tgell, Aug 7, 2011 #13 AllenS Private E-2 Tgell: Thank you so much for your reply. It was set up by Combofix last time I dealt with malware on this machine, but I guess the attempted recoveries did away with it (also set XP back to SP2). To use the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console option, start the computer with the Windows XP installation CD-ROM in Recovery Console. 2. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 322756 How to back up https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/ab4032f4-3ab8-4997-92a5-ad6fa332c047/system-not-fully-installed-please-run-setup-again-problem-for-xp?forum=itproxpsp
See attachments Re "are you sure your friend didn't attempt a recovery before you looked at the machine?" Good question; I'll have to ask. At the C:\Windows> prompt type chkdsk /r and press enter When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully.
Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. When I pressed the on button again to boot up I get the message "The system is not fully installed. It is then a matter of following the on-screen prompts, including input of your Product Key, and 'naming' the computer...please ensure that it is the "Original" name that was used and I'll just give credit and a link to the original thread with the post by commenter cc1 to help spread a working answer around.
Please run setup again." So out of ignorance it seems like the malware screwed up SOMEthing pertaining to some hard disk function required when booting (but apparently not required when functioning Recovery Console Windows Xp Rename it to something else i.e. Double-click the name from the previous step. The computer has 512MB RAM and an Intel Pentium 4 processor 2.53GHz.
I've proceeded with it on plenty of occasions and never had a problem yet. ----- Original Message ----- From: "myrnaemlw @ Tech Support Forum" To: Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2008 9:21 You could try another 'repair' installation before you take the drastic measures of reformatting the HDD for a clean installation. Select the Setup key. While you're in there, look for the primary hard drive and get the model number listed there and also look for any diagnostic program you can run.
Join the community here. Copy the %SystemRoot%repairSystem file to the %SystemRoot%System32Config folder. (for example copy c:windowsrepoairsystem c:windowssystem32config) 4. Your System Is Not Fully Configured They must be Vista commands. I tried nondestructive recovery using Compaq recovery disks -no issues until the last item.
Unfortunately, this is the only computer I have access to that could have downloaded anything onto a bootable drive. Last edited: Jun 7, 2011 rtxx, Jun 7, 2011 #10 sach2 Major Geek Extraordinaire Good work! I tried TestDisk. weblink Click the Setup key name, and then click Unload Hive on the Registry menu. 5.
The D:\WINBOM.INI (in the recovery partition) looks quite different. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. They are: bd_logs (from bitdefender scan) cmdcons CMPNENTS Config.Msi Documents and Settings hp Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10.0 PFiles Program Files Python22 RECYCLER sysprep -hmmm, is this a clue?
You navigate around by using the arrow keys to highlight what you want to change. Now remove the Puppy CD and reboot. It asked which country, which time zone,etc. If you still cannot get into Windows, you can use Puppy to copy your files to either a flash drive or external drive and then do a full factory restore.
Back to top #9 Agouti Agouti Members 1,548 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:19 AM Posted 16 February 2016 - 08:27 PM Glad to hear you have solve you problem. To verify that the network card is the issue take a look in Device Manager for any devices marked with a yellow question mark or identified as unknown devices and let e. check over here You may also...
Once you know the key you need to press to enter setup, boot the pc and spam that key until you get to the setup area (or bios). Click here to Register a free account now! I believe the hard drive might be at fault also, from a software point of view, not physically damaged. Double-click the SystemSetupInProgress value in the right pane. 9.
How can I get the computer to do a new non-destructive recovery? http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07145 Back to top #4 delut delut Topic Starter Members 15 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:19 AM Posted 15 February 2016 - 07:09 PM Thanks Agouti and thanks JohnC_21, but I've