This is the message I receive "The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted". Disable Disk Protection and reboot. 5. Hi this may or may not work Click start type msconfig in the search box and press Enter If the UAC pops up click continue When the little window opens click Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top germ-x Posts: 5310 This post has been reported. Check This Out
Jul 8, 2011 #11 Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,889 I just found this, it relates to the hidden Admin account on Vista, might just be a solution. Jul 9, 2011 #17 JLingana TS Rookie Same Problem Here I just started working on someones computer with this very same issue. Thank you. Can you get hold of a Vista retail disc that matches the version of Vista that is on your licence key sticker?
Don't be tempted to run any kind of registry scan as that can do more harm than good. At the moment I am doing the backup. You have an HP? I will welcome any suggestions.
I already did it once but it stopped with error. It is the official disk that came with the laptop. He has some important documents he wants me to save for him, and for me to get into his computer as well so he can back it all up before his The Specified Domain Either Does Not Exist Or Could Not Be Contacted Server 2008 The reinstallation disc you have, is the writing printed onto it or is it hand written?
Jul 6, 2011 #3 Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,889 OK, when SP2 is done see how it goes and describe word for word what you see on screen when you boot Thread Status: Not open for further replies. It keeps saying "The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted". Is this a virus?
If you still cannot sign into safe mode then in normal mode go to the User Accounts and tell us what accounts are shown to be on the system. It should be called "recovery". Thank you. « Stuck at Boot Up | Vista HP Issue » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post my computer still works fine.
There are no buttons on the screen to turn off the computer or anything (I have to do that with the power button), just an "ease of access" button on the Hardware issue? The Specified Domain Either Does Not Exist Or Could Not Be Contacted Active Directory Jul 7, 2011 #9 karawr TS Rookie Topic Starter Yeah I haven't had much fun either lol. The Specified Domain Either Does Not Exist Server 2012 I would gladly have paid twice the price to get Microsoft's product if I could have found where to get it.
It seems other user only pops up now in system repair and not during normal startup (that's something, at least). his comment is here If this doesn't work, boot into safe mode. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - What do you mean they didn't work? Hidden admin didn't make a difference besides making other user visible on the main login screen (which it never was, it only popped up when going into system repair). The Specified Domain Either Does Not Exist Or Could Not Be Contacted Windows 7
RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows Vista From Windows Vista Home Security 2012 malware to 'other Last week his HD crashed, at least to the point that he was booting into a blue screen running windows XP pro. The disk says "Operating System - Already installed on your computer. this contact form JonesBayCo New Member Joined: Jul 16, 2012 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 My client's Dell Inspiron E1501 (Vista Home Premium 32 bit) booted only to Startup Repair.
Ask a new question Read More Domain Hard Drives Windows XP Related Resources A Domain Controller for the Domain XXX Could Not be Contacted solved 'The specified path does not exist" I searched the Microsoft site extensively before coming here. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 19, 2011 4:03 AM PST In reply to: Unable to access Dell Vista Restore Computer Go get NTPASSWD (see google) and reset the admin password.
Ask a question and give support. Hi GX, I tried running that, and I get a message that says "'scanreg' is not recognizable as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file". Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? To delete 'other user' account from welcome screen on a Vista PC, follow the steps below: 1.
If this was caused by a virus, thats another issue. 12-19-2010, 08:48 AM #3 Bwaanaa Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2009 Posts: 5 OS: Winows XP Hi Grayfox99: Run Steadystate. 3. This is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object. navigate here See if they remove all this malware.If you are unable to download and/or install these, we have other options to get them downloaded and installed.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0)