According to Microsoft, there are two methods to fix a C:/Windows/system32/cmd.exe error: boot the computer into safe mode, then troubleshoot to determine the cause of the issue, or perform a system restore. C:/Windows/system32/cmd.exe errors are frequently caused by misconfigured system files.Continue Reading
To boot a computer into safe mode, all external hard drives must be removed before restarting the computer. Once the computer boots back up, press and hold the F8 key to access safe mode.
To perform a clean boot in Windows 8, use the search option and type "msconfig". On the Services tab, check "Hide All Microsoft Services," and select "Disable All". Then select "Open Task Manager" in the Startup tab. Select "Disable". Apply the changes, and restart the computer.Learn more about Software
To remove Windows XP from a PC, restart the computer in safe mode, and press F8 while the computer is restarting. Go to the Start menu of the computer. Then, go to the Control Panel, and locate the Add or Remove Programs option. The Windows XP operating system should be listed and can be removed by highlighting the program and clicking Uninstall.Full Answer >
To uninstall Windows XP restart the computer in Safe mode by hitting F8 while Windows is starting, log into an account with administrator privileges, go to Add or Remove Programs in the Control Panel, and double click Uninstall Windows XP in the list of programs. Click Yes on the confirmation message that pops up, and the removal process should start. After the removal is complete, the computer restarts with the previously-installed operating system.Full Answer >
The Windows activation process is used to filter out any pirated copies of the operating system and will either slow down Windows or stop it from functioning on the computer. The actual process varies according to the type of Windows operating system installed on the computer.Full Answer >
To fix an error message of "this copy of Windows is not genuine," the command prompt should be opened and SLMGR –REARM should be put into the prompt; an OK dialog box will appear and the computer should be restarted. This will ensure that the message does not come up in intervals, but this is not a true solution and will only work for a total of 90 days when it is repeated every 30 days.Full Answer >