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Old 02-16-2004, 01:54 PM   #1
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Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Arkansas
Distribution: Slackware 9.1
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Boot Error (Bunch of 99 99 99's)

First of all, I am running Slackware/Win98 Dual Boot.
Last night I installed Visual Basic 6 for Win98. It made me restart (go figure) and when it restarted, instead of giving me the LILO boot screen, just simply displayed a ton of 99 99 99 99's.

I have a ton of files that I absolutely CANNOT lose on this hard drive. I need to get around LILO and get into Windows.

I have a boot disk for installation. Is this what I need?

Please help me get back into Windows without reformatting.

Oh, and just for a learning experience...what causes/caused this?

Thank you.
Old 02-16-2004, 02:02 PM   #2
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Georgia, US
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Try putting your Slack CD in and rebooting. You should have instructions for booting into Slack. Once there, run liloconfig and set up LILO again.


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