Can't reinstall windows 95
Posted 30 March 2005 - 01:10 PM
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Posted 02 April 2005 - 02:55 PM
I would get a boot disk (windows 98se will do, www.bootdisk.com)
Start with boot disk
at a:\> type
fix the master boot record.
Computer may ask you to reboot. Do so, leaving bootdisk in computer
At next a:\> type
rename c:\windows c:\bakwindows
rename c:\progra~1 c:\bakpf
reinstall windows the normal method
you can now retrieve your data from bakwindows, such as favorites, My documents (if you had multiprofile computer,otherwise, that was in c:\, desktop, etc)
You can also retrieve data from old programs, though you will not be able to run those programs, but will need to reinstall them, then move the data.
That is what I would do, given the info provided.
You can also ret
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