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The Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced)

This Advanced Boot Option is ideal in situations when you have performed some system changes and your whole computer freakes out. This utility will allow you to revert back to the previous configuration that is known to have worked fine.

System changes take place when installing new applications and drivers. New stuff may conflict with other software and cause the system to malfunction! Invoking the Last Known Good Configuration will restore registry settings and driver settings that were in effect the last time the computer worked fine! Read more…


Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - January 24, 2010 at 4:51 pm

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Advanced Boot Options

The Windows boot options allow you to use repair tools in case the system has loading problems. Press and Hold the function key F8 when the computer is booting from a restart or a power on. If the computer fails to boot from the hard drive, then use the Windows Installation DVD media. The following is a brief explanation of the boot options:

Repair Your Computer - more system recovery tools & diagnostics
Safe Mode – Loads a base system with a minimal set of functions
Safe Mode With Networking – Loads a base system with basic functions including networking
Safe Mode With Command Prompt – Loads a base system with basic functions and a command-line interface
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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - December 23, 2009 at 10:43 am

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System recovery options

This option in the Advanced Boot Options  gives you further tools to diagnose and repair your system. To access this mode press F8 while booting either from the hard drive or the windows installation DVD media. Select Repair Your Computer option, select a keyboard input method and enter the administrator user password to load these options:

Startup Repair:- Fixes boot problems. Apart, from loading this feature manually, Windows may automatically boots to it if it had starting problems during a previous restart

System Restore:- It’s another option that leads you to a system restore process. It allows you to recover from incorrect system configuration changes that prevent your computer from booting up. In this case, you need to boot from the windows installation DVD media Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - December 22, 2009 at 1:29 pm

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