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Windows XP will not load


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#1 visionary51

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Posted 05 July 2011 - 07:19 AM

Hi:

My wife bumped the master on/off switch by accident. Since then I am not able to load Windows XP. It won't work in safe mode, or to last workable. I am looking for some way to repair Windows without having to re-partition. The problem could be much greater, but I am not able to discover what it might be.

Thanks for any help you may be able to supply.

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Posted 22 July 2011 - 08:33 PM

Do you have the installation media handy? Not for reinstalling...we can use it to repair the installation already on the partition. Your installed operating system will be overwritten with a fresh copy of Windows, but you wouldn't lose any of the other programs/files that you currently have. The only thing you stand to lose is the present condition of the installed operating system. You would/should go from a non-booting Windows XP to a freshly installed copy of Windows XP having all other installed programs still in tact. Game?

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Posted 23 July 2011 - 06:36 PM

Still with us visionary51?

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 09:09 AM

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