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Windows Vista not loading

Had a recent problem with a memory stick stuck in the drive. Got files transferred and then worked it out and unstuck from the slot. Also in the process Shockwave updated itself. Shut it down to get the stick unstuck. Took the battery out and unplugged it. Now it won't load Windows Vista back up. Suggestions. Have tried to reboot and no luck.

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FIRST OF ALL YOU SHOULD

  • REMOVE THE BATTERY COMPLETELY
  • LEAVE IT TO STAND FOR ABOUT 15-20 MINS,
  • TAKE CLOSE LOOK AT THE USB PORT AS ITS LIKELY TO BE DAMAGED,
IF IT IS, THEN CAREFULLY REMOVE ANY DEBRIS WITH SOME TWWZERS AND ENSURE THAT NONE OF THE INTERNAL PINS ARE TOUCHING
  • REMOVE ANY OTHER USB DEVICES
  • REFIT BATTERY AND BOOT THE SYSTEM ,PRESS F8 AND SELECT LAST GOOD CONFIGURATION
WHAT YOU HAVE JUST DONE IS REDUCED THE CHANCES OF DAMAGING ANY FURTHER HARDWARE I.E. YOUR SYSTEM BOARD , AND STARTED THE SYSTEM AS IT WERE BEFORE THE SHOCKWAVE UPDATE,
IF EVERYTHING SEEMS OK AT THIS POINT ,YOU SHOULD NOT USETHE DODGY FLASHDRIVE AND CHECK YOUR WINDOWS IS UP TO DATE.
HOPE THIS HELPS


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0xc000014c


Hello,

A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1. Insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2. Choose your language settings, and then click "Next."
3. Click "Repair your computer."

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

File: \Windows\system32\config\system
Status: 0xc000014c
Info: Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing, or corrupt.

She did not have a Vista CD, as her PC came with it on, so I told her I would try my CD, I put in the CD and the same screen came up and would not change.
So I change the boot order, to start with CD/DVD first and still no change, it still starts up with that same screen.
So I copied the Vista CD to my memory stick and changed the boot order to run with USB first and no joy again.
I have run the boot in all of these orders with no joy:
CD/DVD
USB
Hard drive

USB
CD/DVD
Hard drive

Hard drive
CD/DVD
USB


Cheers,

Robin

Apr 27, 2012 | Sony VAIO Notebook PC VGN-NS235J/W

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I want to remove all documents and pictures from my computer /laptop on to my memory stick. Can you tell me how to do this task. thank you.


Two methods Martina.

1) Memory Stick plugged in, go to the document, or photo/s. Right-click on it.
In the fly-out menu list click on Copy, or Send To.
Then left-click on the memory stick drive letter.

[ A: drive is for a Floppy Drive. N/A
No B: drive

C: drive is the Harddrive

D: drive is usually reserved for an optical drive. CD or DVD drive
It also may instead be the backup drive. (Has basic Windows files used to restore the Window operating system)

E: drive; May be for a second optical drive. IF there are two optical drives

The E: drive letter, F: drive letter, G: drive letter, or on up the alphabet, may for the Memory Stick you plugged in.

{I have drive letters C:, D:, E:, F:, G:, H:, I:, J:, and K: in my computer }

How to know? Look in My Computer
(For WinXP operating system.
Computer for Vista, and Win 7}

Look BEFORE you plug the Memory Stick in.

Windows XP: Left-click on Start, then on My Computer
Win Vista, and Win 7: Left-click on the Windows logo button, then on Computer.

See what is associated with the different drive letters.

Now plug the Memory Stick in. See which drive letter is associated with it ]

Instead of having to copy over each document, or photo individually, you could put your documents in one folder, and your photos in another folder. Names are your choice.

Then just copy the folder to the Memory Stick.

2) The second method is to go to Windows Explorer (Not Internet Explorer), and drag the document/s, or photo/s over to the file tree, and on top of the corresponding drive letter that matches the Memory Stick.

For additional questions, or to have me clarify anything I have stated, please post in a Comment.
(Believe upper right of your page is Comment, in blue)

Regards,
joecoolvette

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My son loaded some pictures from his camera onto my laptop, but the laptop will not let me view them. I bought a memory stick thinking that I could load the pictures onto it, and then transfer them to my...


maybe the pictures are corrupt files, if so what will transferring them to your desktop accomplish. If the files are good and you have the appropriate software to view them you should be able to on the laptop.

However if you want to try...

1) put in mem stick , when laptop recognizes it go into my computer

2) click on the icon for mem stick and minimize it

3) open my computer a 2nd time and click on drive pics are on

4) click on the first file / first pic and the while holding down shift key go to end of list of files that are the pics

5) rt click and press cut

6) then go into the other my computer open which should be the mem stick then rt click and hit paste

7) remove mem stick from laptop and place it in desktop

8) when desktop recognizes it , gather up all pic files with the shift key procedure done on laptop

rt click cut/copy

9) then go into c drive or applicable hard drive then rt click paste

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How to download from computer to memory stick


Plug your memory stick into the USB slot on the computer. If this is the first time that particular memory stick is being placed into the machine, it will take a few seconds to find the drivers and install it.
Once this is completed, you want to open "My Computer" and look for the Removable Device that will normally have a drive letter of (F:) for example. When you have this window open, open another window, this time with the location of the information you want save on your memory. Once this is found you can transfer them by right clicking on each of the files you want sent to the memory stick and click "send to .....and send it to the removable device. If you want to transfer files in bulk, you can simply drag the files you want into the window you already have open with the removable disk. Practice it and it will become like second nature to you.
Hope this helped...

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I have an old sony vaio with a 60 gb hard


How "full" is the hard-drive? Perhaps, you could have only a few gigabytes to be "saved".

Click Start
Click My Documents
Click Edit
Click Select All
Right-mouse click on any of the highlighted items.
Click Properties.
Windows will report on the size (megabytes/gigabytes) of all the selected documents and folders.

Perhaps, you can buy 4GB or 8GB or 16GB USB memory-stick,
and manually copy your 'My Documents' files/folders to that memory-stick.

Or, use the "Windows Files and Settings Transfer Wizard" to "collect" all your files & E-mail, and write an "export" file to that memory-stick.

Then, on the "new" computer, run the same Wizard, and "import" from the USB memory-stick onto your new computer.

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How do you copy on to a memory stik


when you insert the stick it is assigned a drive letter. In windows explorer make a note of the drive letter. Right click on what you want to copy then send to that drive.

Nov 08, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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Got a toshiba satellite laptop with windows vista basic loaded. bought a new lexmark printer , copier scanner not enough memory to load software


Thats why people are reverting back to windows xp because vista eats up root memory like anything. I'd suggest you to remove few games or useless files from your root directory and perform a cleanup of you root drive.

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Startup Problem with Lenovo 3000 N200 with Vista


You would need to reinstall Vista together with the device drivers and programs to get a laptop functioning again.
You need to backup your data before you reinstall Vista but since you cannot boot up and get into Windows, you need to remove the hard drive and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and then plug it into a working computer's USB port. This computer should see this hard drive as an external hard drive (provided the hard drive is OK). You can now see the various folders and files, copy your data files to a USB memory stick or burn them to a CD.
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Windows Failed to load because Kernel file is missing


try pressing f8 when you load vista and then select start normally
if that doest not work and gives you the same error then restart and press F12 as soon as you see the dell logo, put in the vista installation disk that you got with the laptop and select boot with disk option.

try and repair or the recovery option .

NOTE : IT IS RECOMMENDED TO TAKE BACK UP OF YOUR FILES BEFORE USING THE RECOVERY OPTION .

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