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Can't get PC to "fully" boot-up.... help!.


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#1 bigdaveinnj

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Posted 07 October 2005 - 09:12 AM

OK... A few weeks ago I started my computer and got the following error message about halfway through the boot up...

The MSVCRT.DLL file is linked to missing
export NTDLL.DLLgetVersionNumbers..

or something very close to that.

It said something about explorer.exe will not load and that I have to reinstall windows.

Well.... there are several problems with that. For one, I don't have my Win98se disk, have been unable to get ahold of one and also i don't have any restore or boot-up disks for my PC.

I have attempted to get the missing file from a cab file, unsuccessfully. Also... I put the file on both a floppy and CD rom but because my PC will only load halfway... the PC doesn't detect either one of my drives.

Now... the most recent advice is for me to obtain a BOOT DISK for my computer. If I obtain one.... how do I go about starting the boot disk? Do I launch it from a command prompt? Then what?

Also... do you believe that a boot disk will enable me to fix this problem? It's been close to three weeks of having no computer and I just want to find some way of getting that missing file on my PC.

Thanks in advance

DAVID

DELL PIII Dimension T-450MHz
Windows 98se

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#2 acklan

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Posted 07 October 2005 - 11:47 AM

Try this site. The boot disk will self start when you reboot or . If it does not you may have to enter the BIOS, press F2 at startup, when you turn on your computer or reboot, and make the floppy your primary boot drive.
Try the site in the link above first. Good luck.
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