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Posted on 1998-06-29
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WHEN I TURN ON MY COMPUTER I RECEIVE THE ERROR MESSAGE:
WINDOWS WAS NOT PROPERLY SHUT DOWN, ONE OR MORE OF YOUR DISK DRIVES MAY HAVE ERROR, PRESS ANY KEY
SO I PRESS A KEY AND SCAN DISK RUNS THEN I GET: THE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM.DA1 FILE IS DAMAGED. I CHOOSE FIX IT THEN I GET THE SIZE OF THE C:\WINDOWS\USER.DA1 FILE IS BEING MISREPORTED.  WHAT CAN I DO TO GET WINDOWS TO START?
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by:mikecr
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Your first problem is that Windows is not being shut down properly. You have to click on start, shutdown, shutdown the computer to do a proper shutdown of Windows 95. Anything other than that is WRONG! Do you get the whole way into Windows after getting the error messages in Scandisk or do you stop before making it to the Windows desktop?

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jhagen042698 earned 400 total points
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this needs a re-install, there is no way to fix this.
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by:Jhoss
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These 2 files sound like back up files. The files that you need to worry about are system.dat & user.dat. Also the user.da0 & system.da0 are backups the the ssytem uses when the registry is recovered from. I would make copies of the files & save them to floppy & then delete them from your hard drive.
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