After trying to downgrade to XP, press a key, the system gets stuck on black screen
Hi, I am currently using windows 7 when I try to setup windows xp he see press any key. After that Windows inspects your hardware configuration. After this black screen will come. How to solve this problem?
There are two obstacles with your question.
first of all, what you try to do, is "downgrade" your system - inadverdently. This ability is not in the setup / installation protocols. You can upgrade or replace the OS.
Second, if your current computer is running win7, then it is highly unlikely that xp will not have engineering and pilots to operate your advanced machine. Remember xp is designed to run on "now" older machines.
to take, for example, that you want to uninstall win7 and replace it with xp. Then, you will have to place of origin of the machine and download drivers xp for machine. If none is available, xp is unable to operate the machine.
However, there is a scenario for xp under win7. This will require you to virtualize xp by installing the virtual pc to microsoft program. then installing xp in virtual pc. and for the most part, you can install and run most xp programs in the environment to virtualize xp.
but remember that a pc virtualization has its limits. one example relates to the graphics.
a virtualize xp has not the power graphic to run fantasy games and most accomplished will scanner virtualize xp for graphics capabilities and interrupt the installation.
also, you cannot install xp drivers for hardware in a virtualized xp in an attempt to circumvent or replace hardware drivers your machine win7.
I have a HP 110 netbook, (actually this isn't mine is my sisters) and it comes preinstalled with roxio on track, I've done a disk defrag and when I restarted it, it gave me an error just after starting saying "bootmgr is compressed", press ctrl/alt/del to restart on a black screen. HP led me to download 2 download by roxio to
who has 2 downloads but some how every time I try to download the first utility it gives this error: the downloads for this update maximum limit has been reached. This is a temporary restriction. Please check in a few days. "Well, one who has answered the question for someone in this forum who was having the same problem as me was sent a link to download the Roxio back on track repair Kit, so I don't have one. but now I also need the other file on this named page back on rail Repair Kit Installation Guide, but it doesn't let me download this file either. It doesn't have a download button as did the first download, just underlined and it's right there when you click on it? It does not start any download of any kind! ... HP people directed me to this site Web for a solution step by step solve my problem.
Copy and paste into your browser and you will see what I mean. I tried to send an e-mail to roxio, but they help me with all the solutions for the problem im having... It's my laptop sisters and if she knew I had such a problem that I have she would never talk to me again. And I know that I have did nothing to provoke the question but I need these two files to repair the laptop. I would be really grateful for any advice or help that you could give me! Thank you so much, Joy
When I tried the flash drive option, it says on the laptop it cannot load the OS? what I am doing wrong?
and finally can I download windows xp on flash drive and download it to the laptop like that? It's okay to lose any type of files... It can be reset to factory setting if we can do that?
Thank you very much for reading my long problems and thanks in advance for any help, anyone can give me...
Original title: Hello World!
Try the following steps:
When the system file bootmgr is compressed, it can not be used. Windows is not able to boot without loading the non compressed version of this file. If you receive an error message that the BOOTMGR is compressed press Ctrl + Alt + Delete to restart, reset the boot sector of Windows since the installation of the Microsoft Windows XP operating system.
To do this, follow these steps.
a. load the operating system Microsoft Windows XP CD/DVD into the optical disk drive. Follow the on-screen instructions by pressing any key to boot from the CD-ROM.
b. go to the XP Recovery Console and select command prompt.
c. Type fixboot and press the o button to select.
d. Type exit to exit the command prompt and restart the computer.
After the system restarts, the error message should not appear, and the problem should be solved.
I tried running the recovery CD, I received on my cell phone. the process perfectly, (I have only one CD, I don't know if I need a second). At the end of the process, I have the option to insert the second CD, or jump.
Because I don't have that one CD I have support on ignore.
I tells me that the installation is complete and I can restart my system.
Then I removed the disk and I tried to reboot the system. The system goes to a black screen (on which he indicates that Microsoft load) and then crashes. That was the problem I was facing before recovery.
Basically, the recovery process has not worked. I don't think I did something very wrong, unless I need a second CD. What could be the problem?
Help me please!
