Help - PC Failure

  buster99 16:01 10 Nov 2004
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I booted my computer, it went through the first part then went to the blue screen of Win ME and stopped saying there was a failure which was connected to a .dll file.
I went through DOS and located the file which was related to zone alarm and deleted it. I trying booting again but the computer simply stops on the blue screen and won't go any further.
The problem has caused the CD drives to stop working and the only drive which operates is the A drive.
Any ideas ?????????????

  Smegs 16:04 10 Nov 2004

What is the .dll file??

Download it, then save to floppy, then reinstall it.

  the-george 16:07 10 Nov 2004

Have you tried to boot up in safe mode?

  buster99 16:16 10 Nov 2004

Txs for the replies, I've tried re-installing the dll. file with no luck and also in safe mode which didn't work - i'm stuck !!!!!!

  Allan-263226 17:15 10 Nov 2004

Can you not boot with the windows CD and do a repair?

  buster99 18:04 10 Nov 2004

I'm unable to boot with windows CD due to the drives not working

  woodchip 18:19 10 Nov 2004

start in safe mode or selectable startup, by keep pressing F8 at startup

  Rayuk 18:22 10 Nov 2004

Does a WinME start up floppy not have drivers for your drives on it

  woodchip 18:30 10 Nov 2004

Download a Boot disc from click here the WinME OEM then put a floppy disc in drive and double click the download to create a boot disc start with the disc and choose start with CDrom support the CD drive letter will be one letter down from what it was if it was D:\ it will be E:\ and so on change to the drive with your WinME CD in it and type setup press enter

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