Thank you for your concern. what actually happened is, i right clicked on the E drive/ cd drive and one of the options that came up was "safely remove." i did not know what this meant, i thought that it meant eject cd! when i selected the safely remove option it deleted the link to the cd drive and the computer dosen't seem to recognise cd when they are inserted. is there a way to get the E drive / cd drive back?
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please try to go to safe mode and then click start and open computer, hold the Alt key on your keyboard and press T, the tools box should appear then choose folder options.
Go to View, Click show hidden files and untick the three boxes that has the word hidden on it.
Click apply and Ok
Open the C: drive and look for the file called hiberfil.sys delete it and it should work.
To prevent this problem from happening again I would suggest you turn off the hibernate option for your computer.
Hope this helps!
try this, load windows in safe mode click start, click run, type "msconfig" in the open box, and click ok click selective startup disable (clear the check boxes for) system.ini and win.ini click ok, reboot if it loads, cool, if not do the same as before, but enable system.ini and win.ini, disable config.sys and autoexec.bat click ok, reboot if it loads, cool, if not do the same thing, but enable config.sys and autoexec.bat, disable winstart.bat and startup items let me know what happens
I think you are concerned about creating a recovery console for windows xp, so that if windows fail you can have a chance to use it and recover the winndows.
You can install the Recovery Console on your computer to make it available in case that you cannot restart Windows. You can then select the Recovery Console option from the list of available operating systems during startup. To install the Recovery Console, you must be logged on as an administrator.
To install the Recovery Console, follow these steps:
Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD drive.
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type d:\i386\winnt32.exe /cmdcons where d is the drive letter for the CD drive. For Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, type d:\amd64\winnt32.exe /cmdcons where d is the drive letter for the CD drive.
A Windows Setup Dialog Box appears. The Windows Setup Dialog Box describes the Recovery Console option. To confirm the installation, click Yes. Collapse this imageExpand this image
Restart the computer. The next time that you start your computer, "Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" appears on the startup menu. Collapse this imageExpand this image
Yes, if you want to reinstall the copy of your Windows installed in your computer you need to have a Windows CD.
But try doing System Restore first on safe mode if you still can before doing a Windows reinstallation or repair to save money from buying a WIndows CD and from loosing all your files in your computer.
To do system restore on safe mode:
1. Restart your computer and when the Dell Logo comes up and keep pressing F8 until an option shows 2. Use arrows to navigate then choose safe mode 3. Click start button then choose All programs or Program depending on the Windows installed in your computer 4. Click on System tools then choose System Restore 5. Follow the intructions on the System Restore windows on how to restore your machine back to a previous date before this issue happen. 6. Your computer will automatically restart after restore is done
Hope this information will be helpful. Thank you for using FIXYA.
1st step take blank cd put it in cd - driver 2nd step right click on folder use send to menu sand file in to cd drive 3rd step open cd drive u will see the u have send folder or file in a cd drive 4th step on the right side u have 1st option writ this file to cd click on it
download the Nero burning ROM software install it in your system then after run the software then click on data cd option then after click on add file then after add files form paths then click OK then click on burn then wait till cd burning then u get massage finish successfully
there are two ways to do format:
1. put your un-formated dvd in drive and right click from my computer on the dvd drive, it will give you the format option
2. you can use any application like nero burning rom etc for formating, even other tasks like copying and all
as fas as the capacity concern the disk may have some data, otherwise it shows full capacity
. Follow the directions below to correct this issue 1) Check to see if the CD-RW or DVD-RW is functioning properly.
Right-click on My Computer
Click on Properties
Click on Hardware
Click on Device Manager
Click the plus (+) next to CD/DVD Drives and make sure the drive is functioning properly. If it has a yellow checkmark next to the drive, this is the cause of the problem. You'll need to right click on the drive, click on Properties and check the device status under the General tab to see why the drive is having difficulty. If you are receiving a Code 39 error for your CD or DVD drive, visit this page to solve it.
2) If the drive is functioning properly, examine these other options
Open My Computer
Right click on the CD-RW or DVD-RW drive and click on Properties
Click on the Recording tab
In the Desktop CD Recording section, make sure the "Enable CD recording on this drive" is checked, if it isnt check the box. This is the problem.