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I then made a "Bootable floppy disk". Then, I started having problems again, and i did SR. Unfortunately I played around with my sys32 files in order to get a win7 skin I wanted. I have a floppy disc, that, when booted from, creates a DOS prompt. weblink

The same thing happens when starting in safe mode. Report • #10 WINDOWSVII June 1, 2009 at 14:11:19 Ok well no more use of this thread, if you can call it that. Haha, yes, I am definitely a beginner.Can I achieve the same results by connecting my laptop to my computer via a male-male cord? What can I do?

A factory restore would wipe out the data on the hard drive. __________________ TSF does not support assistance through email or private messages, please keep all questions in the open forum. But that's a different story.) Report • #9 fatum May 29, 2009 at 11:49:14 http://www.dll4free.com/shell32.dll... Report • #3 suatcini April 18, 2009 at 19:26:54 Did you try to start Windows in Safe Mode ? DOS disks are obsolete and worthless now.

Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Below make sure you read and follow only the tutorial that matches your computer. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Shell32.dll HELP! Yes computers shipped from manufacturers with XP on it, mostly used NTFS.But anyways, I use a Win98se boot disk (and when it does detect the hard drive)and use Fdisk, Format, Rename,

HELP Shell32.dll missing from your computer - Won't startup This is a discussion on HELP Shell32.dll missing from your computer - Won't startup within the Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support Next type CD Windows you should now see C:\Windows. Here's How to Fix It Read Article Article How To Fix Comdlg32.dll Not Found or Missing Errors Read Article Article Have an Fm20.dll Error? Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

Why, well the best I could figure out was because during install it ask whether to leave partition in tact or format to NTFS (something similar). Here's How to Fix It Read Article Article Have an Msvcr110.dll Error? Already have an account? Here's How to Fix It Read Article Article How to Fix Mingwm10.dll is Missing or Not Found Errors Read Article Article Have a Ws2_32.dll Error?

Simple put that boot up disk in and when you get to the A: type C: then . The time now is 07:56 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. For my computer, it said C:\ does not exist.

You say your shell32.dll is corrupt but you do have a working one. Thanks pinkhooters, Apr 11, 2005 #4 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 I think you will need to follow the instructions in this article: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;829786 Since you do Click here to Register a free account now! If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Okay, I'll try that. A clean install of Windows will erase everything from the hard drive and install a fresh copy of Windows. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. should have known they would have an adapter for that.....lol Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - ok, lets go back to your dos disk by mark04276 / May 30, I have found that alot of people around here if they put XP on their system still had Fat32.

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However, you can do NOTHING with your hard drive. Join our site today to ask your question. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. If you have eide and Fat32 then a Dos disk should work fine.

Now, Windows can't even start up! Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Report • #1 thomasad April 18, 2009 at 16:03:30 Do you have a windows vista installation disk avalible? Here are some of the more common ways that you might see shell32.dll errors: "Shell32.dll Not Found"  "This application failed to start because shell32.dll was not found.

I just came home after school, and tried to adjust automatic update settings. I have done some reading about this and I booted up windows in Safe Mode with Command Promt. Using the site is easy and fun. Ask a question and give support.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - tried it........use it whenever I can by mark04276 / May 31, 2007 7:44 PM PDT In reply to: Didn't work for me! Here's How to Fix It Read Article Article Have an Ssleay32.dll Error? Advertisement Recent Posts PC under performing crjdriver replied Mar 18, 2017 at 10:54 AM Not computer tech savvy need... I can't insert my hard drive and copy the file over, because it is a laptop and his computer is an older XP.

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