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is it completely F.U.B.A.R.?


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#1 SupaSpirm

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 09:04 PM

i have a dell dimension 4600, and when i try to start it, it wont get passed the dell load screen. it just starts over in a black screen giving me the choice of starting windows normally, or last known good restore point. when i make my choice, it just does it again. what can i do?

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 09:21 PM

Well seems you have a hardware issue here which probably either related to a setting in your BIOS or a driver that is loading during the post.

But before we assume it is driver related, I have to ask if you can boot into safe mode by holding the F8 key at boot up?

If you can boot into safe mode then you have a driver conflict related with one of your pieces of hardware.

Did you recently update any drivers?

Did you recently use any registry cleaners or disk clean-up programs besides windows disk clean-up?
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Posted 19 May 2010 - 12:21 AM

actually, it wont let me do anything at all. it seems to start ok, then it restarts. when i try safemode, it starts to list the drivers, then the same all over again

by the way, thanx for the quick response! thumbup.gif

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Posted 19 May 2010 - 06:38 PM

Hi, SupaSpirm smile.gif

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Lets give this a try. The only way I see we can help you is throughout an External Environment, which simply means you will need to burn a boot CD with especial tools. You will also need a flash drive to move information from the troubled computer to a working computer. It is the only way we can see the progress of our actions. Save these instructions in your flash drive as a text file (use notepad) so you can have access to these while in an external environment (PE).

Here is what you need to do.
  • Download OTLPEStd.exe to your desktop. NOTE: This file is 93.1MB in size so it may take some time to download.
  • Once downloaded, insert a blank CD in your burner and click on OTLPEStd.exe.The executable includes the OTLPE_New_Std.iso and a copy of imgburn, a program to burn .iso files. When executed, the application will extract both and start the burning process automatically.
  • Once the CD is burned, boot the Non working computer using the boot CD you just created.
  • In order to do so, the computer must be set to boot from the CD first
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  • Your system should now display a REATOGO-X-PE desktop.
  • Double-click on the OTLPE icon.
  • When asked "Do you wish to load the remote registry", select Yes
  • When asked "Do you wish to load remote user profile(s) for scanning", select Yes
  • Ensure the box "Automatically Load All Remaining Users" is checked and press OK
  • OTL should now start. Change the following settings
    • Change Drivers to All
    • Change Standart Registry to All
    • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in

      /md5start
      eventlog.dll
      scecli.dll
      netlogon.dll
      cngaudit.dll
      sceclt.dll
      ntelogon.dll
      logevent.dll
      iaStor.sys
      nvstor.sys
      atapi.sys
      IdeChnDr.sys
      viasraid.sys
      AGP440.sys
      vaxscsi.sys
      nvatabus.sys
      viamraid.sys
      nvata.sys
      nvgts.sys
      iastorv.sys
      ViPrt.sys
      eNetHook.dll
      ahcix86.sys
      KR10N.sys
      nvstor32.sys
      ahcix86s.sys
      nvrd32.sys
      userinit.exe
      explorer.exe
      ntoskrnl.exe
      /md5stop
      %SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.*
      %systemroot%\*. /mp /s
      %systemroot%\System32\config\*.sav
  • Press Run Scan to start the scan.
  • When finished, the file will be saved in drive C:\OTL.txt
  • Copy this file to your USB drive.
  • Please post the contents of the C:\OTL.txt file in your reply.

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Posted 01 June 2010 - 10:29 PM

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