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So I sped up my dads comp for him, with a disk cleanup, defragment, and removing some unwanted files, but now it won't boot... I used this page: http://www.overclockersclub.com/guid...services_2.php and it gets to the windows xp loading screen but not past that. I still have the windows xp disk, but I dont want to format, cause it has a lot of important files. What do I do?
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try booting in safe mode?
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kk, but what then?
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Originally Posted by Teh Evil Cupcake View Post
kk, but what then?
Run system restore and try not to do it again?
Edit: also run chkdsk to make sure you didn't cause any errors.
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boot from the windows cd, and try the repair option. does it give any errors on boot? or just doesn't boot?
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before you get in to windows press f8
them go to last know good CONFIGURACION..try that i did.
and it worked for me.
    
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kk, but what then?
If you get into windows backup your DATA to an External Device or CD/DVD Media.

Also try taking out the Hard Drive and putting it in another computer or External Enclosure to backup data.
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