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    startup repair tool missing urgent!

    Does anyone know how to get startup repair option back with out doing a new install.


    All help appreciated

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    Re: startup repair tool missing urgent!

    Quote Originally Posted by craig28 View Post
    Does anyone know how to get startup repair option back with out doing a new install.


    All help appreciated
    Hello Craig,

    Can you not boot from you Vista installation DVD to run a startup repair?

    This tutorial may be able to help you.

    Startup Repair

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn

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    Re: startup repair tool missing urgent!

    As Brink implies - the startup Repair tool is available as an option when
    booting from the Vista DVD. and selecting the repair option from the
    screen..


    "craig28" <guest@xxxxxx-email.com> wrote in message
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    > Does anyone know how to get startup repair option back with out doing a
    > new install.
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    > All help appreciated
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    Re: startup repair tool missing urgent!

    Even though the computer is set to boot from CDROM, both the restore disk and full version disk fail to boot. I also "press any key" when the boot to CD appears on the screen. The CDROM flickers a little bit and boots to the hard drive.

    With windows running the full version will open automatically.

    Other disks open automatically also.

    Thanks for answering

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    Re: startup repair tool missing urgent!

    Interesting in that you do get the note to "Press any key..." - and no
    farther.

    Some thoughts: If by restore disk you are referring to a disk proved by the
    OEM - they are usually "booted" by use of the "Hit the F10 (or other
    designated key) for restore..." (or something similar) which appears during
    boot.


    They are not routinely bootable driectly from the CD/DVD.

    Some Vista DVDs are upgrade specfic and will not boot from the CD, however
    there is usually a messge that it must be run from within Windows.


    "craig28" <guest@xxxxxx-email.com> wrote in message
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    > Does anyone know how to get startup repair option back with out doing a
    > new install.
    >
    >
    > All help appreciated
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    > --
    > craig28


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    Re: startup repair tool missing urgent!

    I have a OEM restore disk. By clicking F10 I get a boot menu or Press any key to boot from CDROM.

    Neither work. CDROM flickers and computer boots to HD.



    I'm afraid I may need to wipe HD clean and start over. I have it set up as a testing server.Many hours of work.

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    Re: startup repair tool missing urgent!

    Quote Originally Posted by craig28 View Post
    I have a OEM restore disk. By clicking F10 I get a boot menu or Press any key to boot from CDROM.

    Neither work. CDROM flickers and computer boots to HD.



    I'm afraid I may need to wipe HD clean and start over. I have it set up as a testing server.Many hours of work.
    Craig,

    You might give this tutorial a try. It shows you how to create a Recovery Disc that you can boot from to run Startup Repair.

    Create a Recovery Disc

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    Re: startup repair tool missing urgent!

    Thanks to all.
    I got the disk to work and the computer works. The my notebook took a crap and could not fix it's self and I used the disc again with good results.

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    Re: startup repair tool missing urgent!

    Quote Originally Posted by craig28 View Post
    Thanks to all.
    I got the disk to work and the computer works. The my notebook took a crap and could not fix it's self and I used the disc again with good results.
    Your welcome Craig. I'm happy to hear that you got it working again.

    Shawn

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