You can attempt to repair this file by starting windows setup using the original setup cd-rom.
Select 'r' at the first screen to start repair.
this isn't on my computer, it's on a friends gateway notebook. this happens just after the beginning screen where you can chage boot settings etc. and right before the windows loading screen should pop up. any ideas how to fix htis problem w/o reinstalling windows? there is a lot of valuable work(ARMY) information on there that he doesn't exactly want to lose.
ps this is my first post, so hello everyone!