|Type exit and hit enter at that c:\windows> prompt and post back what happens.|
Also, try typing win and enter at the prompt. If that causes it to go into windows then go to START--RUN and type in SYSEDIT, click OK and post back contents of config.sys and autoexec.bat.
"It was far easier for you as civilized men to behave like barbarians
than it was for them as barbarians to behave like civilized men."