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01-08-2009 10:01 PM - edited 01-08-2009 10:04 PM
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01-09-2009 02:06 PM
You can do a system recovery - less involved, but you 'll have to reinstall many software programs.
Or... you can use this document... very geeky but it should work.
Please post rather than send me a Message. It's good for the community and I might not be able to get back quickly. - Thank you.
01-10-2009 06:37 AM
Sounds like you've already done a system recovery....don't try to fix this yourself. Get the Technical Support phone # from Microsoft and
if you tell them it was caused by the Service Pack 3, they will fix it for you at no cost
01-10-2009 08:05 PM - edited 01-10-2009 08:11 PM
Just wanted to say thank you, but after spending an entire night and the whole day after trying to use the recovery disks (which I was able to find thank goodness!) I was finally able to get everything back up and running! Thank you so much for your advice though!!!! =)
Oh, and just to let you know what I ended up doing: At first it wouldn't let me run the recovery CD's, so I went into the setup menu (F1 while the computer is trying to boot) and had to change the boot settings to allow it to boot from the recovery disks. As soon as the disks were done, I had to restart the computer, but before I let it get to Windows, I had to change the boot settings back to their original settings. I saved and restarted. Everything seems to be running alright so far, so hopefully everything is fixed!!! Again, thank you for your time and response!!! Hope this helps other people as well!