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Help how do i restore windows xp on my tkinkpad

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  • vmalhotra200 Jan 10, 2009

    Just like many out there I have the
    Error code 00174
    DEU 001
    Error 91
    FRU 3610
    appears to be very common but workable problem I'm about to follow some of the advice out there and see how it works out.Meantime any input on the Bttery Pack cost and retailers?Looking for one in Canada..South-western Ontario?Pls help secure peace of mind..

  • vmalhotra200 Jan 19, 2009

    Thx rob i'm going give it a shot as u hav recommended..
    Meantime here is the run up of the issue::
    TP 600E the work horse has been kind to me but now::
    As I boot the system normal ibm page starts n all..then error 174
    expanded n searched the codes n find that relates to CONF issue
    further expanede on that then find..error identified as 190303..that relates to HDD issue..NOT CONNECTED...??
    Ran the test page n all is good BUt the error msg as in original post..
    Error code 00174
    DEU 001
    Error 91
    FRU 3610

    ADVANCED TEST show :::HDD not connected...
    Open the HDD compartment n RESIT the HDD (it's a Toshiba product)


    All related test show PK in BLUE..

    BTW HDD is not highlighted in the test page either?

    In fact after this happened the first time and i resi the HDD after a few attempts the TP booted as normal and run thru three days.BTW i didn't shut it off during this time then I RESTARTED n the TP REBOOTED OK I shut it off .then again .. next morning NO SHOW n back to error 174 n all above..??

    Looking fwd 2ur prompt response to address this asap..Plz do indicate the CONF sequence on the HDD on the BIOS page(easy set up) indicate the other related CONF aspects to verify for me..thx ahead..regards..

  • vmalhotra200 Jan 19, 2009

    SORRY the HDD error code displayed is 190305

    and NOT 190303 as in prev post ...just in the same CONF issue related with primary error msg 0174..thx again

  • Rob Houg
    Rob Houg May 11, 2010

    Try f11 when booting or try ctrl f11 when rebooting pc. If that doesn't help let me know

  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Thie laptop came with Win98. If you installed XP, you need to find the XP cd and the license key yo reinstall XP.


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If the cmos is the problem or not sure remove the screws and find the batteries connection or buy a new one and get batteries anywhere in the world.....

cmos error, the battery for the cmos needs to replaced or look to see on the motherboard some thing with 2 or 4 pins or jumpers,
next to the jumper will habe in writting batt. or symbol big dash and little dash and big dash and little dash with lines in the middle of the dashs indicating line meaning leads or connectors for a battery device, buy the battery pack or remove the silver round disk on the motherboard and take it to anystore that carries that type of battery or batteries plus located all over the usa, foreign countries computer or electronic store, computer junk yard would even have them.

buy the battery pack that hold 4 batteries and you replace them without having to drive around looking for batties becuase that one takes AAs or AAA's and the are 1.5volts too and you can figure out how much power you need.


ps the best way and the cheapiet to find out if you have to buy a whole new motherboard first!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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If your computer is not functioning correctly, you can use these restore points to return Windows XP to a previous state when your computer was functioning correctly. It can also change scripts, batch files, and other kinds of executable files on your computer.

Click Start ->Click Help and Support->Type system restore in the Search box, and then press Enter.

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System Restore is a tool that takes your computer back to a previously working state. This option is available in Windows ME, Windows XP and Windows Vista. Windows takes snapshots of critical system files, program files and registry settings and stores them as "Restore Points". If ever you should have any problem with your computer, you can "restore" your computer to one of these Restore Points, when your computer was working fine.
Please remember - System restore does NOT have any effect on your personal files such as emails, documents or photographs.
In order to perform a System Restore, you must have administrative rights in your computer. If this is your own personal computer, then chances are that you will be having administrative rights in it, however if you are on a network computer, say for example in a computer at your workplace, then you will have to request your Network Administrator to help you.
In order to restore Windows to a previously working "Restore Point" follow the steps given below:
1. Log on to Windows with administrative rights.
2. Click Start, go to All Programs, go to Accessories, go to System Tools, and then click System Restore. System Restore starts.
3. On the Welcome to System Restore page, click Restore my computer to an earlier time (if it is not already selected), and then click Next.
4. On the Select a Restore Point page, click the most recent system restore point and then click Next.
Note A System Restore message may appear that lists configuration changes that System Restore will make. Click OK.

5. On the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows XP configuration, and then restarts the computer.
6. Log on back to your computer. The System Restore Restoration Complete page is displayed.
7. Click OK.

If you have successfully restored your computer to a previous state, and the computer is performing as it should be, you can stop here.
But if the restore process completed successfully and the computer is still not performing as you want, you can either restore your computer to a different restore point or just undo the current System Restore. In order to undo a System Restore, please continue reading.
Many times, you may not be able to run System Restore because your computer will not start up normally. But you can still run System Restore from the command prompt.
  • Click on Start -> Run -> and type in %systemrestore%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe and click OK
  1. Start up the computer in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Command Prompt
  2. At the Command Prompt type %systemrestore%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe
  3. You can replace %systemrestore% with C:\Windows, if you like
  4. You might have to select the Operating System in your computer
  5. You might also have to enter your username and password
  6. You should have Administrator Rights in your computer to do this.

You may have unintentionally restored Windows XP to a previous configuration that you do not want. To undo the restoration, follow these steps:
1. Log on to Windows with administrative rights.
2. Click Start, go to All Programs, go to Accessories, go to System Tools, and then click System Restore. System Restore starts.
3. On the Welcome to System Restore page, click Undo my last restoration, and then click Next.
Note A System Restore message may appear that lists configuration changes that System Restore will make. Click OK.
4. On the Confirm Restoration Undo page, click Next. System Restore restores the original Windows XP configuration, and then restarts the computer.
5. Logon to the computer as Administrator. The System Restore Undo Complete page appears.
6. Click OK.
You can now run System Restore again from a Different Restore Point.

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I've used SFC to repair Windows 2000/2003 servers in the past, it debuted in Windows 2000 and it fixes system dlls. Start > Run > type 'cmd' and 'sfc /scannow'. You will have to insert a Windows XP SP2 cd for it to work (or mount and ISO of XP with a tool like alcohol 120).

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When opening it hangs-up after windows opening normally after 30 seconds...

Just before Windows boots, keep pressing the F8 key. When you get the boot menu, boot into Safe mode and click NO, when asked to logon. This would start System restore. Restore the system to a date when you know that Windows worked fine.
Here’s a youtube video on how to restore a system with System Restore
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KDS Valiant no image on on screen

first of all try to start your laptop in safemode
1 start laptop
2 continously press F8 key
3 when you see menyu select "start windows in safe mode"

if your computer starts with same mode and you see the desktop
then you just have to restore your xp with earlier system restore check point
and if you dont see desktop in safe mode also then you must have to install win xp again

steps for restore windows xp
1 start
2 programs
3 accassories
4 system tools
5 system restore
6 chose restore system to earlier time
then select any earlier date in calender at which computer is working properly
and click restore
it restores your xp and restart your pc and your problem will be solved

if still having problem then you must reinstall windows xp

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