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If you log on as an administrator, you must first start Windows XP Home Edition in Safe mode. This MAY BE the solution for me. Click Yes when the dialog box that confirms that you want to display these files appears. Reply Anonymous says: October 15, 2010 at 01:40 Step 2 doesn't work. have a peek at these guys

If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot system, use the arrow keys to select the installation that you want to access, and then press ENTER. Report JazzCat- Jun 16, 2010 at 03:25 AM Please note: when I got to the point of restoring using restore points, there were none. Adv Reply November 26th, 2010 #10 n.hinton View Profile View Forum Posts Gee! My Win98 computer was working until I tried to install a wireless network card.

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Tango Icons Tango Desktop Project. Grafbar says: March 27, 2010 at 12:17 hello and thank you. Doing so tends to prevent device conflicts. If u can do that, it will actually bring your computer back to the status u had before.

the computer manages to get to the light blue windows xp loading screen but instead of entering my desktop the computer reboots and the whole process starts over again. thankx Reply luster says: June 2, 2011 at 20:33 i mean do you have a windows 98. R. Votes: Rating: 0Delete: 0 From: Dar on 05/05/2003I'm having a similar problem and have not been able to fix it yet.

Doesn't really have the same ring as Tweet Tweet does it? Windows 98 Stuck On Loading Screen Rosco Reply Dylan says: October 7, 2012 at 09:52 i need a floppy disk for Windows ME because my NTLDR is missing and i need this to help me fix the If you log on as an administrator, you must first start Windows XP Home Edition in Safe mode. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1630631 If system restore window comes up, close it.

Reply Rosco says: February 22, 2011 at 14:47 Hi Robert, Will it boot from your Windows CD and begin Windows Setup? Join Date Nov 2008 Location North Norfolk, UK Beans 169 DistroUbuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Re: Grub2 boots windows 98 in dos compatibility mode Hi oldfred & jocko Thanks jocko, and it I was never able to get to windows. They are really not worth the cost of labor.

Windows 98 Stuck On Loading Screen

I booted up into MS-DOS Prompt Only mode and ran "scanreg /restore". All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech & Work All Topics Sections: Photos Windows 98 Startup Problems here's the exact message whenever i tried to "fdisk" or install fresh copy of windows "BootSector Write! Windows 98 Won't Boot I have spent about 45 hours in research , tried installing thousands of software's and atlast it was spybot which fixed my issue.

PC 2) Boots to NTLDR is missing message. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/vxd-errors-on-windows-98-startup.html Would there be other options? Make sure to change C:\Windows to the appropriate windows_folder if it is a different location. Select and DELETE the Enum entry.5. Repair Windows 98

Aside from writing really helpful articles ;) here on PS I have some non-computery hobbies such as photography, watching and playing sports and travelling. please help Reply Rosco says: September 23, 2010 at 07:53 Hey George…sorry for the delay in response…I've been busy getting married 🙂 Did you sort this out? When you are prompted to do so, type the Administrator password. check my blog Instead, the system was taking forever to load a foreign NIC card.

by dont mind Report Masterbaker- Mar 3, 2009 at 08:20 AM Good advise. Works better than new. Excellent ..

I'm interested in the solution too.

RECGrl Report Edwin- Feb 2, 2009 at 10:09 AM Hi, hey... please can you tell me how to do that??? If you see the Windows startup, it's too late. it says that i should restart my computer and when i did there' this Ntldr is missing press ctrl+alt+del to restart.

I'm about to throw the damn thing out the window!!. Yes you can. (sorry). When you do this you will effectively be wiping the hard disk clean (which means deleting XP & Vista too) and then Windows 7 will install on the clean hard disk http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/windows-98se-startup.html I right click and left-click the mouse but nothing shows.

But for some, this is easier said than done properly.I daresay that computers are a micro-comparison/represention of the small population of "tweakers"; when the automobile first became mass-produced! The Windows Installation wizard will appear. 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 But, of course grub2 should be able to boot your windows 98, so keep trying to find help on grub2 before you try my idea...