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It sounds as if you have delted some system critical registry files.
In order to correct this, you can enter safe mode and roll your registry files back to a previous date.
Start your computer, press and hold CTRL, and then choose Safe Mode Command Prompt Only from the Windows 98 Startup menu. If you are running Windows Me, start your computer with the startup disk.
At the MS-DOS prompt, type cd\windows\command, and then press ENTER. Where windows is the name of the folder in which Windows is installed.
At the C: prompt, type scanreg /restore, and then press ENTER.
Select the previous registry you want to restore, and then press ENTER.NOTE: A properly working registry has the word "Started" next to the date.
When you receive notification that you restored a properly working registry, press ENTER to restart your computer.
Assuming that you have a previous version to roll back to, that should Fix Ya!
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
TRY YOUR SYSTEM RESTORE TO AN EARLIER DATE PREFERABLY THE DAY BEFORE U MADE THE ALTERATION, IF ALL ELSE FAILS U HAVE TO REINSTALL WINDOWS
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
You will have to reinstall Windows 98 to fix the problem.
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
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sure there are no disks in any of the drives cd floppy and usb Computer is
booting from a non-bootable source.
hard disk drive is not properly setup in BIOS.
Corrupt NTLDR and NTDETECT.COM file.
with the boot.ini file. Attempting to upgrade from a Windows 95, 98, or ME
computer that is using FAT32
disk drive being added. Corrupt boot sector / master boot record.
corrupted version of Windows 2000 or Windows XP.
Faulty IDE/EIDE hard disk drive cable
enable USB keyboard support in the BIOS.
this error is caused when the computer is attempting to boot from a
non-bootable floppy disk or CDROM First verify that no FLOPPY DISKS or CD is in
the computer, unless you are attempting to boot from a diskette
power and data leads that attach to your hard drive including IDE,SATA
if ita flat
40 pin ribbon type it will be the first to fail.
from your MOTHERBOARD TO THE HARD DRIVE make sure they have a
free connections and are not faulty
all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure
Computers need power and data to travel through every
working device and continue its cycle and have an end so any faulty leads will
end up with a computer error
When NTLDR is missing from
your operating system it means that there is a problem with your boot loader, a
bootstrap process that begins when you turn on the computer.
A missing NTLDR means that
your computer cannot boot to the operating system.
This issue is only a problem
on computers running Windows XP or previous operating systems as Windows 7 and
Vista don't utilize NTLDR.
Fixing the missing NTLDR is
relatively easy so long as you have your installation disc.
Locate your Windows XP/2000 installation disc and place it in your CD/DVD ROM drive. If you don't have this disk, then you cannot proceed further.
Restart your computer.
When the computer restarts
press any key on your keyboard when you are prompted, "Press any key to
Most computers are configured
to boot to another device other than a hard drive.
Since the Windows XP/2000
installation disk is bootable, you should see the prompt.
However, if you don't see the
prompt you may need to change your boot priority in your BIOS. To do so, enter
the system BIOS by following the onscreen instructions upon startup.
Then navigate to the Boot
Priority menu and modify another device, such as a CD-ROM to boot prior to the
Then reboot your computer.
After you have pressed any
key, the Windows XP/2000 setup screen will appear.
After loading, press the
"R" key to repair the Windows installation.
The screen will appear black.
The computer requests which
installation you would like to log in. Generally speaking, press "1"
If you have more than one
hard drive or more than one partition, the procedure may be different.
You must know which hard
drive or partition your Windows operating system is installed in.
You are subsequently prompted
for a password.
If you haven't set up one up,
you can just leave the query blank and press "Enter."
"c:\WINDOWS>" and a blinking cursor subsequently appear.
Type "copy d:\i386\ntldr
c:\windows" (without quotes), where "D" is the letter of your
CD/DVD ROM drive (your optical drive may be different, especially if you have
more than one).
Eject the CD from the drive
and type "Exit" (without quotes) to restart your computer.
The NTLDR file will be copied
from the installation disc to your hard drive.
If you've started your Windows XP computer and you see an error message
to the effect that the "NTLDR" file is missing or corrupted, you've
probably also noticed that the computer refuses to boot any further.
This is because the NTLDR
file is an integral part of the boot process and needs to be restored before
the boot process can proceed normally.
Insert your Windows XP disc into your computer.
Restart the computer and
press any key on your keyboard when the message prompting you to do so appears.
Press the "R" key
to open the Recovery Console and then press "1" and "Enter"
in order to select your operating system.
Type in your Administrator
password (if needed) and press "Enter."
Type "copy d:\i386\ntldr
c:\" and press "Enter" and then type "copy
d:\i386\ntdetect.com c:\" and press "Enter."
Restart your computer and let
it boot up normally.
Since the NTLDR is freshly
restored, the computer boots up properly.
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Click the "Start" icon in the lower-left corner of the screen and click "All Programs." Click "VAIO Care" then click "VAIO Care" again. The VAIO Care program will open.
Click "Recovery & restore" on the left side of the VAIO Care window, then click "Recovery." Click "Recovery Computer" on the right side of the program window.
Click "Yes" to verify that you are aware the computer will be recovered to its original factory settings and that all of your personal files and programs will be erased.
The computer will restart and the recovery process will begin.
When the process is finished, the computer will restart again and boot up to the Windows 7 setup screen.
Recover Using Recovery Partition
Turn on or restart your Sony Vaio computer.
Press the "F10" key repeatedly when the Vaio logo appears on the screen during the boot process to be redirected to the Boot Options menu on your machine.
If the Boot Options menu does not appear by the time the Windows logo appears on your screen, let the computer finish booting up, then restart the computer and try again.
Highlight "VAIO Recovery Environment" in your Boot Options menu and press "Enter."
The VAIO Care program will appear on your screen.
Follow steps 2 and 3 in Section 1 to recover your Sony Vaio computer with Windows 7 to its original factory settings.
Recovery Using Recovery Discs
Insert the first recovery disc in your optical drive and restart your Sony Vaio computer.
The total number of recovery discs varies based on your Sony Vaio computer.
The Boot Options menu will appear on your screen. Highlight "Start Sony VAIO Care Rescue" using the arrow keys on the keyboard and press "Enter." The "VAIO Care Rescue" program will appear on the screen.
Click "Tools," then click "Start advanced recovery wizard." In the "Do you need to rescue your data?" window, click "Skip rescue."
Click "Factory condition," then click "Next." Click "Yes, I'm sure" when asked if you want to proceed with the recovery knowing that all of your personal files and programs will be erased. Click "Start Recovery." Remove and insert the recovery discs as prompted by the computer.
Remove the final recovery disc and click "Restart" when a message appears on the screen informing you that the recovery is complete.
The computer will boot up to the Windows 7 setup screen where you can begin personalizing your operating system
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