Windows 2000 does not boot!

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I was trying to dock my Dell laptop and mistakenly installed the NT docking drivers instead of win 2000 and now the system won't boot. It just shows a blue rectangle in the center of the screen. I have tried safe mode but it does not work. I have tried recovery console and fixboot option but it still does not work. Any ideas???

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If all else fails, you can do an “in-place” upgrade with the Windows 2000 CD. That will preserve your current applications and settings and you can install the service packs and patches again if needed after the install.

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  • Chekung
    Funny, I did the same thing once and since I was short on time I ended up doing exactly as Ahixon suggested in his reply, a win2000 upgrade to preserve all settings. After you get the right drivers in place it should work smoothly. Joe Robertson
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