fix mbr

  karmgord 17:54 29 Jan 2007
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can scandisk fix the mbr or can i use format/mbr.
i have a xp computer which BSOD on stop00000000000024
it boots to cd but the repair console won't load so i can't access FIXMBR or FIXBOOT.If i boot using a win98se floppy is there anything on it i can use or access on thr xp install diskto repair the mbr?
Can i reinstall xp AND KEEP ALL EXSISTING APPS & FILES WORKING!

  mosfet 18:25 29 Jan 2007

Can i reinstall PX AND KEEP ALL EXISTING APPS & FILES WORKING!
Yes...after setup choose repair & not a fresh install.You will have to reinstall updates.

  mosfet 18:30 29 Jan 2007

XP as well as PX

  karmgord 18:32 29 Jan 2007

do i understand correctly i DON'T chose the repair console option (which does n't work anyway)i choose install, its then i will be offered the option to repair the exsisting set up and this will keep all my exsisting files and apps working

  karmgord 18:34 29 Jan 2007

If i repair will i eed to reactivate?

  skidzy 18:34 29 Jan 2007
  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:35 29 Jan 2007

The Stop 0x24 message indicates that a problem occurred within Ntfs.sys, the driver file that allows the system to read and write to NTFS file system drives.

click here;en-us;Q228888

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:37 29 Jan 2007
  karmgord 18:38 29 Jan 2007

skidzy, recover option when selected(by pressing r ) does n't load so need another option

  mosfet 18:38 29 Jan 2007

Yes and no.I have never had to reactivate anyway,but it would not be a problem if you did.

  karmgord 18:50 29 Jan 2007

is there a way of puttin xp chkdsk program on my bootable win 98 disk

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