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IBM PIII 450 Model 390X Will not boot

I can get it to start in SAFE MODE only. If I try to boot, I get a "Windows Protection Error. You need to restart your computer"

I have noticed that there is "Nothing" on the config.sys tab of the diagnostics portion under Control Panel.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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  • user0610 Nov 14, 2007

    With the CD, how do I fix the boot sector? Thanks.



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Your going to have to put in the windows cd in and boot from it to repair the boot sector.

Posted on Nov 13, 2007

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    cory casper Nov 14, 2007

    put the cd in and restart pc, when the screen goes black start tapping the F12 key till it asl if you want to boot from cd, once boot from cd your going to press "r" for repair. Select boot. and hit enter and let it do its thing, if not sucessful boot from cd again and reinstall windows again to start over.



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