TechSpot

Wont boot

By Mr.Nasty
Sep 8, 2003
  1. I made a huge mistake....I changed my boot screen...and now it wont boot, not even in safe made or last known good config. I change boot screens before but i never had this problem. I am running windows XP and its a notebook. I didnt change anything and i know its the nostkl (whatever it is) file because that is the only thing i changed before i started changed stuff. I did make a bakc up of the file so how do i put it back to normal? i dont feel like losing all the junk on my notebook, but i gues thats the price i have to pay... and suggestions before i go and completely redo my notebook? Thanks
     
  2. Justin

    Justin TS Rookie Posts: 942

    You will need to boot from the XP cd, and go into the Recovery Console.

    From there, using standard DOS commands, you can copy your backup over the bad ntoskrnl.exe

    If you do not know the commands, I'll tell you exactly how to do it.
     
  3. Mr.Nasty

    Mr.Nasty TS Rookie Topic Starter

    could you please post thos dos commands, because im not to familiar with dos. By the way your help is greatly appreciated, so THANK YOU! and thanks for answering so quickly. i saved the back up file in the Temp folder which in in the windows folder. thanks again.
     
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...