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Andy Stocker
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4th Jul 05 at 05:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Having a problem once again with my computer.
Start it up & it goes no further than the screen below, just freezes on this screen



Anyone know whats up with it or suggestions/ tips?

Cheers
AK
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4th Jul 05 at 05:45   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

can you start it up in safe mode...... if there is still such a thing with 2000....

i cant even r'ber what F key to press now....
AK
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4th Jul 05 at 05:47   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

F8 when booting


http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2001052409420406?OpenDocument&src=sec_doc_nam
Andy Stocker
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4th Jul 05 at 05:48   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Does the same thing & freezes at the point where it says ' Starting windows' blah blah
AK
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4th Jul 05 at 05:54   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

what does it do when you chuck your install cd in and say 'fix it, bitch'

You plugged anything in since it last worked? Installed anything nuuuuu?

Are all thingies plugged in ok at the back?
Skinz
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4th Jul 05 at 08:08   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

cant start a service probably, im surprised it hasnt blue screened, or moaned about a corrupt hive file.

scrap it and install XP, especially as MS arent supporting 2000 mainstream anymore
Andy Stocker
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4th Jul 05 at 15:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I really dont wanna loose what was on it though?!
iceman
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4th Jul 05 at 15:13   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

lose 2k and get xp
Skinz
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4th Jul 05 at 15:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

plug HDD in other machine and copy what you want off it then scrap it
Melville
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4th Jul 05 at 15:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

^^ as he said. Buy new HDD and install XP then have the HDD with win2k on it as a second drive. Transfer all files across then format old HDD.
B1LLY
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4th Jul 05 at 15:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

If it freeze's on that screen, how'd you get this far then
Andy Stocker
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4th Jul 05 at 16:13   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Another computer
Whats a new HDD? & how do I have win2k as a second drive bleurgh
Skinz
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4th Jul 05 at 16:16   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

take your hard disk drive out of your Pc and plug it into another computer, you must know sumeone with another pc? then it will be seen as another drive, copy all files you want off to his PC then wipe the hardrive and install XP
Andy Stocker
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4th Jul 05 at 17:02   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

& how do you wipe the hardrive?
Skinz
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4th Jul 05 at 17:17   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

place xo disk in, boot off it, follow onscreen instructions to reformat and reinstall windows

[Edited on 04-07-2005 by Skinz]
Andy Stocker
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4th Jul 05 at 17:18   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Sounds like fun will give it a shot.

Cheers
Skinz
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4th Jul 05 at 17:19   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

oh and get rid of that cum off the shower curtain next time
Andy Stocker
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4th Jul 05 at 17:26   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Never thats there to stay

 
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