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#1 dln

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Posted 25 January 2010 - 06:30 PM

last week i had the the internet security 2010 virus on my computer, I got that fixed. worked great for a couple days, got up one morning to a black screen, saying invalid boot.ini drive. Had another windows installation disk on hand (not the one originally installed on drive) and thought I could copy the boot.ini file from that disk and then fix from there. However, the program installed itself on another partition. Now I have 2 windows programs, one bootable,one not on my computer. How can I get back to the original windows program (the nonbootable one) on my hard drive. I don't have any installation disks with this program, I bought computer with programs already installed. All my files, programs and other stuff is on the original partition and I'm having trouble with my display and internet connections with this new one. Is there any way for me to fix this or am I just going to have to wipe everything out and start over? any info will be useful.

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Posted 25 January 2010 - 06:39 PM

Boot.ini Invalid or Windows Could Not Start - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330184

How to Create a Bootable XP Recovery Console CD - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/276527/how-to-create-a-bootable-xp-recovery-console-cd/

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