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When I boot , then this error comes:


After that , I boot through a Windows XP installation CD , then it says this:

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer

STOP: 0x0000007B

Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption and then restart your computer

Now, how to run this command when am not able to boot into Windows itself, so i how would i enter DOS by going to Start Menu -->Programs-->Accessories-->Command Prompt?

My important data was in the E:\ which was not having any Windows. I don't want to lose it.

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your question is ambiguous, we don't know what you mean by the italicized line... – studiohack Apr 16 '11 at 8:46
I'm guessing @sqlchild is asking how to run chkdsk /f when the standard boot has the \BOOT\FCD error, and a CD boot has a STOP error. – 8088 Apr 16 '11 at 10:16
@studiohack: yes, my problem is what @Gareth has mentioned – sqlchild Apr 21 '11 at 6:29

You need to boot into the Windows XP install disk and select the checkdisk option from there.

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