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Old 04-10-2004, 12:20 AM
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hrm... well there is a problem there, I cannot even get the computer running long enough to load windows before it freezes...
ohh, that sucks. try booting to safe mode maybe, then roll back to a restore point. (Does Me have restore points like XP?)
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no, just load xp then. make sure you got the serial number and back up your info on the ME machine!
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Originally Posted by Twister97
Ok...

Start off with the basic, and make sure the Network cards are installed correctly by device manager. If so then name the XP computer, like tiger or pontiac, something like that, then add that to the ME machine. make sure all the numbers match up. what type of router are you using? where are you stuck at right now?
Network cards are installed correctly... XP computer is named office the other is named basement... both are part of the group "family" we are using a linksys router with 802.11g built in. I'm stuck with the fact that the ME box doesnt even start up... it just freezes after five seconds of loading windows.
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if safe mode doesnt work, then run scan disk before windows starts up. usually there good to fix minor headache problems temporarily, but load up XP if you can
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how do I get into safemode?
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when you see the WinMe logo press F8 an you should get into a menu that has an option for safe mode
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Um, i dont know exactly off the top of my head but try...

hit F12 or tab or one of the other F buttons once the computer boots up, and look around in the menu sections

boot to the ME CD or floppy disk...that might help you out and might have a feature to repair windows
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Originally Posted by kazuki
when you see the WinMe logo press F8 an you should get into a menu that has an option for safe mode
Ok, I'll try... be back in a few
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Ok, F8 did not open safemode or a menu where I could access safemode, but scandisk booted up and froze....
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Ok, F8 did not open safemode or a menu where I could access safemode, but scandisk booted up and froze....
LOL....sorry

um, if you tried booting to the cd allready then get a big hammer and smack it. from what i am hearing sounds like another ME Os has gone bad

You can always try resetting the Bios, but i doubt that will do anything.
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