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Here I am again, worse problem


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LiquifiedSkittles

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Okay I need some help here.

I posted a problem on here a couple months ago and got it taken care of (thank you) but the same laptop is now giving me problems.

Just as a refresher it's an IBM Thinkpad T20 on Windows XP SP2

I was using it just fine about a week ago, and it shut down out of nowhere, and now it wont start back up. It keeps saying "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt" and it's a different file each time.

I bought the laptop on eBay and the seller didn't include a boot disc or anything so I don't have a windows disc, is there any other way I can fix this without losing my files and documents??? :whistling: :blink:

Edited by LiquifiedSkittles, 27 December 2006 - 05:33 PM.

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Can you get to safe mode and run anything?
If so then try system restore to another time.
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That's one of the first things I tried. I've tried everything I can think of. It wont load windows in safe mode or with last known good configuration or anything
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If you had the disc, we could of ran a repair.

Think you can borrow one from somebody?
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I don't believe so. I've been asking around. I had one for my desktop computer, but it broke somehow and doesn't work. Is there no other way to fix this?
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I was gonna see if you had a cd so we can try and replace the corrupted or missing files.

Did you install any hardware/software recently?

What files are missing /corrupt?
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answer us[i] :whistling:
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Sorry it's hard to respond when I don't have a functioning computer.

I do not have a cd. And the file is always different.

Last time I tried to boot it up it actually started booting and just went to a blue screen saying windows can't boot without a reason. It just keeps doing that now.
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Oh and I did not install any new hardware or software recently.
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which xp? pro, home etc? i can make you a copy of a home upgrade disc for repairing purposes only!
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I was told it was Pro, but I really think it's actually home, SP2 and all that.
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Hello?
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