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karbear246

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:tazz: This morning, I downloaded a few songs from a file sharing program (kaz**). I don't know that that is what caused this, but I'm guessing. Anyway, I went to delete a few songs that wouldn't play and they kept popping back up on my list right after I would delete them. I decided to restart my computer, run a scan on everything with 3 anti virus, spyware programs. When I rebooted..I got a blue screen that said something like "If this is the first time this has happened, restart the computer..." so i did...and it went to a black screen that gave me several options to boot it.
safe mode
dos mode
restore to last good start up.
I chose all of these, and it went to the blue screen again.
What do I do to get my computer back!!!!!!!?????
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you can run safe mode and delete those files from your system then open a command prompt (Start -> Run and type cmd <enter>)
put your windows CD and type sfc /scannow

see if that works, let me know.
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I tried to run safe mode..and nothing happened..it just showed the same lbue screen i was getting a second ago. besides that, I bought the computer with XP on it, and I don't have a disk for it. I have tons of stuff I have to save on there and I don't know what to do at this point. Any other suggestions?
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your only option is to slave your HDD to another machine and move all your stuff through. Then format your hard drive and do a freash install, but you need some installation disks.
what have you been given with the PC software wise?
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Ok...here's the deal. I don't know exactly what I should have with my computer. I don't remember. I'll have to go take a look. Is there a possibility that I can recover my files? I'm not sure what installation disks I have. I'll goo look at that too.. Thanks..I'll get back to you.
P.S. What do you think happened to cause this?
Kari

Edited by karbear246, 18 July 2005 - 11:46 AM.

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You probably downloaded a song with a worm or trojan on it. You could try borrowing someone's XP cd and try a windows repair. I am not sure if that will work, though.

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:tazz: I got my computer fixed!! yay! I did have to slave my hard drive (or whatever you call it). Luckily when I did, the computer my hard drive was put into replaced the files that were missing and I didn't have to reinstall everything. However, in case this happens again, I have backups of my most important files. Thanks for all your help!
Kari

P.S. Still not clear on the problem but I did get a stop code oxoooooooo(and some more stuff) and it said unmountable_boot_volume
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