toshiba start-up problem

June 17, 2009 at 14:52:59
Specs: Windows XP
my laptop everytime i start it up. It will go to the toshiba window and then after it will tell me a long message on a black screen and then ask me about starting windows normally and i press enter and then it will show the windows xp screen loading then after that a blue screen will flash for a second and then go back to toshiba windows and it will do this over and over

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#1
June 17, 2009 at 15:19:41
... try tapping "F8" key @ boot-up select safe mode.

... once in safe mode a pop-up should appear prompting you to "system restore"

... while you are in safe mode with the pop-up there ... waiting...

... just go and put the kettle on and make a pot of tea!

... yes thats right ...wait a while to see if it BSOD

... if it does'nt "Blue Screen Of Death" ... after waiting drink that cup of tea... and follow that prompt to system restore.

... select a date when everything was working fine!

... more here <<< click


...ps ... it would be handy if you post the make and model number of your Tosh! .... thx

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#2
June 17, 2009 at 17:11:02
thanks!
i will try that
i have a toshiba satellite m55-s139

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#3
June 17, 2009 at 17:18:58
i tried it and its still not working. that blue screen is still flashing at the end

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#4
June 18, 2009 at 01:41:11
... what is the error message in the blue screen?

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#5
June 18, 2009 at 23:39:52
i cant really see what it says, it just flashes

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#6
June 19, 2009 at 00:08:47
... tap F8 key @ boot-up, you can choose to disable automatic restart. That will allow you to actually see your BSoD.


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#7
June 19, 2009 at 00:48:06
it says "that a software or hardware was not properly installed" how could i check the software?

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#8
June 19, 2009 at 06:09:59
... try and remember did you install something, download and open a program before this happened?

... @Response Number 3

"...tried it and its still not working..."

... did it manage to offer you a system restore or are you saying it BSoD... please answer this!

.... if you "can" system restore go back a lot further in time!

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#9
June 19, 2009 at 11:44:14
i really dont remember. my sister was the last one to use my laptop before this happened. she said she didnt download or install anything


i did try the system restore but when it went to that blue screen saying its booting in safemode or something after a few seconds that message flashed again


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#10
June 20, 2009 at 07:20:03
... try tap F8 key @ boot-up select "safe mode with command prompt"

... will it go there without BSoD ?

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#11
June 20, 2009 at 17:50:05
the blue screen still showed at the very end and rebooted

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#12
June 21, 2009 at 04:04:39
... you show OS: Windows XP in your spec

... is that correct? my search lists vista as os for your laptop.

... please try and enter your bios

1. Turn on computer by Holding down power button while pressing the ESC key.

The machine will beep, then display:

Check System, then press [F1] key.

2. Release ESC key

3. Press F1 key

... when you are in the bios ... just wait a while to see if it stays "on" ....thats the only reason I am asking you to enter it!

... do you have a xp cd?


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#13
June 21, 2009 at 11:52:56
no i dont have a xp cd. the laptop was my uncle's and he just gave it to me

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#14
June 21, 2009 at 17:29:49
This is what the blue screen says

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer

UMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical information:

*** STOP: 0x000000ED (0x89AD79E0, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)


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#15
June 22, 2009 at 00:28:49
... hi ....." j_9008"

... download this (7.35MB) click HERE save it ... it is an "iso" file you'll need to burn it ... thats make a cd from it... click the "how to" link below:

http://www.wikihow.com/Burn-ISO-Fil...

... when you're done post back here for further instructions.

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#16
June 22, 2009 at 11:08:07
ok i burned the disc

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#17
June 22, 2009 at 16:58:47
... good! ... now place the cd in the cdrom and start the Tosh

... if the cd does not boot-up you may have to enter your bios and select CDROM as "first" option in the boot-up order sequence... or there may be a key to tap to select cdrom to boot off from.

... booting up from the cd

... you should see a blue screen and it will say "setup is loading files..."

... then it will say "....its starting windows..."

