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Jonathan Kushner When I hit ‘r' in the windows installation session, it replies that it isnt the ASR disk. How To Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console I do not know where to go from hear? bob YOU are the MAN !! http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php?topic=78217.0 Make sure that the jumpers are set properly so that the boot drive is set as the Primary Master and anything else connected to the cable is set to Primary Slave.
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Desperate Hi i am having the same issue, i get a blue screen that says "unmountable boot volume" and i have two cd's for windows reformat, but one of them does Like, "Press F2 to enter system settings". The BIOS contains the code that starts the computer regardless of the operating system installed. Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console Command Prompt Jimmy G says: 5 years ago you are the reason I want to go to school for computer science!
I tried to replace hdd (1) with the other hdd (2) definitely working and the bios sees it, then all connections are good. thanks a lot Ray Thank you for this useful and clear advice. so i already read up all the post above, and i tried booting up with my Win Xp CD to get to the recovery page but while the cd is loading have a peek at these guys Thank you very much.
how am i supposed to perform any tasks to repair this ubv error? You can skip to the end and leave a response. Cliff Arnab says: 7 years ago I have a DELL Inspiron 1545 Laptop with Windows XP SP2 installed in it.I was trying to format a drive using GParted tool.