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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out Deluxe, 9780735618053 by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Chapter 39. Recovering After a Computer Crash

After a Computer Crash: Assessing the Damage 1278

Using and Configuring Windows Error Reporting 1279

Using Advanced Startup Options 1285

Undoing Configuration Mistakes with System Restore 1288

Making Repairs from the Recovery Console 1295

Repairing and Reinstalling Windows 1301

It's a fact of life: Computers crash. Some computer crashes are unavoidable and unpredictable. An update to a software package that you've used successfully for ages might conflict with another program or with a device driver installed on your computer. If a speck of dust sneaks into a hard disk enclosure on your system, it can send your system files to never-never land. A stroke of lightning or an unexpected surge of electrical power ...

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