... you should get to a screen that says ...do you want to install windows or ....2nd choice ...to repair windows...
(NOTE: ...you won't be able to install windows as an option)

... press r to repair...you should get to ...C:\>.......this is where you type in chkdsk /r

chkdsk /r [press ENTER]

...note the single space before the /

... While chkdsk is running, you will see a light blue window with a dark blue band at the top and bottom. Chkdsk will display the specific stage it is checking as well as the percentage of completion of the stage. You cannot do anything else on your computer while chkdsk is running.

... When chkdsk is finished, it will automatically reboot your computer.

(NOTE: this can take a long time to complete..it may even appear to hang or get stuck at a certain % for a couple of hours...then complete...it may even back up and go over the same area...this is normal...let it run...there are 5 stages
DO NOT TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTER WHILE RUNNING CHKDSK ...or you can have severe problems...)

... @ restart remove the cd ... if you still now have problems post back

... there are more methods available with this cd.


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#18
June 23, 2009 at 13:33:59
thanks mavis007

but the chskdsk is not showing me what stage its on and the screen is black not blue


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#19
June 23, 2009 at 13:45:41
... you did type "chkdsk" ... NOT ... "chskdsk" ..??

... these are notes I found so bear with me

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#20
June 23, 2009 at 14:01:36
yeah i did

oh ok


thanks again


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#21
June 23, 2009 at 14:45:36
... if chkdsk is running you should see some sort of activity

... ie lights flashing etc... it wo'nt harm to leave it running.

... post back here what you see on the screen

... has it gone to c:\ ...?

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#22
June 23, 2009 at 16:20:51
there are no lights flashing.....it keeps saying checking or repairing


and i had to type in chkdsk /r like 8 times


and no i havent seen c:/


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#23
June 23, 2009 at 16:55:54
... and i had to type in chkdsk /r like 8 times

... why?........... just let it do its thing

... let it finish on its own...

... when its done post back!

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#24
June 23, 2009 at 16:59:33
alrite

what do i do when it does go to c:\


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#25
June 23, 2009 at 22:43:37
i think the chkdsk is just checking the same thing

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#26
June 24, 2009 at 00:28:04
... boot from the cd again... to "r" ...repair option

.... (type) fixmbr [press ENTER] ...reboot

... remove cd ....see what happens

... if nothing ....boot from the cd again...... to "r" ...repair option

... (type) fixboot [press ENTER] ...reboot

... remove cd ....see what happens

... if nothing ....boot from the cd again...... to "r" ...repair option

... (type) bootcfg /scan [press ENTER]

... if it says total identified window installs: 1

... Type in bootcfg /rebuild [press ENTER]

... It should identify your XP installation...(type) Y once you see this prompt.

...You should be prompted to enter the load identifier...

...(type) Microsoft XP Home Edition ...or... Microsoft XP Professional

... depending on whichever version you have..[press ENTER]

... you should be prompted to enter the load options...

... (type) /fastdetect [press ENTER]

... type in exit [press ENTER]

... remove the cd ... reboot

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#27
June 24, 2009 at 00:59:36
it worked!

i just rebooted my laptop and now i could sign in and everything is working


thanks alot mavis007...really appreciate it


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#28
June 24, 2009 at 04:19:12
... wonderfull !

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#29
July 7, 2009 at 20:53:07
mavis007 - are you still checking this post? I'm having a similar issue to what this person above was seeing, however, my blue screen message was slightly different. Mine said:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Disable or uninstall any anti-virus, disk defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configuration, and check for any updated drivers. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.

Technical information:

*** STOP: 0x00000024 (0x00190203, 0x822D28C8, 0xC0000102, 0x00000000)

But how do I run the chkdsk /f? I also tried running the burned disc you suggested above but it got stuck on starting windows message


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#30
July 8, 2009 at 02:09:21
... I receive an elert when any post is added...

"...I also tried running the burned disc you suggested above but it got stuck on starting windows message..."

