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When you are prompted for the Admin password, type the password, and then press ENTER. [NOTE: If no password, leave blank then press ENTER] 5. The linux program is smarter and will keep the windows option on its own. Nov 1, 2011 #3 Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966 +70 Thanks for getting back to us. By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. this contact form

replace"cd-romdrive" with the letter of your optical drive holding the Windows CD. Isapnp.sys? hypernovaMar 21, 2012, 5:04 PM seems that I cant do an inplace upgrade install from the CD itself. Also, #1 is best to do.

I had to ask Dell to post me a Cd of Windows XP as my laptop didnt come with one. I', pretty sure I don't want to do that. Then back into Windows to use the System Restore utility to select a restore point and then running. What I was trying to find out was how to repair when you can no longer use a Windows repair CD.

I went to system restore, where it showed me an option to restore to an older point where I hadnt uninstalled a game (Assassin's creed Revelations)### For some reason, I didnt is there a way of saving the files i want to save and maybe just wiping the whole system? It restarts after the windows logo. Computer fails to show screen after windows startup.

also you could try entering the recovery console and copying the file from disk to the pc. heres a link If your question is answered then mark your thread RESOLVED and give credit to whoever answered it. Ok so basically I am stuck on step 5 of the procedure that is stated in that link. The laptop came with windows installed and everything.2.

kenriversSep 18, 2013, 3:32 AM Once you have the XP CD you can do the following to fix the problem:"To resolve this issue, use Recovery Console to replace the Isapnp.sys file.Windows Once successfully done, type : EXIT then hit ENTER 8. This process will take some time.There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

thanks again 0 Back to top #9 mph mph Rebel without a pause Members 7,494 posts Gender:Male Location:Atlantis Posted 02 April 2009 - 12:30 PM use the recovery console again,type inchkdsk Management and his boss told him that he can call himself whatever he wants, so he chose systems engineer, not sysadmin. Join the community Back I agree Powerful tools you need, all for free. IBM WebSphere Portal Home IBM Logo Sign Up Log In Welcome Getting Started Contact HP - Anonymous Contact HP Product Context View Support Home Test page Product Home Product Warranty Result

As for a cause...I don't know. weblink Best answer memadmaxMar 21, 2012, 7:51 PM You will be ok. At the welcome home screen, press 'R' to activate recovery console. [NOTE: If you have a dual-boot or a multiple-boot computer, type the number that corresponds to your Windows XP installation I get a isapnp.sys is corrupted and cant run setup.

When i try and do the following: ren c:\windows\system32\drivers\isapnp.sys isapnp.old I get a message saying that the 'name specified is not a directory' therefore I am unable to rename the file I restarted and ran it again, but got the same message. (I even tried running auto system repair again, so that it could complete whatever was "pending", but it simply said Many thanks in advance. 0 Back to top #2 mph mph Rebel without a pause Members 7,494 posts Gender:Male Location:Atlantis Posted 01 April 2009 - 11:22 AM maybe the file is navigate here Back to top #12 illkw illkw Members 8 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:48 AM Posted 21 February 2010 - 07:04 PM No good after following that article from hamluis.

What's your title? © Copyright 2006-2016 Spiceworks Inc. The actual location of your Windows installation may vary.6.At the C:\Windows prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER: expand cd-romdrive:\i386\isapnp.sy_ c:\windows\system32\drivers\isapnp.sysFor example, type: expand d:\i386\isapnp.sy_ c:\windows\system32\drivers7.After the file is I am giving the series of events below:(Please note that linux is still running fine, so this cant be a hardware problem)###Today, when I started my laptop, it failed to start.

Enter the following commands in the C:\WINDOWS directory.

replace"cd-romdrive" with the letter of your optical drive holding the Windows CD. Nov 2, 2011 #4 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a This is the second time Tom's Hardware has helped me during a major computer crises in the past six months. (The other one was diagnosing a weird problem and helping me This was never going to finish so I aborted the scan and was going to try it in safe mode.

It's not as bad as you think hehe.First, in my opinion, McAfee is a so so anti-virus program. Privacy Policy © Copyright 2016 HP Development Company, L.P. Join the community here, it only takes a minute. his comment is here These are both boring generic Windows files, and if your file(s) are broken somehow, they can quickly be replaced using the Recovery Console, but that requires booting on either a genuine

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Login now. It produced a lot of output, but the important messages (I guess) were-1. Press "R" at the Welcome screen in order to go into the Recovery console. 4 Select the Windows installation to log into Select the number corresponding to the Windows installation that Try using the old disk if its readable, and switch the disk when it can't copy a file.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. The amount of progress that it shows is different a lot of the time though I've restarted a bunch of times and I've yet to see it even be 1/4 of Try pressing Enter if you do not know the password. I looked for a bootable OS CD, but Dell did not include one, only a fake cd-looking paper saying "Your computer does not require an operating system CD or drivers CDs."

So you will have to bring linux back into the boot process by either modify the windows boot program(which I do). The . Oops. Back to top #13 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,487 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:10:48 PM Posted 21 February 2010 - 07:04 PM Well...if you are infected...chances are normal

Anyways, I'll come back to you after I get the CD from someone.Thanks again ! Its the same as before. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? But the output I get is: Quote: Beginning system scan.