"If your computer stopped responding, restarted unexpectedly, or was automatically shut down to protect your files or folders, choose “Last Known Good Configuration” to revert to your most recent settings that worked.
"If a previous startup attempt was interrupted due to a power failure, or a Power, or a Reset button being pressed, or if you aren’t sure what caused the problem, choose “Start Windows Normally.”
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Re: Emachine loop again
Try first of all 'Last good configuration' If still no go consider what it is you have done latly in termso of installing new software or a new hardware device. Remove the most recent. Finally in Safe Mode go to Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore and reset the machine to a time before the problem started.
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Some computers will have a recovery partition you can recover from it will prompt you as the computer is booting. Emachines are very low end computers and don't typically have a recovery partition. If you didn't create the recovery disc you will need to order it from Gateway's website as they own emachine.You can order recovery media from https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=emachines
i believe he explained what os he had by what recovery cd he was intending to use, however regarless of what make the pc is from personal experience, i would use the xp boot disc to boot to the recovery console which you get to from booting from your xp disc, and follow the below:
To boot to the recovery console follow these steps:
1. Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer. Click(or press any key) to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM drive if you are prompted.
2. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
3. When prompted type "1" or if you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you must access from the Recovery Console.
4. When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
5. then type the following:
attrib -c ntldr
rebot if it does not and your pc should work again, come back here if this does not work.
Are you the original owner? If you did not make a set of recovery discs, you may have to go to emachines and order them. They are about $20. I recently refurbished an emachine and that is what we had to do.
You will need the model number and serial number. They cannot download it to you either.
Ok here ya go burn a DVD in Vista:
Insert blank disc
Window automatcally comes up click "Burn Files to Disc"
Type a name for the disc
Use Live Disc Format
Click Next--takes a minute to format
After formatting a special disc burning window opens waiting for files; drag them over and your done
just go to www.newegg.com and purchase an OEM copy of Windows XP for 99 bucks. thats your best bet. Or you may have a recovery partition on that desktop...if you press f11 when you turn it on it may let you recover from that. good luck
I just did a complete recovery to an eMACHINE COMPUTER without the disc that comes with the comp. first step is to save any document , files , photo , music & video to a CD-R , external hard drive , or another comp. when ready turn on comp. yor gonna see the initial black screen with the big " e " following the technical data information , look down where it says RECOVERY and follow instructions , hope this helps
flashing a bios, can render your machine/motherboard useless.
You should always ensure any bios download is from a trusted source. if you experience a power failure, or an incomplete bios file. your computers as good as dead.
Windows 95/98 only supports disk drives to a certain capacity. if you updated to windows 2000/ME/XP your problems may be solved. I,d certainly try that first.
Bios flashing Last resort, even after finding a reliable bios update. also ensure the bios file is 256mb-512mb or equivalent. as this is standard bios file size.
Finally check that your hard-drive does not have a jumper ( Small white/black ) plastic block restricting the drives registered size.
When you install windows XP, it will ask you if you wish to enable LBA ( large block Allocation ) Select Y ( yes )