... hi ..."JJL" ... sounds like its not booting off the cd...enter your bios and alter the boot-up order sequence to boot off cdrom first ... save as you exit bios...

http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/b...

... might be handy to post here your pc model number

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#31
July 8, 2009 at 09:36:42
Hey Mavis007 - thanks for the response!!

I actually became very familiar with the F12 and F8 options last night. So I was choosing F12 and arrowing down to the CD option and then pressing any key to run off of CD. The CD definitely started up and processed a bunch of steps but then got stuck at the point of "starting windows", just before being able to choose the option to repair. I thought maybe I wasn't waiting long enough, so I let it run all night and it was certainly stuck!

I also don't have a recent backup of data, so I was thinking I'd try to d/l a Linux Live CD and boot that off of CD. Then I could try and copy files to someplace else, like a thumb drive.

I couldn't find my copy of Windows XP to start from, but I think my brother has one that he'd let me use. Do you think I'd have better luck using that to try and repair? It's looking like a driver issue.

By the way, my laptop I think is a Toshiba satellite m55-13292 (I'm at work and don't have the computer with me, but I'm pretty sure that's right)


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#32
July 8, 2009 at 11:22:51
"...I actually became very familiar with the F12 and F8 options..."

... try tapping "F8" key @boot-up select safe mode with command prompt ... chkdsk /r


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#33
July 14, 2009 at 10:07:23
Hello mavis007-

I've been away a little while as I was grabbing files off of my computer using Ubuntu instead of Windows. I also secured a copy of the Windows XP recovery disk from my brother. I ran the CD, then used R for repair and then ran a chkdsk /r. When finished I entered EXIT at the c:/ and it restarted. I hadn't removed the CD, but it didn't restart properly - same issue. I was following your response #26 above and put in FIXMBR. When I did so, here is the error message I received:

"***CAUTION***

This computer appears to have a non-standard or invalid master boot record.

FIXMBR may damage your partition tables if you proceed.

This could cause all the partitions on the current hard disk to become inaccessible.

If you are not having problems accessing your drive, do not continue.

Are you sure you want to write a new MBR?"

Thoughts?


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#34
July 14, 2009 at 14:08:19
... FDISK /MBR might be a good option if you have problem...!

... do'nt be put off by the ***CAUTION*** the above solution is another fix ... you're only trying to fix your pc

"...This computer appears to have a non-standard or invalid master boot record...!

... "ZAP the "MBR" !!"


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#35
July 14, 2009 at 14:28:02
Your message was funny but I don't know if I totally understood :) Are you suggesting that I run FDISK /MBR or FIXMBR. I'm thinking you're telling me to try FDISK /MBR.

By the way, does it even make sense for me to follow the steps in response #26 above? Or should I ignore those?

Thanks SO much for your help!


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#36
July 14, 2009 at 15:24:19
... if you are going to fdisk /mbr you might aswell follow

... Response Number 26 steps...

... or start a new antiMavis007 topic thread !

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#37
July 14, 2009 at 16:34:27
Sorry...I don't think I'm understanding. I'm certainly not going to start an antimavis007 thread. what is the next thing I should try? should I go ahead with FIXMBR?

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#38
July 15, 2009 at 01:09:23
"...This computer appears to have a non-standard or invalid master boot record..."

... yes.... I would... yep!


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#39
July 15, 2009 at 06:59:02
Thanks for the advice! I've never even heard of a master boot record prior to this happening :) I'll give that a try tonight.

Should I continue through the rest of the steps in Response 26 after trying that?

Thanks!


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#40
July 15, 2009 at 07:23:13
... if it starts into windows ok after that NOPE !

... if it does'nt start into windows YEP !


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#41
July 15, 2009 at 08:13:54
I had my husband try the FIXMBR to no avail. I then had him try fixboot also to no avail. I'll proceed with the next steps tonight and will let you know what happens. Will these next steps be basically wiping everything clean? I have most items now backed up and saved off somewhere else, but not all.

