98 repair or reinstall?

  tinny76 21:51 14 Jul 03

Hi there, dont have my 98 diskhandy, hence the question. Running 98 and wont boot up, missing or corrupt reg files i think, ntvdm etc. can i insert disk and choose a repair option as is the case in 2000 or do i have to reinstall, if its reinstall does this mean ill loose all my data? Only one partition.
thanks in advance.

  Valvegrid 21:57 14 Jul 03

If you start the computer and keep pressing the F8 key a menu will appear, if you highlight the option to start at command prompt then type scanreg/restore the computer will scan the reg and present you with a list of five previous dates, pick a date when the computer was running correctly and hit the return key.


  tinny76 22:02 14 Jul 03

nice one i'll give that a go. cheers....

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