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ammarb87

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ok .. the thign is that the windows isnt starting in my other computer .. whenever i switch my computer on , it keeps restarting when it reaches the Windows XP start up screen ... now i dont know whats wrong with it but can someone tell me whats the best way to recover the pictures, data etc from the messefd up computer because the documents and pictures are extremely important ..... hope there is a way !!!
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To recover your documents you will need to get past the Win. Xp welcome screen.
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Try here

http://support.micro...kb;en-us;310396
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This is going to be a little lengthy so bear with me. You need to do what is called a parrallell installation of windows in order to save at least some of your files.

Heres how to do it:

Insert OS Cd-

go through the options-
when you get to the screen about formatting partitions or leaving them intact _Choose leave partition in tact
Install the OS to a different Folder - add a 2 or something to the end of the name they give you.

Finish the install process-
Save your documents etc that you need to save-

Then Format the hard drive and re-install the OS
!!!! IT IS NOT SAFE TO CONTINUOUSLY RUN AN OS THAT HAS BEEN INSTALLED PARRALLELL TO ANOTHER ONE!!!!

Hope this helps!!
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