Thanks!


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#42
July 15, 2009 at 08:34:41
"...Will these next steps be basically wiping everything clean?..." Nope!

... it's rebulding the windows booting process all your love letters should still be there!

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#43
July 15, 2009 at 09:37:32
Very cool, thanks! How did you know about the love letters? LOL!

I'll let you know how it goes later tonight.


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#44
July 15, 2009 at 19:57:36
Mavis007 - I tried the bootcfg /scan and got the following error:

Error: Failed to successfully scan disks for Windows installations. This error may be caused by a corrupt file system, which would prevent Bootcfg from successfully scanning. Use chkdsk to detect any disk errors.
Note: This operation must complete successfully in order for the /add or /rebuild commands to be utilized.

Thoughts?


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#45
July 16, 2009 at 04:50:10
... follow "Response Number 17" ...steps

... then..Response Number 26

"...couldn't find my copy of Windows XP to start from, but I think my brother has one that he'd let me use..."

... you could try this if all else fails >> Repair Install


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#46
July 16, 2009 at 05:17:05
I do now have the recovery disk from my brother and have been using that. I did chkdsk /r first thing and it said it repaired some things. Do you think I should run it again after I've now run some of the other commands (fixmbr)? Should I start over?

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#47
July 16, 2009 at 05:41:34
... it wo'nt do any harm ... I hope!

... yes try again and see what error messages come this time?


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#48
July 16, 2009 at 06:40:03
Will do tonight, thanks!

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#49
July 17, 2009 at 07:25:40
Hey Mavis007!

I did the chkdsk /r and then the steps in #26 above. And again I could only get as far as bootcfg /scan until I got the error message in response #44 above. I also clicked on the other link you sent for Repair Install. However, I could do the steps in warning #1 (I tried to find that undo_guimode.txt file from both Ubuntu and from the recovery console - any tips?) And with Warning #2 I got stuck at bootcfg. Any thoughts of what to try next???


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#50
July 17, 2009 at 13:05:52
... guess you're using ubuntu!

"...I have most items now backed up and saved off somewhere else, but not all..."

... continue to save "backup" your files to other media...+ love letters...!

http://www.aumha.org/a/stop.php <<< 0x00000024


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#51
July 17, 2009 at 13:41:50
I had burned a disk of Ubuntu so that I could get some files off and onto my work computer. But I just run it off of disk...not a normal operating system.

I don't know if I understand what steps to take next from the link, but I'll try to read closer.


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#52
July 18, 2009 at 15:35:25
... I just tried chkdsk /r with that iso on a bad pc drive

... and it was'nt displaying percentage fixes etc

... so I tried another cd on this ..."blue screen when ntfs.sys was loaded" ...pc..... must of done something as it then showed a different error message @ boot up which was an easier fix

... "JJL" ... if you could "pm" me your email address I'll mail you the download link for this other "iso" ... seems I am having trouble pm-ing links(?) .... well one other "op" anyway


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#53
July 23, 2009 at 07:01:58
Mavis007 -

I performed all of the steps you sent to me for the BartPE. (the chkdsk and all) and then restarted it. Same issue still happening...no fix yet :(


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#54
July 23, 2009 at 07:41:32
... boot-up with Bart click Go then command prompt

... (type) sfc /scannow [press ENTER]

... reboot post back


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#55
July 23, 2009 at 08:18:58
Thanks!! Will do tonight. (I should almost bring my home computer to work so I could try these things!)

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#56
July 23, 2009 at 09:20:17
... I've had a closer look @ this whole thread ... and the guy before you was solved ... which threw me a little as I do tend to copy and paste fix's I find .... (gulp!)

.. just incase someone else is looking here @Response Number 26 it should of read:

(type) fixmbr C: [press ENTER] ...and
(type) fixboot C: [press ENTER]

... hence "Response Number 44"

... also that first iso download link in Response Number 15

... does NOT contain the file "NTLDR" ...which I was going to try and use as a remedy fix for you .. a FULL XP cd does have this file .... the Bart "iso" does NOT have it either!

