Re: Can't get past win2000 login screen
From: Datagirl (Datagirl_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
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" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >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?