Troubleshooting Guide

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***This troubleshooting guide is meant to help u guys fix OS related problems. Working as a part of a Technical Support team helped me learn a couple of new things. So here I am again after a veeery veeeery long time of abandoning my website. I'm back to give you guys a different kind of update. It ain't a tweaking guide that I know, but should keep u tweaking even after experiencing crappy problems with your computer.
**Try to visit this page every once in a while. I will be adding up a couple of new things here every once in a while. I may even add up a couple of new things for portables, which I didn't even have a clue how to operate before because I haven't had the pleasure of having one.
*On the down side, this page may be the only page that I will be updating for another long span of time. Sorry guys, I'm pretty busy right now. I barely have enough time to sleep. And I believe I have already posted all my "tweaking" knowledge on the other sections of this website, which is still a good thing ... right?

Forgot ur WinXP Password?!
Step 1: Grab and boot-up ur computer using the WinXP disc.
Step 2: Select "Enter" at the Welcome to Windows screen. Followed by "F8" on the next screen to accept the EULA.
Step 3: Select "R" to repair ur current installation of Windows (system will do its thing and restart the computer).
Step 4: After restart, keep an eye at the lower left portion of ur screen. When the Installing Devices appear, immediately tap on Shift+F10.
Step 5: At the prompt type in: control userpasswords2. When a window opens up, remove the check mark to log without asking for windows password.
Step 6: Write down ur next password on a sheet of paper and remember where u store it ... lol!

C:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt System file is not suitable in running ms-dos and microsoft windows application

Step 1:  Go to c:\windows\repairs. Find "autoexec.nt". Right click and select copy (or ctrl+c).
Step 2: Go to c:\windows\system32. Right click on an empty space and select "paste" (or ctrl+v).



BSOD: Stop Error Code  c000000218

Step 1: Grab and boot-up ur computer using the WinXP disc.
Step 2: Tap "R" on the first screen after Windows finish loading up files.
Step 3: Select the Windows version and enter your Admin password if prompted.
Step 4: Go to the C:\> prompt by typing in "CD \" or "CD .."
Step 5:  Type: "cd system~1\_resto~1" (Note: if ACCESS DENIED follow Step 5a)
Step 5a: Type: "cd windows\system32\config". Then type: "ren system system.bck". Then restart the computer and go back to Step 2.
Step 6: Type "dir" and keep on hitting "enter" until you find the "rp" (restore point) file with the highest number.
Step 7: Type: "cd rp#" (where # = the highest restore point number available). Then type: "cd snapshot".
Step 8:  Type the ff commands:
copy _registry_machine_system C:\windows\system32\config\system
copy _registry_machine_software C:\windows\system32\config\software
copy _registry_machine_security C:\windows\system32\config\security
**Simply hit "Y" followed by "enter" everytime it asks you if you want to overwrite/replace the files.
Step 9: Type: "exit" to restart your computer.
**The said steps work with BSOD 218 code with the following corrupted files:
Last Updated: 062205


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