[win2kforum] Re: Splash Screen

  • From: cej4108@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Charles E. James)
  • To: win2kforum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 18:20:45 -0500

How about F8 to safe mode, run the command prompt and type in 

C:\scanreg.exe /fix

I also suspect that it could be a corrupted registry? What do you guys think.

trent <felix@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
>you could either hit F8 at the first splash screen ("Starting Windows" on 
>black background), and get into safe mode to see if you can't fix it.  If 
>you were to have to re-install everything, you can go for the overwrite 
>(boot from the CD, go through like your installing it for the first time, 
>only when it asks for the partition information have it use all the stuff 
>already there, which will delete the winnt directory and reinstall).  Of 
>you could wide the drive (either gdisk/other formatting utility) and start 
>from scratch.
>
>         trent
>
>At 06:05 PM 11/26/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>
>>Good Afternoon, All
>>
>>I have a computer with Win2K Pro and a young adult was using it then when 
>>I went to boot up I got the splash screen and then if freezes. I tried it 
>>several times with the same result.
>>
>>I suspect something has been corrupted in the O/S. I remeber reading an 
>>article once about that happening and how to fix it but can not remember.
>>
>>I suspect I may have to attempt boot to safe mode and then run the install 
>>disk in hopes it will allow me to reinstall/repair. Does this sound right?
>>
>>Does anyone have any suggestions?
>>
>>Sincerely,
>>
>>--
>>Charles E. James, Programmer/Analyst
>>U. C. Berkeley, Berkeley California
>>http://home.earthlink.net/~bamboogrove/
>>Dragon's Gate Taoism
>>
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