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Due to my own incompetence I can no longer boot my computer


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andy_c

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I have a lenovo N200 model name 0796 running windows xp

Said laptop was infected by anti-malware doctor and as I'd dealt with the beasty before, I figured I could do it again, but i believe that instead of curing the problem I seem to have simply deleted an important file.

Now When I turn on my laptop the power light turns on the startup fan runs for a few seconds the disk drive light flashes momentarily then the whole thing falls over but the power light remains on its obvious that one or some of the boot files aren't being found any advice??

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ali.B

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hello :D

do you have your windows installation CD ?
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No though the route I was going to take was to boot from a CD though I'm not sur how likely this is to work or if it would do me any good
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hi

Please print these instruction out so that you know what you are doing

File details OTLPEStd.exe
Bytes=97,702,766
MB=93.1
MD5=FC1A07D156DE710955032B1CF7891671


  • Download OTLPEStd.exe to your desktop
  • Ensure that you have a blank CD in the drive
  • Double click OTLPEStd.exe and this will then open imgburn to burn the file to CD
  • Reboot your system using the boot CD you just created.
    Note : If you do not know how to set your computer to boot from CD follow the steps here
  • As the CD needs to detect your hardware and load the operating system, I would recommend a nice cup of tea whilst it loads :D

  • Your system should now display a Reatogo desktop.
    Note : as you are running from CD it is not exactly speedy
  • Double-click on the OTLPE icon.
  • Select the Windows folder of the infected drive if it asks for a location
  • When asked "Do you wish to load the remote registry", select Yes
  • When asked "Do you wish to load remote user profile(s) for scanning", select Yes
  • Ensure the box "Automatically Load All Remaining Users" is checked and press OK
  • OTL should now start.
  • Press Run Scan to start the scan.
  • When finished, the file will be saved in drive C:\OTL.txt
  • Copy this file to your USB drive if you do not have internet connection on this system.
  • Right click the file and select send to : select the USB drive.
  • Confirm that it has copied to the USB drive by selecting it
  • You can backup any files that you wish from this OS
  • Please post the contents of the C:\OTL.txt file in your reply.

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