But the Ubuntu Live CD boots perfectly. It will want either a blank disk or a NTFS primary partition with the boot flag (active partition in windows). That's why I booted with Ubuntu Live CD and deleted my Linux partition completely. The drive "PASSED" (code 00) a "hard drive self test" using the bios setup tools. (After discovering Bart PE's drive test which writes data to the disk, I am hoping the check over here
e.g. Unless I'm not looking hard enough, but I'm pretty sure. Just cut the plastic packaging with a razor blade cardboard cutter on two sides very carefully. Basically, run Testdisk and use it to repair the MFT and the boot sector.
I'm guessing I should just reformat and start over because I think it's corrupted. When I turned on the computer nothing happened except I got a small error message in the upper left-hand corner on a black screen. I think I'm right in saying that XP won't let you put a pagefile onto an external USB drive, but even if you could it will be slower than if it's Do NOT use a flat file USB boot disk (such as one prepared using WinToFlash) to repair your internal hard disk.
An XP boot failed after making an ntbackup of the system of my temporary computer and restoring it to external USB. (Yeah, I know it was stupid of me to try Edited by Katoey, 12 December 2008 - 10:51 PM. 0 ***** Do it right the first time or Murphy's Law will get you ***** Back to top #3 Smokey Smokey Senior Now I want to completely remove Ubuntu and install Windows XP back. How To Use Hirens Boot Cd To Repair Windows Xp So I think the problem is more likely to be the following. 2.
Also, if you can't use your CD/DVD drive, you can put Linux on a USB thumb drive. In regard to the paging file I experimented with the new laptop and began by setting the master drive to a 50mb paging file and my external drive to 1.5x RAM. I do not want to attempt recovery without first cloning the drive. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19242878 After i ran the GRUB uninstall commands, my system now just keeps on restarting itself. (if the WinXP CD is inserted) And if Linux is inserted, it boots from Linux CD.
Most of my data is backed up, but there is some I would like to get that was accidentally not included in my last data backup on the 6th. http://www.rmprepusb.com/tutorials/fixnobootxp Itís a self booting CD that does multiple computer maintenance things including partitioning formatting and checking RAM. Windows Xp Repair Usb Boot plodr replied Feb 1, 2017 at 5:25 PM Micto sd card plodr replied Feb 1, 2017 at 5:21 PM I've Accepted Defeat... Windows Xp Recovery Usb Download Stay logged in Sign up now!
This same thing happened to my older PC (XP Pro, ASUS MOBO, P4) and this what I did. check my blog When I attempted to reboot my laptop it returned the message "Missing operating system". It will repair the USB disk instead and the repair commands will not work correctly! Does your system boot USB flash drives. Windows Xp Recovery Console Usb
I have an older computer running XP pro. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. I tried rebooting a couple of more times with the same result. this content Why is it still trying to locate my linux partition through GRUB.
Itís free. Repair Windows Xp From Usb Flash Drive There is no other way aside from getting a floppy drive to do this? But it doesn't boot.
Installed Windows XP successfully. 6. I tried all the Windows recovery options, from a Recovery Disk to a Windows XP CD and nothing worked. Ask a question and give support. Windows Xp Rescue Usb Another solution (and in my opinion the best) is to invest in a commercial disk repair program, which will try to recover the existing contents of the disk, by rereading the
Back to top #4 Katoey Katoey TEG Forum Member Members 32 posts Gender:Male Location:Thailand Posted 15 December 2008 - 12:05 AM This appears to be the same topic over again...it doesn't www.bootdisk.com has XP start up disks that you can burn to a cd. Really M$ should make backup straightforward and simple, providing its own cloning program, along with a user friendly guide, as well as instructions for making a bootable disk (including allowing one http://webstrategy360.com/windows-xp/how-to-make-a-windows-xp-boot-cd.html I don't have a floppy drive either and haven't for years.
If the option to Repair Install is NOT available and you continue with the install; you will delete your Windows folder, Documents and Settings folders. Back to top #15 hiberfil.sys hiberfil.sys TEG Forum Member Members 11 posts Posted 21 December 2008 - 05:42 PM Hi, Success! Hopefully Vista or Win 7 would have drivers for your ESATA disk. Edited by hiberfil.sys, 19 December 2008 - 04:05 PM. 0 Back to top #12 hiberfil.sys hiberfil.sys TEG Forum Member Members 11 posts Posted 19 December 2008 - 06:01 PM I have