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roland5575

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Hi,
i have a dell inspiron 1520 laptop (my sisters) that was giving all kinds of error messages. It did not have any service packs installed and it was infected with some adware. I cleaned it, installed all updates as far as SP1, but after two days of trying to install the service pack, which kept failing i decided to follow Microsoft's recommendation to perform a repair installation. This went well, all of the steps were completed but at the end i was left with a blank screen and a curser. Now i cant start windows, even in safe mode. I tried a start-up repair and that couldn't fix it.

Could anyone help me?

Thank you
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Shailendra Patel

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u can repair it if and only if You have access to the pc.
now the windows comapny can only highly affect it's software so u cant undo it
. And why u tried to use the repair server it is well known that windows repairing service is not satisfactory u should only use if u r familiar to it else never use it.

Well i know the repairing service of xp only because i never used that of vista
the xp one is like a command prompt dont know about vista


Well Take my advice from now dont use WINDOWS REPAIRING SERVICE
If u dont have genuine direct CD ROM From Microsoft

Edited by Shailendra Patel, 20 March 2010 - 09:57 PM.

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roland5575

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Well thats just it, i did have a Vista CD, and i used it to perform the repair installation. Anyway i managed to do a rollback, got into safe mode, and carried out a restore from the recovery partition. Thanks for replying anyway.
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