winnit.exe

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by m.see, Mar 19, 2005.

  1. m.see

    m.see Guest

    hello, when my computer starts up I get a message stating that "winnit.exe
    could not be loaded, press any button to continue" press any button and
    computer loads as normal, however when I try to use system restore I keep
    getting a message that "computer needs to be restarted before restore can be
    used" so restart computer and same message again, its like I caught in
    groundhog day. have searched for winnit.exe but not found on computer! have
    googled for winnit but only succeded in downloading a virus so decided to
    try here, any help would be appreciated.


    Win Me, Compaq Presario
     
    m.see, Mar 19, 2005
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    carson Guest

    http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;299332#kb3

    at least a good place to start
     
    carson, Mar 19, 2005
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    Ben Myers Guest

    Click "Start", "Run", type "msconfig" and click "OK". Then click on the "Startup"
    tab and see if "winnit.exe" is listed. If so, uncheck it and click "OK".

    Ben
     
    Ben Myers, Mar 19, 2005
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