Welcome to Microsoft's Windows 2000 Professional Repair with no
ERD disk. This guide is step by step and fully graphical.
What you will require to do this walkthrough is:
A Windows 2000 Professional CD
A Computer with CD-ROM access
To start this Repair. First check that the first boot
device in your system BIOS is set to the CD-ROM Drive.
( To find out how to access the BIOS please refer to your
motherboard manual or the manufacturer of your Laptop. (The system bios can
usually be entered on boot, usually by pressing the F1, F2, F8, F10 or DEL key.
Make sure you save the settings before exiting))
If you are unsure or don't want to enter the BIOS then just test
the computer by putting the CD-ROM in the drive and reboot your computer. This is the recommended way to
Windows 2000 setup will begin (This is needed for the repair process)
the Windows 2000 Pro setup menu. Press "R" to continue.
the repair options will appear, press "R" again.
select "F" for fast repair.
you have no ERD disk press "L" and try and let Windows fix itself.
will detect the installation needing repaired, press "ENTER" again
will now examine your system, and perform all repairs.
finished you will have to reboot.
will get the following message if you left the Windows 2000 CD in the drive.
Do nothing, as it will go away in a few seconds.
will begin to load...
with any luck you will get the login screen. Input your username and password
and click "OK"
you should see the desktop.