Error Loading Operating System

  biglen 14:46 26 Nov 2006
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was the message when computer was turned on. I have tweaked the Bios to allow booting from my recovery disk and arrive at the choice of Repair or Install windows. Repair asked for Administrator Password -tried 3 times using my usual user a/c password but no luck.

Going down the install route were I to reinstall do I lose everything ? secondly if I reinstalled on a new partition would I be able to access the files photos etc on the drive where windows was installed previously ?

  Trackrat 16:55 28 Nov 2006

Two points, if you did not set a password just hit the enter button.

Have you tried a repair install, this is a good guide and it leaves your files & folders intact.

click here

  biglen 19:57 30 Nov 2006

Trackrat

Thanks for the response. I have now got past the admin.password by using the enter button, and took the plunge using my Mesh recovery disk.

We have a working computer again.

biglen

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