Re: Can't get past win2000 login screen

From: Datagirl (
Date: 08/31/04

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    Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 15:19:02 -0700

    HELP! I have the same problem (can't get past login screen) and figure I
    have a virus preventing this. I need to fix this pc, but don't have a
    recovery disk to boot from. What can I do to get in?


    "Laura E. Hunter (MVP)" wrote:

    > If you can't boot to floppy or CD, and you're only trying to grab data off
    > of the machine, why not just pull the hard drive(s) out and install them in
    > another (working) box? Go into Disk Management, re-scan for new disks, and
    > copy out the data that way.
    > --
    > ******************************
    > Laura E. Hunter - MCSE, MCT, MVP
    > Replies to newsgroup only
    > "dano" <> wrote in message
    > news:0d1a01c48b9e$584f1d50$a501280a@phx.gbl...
    > >I can't get around the logon screen for w2k on a laptop
    > > I'm trying to get data off of. Something in the os must
    > > have gotten botched up. F8 when prompted on boot does
    > > not give me any option to get around this.
    > > I don't have a floppy drive for this unit at this point,
    > > and cd drive doesn't appear to be working right. Is
    > > there any bootup key sequence that can get me around this?

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