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So I'm thinking it's windows 3.1, at most, running on dos 6.22. Stay logged in Sign up now! Any advice or solutions will be greatly appreciated! Report • #9 OtheHill December 12, 2013 at 09:00:01 DAVEINCAPS brings up a good point.

It will then show everything in my desktop, but the startup programs(Norton Antivirus, Firewall etc..) will not start. blog comments powered by Disqus search tutorials Tutorials Navigation Tutorials Home New Tutorials Popular Tutorials RSS Feed Latest tutorials How to Start Windows 10 in Safe Mode with Command Prompt Lawrence Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. If formatted using FAT16 Windows 7 will not be able to read them.There is one 4.01 GB FAT32 partition on the drive.The HDD is a 4311 MB Seagate Model ST34311A Report this page

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Safe mode works, but without internet I really can't live. System Configuration Utility - You can use the System Configuration Utility, or MSCONFIG, found in Windows 98, ME, XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 to make Windows boot into Safe Mode Register Now A few years ago, the motherboard stopped functioning properly and we could not start up the computer.

Does the 'dock' for the drive have its own power or is it solely from the USB?Go ahead and boot to 7 with the 98 drive attached as non-booting and try Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Any advice or solutions will be greatly appreciated! Windows 98 See More ↓ #4 OtheHill January 27, 2012 at 07:53:36 Sounds like the computer is trying to boot to the old hard drive that was just installed into the WinXP box.

To do so, follow these steps: 1.Restart your computer. My Computer Looks Like Old Windows All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Maybe it's the way I do the restoration that is wrong? When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc.

Restart Prompt Click on the Restart button to reboot your computer. Windows Xp Do not attempt to type any commands. That might be what is happening. did you have to install anything when hooking up pc to internet ?

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Similar Threads - Solved Windows desktop Run Windows 3.1 app on Windows 7? Thanks. Windows 7 Taskbar Looks Old At the very least run CHKDSK on the old drive - the checksum error probably is from I/O errors or bad/marginal disk sectors. Windows 7 Looks Old First of all, did you connect the Win95 drive to a ribbon cable with no other drives connected to that cable?

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! check my blog If you can not boot windows at all, then you can try to fix the boot.ini file: Boot to c: Then type in the following: CD\ ATTRIB -H C:\boot.ini ATTRIB -S solved Windows 7 taskbar solved Can't boot Windows 8.1 (looks like hard drive problems) More resources See also Windows 7 Taskbar Time Quicker Than Normal & Gadget Problems solved Windows 8.1, Starting Msconfig Step 4: Press the OK button and the System Configuration Utility will start up. Windows 7 Taskbar Changed To Classic

Check my # 2 here: as I mentioned above, the drive in question is booting to Dos 6.22, not windows 95 dos or command prompt. So im asking can you explain it easier because my computer Window Xp Professional, whenever I go to the window loading screen to the login screen there will be a blue Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. try dealing with what I have told you so far.

Logon to your computer and Vista will enter Safe mode. Report • #10 DAVEINCAPS January 27, 2012 at 20:05:21 If VER gives 'Version 6.22' then that's not a windows 95 drive that's booting up. SoftwareTipsandTricks Forum > Operating Systems > Windows XP Blank desktop / NO desktop after log-on!!!

I really didn't think it would be this much of a challenge to pull some old documents or old gamesaves from this drive.message edited by fakeskyline Report • #11 riider December

It started for me after a LAN party with a bunch of friends. Any suggestions? Windows 7 Boot tab in the System Configuration utility Put a check mark in the checkbox labeled Safe boot Press the Apply button and then press the OK button. Report • #10 fakeskyline December 13, 2013 at 20:41:49 DAVEINCAPS brings up a good point.

and goodthing I was able to open them. Try launching Explorer.exe from Task Manager, and see if it gives you an error. The saved games are probably in My Documents. Even with no startup programs running it happens.

Windows Vista Using the F8 Method: Restart your computer. have I completely lost both of my hard drives?? When Windows starts you will be at a typical logon screen.

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