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Boot Up Problem

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by nheather, 8 Jul 2006.

  1. nheather

    Hitman

    Joined: 19 May 2004

    Posts: 926

    Location: Horsham, West Sussex

    I have just installed Windows XP. I upgraded to SP2 and then when it presented the windows firewall screen I tried to turn the firewall off.

    At this point the computer 'blue screened' and when it restarted gave a "can't read disk" error.

    Couldn't get round this so decided to reinstall. I did a full format of the disk but now on boot up it thinks I have two WIndows Installations and prompts me to select one.

    At first I thought this was down to the boot.ini but couldn't see how because I had reformatted. I checked boot.ini anyway and ther is only one installation.

    Any ideas what this could be and how to resolve it.

    Cheers,

    Nigel
     
  2. nheather

    Hitman

    Joined: 19 May 2004

    Posts: 926

    Location: Horsham, West Sussex

    Sorted it out now.

    Couldn't figure it out so reinstalled (not very scientific, I know) - seems okay for nw - fingers crossed.

    Cheers,

    Nigel