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Error message driver is in a loop. need to reinstall drivers but need to backup files must back from dos prompt computer has shut down windows and i am not able to get to start menu. I am afraid if I run the drivers reinstall all my files will be deleted. They are saved to my hard drive. but I need to create a backup

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1) Installing drivers doesn't affect files, but reinstalling Windows will.

2) Make a BartPE CD (on another computer, of course). Boot from the CD. That'll give you Windows. Use it to back up any files you want backed up. (Back up to an external drive.)

http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/

It's a bit of work, but a very handy CD to have available. (You can do the same thing with a Linux Live CD if you have one.)

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Need command prompt for Acer Aspire


The Windows Backup and Restore feature allows you to save files and system images to external backup devices such as hard drives and flash drives. However, backing up files become problematic if the directory your backing up files from isn't configured properly, or if you're having issues with the devices you're backing files to. There are ways to solve or work around backup problems quickly and safely.

Hard Drive b> A backup will not complete if the files you're backing up exceed the amount of space left on the external hard drive. If you're backing up large system files, Microsoft recommends saving the backup to an external hard drive that can hold at least 200 GB. If you're running out of space, you must delete content to create space for others or use another hard drive. Error Codes In some cases, Windows displays the following error codes when it's unable to complete a backup: "0x80070001 (Invalid Function)" or "0x81000037: Windows Backup failed while trying to read from the shadow copy on one of the volumes being backed up." These error messages usually appear if Windows is unable to backup a specific library or if you opt out of adjusting your backup settings and settle for the default settings in the Windows Backup and Restore Feature. Reparse Point b> If you're unable to backup a specific library and run into error code messages, removing the reparse point allows you to complete the backup. A reparse point is a file that contains information about the user on a computer. If it doesn't point to a location that contains some of the data you want to backup, error messages appear when you try to back up your files. Type "CMD" in the Start Search box to open the Command Prompt. In the Command Prompt, typing "DIR /AL /S" and pressing Enter lists the reparse points. Each entry says "JUNCTION," which also means reparse point. The entries also tell you the location of the reparse points in Windows Explorer. If you locate a specific reparse point in Windows Explorer, delete its mounted volume from the device's Properties. Once deleted, you should be able to back up your files. Discs b> If you're backing up files to a disc, you'll run into problems if the discs are non-rewritable and already contain data, or if they are severely scratched or damaged. Non-rewritable discs can only be used once, while rewritable discs can be used to read and write data several times. If the CD or DVD you're using is severely scratched, the optical disc drive spins harder than usual in an attempt to read it. If it's incapable of reading the disc, the backup feature may freeze or display an error.
Windows backup or restore errors 0x80070001, 0x81000037, or 0x80070003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973455 - workaroundissue12

Apr 20, 2013 | PC Desktops

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When i start my computer a message came that 'disk


No your operating sytem or boot files have a problem. Something is missing or corrupt in the operating system or boot files.

Try the steps below.

You will need a operating system disk or a repair disk to fix it. Insert it in the drive then boot from it. You want to get to a dos command prompt (black screen with white lettering) and type the following commands. Press ENTER after each command.
bootrec.exe /fixmbr
bootrec.exe /fixboot
bootrec.exe /rebuildbcd

Reboot and see if the problem is solved. If not get back to the dos command prompt and run the check disk utility.

To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc or a operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot from it. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with white letters) and type the following command: chkdsk /r
Check disk will run well over an hour or two and you will notice the percentages going from high to low, this is normal. Let it run to completion. Then reboot machine.

If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows. Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents, music, pictures, videos or programs.

In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair when the options appear.

In Vista and Windows 7 you want to get to the recovery console and look down at the bottom of the window for the Dos Command.

May 11, 2012 | Compaq PC Desktops

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Igxprd32 error


To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc ora operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot fromit. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with whiteletters) and type the following command: chkdsk /r
Check disk will run well over an hour or two and you will notice thepercentages going from high to low, this is normal. Let it run tocompletion. Then reboot machine.

If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows.Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents,music, pictures, videos or programs.

In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair whenthe options appear.

In Vista and Windows 7 you want to get to the recoveryconsole and look down at the bottom of the window for the Dos Command.

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Stacks are reserved memory that programs use to process hardware events. A stack overflow occurs when there is not enough space in memory to run the hardware interrupt routines. To resolve these behaviors, you can modify the "STACKS=" line in the Config.sys file, eliminate terminate-and-stay-resident program (TSRs), and eliminate hardware conflicts.

