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Startup i downloaded an upgrade file and now windows cant repair itself during startup

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I am doing the system restore now, I believe this should work. Thanks

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Re: startup

If you rerun the windows setup and run the install function rather than the repair, making sure it's in the regular "windows" folder ("WinNT" if you're using windows 2000), then the setup should retain your personal settings, programs, desktop, etc. Such as this quote is referring to in this paragraph: "There are two primary installation scenarios: clean installation or upgrade installation. A clean installation is performed onto a new/formatted empty hard drive or to overwrite an existing OS. An upgrade installation retains existing settings and applications."

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Re: startup

Hi, You may want to try starting windows, press F8 and select Start Windows in Last Known Good Configuration (or something like that) or Safemode and then do a System Restore. Hope this be of some use to you, Pls post again how things trun up and/or if you need further information. Goodluck and kind regards.

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