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bearone2, Jun 21, 2004 #2 crjdriver Moderator Joined: Jan 2, 2001 Messages: 35,180 A repair install will rewrite system files correcting many errors. I leave it to you to read up.3. It will have options as follows: - Install Windows 2000 - Installl Add-On Components - Browse this CD - Exit - Click Install Windows 2000 - In the next Window, choose SP4 did the trick (though it took all night to download it with dialup!)and my adapter/adsl connection reappeared in "Networking and Dialup Connections." I found Windows Help malfunctioning at this inopportune http://internetpasswordpro.com/what-is/what-is-install-log.html

Oct 20, 2003 #3 Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549 Don't forget to mention the 87MBs of windows updates (you need to do this several times because there are updates for some I just need to get over the "hump" and get the repair/upgrade install to proceed past the problem point.) Regards-Mike 0 Comment Question by:mgross333 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/21680104/Windows-2000-Upgrade-Repair-install-fails-Wants-NAV-2005-CD.htmlcopy LVL 15 Best Thank you so much for your information since the methods you state DID BRING IT BACK FROM THE DEAD. Although the process is very simliar, there is a major difference - Formatting destroys ALL of your data. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-is-a-repair-install-for-win2k.241510/

it said "unregmp2.exe - entry poinjt not found. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. If you repaired Windows XP that had Service Pack 1 installed with a CD without Service Pack, your network connections through your ISP will not function. If no installations are found, then you will not be given the option to repair.

I tried to reinstall my adsl from my vendor cd but received the message "Failed....style of .inf is different than that requested." Of course, it went fine before. Whether you get a blue screen or XP/2000 just hangs, then this information is for you. Mike 0 Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat &How to Stop It Promoted by Acronis This infographic explains ransomware, type of malware that blocks access to your files or your systems and no file access after reinstalling Win XP Pro sp2 c drive changes to f drive after reinstalling windows xp pro Strange drive letter assignment after reinstalling XP Pro Installing X1600PRO after

I suspect my only hope here is to use the NAV 2005 CD, get it to boot and immediately upgrade over the internet to SP4. I suspect not. he's posted one idea on the repair, but that doesn't invalidate anything I said, and it's still not a complete answer to the question. https://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=1068602 And then again it may not work.

What other network adapters are there? Thank you. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: salvaged hung win2k but lost network adapter/adsl The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. I've been witness to people trying the darndest things and install over the top is an oddity that has been seen, but can't be supported.2.

Regards, Mike 0 Message Author Comment by:mgross333 ID: 155918512006-01-02 Harleyjd, No need to answer my question above about whether WIn 2K supports repair install FOR CERTAIN. http://smallvoid.com/article/winnt-repair-install.html Booting the 2000 CD.When I can't boot the CD, and it should boot according to BIOS, I usually repair the hardware. Sounds ok so far right?> Well... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

You will be asked to setup up Windows, or repair Windows with the recovery console. I have a full version of NT 4.0 and Win98. Luckily lots of different options are available for doing system recovery, so even if have tried the following simple methods for recovering, then everything isn't lost as more options are available Format is not...And yes, using format is rather old-school, but can be useful to sniff out a failing hard disk.http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ has many of the hard disk checkers (be careful!) that can

Is this at all possible??? 2. 1 * EeHrluzGa-HTML 3. Quote:> I think I need to run a repair install on my Win2K Server to correct some > issues. > Will a repair install require re-installation of SQL Server and other Find the BIOS Features Setup line, and hit Enter. How do I allow the dial up modem selection to be chosen when it won't let me?Click to expand...

I'll use those if I can get it to do a repair install which is unlikley. I again shudder when I read a Windows 2000 Professional install begin with the user "reformat"ing. Drivers will also be reverted to their original XP versions, as well as some settings (Including by not limited to network & performance settings).

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But there is always the chance that it won't even boot. Join Now For immediate help use Live now! All files are still there but I cannot connect to the Internet. Even if you do get it to boot your best bet is to back up everything that you want to keep and than do a clean install.

Again, YOUR CHOICE on the matter.In closing. All partitions> use FAT32.> The hardware is a Pentium II with E-net NIC card and a Sportster 56K> internal modem.> When W2k stopped booting, I booted to WIN98 and did a Trying to repair. What is the answer for WIn2K? (5) I happen to have a NAV 2005 CD.

by R. Regards-Mike 0 LVL 15 Overall: Level 15 Windows 2000 6 Message Expert Comment by:harleyjd ID: 155937492006-01-02 no worries. There will be several prompts for information required, such as how a user connects to the Internet, etc. I think this way windows will install all the correct drivers and system files, plus I (hopefully) will get to keep all my settings.

It will have options as follows: - Install Windows 2000 - Installl Add-On Components - Browse this CD - Exit - Click Install Windows 2000 - In the next Window, choose Given new CDRW drives are found from 9.99 to 29.99, the hourly billing exceeds the cost of the new drive. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Useful Searches Recent Posts Technibble Forums Forums > General Computers > Guides, Tips and Tricks > How To Repair Windows 2000 Discussion in 'Guides, Tips and Tricks' started by bigbrother, Jul

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This will allow you to temporarily boot from a CDROM. The only one that it selects is connect using a broadband connection. Already have an account? Ask a question and give support.

The SQL server still ran and was accessible by the client programs but I had to reinstall the admin progs. At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to start the Recovery Console. While we can fling insults at the software makers for not issuing some meaningful error message "partition seems corrupt" rather than "sector 90 has an error, aborting. What is a "repair install" for win2k Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Jizzmack, Jun 21, 2004.

Thanks for your help!It was easy with all of the steps to follow. I again witnessed too many a machine where people lead off on the wrong foot on NT, 2000, XP and 2003 by formatting the drive. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;[LN];329771 MSDART.DLL try this or from same recovery console try bootfix.