[pcductape] My Computer Has Crashed!

  • From: DavChild5@xxxxxxx
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 15:27:24 EDT

Hi Elaine:
My computer has crashed (I am running Windows 98 SEC Edition) I was 
(Coreel Word Perfect suite 7) for Windows 95 and 98 I thought. During the 
my computer froze up. It asked for me to put my Windows disk in the CD drive 
I did, but it didn't acknowledge I had put it in. As a last resource I hit 
the reset button.
Now when I try to boot up, Windows Logo comes on the screen then it changes 
to the desktop background with no icons or task bar. An error message window 
that says Visual Studio Installer Loader Error. Then sometime it will just 
shut off and
go blank.

I've got a floppy disk I bought on Ebay it's called Windows Install Disk, but 
it doesn't have any instructions as to how you use it. I can unplug the 
computer, put the floppy
disk in and it starts up in DOS with A drive prompt A:\>. After 8 years I 
don't remember the DOS commands, however I did manage to get a C:\> prompt to 
up. I tried typing in Windows and different things, but I keep getting Bad 

Can someone Please Help Me save a large in shop repair bill or possible 
nervous break down. LOL


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