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Yes, there are several commands to run and lots of output on the screen, but rebuilding the BCD is a very straightforward process. I did that, initially said everything appeared ok, I forced to scan by adding the /p. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com You can then manually edit boot.ini using the console. http://itivityglobal.com/failed-to/failed-to-complete-successfully-30107.html

Here's a helpful guide.http://pcsupport.about.com/od/operatingsystems/ss/instxprepair1.htmOnce that completes, then you may need to rebuild the boot.ini file. Stay logged in MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Software > MajorGeeks.Com Menu MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware When you boot from the CD, the following is displayed: On a black screen: Setup is inspecting your computer's hardware configuration... I really think that the instructions with the associated zip file in the next to the last post in the thread I gave you will resolve your issue provided you are https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-system/unable-to-rebuild-bootini/754aed00-f74c-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5

Typed in CD \ hit enter Typed in Ren Boot.ini Boot.old, got a line that said the file can't be found, I skipped step 3. Stay logged in Sign up now! shinybeast, Oct 17, 2008 #8 shinybeast Malware Specialist Joined: Sep 29, 2008 Messages: 513 Also, do you have a recovery cd or is there a recovery partition on your hard drive? doesn't appear to recognize that CD.

Get the answer aford10Aug 10, 2010, 3:25 AM You're welcome. Cybercrime is responsible for the largest loss of money to companies today with losses projected to r… Ransomware Office 365 The Email Laundry Advertise Here 658 members asked questions and received What we have to do here to get your computer to boot is to copy the files that your computer is missing from the disk to the computer. Please wait, since this may take a while...

I did "bootcfg /list and bootcfg /rebuild and then I get the error: Failed to succesfully scan disks for Windows installations... PS: READ THE PAGE VERY CAREFULLY!!!!! Note that there are spaces between each differently colored part of the commands: CD \ (There is a space after CD) Ren Boot.ini Boot.old If you get an error that the http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/250045-45-manually-modify-boot-flie You really can't screw it up any worse than it is right now LOL, so don't be afraid to try something new.

Ask ! When Windows XP is installed, it selects the correct file from one of the following and renames it to hal.dll Code: HAL File Copied Computer Description in Device Manager Halmacpi.dll ACPI Here's the link it's the 13th post down, Skip the first part and start where my posts instructions started. Close this window and log in.

Goran.P, Feb 17, 2008 #4 dlb MajorGeek You should try this:http://icrontic.com/articles/repair_windows_xp Good Luck!!! http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/boot-ini-or-hal-dll.151911/ not sure exactly. Already a member? question, type Enter Y or Yes, followed by the Enter key.You should see this on screen: The operation completed successfully.

PratyushPatelAug 10, 2010, 3:14 AM thanks for the suggestion, i will give it a try. weblink See How to Access Advanced Startup Options if you're not sure how to do that.Start System Recovery Options if you're using Windows 7 or Windows Vista. The correct file to use on this system is the halmacpi.dll The ntkrpamp.exe and ntkrnlpa.exe files will be in the i386\SPX.CAB file on the CD, where X is the Service Pack I think you did, but try it following these instructions exactly.

Recommend to anyone encountering this to use ultimate reboot cd to recover files prior to reformatting. 0 Featured Post How your wiki can always stay up-to-date Promoted by Quip, Inc Quip One would be a repair without data loss. I don't know why pushing the MediaDirect button to try and boot my system would do this. http://itivityglobal.com/failed-to/wpa-supplicant-failed-to-initiate-sched-scan.html Was able to get a CD with 4 folders, one wordpad file lable "boot".

studiot, Feb 17, 2008 #2 xxjojoxx Private E-2 thanks for responding! .. You will only have access to the root directory of all disks, windows system directory and all it's sub-directories, and external drives. I'm never sure where a space should be or not.

Since the only disk you have is a Dell re-installation disk with SP2 the repair console is pretty much our only option for doing this.

I reboooted again, without attempting to boot from the CD. It says "The new master boot record has been successfully written. However, renaming the existing BCD accomplishes the same thing since it's now unavailable to Windows, plus provides you yet another layer of backup, in addition to the export you did in You might try downloading the zipped files to your desktop.

I did the bootcfg & fixmbr when I was in the recovery console - I booted from the cd/dvd drive with the os reinstallation cd. Since you can get to the recovery console use the bootcfg /rebuild command. Type the following: Map Find the line Device\CdRom0 and note the drive letter X:. http://itivityglobal.com/failed-to/failed-to-read-scan-data-invalid-argument.html Successfully scanned Windows installations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. I was scanning your words and there was one place where it said "no space between the two colors" but I didn't note any different colors so.... shinybeast, Oct 17, 2008 #13 BERRY2006 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 16, 2008 Messages: 7 ok.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I'll include a link at the end that I found. I am pretty sure when I reloaded my operating system I put it in Drive: D. I had same problem just burn a ubuntu 9.04 installation cd.

How to add Vista to boot.ini How Can I Edit Boot.ini in Vista? I plan to download to this computer and burn to a CD.. Join our site today to ask your question. Good luck!