Good morning all. I have some "problem" (pardon my english) with my cpu.When we go to start - run, type 'winmsd' and press enter, we will see the system information window. When we click the 'tools' tab, there's a list of tools will come out such as :
-windows report tool
-update wizard uninstall
-system file checker
-signature verification tool
-automatic skip driver agent
-system configuration utility
-version conflict manager.
My problem is, when i check my computer, there're only 5 items that is
-file signature verification utility
-directX diagnostic tool, and
So, my question is where are the rest? and how can i get it back? (if it's possible)
By the way, i'm using a Dell Optiplex GX270, Intel P4, 2.66 GHz, Bios Version A03, 512 mb DDR SDRAM & 30gb hard disk.
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Re: windows xp tools
Hi,, Well what you have is not really a problem, Dell uses an OEM version of windows that is specially designed for the, therefore some of the features just arent there. If you wish to use the you will need to purchase a copy of windows (the same version of the one you are using) or borrow one. use the product key that came **** on a sticker on your system, this will install the windows and then you may register it online. You dont need a fress install, just select repair windows or replace system files.
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Use the Windows XP startup disks or the Windows XP CD to restart
When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press
R to select the To repair a Windows XP
installation using Recovery Console, press R option.
the number of the Windows installation that you want to access from the
Recovery Console, and then press ENTER.
Type the administrator password when you are prompted, and then press
ENTER. If no administrator password exists, just press ENTER.
the command prompt, type the following commands (press ENTER after each
ntfs.sys ntfs.oldNote This step renames the
corrupted Ntfs.sys file to Ntfs.old. If the Ntfs.sys file is not found,
the file is missing.
At the command prompt, type the following
command, and then press ENTER:
copy cd:\i386\ntfs.sys drive:\windows\system32\driversWhere
cd is the drive letter for the CD-ROM drive that contains
the Windows XP CD, and drive is the drive where you installed
Remove the Windows XP CD from your CD-ROM drive,
type quit at a command prompt, and then
press ENTER to quit the Recovery Console.
1.Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD drive, and then restart the computer. 2.Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD drive if you are prompted. 3.When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console. 4.Press 1 (One) to select windows XP and then hit enter. 5.When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER. 6.At the command prompt, Type Bootrec /RebuildBcd and then press ENTER. 7.If the Bootrec.exe tool runs successfully, it presents you with an installation path of a Windows directory. To add the entry to the BCD store, type yes. A confirmation message appears that indicates the entry was added successfully. 8.If the Bootrec.exe tool cannot locate any missing Windows installations, you must remove the BCD store, and then you must re-create it. To do this, type the following commands in the order in which they are presented. Press ENTER after each command. Bcdedit /export C:\BCD_Backup
Hi! If its hanging on the welcome screen then its time to reinstall a fresh copy of windows xp. System collapses on any given time and the only cure is a windows reinstallation. Hope this helps and have a good one!
ok i am making a lot of assumptions here, you didnt tell us your operating system, but can i guess your running norton antivirus. close it if you are. remember some antivirus's have a defrag in them this may be interrupting the process. let me know
Try the following steps to install the update successfully. Stop the services pertaining to Windows Update. 1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and select Run as Administrator. 2. If you receive a notification from User Account Control simply click Continue. 3. At the command prompt, type the following commands and then press ENTER after each command. net stop wuauserv net stop bits net stop cryptsvc 4. Please do not close the Command Prompt window.
Rename folders pertaining to Windows Update At the command prompt, type the following commands and then press Enter after each command: ren %systemroot%\System32\Catroot2 Catroot2.old ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Start services pertaining to Windows Update. net start wuauserv net start bits net start cryptsvc Close the Command Prompt window.
The first thing to check is your boot order.. do this when the pc starts up by pressing which ever key is indicated to enter 'setup' usually f2, f12, or delete. and look through for boot devices or boot sequence. make sure it's floppy, cdrom, hdd drive which may be listed or hard drive, internal drive, etc).
Do you have your windows disk? If so try this... put in the cd and restart the computer and when prompted to "pressany key to boot from cd' do so. Enter Windows XP Recovery Console by click on R. The Recovery Console is an advanced diagnostic mode of Windows XP with special tools that will allow you to restore the boot.ini file.
When you reach the command prompt type the following command and then press Enter.
bootcfg /rebuild The bootcfg utility will scan your hard drives for any Windows XP installations and then display the results. Follow the remaining steps to add your Windows XP installation to the boot.ini file.
The first prompt asks Add installation to boot list? (Yes/No/All).
Type Y in response to this question and press Enter.
The next prompt asks you to Enter Load Identifier:.
This is the name of the operating system. For example, type Windows XP Professional or Windows XP Home Edition and press Enter.
The final prompt asks you to Enter OS Load options:.
Type /Fastdetect here and press Enter.
Take out the Windows XP CD, type exit and then press Enter to restart your PC.
Assuming that a missing or corrupt boot.ini file was your only issue, Windows XP should now start normally.