The A100 is one of the new series of laptops and AFAIK the image of Toshiba was placed only on a CD (DVD) recovery.
I think that the message and the possibility to insert the second CDconfuses a little.
In my opinion the black screen and freeze has nothing to do with the recovery procedure and the new installation if Windows OS.
Due to the fact that this problem has occurred until you have installed the OS from the recovery CD, I assume that there must be something wrong with the hardware.
But it s very interesting to know if the same problem appears after the new installation of Windows from the original CD of Microsoft.
It's worth a try.
I recently tried Win 8 on my VAIO laptop spare parts on which I ran Vista, after having previously deleted all the files and documents (I don't use often the laptop). Having concluded that Win8 will really work correctly with a touch screen (and the display size was bad as well), I uninstalled WIN 8, understand that I have to re - install Vista from my rescue disks. This I tried successfully a few months previously to make a clean reinstall. However, after removing 8 WIN via the Control Panel, I can't re - install Vista now. All I get is a black screen with a message "The operating system not found" and the rescue disks do not register. What can I do? I like Vista (although I now run Win 7 on my PC) and really want to put it back. Grateful for the advice.
Well I finally fixed it by tweaking the BOOT BIOS settings and find something along the lines of VAIO Setup. I'm afraid, I just don't remember exactly what I did, but suddenly I found and ran 'VAIO Hardware Diagnostics' gave me a heart when it announced "no error was detected on the Vaio. Then I saw there was an entry for 'VAIO Recovery Utility - Recovery Wizard' and everything started to load. Since the 2 recovery discs I had. Finally, I ran MS Office and Small Business CD-ROM and now everything is back the way that it used to be. Here I had taken more note of how I got to the well Recovery Wizard. I hope that I never have to do it again!
on windows xp, my system restore to a previous restore point. have you tried many restore points & creating new ones but the system does not restore. all the solutions out there?
on windows xp that my system restore to a previous restore point, I tried many restore points & created new ones but the system displays "could not be restored", any help out there.
Let see... What do we know about your system environment:
It's windows xp.
If we knew more, you would probably now.
What is the problem that you are experiencing this thing you System Restore will be remedied? System Restore is not a time machine.
The system restore already worked successfully in the past?
Thank you MS Answers, allowing the resolution of simple problems like frustrating and a lot of time as possible by asking only not for any information system when a new question is asked.
Provide information on your system, the better you can:
What is your system brand and model?
What is your Version of XP and the Service Pack?
Describe your current antivirus and software anti malware situation: McAfee, Symantec, Norton, Spybot, AVG, Avira!, MSE, Panda, Trend Micro, CA, Defender, ZoneAlarm, PC Tools, Comodo, etc..
The question was preceded by a loss of power, aborted reboot or abnormal termination? (this includes the plug pulling, buttons power, remove the battery, etc.)
The afflicted system has a working CD/DVD (internal or external) drive?
You have a true bootable XP installation CD (it is not the same as any recovery CD provided with your system)?
If the system works, what do you think might have changed since the last time it did not work properly?Some tools Anti Virus 'protect' your system so that they will not allow a restore of the system work properly.For example, if you use Norton/Symantec products, you will see a message like this:Restoration incomplete. Your computer cannot be restored...It is also a popular Symantec problem (well, I'll be polite and call an "undocumented feature"...), they wrote an article about it:According to what you use for malware protection, you may need to disable the product temporarily, do the system restore and then turn the products light up again when the system restore is complete.Sometimes you need start your system in Mode safe and so that your protection programs are not running, and then do the system restore. Tips from Microsoft in some of their articles that if the system restore does not restore your computer, start in Safe Mode, and then run the system restore. It works for some configurations.System Restore is sometimes so afflicted or Restore Points are suspicious, the best solution is to reinstall your system restore. This will remove the old Restore Points, but sometimes it's the only way to fix a broken system restore. You don't have to reinstall XP, only the part of system restore.That can leave you with your problem of unspecified origin that you hope the system restore will fix (using a system restore is usually not equivalent to fixing the problem though).Give these ideas some consideration if they apply to you.Sometimes malicious will afflict your system restore to prevent you to find and remove malware. It would much rather you trick into thinking that you need to repair or reinstall your XP when it is not necessary.No matter what you use for protection against malware, I do so and then only begin to solve any problems:Download, install, update and do a full scan with these free malware detection programs can solve any problems:Malwarebytes (MMFA): http://malwarebytes.org/SUPERAntiSpyware: (SAS): http://www.superantispyware.com/It can be uninstalled later if you wish.The scans by operating clean, reboot, test and we can fix any other issues.
