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Although, if I install this drive as a slave to an 80 gb IDE dive, it is fully accessible. There will be some basic setup questions. Sorry for this silly question, but I need to know. I downloaded the latest raid driver but that didn't help either. this content

What is Windows OneCare? Yet another seriously bad Homer moment :giddy: Sep 9, 2005 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 As far as I know there is no password to enter. Contact your system administrator", and of course the RC is not installed.

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Use another computer (Notepad.exe) or Win98 startup disk (Edit.com) to create a new boot.ini. [boot loader] timeout=10 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOW S [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn C:\CMDCONS\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" Choose a folder to extract the files to e.g. My basic question was about the Recovery Console on my own computer.

Judy MMFELL04-26-2007, 05:58 AMWhat was the error on you trying to use Recover Console? Posted by: cheche 11 Jun 2007 Hi, I'm trying to access the recovery console booting my laptop with a winxp CD. Swordfish05-02-2007, 02:54 PMThanks MMFELL: Yes, most of my data is in d: drive. Dont worry about SP1 as is incorpriated into SP2.

It seems fine now but it still has issues. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. Thanks for letting us know. Covered by US Patent.

Other PCs you hit F12 while booting up. 4 Windows XP will start to load. At the password prompt, I've used blank by just striking the enter key, used the password i log onto xp with, neither worked. No, create an account now. Usually you have just the one, listed by the RC after it has scanned your disk, so type '1'.

The recovery console remains an issue but am hoping it will work when SP3 finally finds it's way to being fixed. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. Ive issued the command as instructed in the command windows which is fine, but then I receive a message 'set up was unable to reach the Msoft windows update site because I don't care much for silly emoticons either as I believe they detract form serious inquiries.

Thank you for your continued help and your persistence. news Went in without a hitch. I lost my system files in the accessories directory in start panel. EDITOR'S NOTE: Yes, that should be the correct CD.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Both FIXBOOT and FIXMBR accept optional parameters to specify which drive you want. Swordfish04-26-2007, 09:45 PMHello MMFELL: Thanks for your post. If you are going to the trouble of making a slipstreamed CD it would seem like only a little thing to remove the existing RC and install a new one. have a peek at these guys He later told me he installed Win XP over ME awhile ago and which I can believe but cannot find any proof of what the Dell Inspiron 8500 had to begin

I tried to install SP3 again but every time I try it gets between one quarter and one half install and then stops.Often freezing.. Almost all desktops today have some form of optional integrated wireless networking but that is missing here. taken from http://support.microsoft.com/defaul...kb;en-us;330184 Apr 15, 2005 #21 Shoey Peachew TS Rookie Hi, I'm in need of some help and you people seem to know a lot about Windows Recovery Console.

I have been stuck since then.

OK I'm done. Cons. Just installed my video drivers and nfource drivers. Does anyone know, where it is in the hard drive?

Or could use bootcfg /rebuild to rebuild new boot file. Join Now For immediate help use Live now! Can anyone tell me what the heck is going on? check my blog If not, I don't think it would be in my advantage to take up all the space of WIN XP and SP2 for a precautional procedure which might or might not

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