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Repairing a windows installation without normal boot

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#1 nitronick


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Posted 16 June 2010 - 06:43 AM

What are some ways to ways to repair windows installations without a windows cd when WINDOWS WILL NOT BOOT INTO NORMAL MODE


The following additional difficulties exist.

-Pressing F8 to do last known good, and safe mode are NOT AVAILABLE or Working
-Original Windows CD is not present
-Hard drive IS working
-Customer's data is of vital importance
-I would PREFER to avoid a reinstall

Thank you for help in advance.

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#2 doctorphibes


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Posted 16 June 2010 - 01:29 PM

Have you tried going through msconfig to reach these? start + access + run + type "msconfig" without quotes then click tools tab highlight system restore then click launch repost result plz.
good luck

under General tab make sure selective start up is ticked

Edited by doctorphibes, 16 June 2010 - 01:31 PM.

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#3 nitronick

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Posted 17 June 2010 - 06:48 AM


thank you this solution did help.

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