My refuses Samsung R700 Vista start all I get is a black screen saying a disk read error occurred, press Ctrl alt del to reatart. I can not get to the windows screen, cannot get in safe mode, only the BIOS screen. I managed to get the Samsung recovery screen once, but he said that he did not find the repair disc in! Help, please?
I can't get into my computer. All I can get is the Task Manager. It shows all my still intact material, I'm not him. Not even to my home screen. All that appears is my screensaver and a message saying to re - install iertutil. DLL... but how to do when I can't.
Maybe someday, we will see again the proposal to:
Once you open the Task Manager try the commands below.
1. in the Task Manager, click file, and then click new task
2. now type rstrui.exe and click OK
This would launch the system restore on the computer refer the below Microsoft article more about the restoration of the system.
If you really try , you would find that it does not work because rstrui.exe is unlikely that never will be in the PATH statement.
If you want to launch the restoration of the system from the Task Manager, you will need to perform a new task like this:
If c:\windows\system32\iertutil.dll is missing, you will see a message like this:
Explorer.EXE - unable to locate component
The application has failed to start because iertutil.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem.
Because explorer.exe is not running, you will see only your background image /, but Ctrl-Alt-Delete will always bring up the Task Manager where you can maneuver around and replace the file.
If the only problem with your system, it's that iertutil.dll is missing, you can replace the backup copy in the dllcache folder. You can continue to obtain reviews iertutil.dll is absent, but just click OK for messages of recall as they pop up so you can continue working.
One might think that you use the Task Manager, you can browse c:\windows\system32\dllcache and (after choosing to view all files) copy the iertutil.dll from there and then paste the iertutil.dll file in c:\windows\system32 where it belongs. That actually works, but it seems that it does not work as you will get an hour glass stuck on the paste operation and perhaps wonder whether or not it has actually worked.
To feel better replace the missing file, so you can actually see the file being copied and replaced... Task Manager, click file, new task and enter in the box (assuming that Windows is installed on your C drive):
Click OK to open a command prompt window and first make a copy of the original file (if it exists) by entering the following command:
copy c:\windows\system32\iertutil.old c:\windows\system32\iertutil.dll
That copies the file in progress if there is an and it will just complain if it is not a copy.
We know that XP likes to keep the backup copies of critical system files in this folder:
Knowing this, copy the backup copy of the missing file and replace the missing or suspicious file by using this command:
Copy c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iertutil.dll c:\windows\system32
Answered in the affirmative if invited to replace the existing file and then you should see a message that 1 file (s) has been copied.
Type "exit" to close the command prompt window.
Who will replace the missing or suspicious file and if that's all that's wrong with the system, Shut Down box Task Manager, you can choose to reboot your system and see how things are going.
Do, or do not. There is no test.
I decided to implement the points for a new puppy instead of a pony!
Trying to copy and paste a screenshot of a video game and stick it on the paint. All I get is a black screen Uni I put any graphic setting. How to paste it on Paint? I am able to do it on Vista, but not on Window7.
Screenshots to work in painting with Windows7, unable to work, all I get is a solid black screen capture.
I thought that is no longer a problem in the current version of Windows. In previous versions all that depended on what you were trying to catch and how it was made.
First, make sure the game doesn't have its own ways to make screenshots. There are a lot of games that allow you to do and screenshots that are just after that saved to a folder. You must search settings keyboard... maybe you will find a similar option. What is the name of your game... maybe I can try to find this option.
