This is just like having a flat tire and no spare tire.
Fix that "i dont have a bootable cd drive" issue so you can reinstall the Operating System.
i have this desktop computer windows xp compaq thats all i know sorry. I had i freind that tought me a little about computers that i would ask form time to time but he has passed away. i have this computer it keeps running the same error (Process_initialization_failed) it wont start in safe mode. the way is start when i turn it on is> the compaq screen come on the dos screen come up asking to choose (start windows normally, safe mode,safe mode with networking,safe mode with command prompt,,last known good configuration, start normally. i have tried to start in safe mode by pressing f8 it starts to windows screen then a flash in another blue screen, then is reboots and the same thing starts all over again. it keeps recycling in the same order i have down loaded a boot disk/startup disk. and it dont seem to work. i dont have a bootable cd drive can anyone help me with.
thanks for your help