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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

How to install the Recovery Console in Windows XP



Recovery Console provides the means for administrators to perform a limited range of tasks using a command line interface. Its primary function is to enable administrators to recover from situations where Windows does not boot as far as presenting its GUI.

Steps:.
  • Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD-ROM drive
  • Click Start, and then click Run
  • In the Dialog box, type 'd:\i386\winnt32.exe /cmdcons' without quotes, where d is the drive letter for the CD-ROM drive. In the case of 'Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, type d:\amd64\winnt32.exe /cmdcons where d is the drive letter for the CD-ROM drive
  • A Windows Setup Dialog Box appears. The Windows Setup Dialog Box describes the Recovery Console option. To confirm the installation, click Yes



  • Now if you have internet connection, select the first option 'Connect to the internet on my own'. Otherwise select the other option and click Next



  • Now follow the instruction for installation on the screen
  • Restart the computer. The next time that you start your computer, "Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" appears on the startup menu

Reference: Microsoft Article ID: 314058


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1 comments:

Muhammad syafar AZ said...

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