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To get your pc back you can reset the BIOS just take out the battery on the motherboard & put it in back. That will reset the motherboard and data will not be lost.

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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    A Kisling Apr 15, 2008

    Or u can go in Control Panel and restore the system to and earlier date. This will carry back your system to that date in performace not data wise (meaning your computer will perform the way it was on that day)

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Use an external hard drive to back up any important files on the computer as all of the data on the computer's hard drive will be erased during the restore process. Connect the hard drive to the computer via the USB cable and transfer any valuable photos, music, programs or documents into the hard drive's folder. Once all the files are copied into the folder, right-click on the hard drive's folder icon and choose "Eject."
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    I think I caused big problems. I can not logon. I receive an invalid config information, runset up program message. Now what?


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    Please let me know if you have a OS (Operating System) CD, so that I can help you repair the Operating System using that Operating system Disc.

    If you do not have an OS disc you can restore the computer to factory condition by doing this:

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