How to access the Recovery Console:Xp


The Recovery Console is a set of tools which run from a Command prompt. If your system is formatted as NTFS then these tools can help you manage the partition. You can learn more about the Recovery Console through Help and Support or
Click here for information about the different commands and their functions .

To run the Recovery Console from CD boot with the Windows XP CD (or with the optional 6 floppy disk set) and select “R” at the Welcome Screen.

The screen will switch to black and you will be asked which installation to log on to. If you only have one installation you will press “1”. Remember that numlock is off at this time.

Next you’ll be prompted to enter your Admin password. By default it is created blank so just press Enter.

At the C:\Windows command prompt type “Help” for a list of commands you can use.


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