shinybeast, Oct 17, 2008 #6 BERRY2006 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 16, 2008 Messages: 7 juju - just for the hell of it, i pushed the MediaDirect Button and the MediaDirect seemed Can someone kindly help me with this? Thanks!!!l 0 Comment Question by:jhoffm15 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/24054776/bootcfg-scan-won't-work.htmlcopy LVL 20 Best Solution byMightySW I hate to say this, and if anyone else has any suggestions (which you may want to Go to dos prompt and type SFC /SCANNOW this will check file system integrity Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied7 years ago. have a peek at this web-site
Advertisement BERRY2006 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 16, 2008 Messages: 7 I reloaded my Windows XP Pro operating system about 8 months ago because I wanted a clean install (without all the PratyushPatelAug 10, 2010, 3:14 AM thanks for the suggestion, i will give it a try. phijoa13-03-2009, 01:38 PMHi I'm new and computer illiterate, please be gentle and type slowly :-) Booting my laptop with Windows XP SP3 I got a black screen with an error message: can't download anything.. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-system/unable-to-rebuild-bootini/754aed00-f74c-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5
So, I didn't proceed to write a new MBR. This error ma be caused by a corrupt file system, which would prevent Bootcfg from successfully scanning. And, after that, type in 'fixboot', without the quotes..It should take you back to your boot options on the install. RAID 3 Disk Failure with Failed Rebuild?
Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Do you have an XP CD? I did "bootcfg /list and bootcfg /rebuild and then I get the error: Failed to succesfully scan disks for Windows installations... All rights reserved.
virus scan failed..or free download manager is not installed correctly... This error may be caused by a corrupt file system, which would prevent bootcfg from successfully scanning. Print it out for reference if at all possible. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1869539/bootcfg-rebuild-failed-successfully-scan.html I have also run C:\WINDOWS>CHKDSK /R.
Then I forgot my password to my Power User account on HD-A.In a rush to get the computer going again I switched drives.The system in HD-B is running OK except I Thread Status: Not open for further replies. phijoa16-03-2009, 10:40 AMThanks Blam & Wainuitech 'Attrib -H -R -S C:\Boot.ini' didn't work because it wouldn't recognise the parameters. error may be caused by a corrupt file system,m which would prevent bootcfg from scanning.
didn't work 0 LVL 20 Overall: Level 20 Windows XP 11 Laptops/Notebooks 1 Message Expert Comment by:MightySW ID: 233847532009-01-15 Try the scan then. 0 LVL 20 Overall: Level 20 https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/24054776/bootcfg-scan-won't-work.html before all of this happened, i had an anti-spyware message on my computer, so i ran my symantec scans and repairs. RE: Cannot Boot Windows BadBigBen (MIS) 11 Oct 10 18:30 Q1:Yes, by taking ownership of the whole drive...How to take ownership of a file or a folder in Windows XPhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421Q2:Missing Or boot.ini or hal.dll ?????
Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Check This Out Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. That's how i reinstalled my os last time. I regret not trying the other suggestions first - didn't have much to loose except for some data (some of which I lost anyway).
Are C: and D: on the same physical disk or are they separate disk drives? thanks. You will only have access to the root directory of all disks, windows system directory and all it's sub-directories, and external drives. Source BERRY2006, Oct 16, 2008 #1 Sponsor ekim68 Mike Joined: Jul 8, 2003 Messages: 49,667 If you have the CD of the OS, have you tried getting into the repair console?
Use chkdsk to detect any disk errors.Note : This operation must complete successfully in order for the /add or /rebuild commands to be utilized.When using chkdsk /p or /r did not i can't get windows to load up to even try scannow in the registry.i keep getting: invalid boot.ini booting from c:\windows\so i use my xp prof install disk to try a PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social:
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With drives up to 8TB, WD Red offers a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build the biggest, best-performing NAS storage solution. Is fixmbr safe? Press enter and the install will continue as normal. have a peek here I'm sorry but I kind of chickened out with the other suggestions and got in professional help.
I have the admin 1/7/2017 1/7/2017 arsufi2002 I can't seem to get my google chrome to open. FIXMBR may damage your partition tables if you proceed. I read somewhere that fixmbr may do more damage than good...is this so? Discussion in 'Software' started by xxjojoxx, Feb 17, 2008.
As any further actions may result in wiping your data. 6.Follow the instructions on the screen to complete Setup. Thanks Blam13-03-2009, 02:14 PMWelcome to PF1:) Try doing this first: Attrib -H -R -S C:\Boot.ini DEL C:\Boot.ini BootCfg /Rebuild Fixboot In recovery Console. Similar Threads - Failed successfully scan Windows xp shows NTDETECT failed Taseen_shaheen, Feb 19, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 3 Views: 445 blues_harp28 Feb 19, 2016 Solved Get Setup Not Good luck. 0 LVL 30 Overall: Level 30 Windows XP 29 Laptops/Notebooks 6 Message Expert Comment by:flubbster ID: 233862742009-01-15 To get to the root directory once in recovery console, just
Thanks again for you help Regards phijoa Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. I have also found out that you could reinstall it later if you wanted. Then if you get c:> try sfc again Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied7 years ago. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices MenuExperts Exchange Browse BackBrowse Topics Open Questions Open Projects Solutions Members Articles Videos Courses Contribute Products BackProducts Gigs Live Courses Vendor Services
anyone know how to write a boot.ini file? OEM versions of Windows XP, including computers that were supplied with Windows XP preinstalled, may not have this utility, so the following steps may not work:* Insert the Windows CD and Brad is online now when i try to bootcfg /rebuild with the xp disc, i get an error Customer Question when i try to bootcfg /rebuild with the xp disc, i Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules All content Copyright ©2000 - 2015 MajorGeeks.comForum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd.
solved How good is this PC and should I buy the 1080 for an extra $400 and Can I modify this PC solved How do I modify a mini PWM 4 solved Rebuild of failed Intel RST RAID 1 array fails after .02% complete solved toshiba satelite loptop.. Your help is much appreciated. PratyushPatelAug 11, 2010, 1:14 AM aford10 said: You're welcome.
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