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#1 dteneyck

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 08:54 AM

In cleaning up my computer, I believe I may have deleted too much. It won't start up now saying that it could be due to software that was recently installed. I think it was due to too much cleaning. The missing data is still in the trash can file. Is there a way to restore it without XP running?

I know that I can restore the computer, but I would lose everything I have in it now and would have to rebuild everything. I's rather take the easy way out.

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 01:17 PM

Can you get into safe mode??
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#3 dteneyck

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Posted 23 August 2009 - 12:23 PM

No, it will not let me get into safe mode.

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Posted 23 August 2009 - 12:55 PM

What tool did you use to clean up. How did you do your clean up?

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 07:35 AM

I used the "Delete" key. The deleted items are still in the recycle bin.

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 08:14 AM

What items did you delete?

Was it anything from the C:/Windows Directory, or the registry?
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Posted 01 September 2009 - 10:13 PM

Still in recycle bin; thats good. Don't remove them with any program or other wise. If you still can start your computer. They can be brought back if needed in most cases. At this point you must be very care full what you do. Wait for other members to get back to you that are a lot smarter than me to help you. This is no time to get in a hurry to make a door stop. Just a thought hamluis and or garmanma will be good choices to read. They have both helped me a lot.

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 06:28 AM

That's what I was hoping. As long as the data is still there, I figured it should be recoverable. I just don't know how to do it.

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Posted 05 September 2009 - 07:08 PM

Don't give up, hang in there. Can you boot your computer if not there are people here that can help you. Some times it's not going to happen.

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Posted 05 September 2009 - 07:21 PM

At what point does Windows quit loading?

Any error messages?




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