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Old 02-16-2005, 08:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there anyway to start XP into Safe Mode or access something like "Last Known Good" even though the system will not boot up.

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Old 02-16-2005, 08:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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no. Last known good is the hardware config that is saved when Windows starts up. if you get the machine up, then last known good is bad already. it's a major misnomer as it's really very useless most of the time.
can you explain what the problem is a bit and maybe we can help figure out the best solution...

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Old 02-18-2005, 09:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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bout safe mode, if you can boot in dos/cmd prompt just use edit, open your boot.ini and add after the line
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\windows "windows xp home/pro (depends on what you have installed)" /fastboot

after the fastboot trigger just add /safeboot.
not the multi(0) ........... may differ on your system.
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