... it would be handy if you could boot-up with a borrowed xp cd and from the (r) "repair" console type:

FIXMBR C:
FIXBOOT C:
COPY *CDDrive:\I386\NTLDR C:\
COPY *CDDrive:\I386|NTDETECT.COM C:\
BOOTCFG /rebuild

.... [press ENTER] after each line

... *CDDrive will be just the drive letter and ie X:

... perhaps you could try the above without the 3rd line

... maybe wo'nt fix it!

...ALSO after BOOTCFG /rebuild [ENTER]

... (type) cd\ [ENTER[

...then C: [ENTER].... then type:

...type boot.ini [ENTER]

... that's with the word "type" there also... which will display the boot.ini content...

... please post that here....


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#57
July 23, 2009 at 12:18:47
Hi Mavis007 -

Sorry if I confused you. It sounds like you want me to try the following tonight using the xp cd:
FIXMBR C:
FIXBOOT C:
COPY *CDDrive:\I386\NTLDR C:\
COPY *CDDrive:\I386|NTDETECT.COM C:\
BOOTCFG /rebuild

2 questions:
1) I'm assuming I have to run each of these separately, right?
2) I thought I read that if BOOTCFG /scan didn't work, then I wouldn't be able to do BOOTCFG /rebuild either. I can't get BOOTCFG / scan to work even.


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#58
July 23, 2009 at 12:52:33
.. found some BOOTCFG switches do'nt work if boot.ini is #

... try .. bootcfg /query [ENTER]

... you can do them one after the other as long as you press [ENTER]

... use a FULL xp cd as it'll have "NTLDR" on it

... BOOTCFG /rebuild may not of worked because the files were not there!... or are corrupt!

... you could try the Bart cd and copy "NTLDR" from your C:\WINDOWS\I386 folder and copy it to C:

or use this line

COPY C:\I386\NTLDR C:\

... instead of COPY *CDDrive:\I386\NTLDR C:\

... but the file maybe corrupt(?)

... one can only try


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#59
July 23, 2009 at 14:13:16
All of these options are confusing me. I guess I'll just do these for now:
FIXMBR C:
FIXBOOT C:
COPY *CDDrive:\I386\NTLDR C:\
COPY *CDDrive:\I386|NTDETECT.COM C:\
BOOTCFG /rebuild

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#60
July 23, 2009 at 21:20:36
Hey Mavis007-

The first command didn't work. And the COPY lines didn't work with the wildcard. My computer said "COPY does not support wildcards or directory copies." Then I tried using "D:\" and it said "The file could not be copied." Thoughts?


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#61
July 23, 2009 at 22:39:29
... CDDrive= cdrom drive letter + :

... you have to type that in without CDDrive .....ie X:

... NTLDR is "NOT" on either cd's ... so wo'nt work!

... COPY C:\I386\NTLDR C:\

... will work.... but "NTLDR" may be corrupt(?)

.. why are you using wild card?

... Response Number 56 *CDDrive will be just the drive letter and ie X:

... try to work it out!

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#62
July 24, 2009 at 05:41:10
If you notice above I also mentioned that when *CDDrive didn't work, I tried doing D:\ and that said the file could not be copied

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#63
July 24, 2009 at 22:30:32
... what file could not be copied? ... NTLDR?

... look @ Response Number 58

... COPY C:\I386\NTLDR C:\ [ENTER]

... read it again!

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...ps... is D: your cdrom? ... is E:?

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#64
July 28, 2009 at 07:12:15
Yes, it couldn't copy NTLDR. I will try COPY C:\I386\NTLDR C:\ [ENTER]

Originally you said to put the CDDrive in, so that's what I did. Sometimes it's a little hard to follow what I should be doing.

Can I just start over with this: COPY C:\I386\NTLDR C:\ [ENTER]?

