Re: missing system file
How to recover from a corrupted registry that prevents Windows XP from
How to troubleshoot registry corruption issues
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jk <jk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> hunted and pecked:
upon booting, my computer seems to be stuck at the black windows xp screen
forever. Upon selecting the "last known good configuration" option. I get
the error option
Windows could nto start because the following file is missing or curropt:
You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup......
I have tried running the recovery cd that came with my laptop several
times, but this problem still remains. I have also tried running a
Windows XP Installation CD, but it comes to a halt after all the drivers
load and am unable to see the screen that would allow me to install or
repair an existing installation.
Im thinking tht this might be a boot sector virus, that is curropting my
system file as soon as I reboot after running the recovery cd.
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