missing operating system

By don hill
Apr 18, 2006
  1. i was downloading norton 2006 from the internet on a comp. with 2005 still on it . the download failed then stoped i hit con.alt.del. and lost the O.S.
    IT WAS XP HOME i had to order the recovery disk from sony. will all files and folders be lost ?
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    You tried all the safe mode options didn`t you ?

    Here`s the bad news about Sony recovery discs - SONY MISERY
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    did you back it up like you should?
    do you have go back?
    without a recovery disk can you use norton 2005 disk/registry repair cd?
  4. don hill

    don hill TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no i didnt back up i dont know if i can use norton to repair, i'll try that
    and i tried safe mode it didnt work
  5. don hill

    don hill TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ialso tried go back didnt work so i disabled it
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