Understanding The DVD Drive

December 23, 2017 by  Filed under: Computer 

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When Windows fails to boot it is normally causedby you installing a program or device and it has caused a conflict with one or more other programs.This will no doubt give you plenty of heartaches if you’re not certain which program caused Windows to not boot up.If you recently installed a program or applicationand know where it was installed,you may be inmuch better shape as for as correcting the error.Here are common ways to correct the problemof your computer not completely booting up ornot booting up at all.If your computer will not boot-up at all,hopefullyyou have made a good emergency boot disk.You can always make a windows startup disk bycreating one from another computer runningWindows 98 or Me.Perform the following if yourcomputer won’t Boot-Up At All.FIRST……Put your boot floppy disk in the floppydrive and turn on the PC.On some computers,you may have to access the bios and select theBoot priority to your A: drive.Save any changes and select “Start Computer without CDROM support” and press Enter.Once you are at the A prompt,type dir c: and press enter.If your programs and other files are present,try restoring your system Registry by following the steps below.This may repair Windows,the Config.Sys and autoexec.bat files to where the PC mayboot up normally.When the files are present,its a good indication of a good hard drive.SECOND……To correct the problem of your computer not booting up,type in “fdisk /mbr” and press Enter to restore your master boot record.Type “Scandisk C:” to check the hard drive for errors that have occurred.You can also type “Sys C:” to hopefully restore filesneeded to boot up your computer.THIRD……If the above procedures fail to repairyour computer,you can repeat the first part of stepone above and select “Start Computer With CDROMSupport” re-install Windows.Making A Windows XP Bootable FloppyWindows XP users should create a boot disk now byplacing a formatted blank diskette in the A: drive, openWindows Explorer to the C:,select Tools,Folder Options,show Hidden files and and folders,then View Tab.Now you uncheck “Hide Protected Operating SystemFiles (recommended).You will see a warning and clickYes and click OK.Copy the files ntldr,ntdetect.com andboot.ini onto the disk.Remove the disk and label it theWindows XP Boot Disk.After making your boot disk,recheck “Hide protectedoperating system files and folders (recommended)” inthe Folder Options dialog box.To use the disk when Windows XP won’t boot,placethe disk in the drive,and then re-boot,the computer,Windows simply bypass the basic boot files on the hard drive and continue to boot up.If The PC Won’t Boot Pass WindowsFIRST……If your Operating System is WindowsMillennium,turn on the computer and immediatelypress and hold down the CTRL key.Once thestartup options appear,release the CTRL key.Select Safe Mode and press Enter.You are nowin Windows limited version.If you know whatcaused your computer not to boot,you can noweither change or delete that program.SECOND….Repair your Registry by selectingStart,Run and typing “scanregw /fix” and pressenter.This will fix any damage done to the Registry.You can also restore your registry which replacesyour current registry with an earlier copy that wasbacked up by your computer.Click on Start,Runand type “scanregw /restore and press Enter.To repair your Windows 98 Registry,hold downthe CTRL key as you start the PC and select”Command Prompt Only”.Type “scanreg /fix” andpress Enter and “scanreg/restore” to restore apreviousely saved copy of the Registry.If you have Windows XP,press F8 after rebootingthe PC should Windows freeze while booting up.You can select “Last Known Good Configuration”after rebooting to allow the computer to boot thelast backed up files.And you can choose “SafeMode” to remove any files you know caused theoperating system to hang up.Be prepared when your operating system fail.It would be a great idea to go over this articlea few times and print it.Make yourself a notebookand place this and all related articles there.If your computer fails to boot or begins to becomeunstable,you can refer to these articles to makecorrections that are needed.Learn these steps from your television set with the PC Super Pack at http://www.ultimatepcrepair.comBe sure to note any changes you make to yourRegistry and if you’re not sure,its best to finda friend that’s pc savvy first.Above all,be certainyou back up your registry before makingany changes and know how to restore as well.

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