AM

Thank you, your the best, it worked




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