When finished, click File on the Menu bar, and then Save. [top of page] #2 Use Bootcfg from XP/2K to Rebuild Boot.ini Click Start, and then click Run. Use the next option is this is inappropriate. [top of page] #9 Use EditBINI if Boot.ini is on an NTFS partition When Windows will not boot, option #6 above is the Summarily blowing away the boot.ini is not a swell idea, in any event. 24 Jul 2010 ~ 3:16am MrTRiot As far as a "multiboot environment" that's going to be pretty rare Please do not post your problems/issues on this thread. this contact form
Also, the center of the disk is not the fastest. 27 Jul 2010 ~ 10:02am Tushon Thrax wrote: That's not really true, I'm afraid. is there anything else i can do? 29 Sep 2010 ~ 6:55pm ardichoke If chkdsk is reporting irrecoverable problems you probably have a hard drive that is physically dying. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. As for the case of the mssing installation CD, then I'll have to refer people to the link to download the XP Recovery Console ISO.
Even still that's just lazy on the part of the company for not wanting to dish out more $$ for a workstation I ran Vista/Ubuntu on my comp for awhile and Reboot the computer with the CD and press any key when prompted to press any key to boot from the CD. You deserved a 10 ! 13 Oct 2010 ~ 11:51pm Melinda P These instructions didn't do anything for me, except give me multiple load identifiers. Could somebody please help?
YesNo Feedback E-mail Share Print Search Recently added pages View all recent updates Useful links About Computer Hope Site Map Forum Contact Us How to Help Top 10 pages Follow us Help please! 16 Feb 2011 ~ 12:11am PVB Got to recovery console. i can boot into windows but the screen is blank. Boot.ini Windows Xp Download Additional information How to or can't boot from a CD or DVD.
In newer versions of Windows, like Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10, boot configuration data is stored in the BCD data file, not in a boot.ini file.If you Don't want to do anything yet since I'm scared it will further exacerbate the prob. >___< Hope someone can answer this! 4 Jun 2010 ~ 10:51am mahaveer at which point you The blue screen appears before I can get so far. 6 Oct 2010 ~ 1:27pm emilio arteaga Thanks very much.Your solution works fine for me. Simply press ENTER.
Also, all you need to do is `ATTRIB -RSH file1 file2....filen' But worse still, YOU FORGOT TO BACK UP THE BOOT.INI with `cp boot.ini boot.bak' THIS IS IMPORTANT! __NEVER__ edit system Bootcfg /rebuild Failed I don't know why. the OS boot partition. Rescue Boot Disk THPC strongly recommends that all users create a Rescue Boot Disk (one floppy).
Try the repair install," Every O/S is on its own HDD. Use F1 for help, CTRL-S to Save the file, and F10 to exit. • EditBINI is a DOS-based utility that lets you edit Boot.ini specifically on an NTFS partition. • EditBINI Bootcfg /rebuild Xp These products are no longer actively supported by Microsoft. Windows Xp Boot.ini File TeraByte's DOS-based utility, EditBINI, will overcome this restriction.
Sign In Become an Icrontian All Discussions Categories Categories All Discussions Activity Best Of... weblink I wouldn't reorganize it, just elaborate a little more, that's why I gave up on the recovery console years ago, I never could figure out what it did, hopefully that will Which is horrible because the drive letter system makes reinstalling it a real hassle, as not only do you have to reinstall your software, but backup and reinstall ALL your data. Each line must be a complete line (no Word Wrap), and must be exactly correct! Bootcfg /rebuild Windows Xp
please help thanks 16 Dec 2010 ~ 1:10pm Tushon ben wrote: use chkdsk to detect any disk errors... Great help, thanks 9 Jun 2010 ~ 1:18am therain Hi , i got the "which windows would you like to log onto" . i have reached the step of bootcfg/rebuild but i got the following massage : error: failed to successfully scan disk for window installations. navigate here Therefore rdisk(1) refers to a second disk.
Grow up and bury your bias. Edit Boot.ini Windows Xp Boot Easy Recovery Essentials from the CD, DVD or USB Select Launch Command Line Troubleshooting bootcfg /scan failed If the bootcfg /scan command failed and throws an error, try to run bootcfg/rebuild is wrong!
Just type CHKDSK /R /F at the C:> prompt. For example, type Windows XP Professional or Windows XP Home Edition and press Enter. The final prompt asks you to Enter OS Load options:. I am on XP SP3 Home Premium //combined: Okay, after due diligence, I must report that outside sources indicate that the switch F is implied with the R switch, and that Bootcfg Windows 10 Anyone know what to do? 6 Dec 2010 ~ 6:39pm Tushon type "cd .." to go down a level to c:\ (no quotes) 13 Dec 2010 ~ 12:32am Steve I have
I have cloned the drive in question and tried this process on the original and the clone with the same results. I am now determined to get this operating system going again, even if just for the experience (rather than the recovery of the data, because it is all accessible from Vista Select the hard disk. his comment is here I bit the bullet and decided to do a rtepair install, but you guessed it, repair is not an option.
This will allow you to edit Boot.ini on the NTFS partition even through you are in true DOS. for help." I have a Windows XP x64 Edition. I LOVE You! You get into recovery console, it lists an installation, you enter that installation, and then cannot complete any of the commands?