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Do how do i repair my pc

Hi my name is abel.
i want to repair my pc with the xp cd but the problem is that when i keep pressing F8 button it come to the safe mode,normal mode,last known good cofig....page.
what should i do how do i repair my pc.

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Load up your computer in safe mode this will allow only the basic setting to be loaded. You can then make changes your operating sytem. It is worth checking if your computer was backed up in the past and do a system restore.

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Will not get pass the windows xp screen


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If it is struck in the XP logo Screen, that means one of the system file is not able to execute properly.
Try to start the computer in Safe Mode. Just Keep Tapping F8 when u press the power button while switching on the computer, and u will be able to find the a long list, use arrow navigation key and select the Safe Mode.
Checks it is working or not. If it's works try to restore the computer to a date back when it was working.

If the Safe Mode is not working then please Repair the OS using the XP CD.


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Software corrupt,can not format to pc


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whichone is corrupted, Operating system(XP,Vista,Wim-7) or application software(Microsoft word,excel,powerpoint,adobe).If applicatin software try to reinstall from the same cd.If Operating system,put bootable cd(xp/vista/7) in cd drive and restart the system,then click press any key of the keyboard,then u can see some file checking,then press F8 key on keyboard,press on ESC key,(don't format ur data will loss)select on Leave the current....and enter give the folder name as C:\WINDOWS1 (depepends upon ur drive space-C:,D: etc..) then press enter,then go thru the instructions.
OR
mostly in all branded laptops Operating system Recovery Options is there.Restart then press F2 OR F8 keys.(in this case there is chance for data loss )

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I need the format


Follow the below steps to install XP
1. Insert Windows XP disc and reboot the computer. 2. Change boot order to "Boot from CD" or keep tapping F12 and change the first boot device to CD-ROM 3. Press enter when you see a message "Press any key to boot from CD" 4. You will see lots of things going on screen. Once everything loaded, you will see a message "Welcome to Setup". Press Enter. 5. Press F8 to agree license agreement. 6. Now, as you already have operating system installed, you will see a message "computer already has XP files" and will ask you to repair it. Press F3. WE dont wanna repair it. 7. In this screen, highlight C drive and press enter. 8. Press L to confirm delete. 9. Select first option "Format the partition using NTFS quick" and press enter.
Rest everything is self explainatory.
Now, it will copy the files and reboot the computer
Just follow the onscreen instuctions like Entering computer name .. CD key..
Thats it..

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Box have no problem i can,t connect to computer


software problem thn press F8 AT STARTUP & go in safe mode or repair XP

Else hardware problem thn clean sliver portion of ram by rubber

Repair PC
press delete at startup
go2 BIOS option
1ST BOOT DEVICE CD/DRIVE
2ND BOOT DEVICE CD/DRIVE
F10 SAVE
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SAFE MODE
At start up press F8 go2 SAFE MODE thn type at run chkdsk,chkdsk/f/r & thn restart pc
Else Repair XP
Else clean ram BY RUBBER

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I suggest you try to run your computer on safe mode by pressing F8 when booting up. Advance menu options will pop up and choose run on safe mode. When it load the Windows, try to figure out what you installed or you before your computer happens. I suggest that you download also windows registry cleaner to fix some errors in your computer that prevent you to go to windows screen when booting up on normal mode. Run the FULL SCAN and press the fix errors button.

I should somehow help your computer.

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Hi there, you have to go BIOS set up first. From there you have to select the first bootable drive is your CD/DVD rom in place of your HDD drive. Then save the setting and restart the PC npormal way.You will see the PC reading your disk & ask for press any key to continue for booting. I home its helpful for you. Thanks.

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I want to do repair missing system file on my MSI notebook, but don't want to reinstall. How do I do a repair from the recovery cd which just seems to want to format and reinstall everything?


alternatively, use a windows cd as if you are installing a fresh copy. if it is xp you using, go until you accept the agreement by pressing f8. after that it will give you an option to press some keys to continue, press the R for recovery without formating, it will repair you windows and keep your data.

if it is vista, find a genuine copy, it will give you an option to upgrade you windows, and that too will not require you to loose your data, it will keep it.

alternatives can be found from my master: askleon.com.

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Place your Windows XP CD in your cd-rom and start your computer (it’s assumed here that your XP CD is bootable – as it should be - and that you have your bios set to boot from CD) 2. Keep your eye on the screen messages for booting to your cd Typically, it will be “Press any key to boot from cd”
3. Once you get in, the first screen will indicate that Setup is inspecting your system and loading files.

4. When you get to the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to Setup Windows now
5. The Licensing Agreement comes next - Press F8 to accept it.
6. The next screen is the Setup screen which gives you the option to do a Repair.

It should read something like “If one of the following Windows XP installations is damaged, Setup can try to repair it”
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