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joshua k

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Hi all,
I need help with my Desktop PC which when switch on, it shows error message "invalid boot.ini file" under DOS format.

After that the error disappear and the PC reboot by itself again. After a while same error message appear and the PC reboot by itself again and it goes on the same process.

I am using Windows XP Home Edition with D: & E: as my two RW CD-ROM. When inserted a Windows 98 startup disk in the floppy drive, i still be able to excess DOS.

I did try to scandisk by typing C:/scandisk but unfortunately it prompt error telling scandisk encounter an error and cannot proceed.

Please advise when are the ways to rectify the problem.


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wannabe1

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Hi joshua k...

Is this a branded machine such as Dell or HP? If so, what is the make and model number?

Do you have an XP installation cd for this machine? We will need to access Recovery Console to repair this.

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joshua k

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Hi Wannabe1,

I am using AcerPower PC. Below is the link which i have carried out but unfortunately under "RESOLUTION", bootcfg /list or /add or /build all are not successful.

http://support.micro...kb/330184/en-us

I have tried to use "Chkdsk" & "Scandisk" also not successful. At the moment i am manually copy all my document files from DOS C: to A: and transfer copied files to another PC.

Please help !!
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