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Old 05-09-2004, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I recently have been having problems with my USB ports and put some different USB drivers in my Windows folder, which crashed my computer. When Windows tries to boot, the computer lists a bunch of registry links to device files that the computer cannot find. Then it says that the Windows configuration is invalid and to run Windows Setup again. I have tried reinstalling Windows over itself twice and neither time has worked at all. I have some valuable files on my computer that I would really like to recover. Is there any way I can get the computer to boot so I can get my files? Any advice is appreciated, thanks.

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Old 05-09-2004, 02:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Does anyone have any ideas?

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Old 05-09-2004, 07:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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what type of windows are you running?
Motherboard:Gigabyte GA-8KNXP SATA 8X/4X AGP PRO
Processor:Pentium 4 3.4
Video: NVidia TNT2 RIVA, Sound Blaster Live
Ram: 4 gig of Kingston DDR Ram (3200)
Hard Drive:maxtor x2 120 gig ATA133 w/ 8meg buffer
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Old 05-09-2004, 08:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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You can try and boot to safe mode and rollback the drivers, hit f8 when your computer is booting and it will give you a menu. what version of windows are you running?
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Old 05-10-2004, 05:53 AM   #6 (permalink)
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usb 1.1 or 2.0 make sure your getting the correct drivers

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