Other things... maybe it will be possible to intercept a tool cutting, then try this: when you're in the game, press the Windows key (it will open menu start without closing a game) > all programs > Accessories > capture tools > press an arrow next to new , and select full-screen Snip
I updated my iphone to iOS 9.1 5s, but the camera does not work, most of the time that it was stuck on the black screen. I read in a forum as there are a lot of users affected by the present. "Waited for the iOS 9.2, hoping that it will fix the bug. Finally iOS 9.2 has been launched. Happy to download it thinking that it is the answer to the question of the camera. For a while camera works perfectly, but after 2 days, it was stuck at the black screen forever. It worsen the problem of camera. Hoping someone can help me to fix my phone's camera. Thank you in advance.
Try resetting your device. This will not erase your data stored on that device.
- Press and hold the sleep/wake button
- Press and hold the Home button
- Press and hold both buttons until the display turns off and on again with the Apple logo on the subject.
Alternatively, you can go to settings - general - reset - Reset all settings
If that doesn't work, restore your device to factory settings. Please note that this will delete the data on your device.
Take a look this Apple Support article: use iTunes to restore the iPhone, iPad or iPod to factory settings - Apple Support.
As a final step, try recovery mode. Turn off your unit, then plug it to your computer with the hold home button. Hold down Home button until you see the logo of iTunes on the screen of your device. After that on your computer, you should see the iTunes window saying that your device needs to be restored to factory settings. Click Restore.
More info here:
If these steps do not work, contact Apple and ask for help.
I tried to start my computer this morning, and he says that he stop bad last night. I can boot into SafeMode only. I'm getting just a black screen windows trys to start. __
I can not connect when I turn on my computer the error messege says that it has been properly closed. Him freezes just screen (black), I tried to stop and restart several times, and produce the same results. All started when I tried to get my 'new' Hp keyboard to work in ports at the back of the tower. That didn't work so I tried to use my old keyboard in the same port, in vain. I ended up having to use the USB ports on the front of the tower to get a keyboard work. Good so I know I messed up when I downloaded a driver tech program. All successful going great until I tried to turn my computer on this morning the screen BLACK nothing. The error message says that it computer was shut down improperly and now it will not load.
Try typing F8 at startup and in the list of Boot selections, select Mode safe using ARROW top to go there > and then press ENTER.
Try a restore of the system once, to choose a Restore Point prior to your problem...
Click Start > programs > Accessories > system tools > system restore > choose another time > next > etc.
If restore work not and you do not have a Vista DVD from Microsoft, do a repair disc to do a Startup Repair:
Download the ISO on the link provided and make a record of repair time it starts.
Go to your Bios/Setup, or the Boot Menu at startup and change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order, then reboot with the disk in the drive.
At the startup/power on you should see at the bottom of the screen either F2 or DELETE, go to Setup/Bios or F12 for the Boot Menu.
When you have changed that, insert the Bootable disk you did in the drive and reboot.
Link above shows what the process looks like and a manual, it load the repair options.
NeoSmart containing the content of the Windows Vista DVD 'Recovery Centre', as we refer to him. It cannot be used to install or reinstall Windows Vista, and is just a Windows PE interface to recovering your PC. Technically, we could re-create this installation with downloadable media media freely from Microsoft (namely the Microsoft WAIK, several gigabyte download); but it is pretty darn decent of Microsoft to present Windows users who might not be able to create such a thing on their own.
Read all the info on the website on how to create and use it.
It's a very good Vista startup repair disk.
You can do a system restart tool, system, etc it restore.
It is NOT a disc of resettlement.
And the 32-bit is what normally comes on a computer, unless 64-bit.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
I had to perform a clean install of Win7 Ultimate on Win7Pro, which recorded data may in a window.old directory. When I installed Win 7 Ultimate, it would install with Win 7 Pro installed, so I've had to do a clean install which has formatted the hard drive.I tried to activate Win 7 Ultimate with the product key, but I get a message that says that the product key is blocked and I cannot activate my installation of Win 7 Ultimate. What are the options?One of the solutions is to re - install the original program, Win 7 Pro and then re install Win 7 Ultimate.It seems like a repeat of the whole process that I just finished.Thank youAlvaFLLicense status: NotificationReason for the notification: 0xC004F009 (grace period expired).
You must activate by phone:
How to activate Windows 7 manually (activate by phone)
1) click Start and in the search for box type: slui.exe 4
(2) press the ENTER"" key.
(3) select your "country" in the list.
