my main PC wont boot up all that happens is I get the following message:
(in the blue bar) services.exe-bad image
(in the main body) The application or DLL C:\windows\system32\msvcp60 is not a valid windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette.
then when I press the OK button( in the message box) All I have on my desktop is a black screen and my pointer which I can move around on a blank field. (nothing is clickable) I am trying to get my PC to "revert" back to time when it was working correctly.
First: I do not have a "system diskette". I do have my original windows XP "discs" and registration code.
Second: I tried to boot up in safe mode (f8) but the computer just got hung up until I releassed f8 and then it went to the error box.
Third: I knew this wouldnt work because my system isn't set up to read from my disc drive before the hard drive but I put in my XP disc any way to try and boot from disc but like I said no go.
Fourth: it wont let me into the bios using "del" while starting up the PC. therefore I cant set it to read from the disc drive before the hard drive.
I will be braving the masses today and I'm gonna pick up a new SATA cable and try that. After which I will be totaly stumped.
Yes, I know I can get another hard drive but I have SO MUCH info on this one it would be so much easier if I can get this one working.
I wanna rule out a virus because It just got done finishing a virus scan about 30 minutes proir to this. The activivty I was doing was burning some videos of the family to give out at Christmas. My PC froze during the 3rd burn and nothing would close out so I hit reset on my tower and thats when I got the error.
I am totaly stumped, please help me before this dam laptop gets thrown through the fargin window.
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