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Trying To 'fix' W2k With New CD Version

After install all of my programs and data files go on the D drive. Any suggestions and/or kind words are most welcome. Content is segmented into Channels and Topic Centers. Then we know that the programs are fine, and the 3 startup files are fine, but perhaps the MBR is incorrect.

am hoping that CloneZilla could fix the FAT table without backing up/reformatting/restoring. And to completely wipe any trace of anything from the HDDs, which program would be recommended: W2K Disk Probe, MBRWizard 3.08, MiniTool Partition Manager, or WinHex Editor? Please visit them for all your pampered pooch's needs :) What if I made new changes that I want to keep? can't really afford to get a new mb.

Now that you are done backing up the most important info, try to change back whatever you were last doing and boot normally, it that doesn't work, put the floppy back Stop - Backup your important files - Then proceed Inside Windows Option Once back into Windows, right click on the My Computer option, choose the Manage option. Go to start > run > type in sfc.exe. If you would like to refer to this comment somewhere else in this project, copy and paste the following link: Paul Elliott - 2010-07-24 I must have been mistaken.

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Use windows to fix the boot files on the hard drive. my mb is an older MSI PM8M-V with Pentium 4 cpu. This is something that will check your system files and rewrite any that have been modified. Go Back What if I want to do further research?

If you can't remember just keep going (What if it was not named Windows but WINNT like in NT4 or 2000?) . 5. Join our site today to ask your question. Every time I try to install W2K, it asks for dx3j.dll, a Direct X file that is on the W98SE install disk, but not on the W2K disk.And of course, way If that fails I will document the symptoms again and post them for more feedback.

If you have tried my solution (or find a better one) for Windows Vista, please let me know :) A free way to help me would be to link back to so I've started looking for a piece of software that could fix/repair the 1st fat32 copy based on the 2nd fat32 copy. If you would like to refer to this comment somewhere else in this project, copy and paste the following link: Steven Shiau - 2010-07-22 You have to make sure your W2K I have 2 corrupted HDDs that don't have any data files to be saved that I want to fix first.I found a fairly pertinent webpage for my situation - http://www.dewassoc.com/support/win...

given my errors in getting the drive partitioned & formatted originally ( and failure to get a newer bigger SATA drive to partition & format ) I'm very reluctant to wipe But especially about whether copying said data files could corrupt the registry of the receiving HDD, since that would mean I would have to fix the HDDs with the data files If using the boot disk to create a new MBR and NTLDR did not help, or copying the files to the root of the C:\ drive and you remove the disk I then had a bounty out of $50 for a USB solution which was paid, then I donated $50 to Gilles Vollant Software for the BootPart program that's on the inside

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Report • #1 Derek March 6, 2016 at 13:20:11 Use Copy rather than Move just in case anything goes wrong. The Encyclopedia of Information Systems was the recipient of one of the Library Journal's Best Reference Sources for 2002 and The Internet Encyclopedia¬† was recipient of one of the PSP Awards Reboot each time to check if that was the one that fixed it, and when you find the correct one, mark it as active.

Go back What if I don't want to download a file from a website I don't trust? Instead of just the fixntldr.exe, use the fixntldr-winnt.exe file if your system is NT4, or 2000, or was upgraded from a previous installation of NT4 or 2000. Win9x Boot Disk Option Get a Win9x floppy and boot with it and when you get your A:\ prompt type: fdisk and make sure that the correct partition and hard drive

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Is this correct? Download my fix: Floppy fixntldr.exe | CD-R fixntldriso.zip | USB ntldrusb.zip onto a working computer (What if I don't want to download a file from a website I don't trust?). (If If you want to make a floppy yourself, format it using a Windows NT/2000/XP computer (it can't be Windows 95/98/ME) and then get a copy of 3 files from a working SourceForge About Site Status @sfnet_ops Powered by Apache Allura‚ĄĘ Find and Develop Software Create a Project Software Directory Top Downloaded Projects Community Blog @sourceforge Resources Help Site Documentation Support Request ©

PS If you do have to do a reinstall, you will need to reinstall sp3. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/99840 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? At some point I'll make the "rename boot.ini" instructions to just "double click this .bat file". HighStyleDoggy.com is my best sponsor to date, they have provided me with loads of support over the years, and really make everything in my life possible.

Dr. If you can't get access to those files, but still don't want to run an executable from a website off the internet, download and expand onto the floppy this zip file: You will see a GUI environment when booting to Puppy. It will ask for your admin password, enter it you have one or just hit enter if you don't know it.

The text contains 180 articles from over 200 leading experts, providing the benchmark resource for information security, network security, information privacy, and information warfare. If you want to do your own research on this topic, here are links to relevant Microsoft KB articles: Windows XP Resource Kits: Initial Startup Phasee NTLDR is missing when you Read RedHat talk about making a floppy from an image (and I have it on good word that the command in linux is "dd if=filename.img of=/dev/fd0" or do a search on Two program files copied from a Windows XP installation named "ntldr" and "ntdetect.com" these assist in booting your existing installation.

probably something to do with not setting the LBA flag soon enough. Make a NTLDR boot disk to get back into Windows. I'm going to try the System File Check first tosee if that has any affect. crjdriver, Oct 16, 2002 #6 gwicke Thread Starter Joined: Dec 19, 2001 Messages: 24 Thanks to everyone that has responded.

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. The download is free. Make the new boot disk: Floppy: Run the fixntldr.exe file by double clicking it.