I've been forwarding them straight to her just in case. That we others can benefit from the posts too if they want. Pam -----Original Message----- From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Elaine Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 5:11 PM To: pcductape freelists.org Subject: [pcductape] Fw: [PC-Ductape] Help! XP crashed and it can't get up. Sandi is in trouble so post all replies of help to the email below to pcductape@xxxxxxxxxx Elaine ----- Original Message ----- From: "Sandi Neumann" <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 8:30 PM Subject: [PC-Ductape] Help! XP crashed and it can't get up. > I'm in need of some serious help. Posting from the web on hubby's puter > because earlier today I was showing off some of my digipics of the > grandson when Irfanview froze up windows on me and I had to reboot. On > the first try, as soon as it got to the chkdsk point, it rebooted > without running. Same thing on subsequent reboots. Finally got it into > safe mode via F8 but my windows Font folder and my Documents and > Settings folder are now corrupted and can't be accessed at all. I was > able to run System restore but that did no good. I still can't boot > into normal mode and all the fonts are messed up which makes even > safemode nearly unreadable. I can use the "run" command from the Start > menu but I can't remember the command for restoring files from the XP > CD? I can't afford to lose 90GBs of info that's on this drive, not to > mention all my emails. I only have access to hubby's puter for a couple > of hours, but if need be I can use the daughter's box. I have a massive > headache from all this. I hope someone can help soon before my emails > start bouncing. LOL > > Sandi > To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.