If you reinstall Windows, I would recommend DELTREEing the WINDOWS and PROGRAM FILES directories after making sure you got all the information you need from those two directories. If your photos, for example, are already in a different directory than the other two, you don't need to do anything. Doing it this way is time consuming, but you will not lose files in MY DOCUMENTS.TheGuy said:Well, as nice as it would be, I cannot get into safe mode. I have not had any system crashes as of late. I just shut down windows, left for a couple of hours and turned it back on getting this error message.
By the way, if I reinstall windows, would there be a possibility of me keeping some of the items in my documents such as personal picture I took with my camera?
If your hard drive isn't NTFS, I would recommend using a DOS boot disk with DELTREE.EXE and a batch file with two lines:
DELTREE /Y C:\PROGRAM FILES
DELTREE /Y C:\WINDOWS
This way, you don't have to be at the computer while it's doing its work. After you run the batch file, proceed with installing XP.
If your hard drive is NTFS, I don't know what to do.