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I've been Ghosting onto a load of new PC's and, to my woe, found that some have a ...
10th March 2010, 01:04 PM #1
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Win XP Image in boot loop - Recovery Console?
I've been Ghosting onto a load of new PC's and, to my woe, found that some have a slightly different motherboard to the others - when I Ghost to these ones and reboot Win XP sticks in a boot loop.
My assumption is that it's a driver/hardware problem for onboard video, lan, whatever.
I've tried disabling all these in the BIOS but still it loops.
I can login to the XP installation using the Recovery Console but, without knowing which driver to start with I am a bit lost.
Any suggestions (I could build the workstation from scratch and create a new image but teh old images carry a lot of software rather than rely on GP to install)?
10th March 2010, 01:07 PM #2
Get into recovery console and run chkdsk c: /p /r this should sort the problems out.
10th March 2010, 01:16 PM #3
Put windows XP disk in, and when it detects the old install (not the first recovery opetion) select to repair and reset the chipset drivers through the repair option - should make it boot to then sort the normal drivers
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