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Windows 7: Computer will not boot

13 Dec 2012   #11

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Boot the XP CD to run XP Repair Install
trired that when i boot from it it say there error or it is corrupted

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13 Dec 2012   #12
Microsoft MVP

 

Please post back the exact error message. Are you prompted to "Press Any Key to boot disk" first? Do you see the disk loading before the message. Is it possible it is bypassing the CD and trying to boot the HD?

You will need to be able to boot the CD to repair this.

Perhaps you can make a video or take camera snaps of this attempt to boot CD as well as the smiley-face you said you get when it attempts to boot HD. Attach the pics using paper clip in reply box, upload video to Youtube and attach link.
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13 Dec 2012   #13

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Please post back the exact error message. Are you prompted to "Press Any Key to boot disk" first? Do you see the disk loading before the message. Is it possible it is bypassing the CD and trying to boot the HD?

You will need to be able to boot the CD to repair this.

Perhaps you can make a video or take camera snaps of this attempt to boot CD as well as the smiley-face you said you get when it attempts to boot HD. Attach the pics using paper clip in reply box, upload video to Youtube and attach link.
yes it comes up press any key to for boot for disk.....
a i do

i get the you full error tonight
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14 Dec 2012   #14

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Please post back the exact error message. Are you prompted to "Press Any Key to boot disk" first? Do you see the disk loading before the message. Is it possible it is bypassing the CD and trying to boot the HD?

You will need to be able to boot the CD to repair this.

Perhaps you can make a video or take camera snaps of this attempt to boot CD as well as the smiley-face you said you get when it attempts to boot HD. Attach the pics using paper clip in reply box, upload video to Youtube and attach link.
the file aic78u2.sys is corrupted.
press any key to continue.



when a key is pressed the gry bar at the bottom it says

setup failed press any key to restart your computer

this is befor it ask you for any import





and can not take a screen shoot it is before you screen shoot

i would take pictures with my camera but it wont take pictures any more
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14 Dec 2012   #15
Microsoft MVP

 

The error likely means the HD (not the CD) is trying to boot and is infected.

Can you boot the CD on another PC? Is it in good condition, clean and unscratched? Do you have access to another XP CD for the same version and OEM/retail channel to try booting?

Try running Windows Defender Offline from bootable USB stick or CD, or another of the FREE Bootable AntiVirus Rescue CDs Download List .
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04 Jan 2013   #16

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and windows xp pro 32 bit and windows 98 SE
 
 

thanks i tried one of the FREE Bootable AntiVirus Rescue CDs this did not help with this but it did help with another problem witch meant i could use floppy disk repair disk
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