Laptop hanging after choosing 1: C:\WINDOWS in Recovery Console

By fayser
Nov 3, 2009
  1. Hi all
    Would really really appreciate some help on this matter. Got the \system32\config\system error on my Dell Inspiron 1300 laptop and installed OS disk Dell sent me and pressed R and got 2 options

    1: C:\WINDOWS
    2: E:\minint
    which windows installation would you like to log onto
    to cancel, press ENTER?

    so i typed 1 which appeared and hit Enter and nothing happens ????
    Any thoughts much appreciated
    Thanks in advance
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    You mean your system just freezes up?
    It can be faulty Ram or a faulty HardDrive (hardware wise)
    Start by running a >> Memtest on your Ram
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