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windowssA Deleted - Now XP can't log me in! [CLOSED]


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After deleting the folder WindowssA (netfinder search toolbar) my Windows XP is not let me in, even using Adm login in safe mode!

Please help.

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Try restarting the computer using "last known good configuration":
1. Start Windows, or if it is running, shut Windows down, and then turn off the computer.
2. Restart the computer. The computer begins processing a set of instructions known as the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS). What is displayed depends on the BIOS manufacturer. Some computers display a progress bar that refers to the word BIOS, while others may not display any indication that this process is happening.
3. As soon as the BIOS has finished loading, begin tapping the F8 key on your keyboard. Continue to do so until the Windows Advanced Options menu appears. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.
4. Using the arrow keys on the keyboard, scroll to and select the Last Known Good Configuration menu item, and then press Enter.
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I have done this too! Does not work, keeps booting me out when I login with login name and password..

Any other suggestions?

What about using the windows xp cd room and install it again?

Should I be able to do this without loosing my programs and files already installed?

Please help, I'm going insane here!

This can be a good example of somebody trying to remove adware/spyware and getting really hurt in the process since I don't know much about computer systems..

Thanks Again,

Alex
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Yes, here's a Windows XP repair installation guide
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Here is how I have fixed this problem:


My computer is a Sony with W-XP Home Edition installed from factory, the recovery discs would erase all info in the hard drive and reinstalled all software including the OS, XP.

So, using the recovery discs was not an option.
I believe all brand name computer systems does this, so W-XP alone is not available.

Using a copy of XP Home Edition will not do either since you have to register it at the end of the process. Your own XP S/N WON'T WORK!

My final solution: $99 for a Windows XP Home Edition upgrade!

Here is how I did:

Reboot from the disc (CD)
Choose option to install XP - NOT REPAIR! The repair console won't work!

Just after the installation process the system will ASK YOU AGAIN to REPAIR PRESSING "R" CHOOSE THIS OPTION!

System will also ask for agreement, press F8

XP will installed under "Repair" mode and at the end you have to enter the registration code and register the software with Microsoft.

This will fix the login/logoff problem and YOU WILL NOT LOSE ANY INFORMATION PREVIOUSLY RECORDED IN YOUR HARD DRIVE!

All softwares will be functional again, even your internet connection!

Thanks for the help from the admin. of this site.
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