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#226
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Before we try the registry
c:\windows>attrib -s -h -r system.dat enter
to check if you have done this right at the prompt
c:\windows>dir system*.* enter
you should see a file called system.dat.
If yes then continue if you can not see system.dat then you may have missed a space.
If the system.dat file does show up.
c:\windows>ren system.dat system.bad enter
Reboot the computer does it now start windows?
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hi peterm...
logged on to remove my email. i must have 5000 or so messages. i think it is possible to take my name off the general list but leave it on for personal but not sure. will check but anyway you can PM me. i saw the message and you are right i did not try that last post. i will give it a try as soon as i get home and let you know right away the results. still do not have a copy of windows but am slowly working on it. well ...be back shortly.... couple of hours......

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Edited by caron, 10 October 2005 - 06:14 PM.

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:tazz: i don't get it i repled with the results of the last option you said i should try, and i dont see the reply post. did i PM it? i'm not sure what i did. i was at work and might have thought i sent the results, but didnt. probably got distracted. well i forget now what exactly happened. will try again and post. oh a friend finally got windows 2000 for me. will it work on my machine i wonder. couldnt hurt it huh. would be nice to keep all old info. but will see...



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Edited by caron, 14 October 2005 - 11:06 PM.

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#229
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have not seen the results not even in a pm
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i do not see system.dat .

results: volume in drive c has no label
dir of c:\windows


then it lists dir info
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Ok lets check your typing
after attrib there is a space before -s and a space between that and the -h and a space between that and the -r
and a space between that and the system.dat. Also did you put the - in (the hyphen)
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Peterm

i should not even be up and especilly doing this knowing how addictive it is
typing is ok
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Hmmmm
Please retry you should have a system.dat file. After retyping what I showed you in post #226 at the prompt
c:>dir *.dat enter

Edited by peterm, 19 October 2005 - 04:55 AM.

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peterm-
i will enter the info you gave me again. just want to throw out some ideas and see what you think:
*try to add missing file to application or *install windows 2000
BUT there are alot of ? with the 2000
*not sure if the W2000 is compatible with my machine


going to the bank be back....

Edited by caron, 19 October 2005 - 04:24 PM.

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i was thinking about it and maybe it would be a good idea if i type here the same thing i am typing on the computer so as to confirm the info is correct: ok

c:\windows>attrib -s -h -r system.data
dir system*.*


ok yes yes yes there is a file system dat i don't know what to say sorry
now lets see...

ren system.dat system.bad
result after enter is duplicate file or file in use

now reboot
device file not found uninstall associated application or install application to replace missing file

done
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well like i said i just now saw the system dat file...

then i typed c:\>dir *.dat
result [/b]file not found
7,037.85 MB FREE[b]
and positioned that way too
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Ok at the c:>rename system.dat system.bak enter
Reboot

Edited by peterm, 23 October 2005 - 02:04 PM.

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trying to get back to you-swamped at work and school-but you are never off my mind- i know how much time and effort you have given





thank you


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Edited by caron, 27 October 2005 - 12:17 AM.

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I am in no hurry
When you get time try my last post and let us see what happens.
I will be here as long as it takes - work, school comes 1st
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Lets try this when you start the computer if it Starts at the C:>cd windows enter
should now be C:\windows>cd system enter
Should now be C:\windows\system>attrib -s -h -r mpfbocks.vxd enter
C:\windows\system>attrib -s -h -r mpfirewl.vxd enter
C:\windows\system>dir|sort|more enter
This will give you a list of files sorted Alphabetically can you see the files mpfbocks.vxd and mpfirewl.vxd ?
If yes
C:\windows\system>del mpfbocks.vxd enter
C:\windows\system>del mpfirewl.vxd enter
If this ask are you sure you want to delete the files say yes. Reboot.
Make sure of your spaces between attrib -s -h -r and the | key is above the enter key with the \

Edited by peterm, 29 October 2005 - 12:47 AM.

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