Decompress a file

  DJ Techz 18:29 19 Sep 2008


I have a pc but one of the boot files is compressed(something like NTLFS). Is there a way of uncompressing it. The operating system wont load.


  DJ Techz 18:31 19 Sep 2008

I thinks it NTLDR actually

  BurrWalnut 18:46 19 Sep 2008

The compact command will ‘decompress‘ folders/files that have been compressed. You need to get to a command prompt via the CD or attach the drive to another computer and run the command. The capitals are for clarity only but note the spaces in the commands:

Type CD C:\Windows and press Enter (change to the \Windows folder).
Type COMPACT /U /S /I /F /Q and press Enter (decompress the \Windows folder).
When it finishes, close the cmd window.

  DJ Techz 18:53 19 Sep 2008


I dont have a windows CD, I only have a recovery disc, which started the whole problem

  BurrWalnut 19:20 19 Sep 2008

Borrow a CD or attach the drive to another computer.

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