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drdread2
17-05-2010, 01:51 PM
My computer loads up only as far as the windows hp logo page.There is no task bar or start button on the screen.I have tried to start up in safe mode via F1 but the result is still the same.Using F8 on start up gets me to the boot pge but this does not help at all.How can I get my into my computer to fix this problem.It doesn't read on the floppy disc or cd drivesCan any one help me.

wainuitech
17-05-2010, 02:05 PM
Welcome to PF1.

Assuming the 98 in the title means you are using windows 98.

One problem may be a corrupted registry - to restore it back to when it was working have a look at this (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/221512)

Ol command prompt :banana good times

sroby
17-05-2010, 02:30 PM
Ol command prompt :banana good times

Its still with us today, good old(new) Win Server/Exchange

Terry Porritt
17-05-2010, 04:58 PM
It is not possible to escape the DOS prompt even in Windows 7 http://www.imagef1.net.nz/files/DOSPrompt.jpg :banana

wainuitech
17-05-2010, 05:06 PM
So true, and it still certainly has its uses.