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It will be a number...1 or 2...probably 1
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OK, 1 worked.
now
WINDOWS>

Are we having FUN yet??!! :tazz:

Edited by silvermine, 17 October 2005 - 06:43 PM.

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At the Recovery Console command prompt, type the following lines, pressing ENTER after you type each line:

md tmp
copy c:\windows\system32\config\system c:\windows\tmp\system.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\software c:\windows\tmp\software.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\sam c:\windows\tmp\sam.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\security c:\windows\tmp\security.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\default c:\windows\tmp\default.bak

delete c:\windows\system32\config\system
delete c:\windows\system32\config\software
delete c:\windows\system32\config\sam
delete c:\windows\system32\config\security
delete c:\windows\system32\config\default

copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config\system
copy c:\windows\repair\software c:\windows\system32\config\software
copy c:\windows\repair\sam c:\windows\system32\config\sam
copy c:\windows\repair\security c:\windows\system32\config\security
copy c:\windows\repair\default c:\windows\system32\config\default

Type exit to quit Recovery Console. Your computer will restart.

Just thought I'd move these over from page three....

Edited by wannabe1, 17 October 2005 - 06:44 PM.

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Whew!!! Ok, I am back at the desktop. It appears that I have lost all my data, programs, etc.
The first thing I tried to do was turn on the firewall. The Security Center says it is not available because the "Security Center" service has not started or was stopped. Due to an unidentifiable problem, Windows cannot display Windows Firewall settings." Rebooting did not help. :tazz:
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That's ok for the moment...Your data and programs should still be there. We'll work on that in a bit.

Now try to run the System File Checker. That will repair or replace any damaged system files it finds...which was what the repair was supposed to do.
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Cannot connect to internet - but as you can see, my wireless laptop is connected. :tazz:
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From post #30?
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That's the one.

How do you connect to the internet?
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Comcast cable
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I see you lurking Mr. Buckley! Hello!
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Do we have to install software for the cable modem? I haven't worked with cable much... :tazz:
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Gee I don't know.....
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Did you do the recovery console, or reinstall XP?
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recovery console
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Ok...are you running the SFC now?
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