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Recovered from Blue Screen of Death VISTA

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#1 SaxonManFinland


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Posted 18 September 2010 - 12:12 PM

Hi Guys

I know I have not been around fror a few years, but moved back to UK and working like a Dog. Still I have reccomended this site to so many people, you may forgive me. :huh:

Anyway I run Vista on a HP system, worked well then on Friday start up was blue screen of death. "Error 999 Lock Key failure".

No access to any Windows functionallity. I tried everything, got "Windows Loading Files" followed by the Dreaded Blue.

Booted from my Laptop Vista Disk, which actually installed and is (amazingly) working very well. In the "Windows.old" file I can see all my programmes.


I move old programmes to "Programmes" using Total Commander. They apear in the "C" drive Programmes, but how the hell do I get them into the "Prorammes/Start up Menu"

I move my original "FireFox" folder to "C" and start it. NO FAVOURITES. Where are they, how do I get them back or are they "Ether" junk now.

I can play about with PC's, even understand a little stuff, but WINDOWS is a mine field for me.

Anyone want to help an old techy guy out ??

Thanks Y'all (aimed at some of you old members, especially Grindler :huh:

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#2 cryptodan


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Posted 18 September 2010 - 01:24 PM

You will need to create folders in the Start Menu under the users profile and place shortcuts to the respective programs in the folders.

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