(4) choose the option "activate phone".
5) stay on the phone (do not meet all the automatic guests) and wait for a person to help you with the activation.
(6) explain your problem clearly to the support person.
I had my HP laptop for five months. A few days ago that I opened the lid of my portable computer and it loaded and said "Configure automatic updates" at this stage, it was frozen. I held the power button down to do a hard restart. I turn it back on and it wouldn't start. I did a system refresh, defragment HDD, ran CCleaner and started in safe mode. At this point, the hard turned 100% use no matter what I did. I couldn't find a solution I did a system reset. He reset the whole PC and reinstalled Windows 8. It got stuck in the facility to a black screen with just my mouse. I turned it off. Now when I turn on my laptop the screen goes black for about 15 seconds, then HP appears with "Automatic repair of preparation" below logo. It does this for about 20 seconds then the screen goes black. I left my computer for about 7 hours and the screen was always return. I do not have windows 8 CD or USB key. What can I do? Nobody here was willing to help with this problem, although there are a lot of Windows 8 users who have this. At this point, I am considering buying a Mac that I can't do it in the face of Windows 8. If someone could help me it would be apprciated. Thank you.
I tried several repairs. I did a disk check by pressing F2 during the launch, and he said that the hard drive has failed. I contacted HP support and they are sending me a box to put my laptop in which I will return. So they will be replacing as there is somehow guaranteed on this subject. If someone experiences this problem, it is probably a hard disk crash. Good luck
My macbook pro very frequently showed the circle of death. So I've updated for Mac el capitan. After many attempts, I've been successful. But once again the wheel of death problem started. so I decided to reinstall. After the reinstallation, I got a blank screen with a cursor. Does not further. After I stopped and restarted, I just get a screen version of the kernel and it restarts. So I'm stuck. Please if someone could help me. Its urgency. Mac not opening.
Try this first and report back.
The normal configuration for my keyboard, it is that when I press an arrow key, the cursor moves in a single step. Something happened to my installation of Firefox as the cursor moves only if the key direction for a second or two. How to return this setting to normal?
Start Firefox in Firefox to solve the issues in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions of the origin of the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > appearance/themes).
- Makes no changes on the start safe mode window.
Windows XP Professional SP3, updates, motherboard Asus P4P800 series (2006). The original system dates back to 2002, but there have been many additions and replacement upgrade. More recently, 2011, two old hard drives have been replaced (XP had destroyed itself requiring a reinstallation), with a much larger and HD, and the cpu has been replaced by a 3 GHz one.
I've configured the BIOS to enable the use of standby mode (standby). I wanted to be able to run scheduled backup jobs early in the morning, a little before I wake up normally. The goal was to conserve energy. Whenever I leave the computer for more than an hour or two, I put it in sleep mode. In recent years, that it worked well.
Scheduled tasks are still, in fact, more surely than ever. But now, when I press the Start button on the system unit, the operating system is restarted rather than restore the State of the system at the time of Eve. This happened almost constantly for maybe a week. I was always a guard never enter sleep mode when I'm aware of any application running who has not completed a requested operation (save a file, defragment a disk, etc.).
I searched on the basis of knowledge, but not found any problems like that. There has been no hardware changes, no new devices; only change of important software (but it is difficult to see how it might be relevant) was the resettlement of Java Runtime Environment 6.x to support the help of OpenOffice. Although I have not checked, I am reasonably sure that all drivers are up-to-date.
No idea why this should suddenly become a problem or how to fix?
I suggest you follow these methods and check.
Method 1: View the steps suggested in the following link.
How to solve the problems of hibernation and standby in Windows XP
Method 2: Use the Powercfg.exe utility to restore the default power mode
You can use the Powercfg.exe utility to copy the power mode of the user by default to the currently logged user profile. You can do this because eating patterns are only related to individual user accounts. To copy the default user schema using the Powercfg.exe utility, follow these steps:
1. click on Start, click run, type cmdand then click OK.
2. at the command prompt, type the following command and press ENTER:
Method 3: How to perform the check and clean boot if the problem persists.
NOTE: Once you check the functionality, follow the suggestions under steps to configure Windows to use a Normal startup state.
I hope this helps!
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