Tango Icons © Tango Desktop Project. It is often mysterious and you are given little information as to what is wrong. Join Date Jul 2008 Beans 207 DistroUbuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Re: Unable to boot Win XP after installing Ubuntu 10.04. thanks again. check over here
Even if you do get it to boot your best bet is to back up everything that you want to keep and than do a clean install. My only hope lies with you... If above solutions do not work, please open a new thread post the boot_script from link above and explain exactly what is wrong. Now, Windows XP will hang up when it encounters the error and with any luck, it will display a stop message you can use to diagnose the problem. #9: Restore from http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-things-you-can-do-when-windows-xp-wont-boot/
Usually a cryptic blue screen error, a one line error like "Operating System Missing" or nothing at all. This is from the same drive as the previous picture but I've deleted the partition. I hope this helped and if you need additional help on the problem/something else feel free to ask/contact me. I installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my second hard disk(80GB).
At the Recovery Console, type each following commands followed by Enter: CD .. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry. Every week I fix unbootable XP computers. Windows Xp Startup Problem Any advice?
I usually look for bad sectors "Reallocated Sector Count" represented by the raw value of attribute ID 5 (and C5 to a lesser extent). Windows Xp Won't Start In Safe Mode The System Restore Restoration Complete screen appears. i dont want to lose either. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-repair-windows-xp-2000-if-you-are-unable-to-boot-into-windows.8356/ To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.
Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Windows Xp Not Booting In Safe Mode Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Answer Re: recovery console by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 14, 2015 1:32 PM PDT In reply to: Windows XP Won't Boot And Originally Posted by kansasnoob Please post the output of the Boot Info Script as described here: http://bootinfoscript.sourceforge.net/ It's likely that you'll need to change more than one MBR! Only direct connections will still work.
For more info on UEFI boot install & repair - Regularly Updated : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295 Please use Thread Tools above first post to change to [Solved] when/if answered completely. http://html5.litten.com/xp-wont-boot-repair-series-part-1-post-and-mbr-issues/ Note: The system repair function will remove any updates you have previously installed that are not included on the CD. Windows Xp Won't Start First I was able to boot to XP(through GRUB, which was installed by default). Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode Boot (i.e.
Here's the short version.http://science.opposingviews.com/wifi-connect-internet-puppy-linux-20789.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - the netgear disk is for windows by renegade600 / September 14, 2015 3:05 PM PDT In reply to: Installed check my blog When I try to manually set up a connection, it won't let me do so. Please someone help!!! Follow our instructions on how to burn a bootable ISO image. Windows Xp Startup Repair
The time now is 03:08 PM. Operating System: Boot files/dirs: /grub/grub.cfg /grub/core.img sdb10: _________________________________________________________________________ File system: ext4 Boot sector type: - Boot sector info: Operating System: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Boot files/dirs: /etc/fstab =========================== Drive/Partition Info: ============================= Drive: I choose the set up my connection manually selection. http://crudlet.org/windows-xp/unable-to-boot-pc-windows-xp.html Most common scenario is the owner has long lost the recovery CDs or never made them.For zero bucks I can install Linux Mint.
The reason why I said I can't download Linux was because that user assumed I had access to the internet when I am unable to get past the OS. Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk To boot from the Windows XP CD, insert it into the CD-ROM drive on the problem system and press [Ctrl][Alt][Delete] to reboot the computer. No Bootable Devices Found Reboot and select proper boot device error The master boot code is often the same on XP systems but the partition table is changed based on the
Doing so reinstalls the operating system into the same folder, just as if you were upgrading from one version of Windows to another. Now not even the PC recovery console can load up.As to installing Linux Mint for free, the problem with that is that I can't download the OS unless I can connect when i set up dual boot initially linux gave me option for some kind of shared space between windows and linux so i can access files but without xp all programs Start Windows Normally Problem Xp If the master boot record is corrupt, the partition boot sector can't do its job and Windows won't boot.
But I noticed the laptop I am trying to install windows on does not even see the -RW disc's in windows... If your machine starts OK using this option, no further action may be needed. 5. i think this is because its a hidden file. have a peek at these guys Reapply all the Windows updates or service packs applied since the initial Windows XP installation.
So, I then pulled out the HDD and placed it in a usb converter to see if the HDD is bad but it works fine on other computers. User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. Fixing ‚ÄúDisk boot failure‚ÄĚ on Windows Fix¬†1: Change¬†BIOS boot order To check a¬†computer's boot order, follow these instructions: Restart¬†the¬†computer Open the BIOS. Error loading operating system.
If your machine came pre-installed with Windows XP and has not had XP Service Packs 1 or 2 applied, you may find that some applications need reinstalling after doing a Repair DistroUbuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Re: Unable to boot Win XP after installing Ubuntu 10.04. I know it is infected, but I can't access command prompt or anything else. Even though the XP operating system has been off the market for years, it is still almost as common for me to repair as Windows 7 computers.
Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 directly through internet from the Ubuntu 9.10. The processor is working heavily(which i can make out from the deafening fan speed). See http://icrontic.com/articles/repair_windows_xp for the full text of that article. If Repair is not one of the options, you should press
And the GParted liveCD for using GParted. I can't tailor my ideas without details.As to what worked, the nasties have become more damaging and we are talking old gear. You will be asked to setup up Windows, or repair Windows with the recovery console. To be able to do that, i ran msconfig and selected /safeboot under BOOT.INI tab suggested by another post.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - my only other suggestion is to test harddrive by renegade600 / September 14, 2015 12:53 PM PDT In reply to: BIOS clock is This fault is after I removed the program Glaryutilities but I think I deleted something too: probably the MBR file: neither possible that this is the reason of this problem ? Do you run the recovery console from your Windows XP disc or from your hard disk? I had to repair a lap top that had picture that the guy didn't want to lose this way.
The message 'Selected boot device not available - strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility' appears. If i select microsoft windows (instead of xp) then it shows MS Windows 98 screen and then goes into DOS prompt.