Or do I need to do other steps first? And what should I do after?


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#65
July 28, 2009 at 08:14:44
COPY C:\I386\NTLDR C:\ [ENTER]

... but as I said prior the file could be corrupt

"...what should I do after...."

BOOTCFG /rebuild [ENTER]

...ps you do'nt type [ENTER]... press enter

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#66
July 28, 2009 at 08:56:40
Thanks, mavis007!

What will that mean for me if the NTLDR is corrupt? Does that just mean that the file won't copy? Or will it do harm to try and copy it?

Okay...tonight I will try doing:
COPY C:\I386\NTLDR C:\ [ENTER]
BOOTCFG /rebuild [ENTER]

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#67
July 28, 2009 at 21:35:50
I tried doing the COPY line and it said access denied. Should i move on to the BOOTCFG option anyway or not?

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#68
July 28, 2009 at 21:53:24
Oops - I just read that you said to do that with the Bart CD. I again ran the COPY command using the Bart CD and it says "The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." What do you think for next steps?

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#69
July 29, 2009 at 04:30:06
... download this: http://tinyempire.com/notes/files/f...

... extract "NTLDR" from the zip file and copy it to C: drive you can use the Bart cd file manager "A43" to copy to it.

... there is also the file "NTDETECT.COM" in the zip copy that also to c: unless it has been done already!...then

BOOTCFG /rebuild [ENTER]

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#70
July 29, 2009 at 05:14:09
Dumb question coming :) But how do I get to the website you listed to copy stuff to the C: drive when I can't start the computer. Does BART let me do that somehow? Or do you mean that I should do that with my other computer and burn it to disc or something?

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#71
July 29, 2009 at 05:23:10
Dumb question how are you posting on CN?.... use the pc you're on(?)

... click the link in Response Number 69 and it downloads a tiny zip file

... get one of those "cheap as chips" usb sticks

... you'll have to work it out some how!

... I am sure you will


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#72
July 29, 2009 at 09:19:43
I've been using my work computer. I literally can't get past the rotating start up messages. Won't even restart in safe mode. The only way I get to anything is by using Ubuntu, but I don't know if I could actually connect that way. I could try???

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#73
July 29, 2009 at 14:27:11
... just looked again @ Response Number 56

it should read: press [ENTER] after each line

FIXMBR C:
FIXBOOT C:
COPY *CDDrive:\I386\NTLDR C:\
COPY *CDDrive:\I386\NTDETECT.COM C:\
BOOTCFG /rebuild

.....*CDDrive is your cdrom drive letter (I do not know what your drive letter is) only one drive letter and : .....

...ie COPY D:\I386\NTLDR C:\

....NOT COPY *CDDrive:\I386|NTDETECT.COM C:\


...ps....you will not need to use the NTLDR line as you are going to copy the file using Bart CD from the provided link ar'nt you!

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#74
August 3, 2009 at 02:25:47
hi marvis,

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Disable or uninstall any anti-virus, disk defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configuration, and check for any updated drivers. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.

Technical information:

*** STOP: 0x00000024 (0x00190203, 0x822D28C8, 0xC0000102, 0x00000000)

I have burned the RC.ISO and tried but as soon as I hit the "R" for repair, this exact error shows up and the system reboots. I have tried all the options of F8 but none of them seem to work including command, safe modes, last good boot etc. Thanks. I am using Acer's Aspire 5100.


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#75
August 3, 2009 at 13:46:46
Mavis 007-

I extracted the NTLDR and DETECT files as you mentioned in response 69 above. Then I tried doing this:
COPY D:\I386\NTLDR C:\
But it said the file was corrupt or unreadable. Maybe that wasn't necessary?

I will try BOOTCFG /rebuild tonight and see if that works! Just wanted to give you an update.

