Win 2000 will not boot

GoNz0

NTFS Stoner
#1
i get to the startup page and the pc reboots :(

i tried reinstalling over the top and nothing, i cannot boot in safe mode either and am a little stuck and looking for help :) pleazeeeeeeeeee
 
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#2
did you reinstall over the top totally or did you do the Windows 2000 repair? (Not the first repair option - but when setup scans for previous Windows installations - it comes up with the existing installation as an option and gives you some more options to continue, repair or exit??)

I changed a motherboard and cpu in a pc with Win2k, it wouldnt boot - just BSODed on boot - I did the repair thing and it worked fine then
 
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#4
have you changed any hardware or installed anything at all since the last time it worked?

Does using "last known good configuration" work ok?
 

GoNz0

NTFS Stoner
#5
no its a POS business PC, no hardware/software change & restore last good config was my 1st attempt :(


(POS = point of sale not piece of $h*t LOL)
 
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#6
ugh :/

aye, we got POS systems in my work too... cept these run Win98 for compatibility with the Epson POS printers - Win2k/XP drivers cause it to print inconsistantly (might work one time, next time it may not etc)

I'm kinda out on ideas now then :/

Might it be possible to get the info onto another computer which needs keeping and then do a reinstall?
 

GoNz0

NTFS Stoner
#7
well i tried cloning the hard drive from another 1 of the systems to this and it dont seen to like me doing it, from past experience... so im fresh out of ideas as well :(
 

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