When Windows delivers an error message that is related to an internal stack overflow, there is not enough space in memory either set aside or available to handle the calls that are made to the computer hardware. There are several things to consider when you troubleshoot this behavior:
  1. The Config.sys startup file may not be properly configured for the Windows installation. Use the following values: STACKS=64,512 ;(this is the maximum allowed)
    FILES=60
    BUFFERS=40 If you are using the dual-boot capabilities in Windows, the Config.sys and Autoexec.bat files may not contain the correct configuration to run Windows. When you are dual-booting between Windows 3.x and Windows, these files may not have been renamed back to Config.dos and Autoexec.dos.

    Examine the Config.sys file to determine if files such as Himem.sys or Emm386.exe are loaded from a folder other than the Windows folder. If so, boot Windows by using the Safe Mode Command Prompt Only option. Rename the Config.sys file to Config.dos and the Autoexec.bat file to Autoexec.dos, and then restart your computer.
  2. Some TSRs may be interfering with Windows. Disable any non-boot device drivers in the Config.sys and Autoexec.bat files. If you install from Windows 3.x and you receive a stack overflow error message, check the Win.ini and System.ini files for non-Windows-based programs or drivers that are loading.
  3. There may be an incompatible hardware configuration. Check the port and IRQ settings of the network adapter, sound card, and modem. Make sure that there are no COM2/COM4 or COM1/COM3 conflicts and that no devices are sharing IRQs. Disable or remove conflicting devices.
  4. The computer may need a BIOS upgrade. Check the BIOS version and contact the manufacturer of your computer for information about a BIOS upgrade.

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Dec 28, 2010 | Microsoft PC Desktops

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My pc will boot then immediately shut down. I did


Start-up in "Safe Mode".
Connect an external disk-drive.
Backup all your E-mail & contacts & files & music.
Confirm that the backup is "good".
Reinstall Windows.
Reinstall your anti-virus software.
Reload from your backup.

Jan 25, 2010 | HP PAVILION SLIMLINE S7520N AMD Turion 64,...

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HI I get error message 0XC000034 after booting computer I have tried to use A vista recovery disc but when prompted to press any key I get A message that says unable to get Bootlog If anyone can help Thank...


This problem is documented pretty well over the web.

It seems to be a sign of a hard drive problem. The first things that need to be done are as follows:

1 - scan the hard driver for errors. take it out of the computer and scan it on another computer.

2 - If no errors, back up all your important files.

3- If errors, Back up any file that it will let you and try to recover the rest with a data recovery progam.

4 - If error free after backup reinstall Operating System.

Jan 24, 2010 | Compaq PC Desktops

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Computer is hung up in a loop and can't restart.


Start the computer using the last known good configuration I copied this from WinXP Help and Support you should be able to restore your system. If this don't help you will have to run windows setup and repair or install. mysleuth



To start the computer using the last known good configuration
  1. Print these instructions before continuing. They will not be available after you shut down your computer in step 2.
  2. Click Start, click Shut Down, and then, in the drop-down list, click Shut down.
  3. In the Shut Down Windows dialog box, click Restart, and then click OK.
  4. When you see the message Please select the operating system to start, press F8.
  5. Use the arrow keys to highlight Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER.
  6. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot system, choose the installation that you need to access using the arrow keys, and then press ENTER.
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  • Choosing Last Known Good Configuration provides a way to recover from problems such as a newly added driver that may be incorrect for your hardware. It does not solve problems caused by corrupted or missing drivers or files.
  • When you choose Last Known Good Configuration, only the information in registry key HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet is restored. Any changes you have made in other registry keys remain.
  • NUM LOCK must be off before the arrow keys on the numeric keypad will function

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I KEEP GETTING THE BLUE SCREEN


46CB,
Might be your windows currepted.
Reinstallation of windows will fix your problem.
Before re-installation:
You can try the following steps:
  1. Boot your computer in Command Prompt Only. (After switching power on keep pressing F8 untill boot screen appears, select command prompt olny by moving up and down by arrow keys.)
  2. At DOS prompt type SCANREG and press enter key.
  3. It will run a diagnostic for registry and will save the current values as backup.
  4. After backup restore dialog will be appear. Select an old date on which date your computer was running well.
  5. Then re-start your computer.

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be sure to completely remove any programs having to do with sprint smartview reboot computer and then plug the air card in the computer and run the setup from the pop up window that states new device found reinstall the smartview connection manager through the preinstalled drivers located in the device itself then after installation is complete reboot and then connect issue is fixed

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Click start, right click my computer, click properties, click hardware, click device manager, open network adapters by clicking the + right click the network card and click uninstall. Reboot the machine and windows should find the card and reinstall on it's own but you should try to have the cd that came with the card or download the driver from a differant computer before you start in case windows cannot load the driver and you can browse to the file to load the drivers.

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