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You don't have to continue, if HD is fine.
Now, you need something to reinstall Windows with. Windows CD, recovery CD...
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Reinstallation CD would be fine? That was the one we used last time, but failed. (Maybe a recovery .iso?)

Edited by Midnighter, 22 June 2009 - 07:21 PM.

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Reinstallation CD MUST belong to the very same computer. You can't use reinstallation CD from another computer.
The only other option is regular Windows CD.
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Broni, the computer had finally "adjusted" and all the things outlined in your 2ND post is now visible (ie. 1: C:\WINDOWS and such is visible now) And yes, it is the reinstallation CD for the same computer.

After I had booted from it, this:

I am now currently on Step 4-- now, is "CD.." part of the commands?

Edited by Midnighter, 22 June 2009 - 07:48 PM.

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the computer had finally "adjusted" and all the things outlined in your 2ND post is now visible

Interesting...

is "CD.." part of the commands?


Yes, it is.
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Alright, after typing del boot.ini, it says that No matching files were found...
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Are you typing that at C:\> prompt?
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yes, after the previous commands listed.
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Did these commands work?

ATTRIB -H C:\\boot.ini
ATTRIB -S C:\\boot.ini
ATRIB -R C:\\boot.ini
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After typing them and pressing Enter, no prompts/messages were received, so yes.

Edited by Midnighter, 22 June 2009 - 07:57 PM.

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At the prompt, type:
dir
Press Enter. See, if boot.ini is there.
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Wait, it's ATRIB -R C:\\boot.ini? With one "T"? I typed it with two T's.

Oh, and it says Windows installation scan was successful-- Total iden. Windows installs:1

Now asking if I want to add installation to boot list. With that, I can't type dir

Edited by Midnighter, 22 June 2009 - 08:01 PM.

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Good catch :)
There was a typo in my instruction....double T, it should be..

ATTRIB -H C:\\boot.ini
ATTRIB -S C:\\boot.ini
ATTRIB -R C:\\boot.ini
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So should I type "Y" (Add installation to boot list) and the things after that so i could check if boot.ini is there?
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You lost me.
"Y" where?

Did you?

At the prompt, type:
dir
Press Enter. See, if boot.ini is there.


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