> the NIKO wrote:
> > I have just installed Windows Vista, and I have not been able to get to my
> > desktop yet. Whenever I try to start it, it goes partway and then just
> > restarts. The next time it starts up it gives me the options of safe mode,
> > start normally, last good configuration, etc. I tried all of the possible
> > options and they all restarted partway into the startup process. How can I
> > start up my computer? Any help would be GREATLY appreciated as it is
> > imperative that I have Vista up and running soon. Also, I am running it on a
> > partitioned hard drive on a Mac Mini.
> I would back up the data on the Mac partition first, then boot off the
> DVD and try the 'Repair' function. (installation screen that displays
> the language setting, lower left hand side)
> If you can at least get a command prompt, run chkdsk /f if it lets
> you. If not, schedule it for the next bootup.
> "There seems to be something jamming my guidance systems" explained
> the computer brightly, "impact minus forty-five seconds. Please call
> me Eddie if it will help you to relax."
> -The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
OK, I tried the 'Repair' function already, and it said that it could not
start up but was unable to repair it. I was able to get a command prompt so
I'll try that too. Also I have an external hard drive so I'm going to try
and install it there.