ctrying to reach c drive

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June 25, 2009 at 23:19:09
Specs: Windows XP
i used a windows recovery console disk as OS would not boot. Now Im told I need to get to c: root drive to bootcfg /rebuild. However, Im stuck on c:\WINDOWS> and cd.. is not being accepted to get me to c:> drive where im told i need to go.

I think I deleted important stuff with anitivirus delete.


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#1
June 26, 2009 at 00:47:01
In the Recovery Console use CD .. Note the space between CD and ..

Good luck


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#2
June 26, 2009 at 03:44:12
thanks man !


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#3
June 26, 2009 at 06:40:18
If you got as far as C:\Windows then you were in the recovery console. At that time you need to type a recognized command.

For a list of recognized commands type help and hit enter when you are at the C:Windows prompt.

fixmbr is one, fixboot is another. You don't need to go to any CD at that point.


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#4
June 26, 2009 at 08:29:48
normally you would use cd\ to get to the root.
cd.. and cd [space].. both take you back one level.

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