Want to know if there is a way to have xp in repair mode

Question

Here we go again,

You have been so much help in the past.

I had to install a new motherboard and processor in my sons machine.

were running XP home. Is there a way to Have XP in the repair mode start and replace the boot sector, because of the new chipset on the new motherboard ? or must the hard drive be formatted and start from new.

I hate to loose all that he has on it, although most is backed up to cdroms.

In advance Thank You

Joe R.

Answer

This question was answered on September 18, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

You must format and start from new

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on September 18, 2003