Okay, the thing is, I bought this notebook with everything installed in it
for me, so I don't really have the disks for anything... I'm not sure what or
how to do these type of things. I think I might be asking a professional to
help me with it. I am really confused about all of these terms... I should
really take a computer course about these things... Wow, there are so many
technical terms to these things. I should learn these things myself instead
of getting others to do it for me, but if anything wrong happens then I won't
be able to fix it. I'd rather get it fixed than pay for something more worse
after. Well, Thanks A LOT anyways, but it's too complicated for me to
"Rick Rogers" wrote:
> Hi Michelle,
> How you start clean depends on what the system manufacturer provided, the
> methods vary. Your system manual would be the place to start. If you are
> still unsure, post back with system details (make/model/manufacturer) and
> I'll see what I can dig up. Data files should simply be copied off to
> removable media like CDRW/DVDRW or thumb drive. Make sure you have the
> install files for any programs you downloaded, as well as any necessary
> registration keys. Then follow whatever steps are used for your media.
> Best of Luck,
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
> "Michelle" <Michelle@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> > Oh, Thanks a lot for responding, I've tried backing up before, it worked
> > for
> > a day or so and then crash dumped again, what does that mean? Also, could
> > you
> > explain how do I format the system and start with a clean installation?...
> > You see, I've never done this kind of thing before... Sigh...
> > "Rick Rogers" wrote:
> >> Hi Michelle,
> >> Honestly, if it's that badly corrupted then I'd backup data (if you
> >> haven't
> >> already), format the system and start with a clean installation. When you
> >> talk about trying to save corrupted systems, it's a matter of how much
> >> more
> >> time are you going to put into something that may end up being less than
> >> satisfactory.
> >> --
> >> Best of Luck,
> >> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> >> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> >> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> >> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
> >> "Michelle" <Michelle@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> >> news:398C879D-7FA3-4DAD-8EC2-38A1DA32932F@xxxxxx
> >> > Hey,
> >> >
> >> > I only started using Vista for about 5 months or so, and I don't know
> >> > if I
> >> > don't know how to work the computer or something, but now it won't stop
> >> > crash
> >> > dumping on me.
> >> >
> >> > I used to use Windows XP, so I'm not sure of anything when this kind of
> >> > thing happens, since it never happened to me before.
> >> >
> >> > They tell me that I have a corrupted file, but I've deleted a lot of
> >> > things
> >> > when I had the chance to, but it still doesn't work. I tried all of the
> >> > things that they suggested like restore or set it back to an earlier
> >> > point.
> >> > No matter what I did it kept going back to that blue screen, telling me
> >> > that
> >> > there was a corrupted file and it was a crash dump. I don't know what
> >> > file
> >> > it
> >> > is or how it ended up like that, but I can't get it back to normal. No
> >> > matter
> >> > how much times I tried to fix it or even tried their methods they
> >> > provided, I
> >> > couldn't do anything to fix it, and I want some opinions or help on
> >> > this.
> >> > Please help me ASAP!
> >> >
> >> > Thanks.