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Well this all started trying to install COD4. I Bought it last night and was eagerly waiting for the installation to finish when it gave me a error 1305 saying that it couldn't find the file or something. I re tried many times but nothing. I called customer support and the guy told me to make sure nothing was running in back ground and go to MS config and turn off background stuff. I don't remember exactly what he said, so I went to msconfig and turned off all services and startup things. BIG mistake. Now my PC wont do anything. My device manager list is EMPTY and I cant get on the internet cuz my network connections are gone. Seriously what do i do!?

Any help really appreciated.
~Kris
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post #2 of 39
Does Safe Mode have any more functional ability?
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Let me check.
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post #4 of 39
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Nope

Wow this is so annoying. Some one pleasssee help me. I dont have sound, or anything. I dont even have the windows XP theme in appearances.
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post #5 of 39
1. Can you boot into safe mode and re-check the ones you disabled/do a system restore?

OR

2. Grab your XP CD and do a system restore to before you made the changes.
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post #6 of 39
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well i went to system restore and I didnt have any dates. What would it do if i got my winxp CD?
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post #7 of 39
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Oh, and i checked everything back but still nothing.
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post #8 of 39
when you disable things in MSconfig, it only unchecks them, it doesn't remove it from the list (for me)
just re check all the boxes and you should be fine
edit: nvm you just beat me.
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post #9 of 39
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Yea i checked em. Nate said something about Getting my XP disk and then restoring. I dont have restore points what would the disk do?
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post #10 of 39
I had something similar happen to me recently and i didn't have any restore points.Basically if you can't fix it in safe mode i would just wipe it out and do a fresh install of xp Hopefully you had your data backed up otherwise you can try and back up your data in safe mode with an external hdd or flash drive before you reinstall windows. good luck man
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