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Old May 3rd, 2007, 12:04 AM
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BSOD Not Booting...

On my Dell latatude D600 XP-Pro/SP2 I get the BSOD Files missing or corrupt /.............systemroot/system32/config/softwear and it doesnot boot...I have my disk so I hope I can do a repair install???? When I go into the repair screen and I type (1) for the system Windows it asks for a admin password that I never assigned for it anyway???? How can I get passed???Thanx...SQUID...
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 12:07 AM
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usually all you have to do is to press enter where it asks for password. Do not press any other key - just enter.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 12:25 AM
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usually all you have to do is to press enter where it asks for password. Do not press any other key - just enter.
OK so whats next?
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 02:01 AM
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An excellent Step-by-Step

http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 02:04 AM
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I think you pressed "R" too early and went into the Recovery Console. Press Enter to install Windows, then press R like Murf's link shows.
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