[SATLUG]OT: Win 2000 problem
rsuberg at satx.rr.com
rsuberg at satx.rr.com
Tue Jul 21 19:09:08 CDT 2009
IIRC that file is specific to your processor type/bits/things like that and the installer chooses the most appropriate one during the install. I don't think W2K has a last known good config, that was introduced in xp but directory services restore (kinda close) was for domain controllers only.
---- ed <horned0wl93 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sugar wrote:
> > If you have the Win 2000 CD/DVD you should be able to run the install
> > procedure and then select "repair" and it will fix the corrupt files
> > without having to re-format or mess up any of your files on that
> > tower. After this the tower should boot as normal. Just to make
> > sure, I just did this with a win2000 machine I have and it reported
> > back that my file system did not need repair and exited as expected..
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Nathan" <nathan at gvtc.com>
> > To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:42 AM
> > Subject: [SATLUG]OT: Win 2000 problem
> >> As most of you know, I have 2 computers, my Laptop which I bring to
> >> the meetings and computer shows with Linux, and my Tower with Win
> >> 2000 that I use because of two programs I can not get in Linux.
> >> Prior to leaving on my trip on the first of July the Tower was
> >> working fine. Since I got back it will not boot.
> >> Disk I/O error: Status = 00001000
> >> Windows 2000 could not start because the following file is missing or
> >> corrupt:
> >> Windows 2000 root>\systen32\ntoskrnl.exe
> >> Does anyone know if this file is easy to get at on the Win 2000 CD,
> >> or would I be better off getting a copy from a working Win 2000?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Nathan
> >> --
> Hi... Before trying all that, try booting into Safe Mode (F8 on boot) and:
> 1. Select "Boot from Last Known Good Configuration." and, if that
> doesn't work,
> 2. Boot into Safe Mode again with Command Prompt, and type the command
> Either of these stands a chance of restoring your system, though you may
> need an install disk to accomplish them...
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