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My computer crashed Pleassssssssssse help

by terrietoo2000 / October 7, 2004 10:33 AM PDT

Ok this is what happened I was dowmloading ie6 in the middle of it all it froze. So I controlled alt and deleted when the computer came up it had an error that said error loading windows ie reinstall windows. Ok no big deal I have done this many of times on other computers so i know what to do, but when i tried to run the system restore cd nothing. I can only boot with a disk. And only to dos. Please help me.

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Re: My computer crashed Pleassssssssssse help
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 7, 2004 10:57 AM PDT

While you are in need of help, take some time to read what information you supplied. No make/model or error messages. No indication if your backup is good to be used so we can start over.

In closing, your plight is typical of spyware and malware infestations and what happens on a Windows Update. This frap is causing many people issues so don't feel you were singled out.


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Re: My computer crashed Pleassssssssssse help
by terrietoo2000 / October 7, 2004 11:09 AM PDT

I am using a me sony vaio. the error message said
error loading ie. you will need to reinstall windows.

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The error message please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 7, 2004 11:26 AM PDT

While it's good you supplied a make, the error message is unknown to me since to boot Windows ME, IE is not needed.

As it stands, all I can do is ask one question, ask that you answer my prior question and read an article about startup problems.

1. Answer my prior questions.

2. Put the error message in "quotes" and be exact. Type all the errors anywhere else but what's in the error.

3. Read

Best of luck,


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Re: My computer crashed Pleassssssssssse help
by MarDel53 / October 13, 2004 8:07 PM PDT

My ME also gave me a message had to reinstall ME; In order to do this; at start up when blue "Dell" came on screen, I immediately hit my delete key which got me into set up area; I used right arrow key to "Boot" changed my boot up to CDrom; inserted my ME operating disc; (not resource) and saved the information; computer shut down and upon turning computer on again; it immediately read my ME operating disc and loaded ME set up; Now my problem is trying to upgrade IE5.5 to 6.0; mine doesn't allow me to do this since I reinstalled ME; good luck

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