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#76
August 3, 2009 at 20:23:37
Mavis007-

I tried doing BOOTCFG/ rebuild again and got the same error as when I tried to do the BOOTCFG /scan. The error says:

Error: Failed to successfully scan disks for Windows installations. This error may be caused by a corrupt file system, which would prevent Bootcfg from successfully scanning. Use chkdsk to detect any disk errors.
Note: This operation must complete successfully in order for the /add or /rebuild commands to be utilized.


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#77
August 4, 2009 at 02:49:47
... the new files

NTLDR and NTDETECT.COM need to be copied to C: drive

... the link in Response Number 69 has the files in a "zip" file and need to be extracted first then copied to the drive!

... or borrow a XP cd off a friend to copy the files using the methods above prior

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#78
August 4, 2009 at 05:13:43
Sorry should have told you I copied the files already onto my C: drive. I didn't put them anywhere in particular. Does that matter?

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#79
August 4, 2009 at 05:30:26
... COPY D:\I386\NTLDR C:\

... above copy command from source in this case is from D:\ drive (cdrom)... from the "i386" folder which is on the XP cd... ntldr...is the name of the file (nt loader) ... ntldr does not have a file extension "NTDETECT.COM" does (.com)... the destination to copy to is C:\ ... it has to be just in the C: drive "NOT" into any folder @ all


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#80
August 4, 2009 at 07:25:06
Okay...I think I get it, but I may have tried that. I had BART in at one point because I think you said i should use the file mover program on there. I don't have my computer in front of me, but I may have tried with the XP disk in also. I'll play with that tonight. If that doesn't work still, any other thoughts on what to try?

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#81
August 5, 2009 at 15:43:51
Mavis007-

When I did COPY D:\I386\NTLDR C:\ it said that the file could not be copied. Do you know why that would be?


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#82
August 5, 2009 at 16:09:19
...aww come on!

... if you have an XP cd yes that would be the command.

... I thought you were going to use the Bart cd as you have to extract the files first!

D:\I386\NTLDR C:\

... is there a folder on the D: drive called "i386" and is there a file in that folder called ntldr??

... you answer the question?.... it's not a case of typing without some kind of learning curve ... you'll have to grasp some of this or we'll be here forever....

... the files are in the zip file @ Response Number 69


... like I said borrow a full xp cd


... I'll still be here


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#83
August 5, 2009 at 19:27:55
Response #75 tells you that I did extract the files, response #78 told you again. Unfortunately in #75 I was still using BART (as you told me to). You assumed I would know to switch back to the Windows XP CD, but I didn't. Once you explained that, I did it and it told me the file could not be copied.

Before you tell me I'm not doing what you're telling me, reread what I've told you. I updated you after each step. I don't have the level of knowledge you do about this, but I'm trying to follow along. Thus far I haven't been able to get past the BOOTCFG steps. I wish I could look at the files on the CD drive, but I had no clue how I would do that. I can't start up the computer to look at Explorer or anything??


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#84
August 5, 2009 at 19:28:33
Oh and again...I am using the full XP cd. That's what's in right now

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#85
August 6, 2009 at 01:40:02
"...Do you know why that would be?..."

... if you are now using a full xp cd and

COPY *CDDrive:\I386\NTLDR C:\

copy D:\I386\NTLDR C:\ [ENTER]

copy E:\I386\NTLDR C:\ [ENTER]

... I do'nt know what your cd drive letter is it might be E:

copy *CDDrive ...will NOT work as stated b4 as its an examlpe *CDDrive should just be one letter followed by :\

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#86
August 6, 2009 at 05:05:44
I did not use *CDDrive in the command anymore. I used D: which is my CD drive

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#87
August 6, 2009 at 06:34:48
... when you are in command prompt type cd\ [ENTER]

... then type D: [ENTER] ....then type

expand d:\i386\ntldr c:\ [ENTER]

... do'nt get upset.....I'm not!

