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Hangs on XP Blue Splash Screen after Running REIMAGE internet repair

I have a broken emachine. It was acting slow so I ran a REIMAGE internet scan and repair. When it was done, it asked me to reboot, so I did, now it boots to the Black XP screen, than successfully goes to the Blue WIndows XP screen. No errors, Just the blue windows XP screen.

REIMAGE HAS TERRIBLE SUPPORT SO I NEED YOUR HELP!

will not boot to Last know config
will not boot to ANY safe mode

Is there anyway to run system recovery to a previous date from the command prompt?

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scangroup
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DewFreakCommented:
Have your tried going into safe mode?  Press F8 when your system is first starting before you see the Windows logo.
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scangroupAuthor Commented:
If you read my original posting.

it will not boot into ANY safe mode or earlier configuration.

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prazworldCommented:
you need to repair your windows XP. For this you need a Windows XP install C.D and then boot it with that instead of the Hard Disk. Then you need to select repair option from the introduction screen when the Windows X.P installation C.D is booted. After that it is self explanatory and your data is also not compromised as long as you dont select 'format' option.

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DewFreakCommented:
ok, no safe mode - yes you will need some tools such as your Windows XP CD or a Factory Recovery CD provided by your manufacturer.  Most newer systems come with a factory restore partition on the hard drive.  If you can access that you can try a repair also - watch your screen messages after your system runs POST - press ESC if there is a splash screen so you can see any text on the screen.
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scangroupAuthor Commented:
this is what I have been wanting to do.

when I boot to a Store Purchased XP install disk, I get it booted to the CD

I understand everything you are saying, and proceed all the way thru without formating it never really says repair.

When I choose the same volume without formating it gives me the following warning.

Caution: A \WINDOWS folder already exists that may contain a Windows installation. If you continue, the existing Windows installation will be overwritten.

All file, subfolders, user accounts, applications, security and desktop setting for that Windows installation will be deleted.

*********************************************


Will everything be gone?
Email
Applications
files?

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edbedbCommented:
When the blue screen appears, use Ctrl+ALT+Delete to see if it will bring up the Task Manager. If it does, use File then New task and enter explorer.exe.
Please post back with the result.
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scangroupAuthor Commented:
edbedb:

no control alt delete

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DewFreakCommented:
Do you have another machine to slave that hard drive to and back up your data?  Is this XP Pro?
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prazworldCommented:
Yes Scagroup, your settings will be gone if you select that option.
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edbedbCommented:
Boot from your Windows XP Cd and at the first menu type "R" for the repair console. At the command prompt enter chkdsk /f (or /p whichever one works). After it finishes restart the computer.
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scangroupAuthor Commented:
from youtube I was able to find a way to use the restore concle to use a restore point from 2 days ago to replace the following files in:

c:\\Windows\system32\config


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