The computer ran for a while, reinstalling things and eventually
seemed to work. I was able to open "my computer" and see that there
was a file that i assume was all the old stuff that i am trying to
save, mostly pictures etc from before the recovery. The browser
worked, everything seemed to be ok.
A friend that i thought new more about computers than me went to work
running a bunch of scanners.... sophos, vipre rescue, eset, wisecare
365 and wisecare defrag. Nothing was found. He attempted to restart
the computer but nothing would happen and eventually i believe he
turned the computer off by holding the power button down. When the
computer turned back on, it was back to hanging at the welcome
He then restarted the computer with a windows cd and ran
checkdisc /f and /r, he said it didnt find anything. He also said that
he "deleted a bunch of programs i didnt need" and ran a register
Now the computer will actually start and go to the desktop, but nothing works. I
cannot open anything without error screens and fear that my old files
are gone.... here are the errors:
As soon as the desktop opens:
Gina ui: logonui.exe application error
the instruction at 0x00000000 ref at 0x00000000 could not be written
Trying to open "my computer"
I often get the same error as above, or,
drwtsn32.exe application error
exception unknown software exception
0xc0000409 occured in application location 0x59a7295d
Where do i go from here? I could care less about this old laptop, i
just want all my old files that are hopefully still somewhere... But if
i can get the computer to work again also that would be great! I tried
to hook up a external hard drive in attempt to download the old files
but i cannot get to it, all i get are error screens.
Edited by thatcrazyvwguy, 19 November 2013 - 05:14 PM.