... do the same with NTDETECT.COM

expand D:\i386\ntdetect.com c:\ [ENTER]

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#88
August 6, 2009 at 11:23:01
Cool! Will try tonight :)

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#89
August 6, 2009 at 19:15:45
I first tried "cd\" and I received an error response of "The file cannot be opened". Then I typed "D:" it did switch to the D: directory. I typed the first expand command and it said "The file could not be expanded" I tried the other one as well, but with the same result

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#90
August 6, 2009 at 22:37:38
... and you have borrowed a full xp cd?

... the expand command should work same as copy on those two files

"tried "cd\" and I received an error response of "The file cannot be opened..."

...on... cd\ [ENTER].... you would "not" get that error ...never mind!

... did you try the copy command?

... also while in D: drive on the full xp cd(?) ..from D: type

cd i386 [ENTER]

... of course you are not meant to type enter!


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#91
August 7, 2009 at 08:31:05
See response 84 - I am in fact using a full xp cd. I have been the whole time.

The copy commands have never worked for me so if they copy and expand commands are similar, it's no surprise that the expand command doesn't work for me either.

Sorry - you're right...wrong line. My response when putting in cd\ was "The command is not recognized. Type HELP for a list of supported commands."

From D: i put in "cd i386" and now I'm at D:\I386>


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#92
August 7, 2009 at 11:44:00
... from D:\I386> type copy ntldr C:\ [ENTER]

... and .... copy NTDETECT.COM C:\ [ENTER]


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#93
August 7, 2009 at 11:52:23
Sadly again...the file could not be copied.

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#94
August 7, 2009 at 12:08:07
... from D:\I386> type dir ntldr [press ENTER]

... from D:\I386> type dir NTDETECT.COM [press ENTER]

... post back results

... you have booted up with the full xp cd tp (r) console command prompt I take it?

... from D:\I386> (type) cd\ [press ENTER]

... (type) C: [press ENTER]

... (type) dir ntldr [press ENTER]

... (type) dir NTDETECT.COM [press ENTER]

... post back results


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#95
August 7, 2009 at 13:08:16
from D:\I386> type dir ntldr [press ENTER]

Results: The volume in drive D is XRMHOEM_EN
The volume serial number is 1030-577c

Directory of D:\I386\ntldr
8/29/02 12:00p --r----- 233632 NTLDR
1 file(s) 233632 bytes
0 bytes free


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#96
August 7, 2009 at 13:10:10
from D:\I386> type dir NTDETECT.COM[press ENTER]

Results: The volume in drive D is XRMHOEM_EN
The volume serial number is 1030-577c

Directory of D:\I386\NTDETECT.COM
8/29/02 12:00p --r----- 47580 NTDETECT.COM
1 file(s) 47580 bytes
0 bytes free


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#97
August 7, 2009 at 13:13:57
... you have booted up with the full xp cd tp (r) console command prompt I take it?

... from D:\I386> (type) cd\ [press ENTER]

Yes, booted up from full xp cd and am in recovery console.

cd\ still provides the same response that the command is not recognized.

Upon trying this command:
... (type) dir ntldr [press ENTER]

I received the error "An error occurred during directory enumeration"


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#98
August 7, 2009 at 22:44:05
.. (type) cd.. [ENTER]

...with the two dots

... then C: [ENTER]

... is this a borrowed xp cd or one you have bought?
and plan to use(?)

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#99
August 9, 2009 at 09:16:16
do you want me to type "cd.." from the D: directory or C: directory? Right now I'm in C:

The XP CD is borrowed

I also have the Toshiba recovery disk, but haven't been using that yet.


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#100
August 9, 2009 at 11:18:48
... typing CD\ or CD.. [ENTER]

... Changes Directory CD\ to drive letter

... CD.. moves you back one directory

"...I also have the Toshiba recovery disk, but haven't been using that yet..."

... well using Bart CD you should of found and saved all those love letters etc onto other media(?) ...do not save 'em on the hard drive...

... I am suggesting that you stick in that "Toshiba recovery disk" and boot-up with it ... and let it do its thing!


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