JSI Tip 0272 - What do the ERD repair screens look like?

When you boot the 1st Setup floppy, you are then prompted to insert Disk 2. When you select R for Repair, you are presented with:

As part of the repair Process, Setup will perform each of the optional
tasks shown below with an "X" in it's check box.

To perform the selected tasks, press ENTER to indicate "Continue." If you
want to select or deselect any item in the list, press the UP or DOWN arrow
key to move the highlight to the item you want to change.

Then press ENTER.

     \[ \] Inspect registry files.
     \[ \] Inspect startup environment.
     \[ \] Verify Windows NT system files.
     \[ \] Inspect Boot Sector.
     Continue <perform selected tasks>

F1=Help F3=Exit ESC=Cancel

ENTER=Select/Deselect

When you finally select Continue, setup proceeds through mass storage detection where you respond as you did during initial setup. It will eventually request Disk 3. Assuming there are no configuration problems and your CD-ROM is connected and the NT CD is mounted, you will get:

Setup needs to know if you have an Emergency repair disk for the Windows NT
version X.X installation which you want to repair.

NOTE: Setup can only repair a Windows NT version X.X installation.

    If you have the Emergency Repair Disk, press ENTER.
    If you do not have the Emergency Repair Disk, press ESC. Setup will
    attempt to locate the Windows NT version X.X for you.

ENTER=Continue ESC=Cancel F3=Exit

Note: If you choose ESC, it will find your installation and bypass the next screen.
        If you Continue you get:

Please insert the disk labeled Windows Emergency Repair Disk into Drive A:

    press Enter when ready.

F3=Exit ENTER=Continue ESC=Cancel

Setup displays:

Setup has found Windows NT on your hard disk in the directory shown below.

        Your Windows NT Directory

    To repair the Windows NT installation shown above, press ENTER.
    To return to the previous screen, press ESC.
    To exit Setup, press F3.

F3=Exit ESC=Cancel ENTER=Repair.

If you selected Inspect registry files, you must make the following selection(s):

Setup will restore each registry file shown below with an "X" in its check box.

To restore the selected files, press ENTER to indicate "Continue." If you
want to select or deselect any item in the list, press the UP or DOWN ARROW
key to move the highlight to the item you want to change. Then press ENTER.

WARNING: Restore a registry file only as a last resort. Existing
configuration may be lost. Press F1 for more information.

     \[ \] SYSTEM (System configuration)
     \[ \] SOFTWARE (Software Information)
     \[ \] DEFAULT (Default User Profile)
     \[ \] NTUSER.DAT (New User profile)
     \[ \] SECURITY ( Security Policy) and
     SAM (User Accounts Database)
     Continue (perform selected tasks)

F1=Help ENTER=Select/Deselect F3=Exit

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