Corrupt or missing file
Posted 10 April 2007 - 11:53 PM
Posted 11 April 2007 - 02:10 AM
As for making your own disk and getting into a recovery console I do not pay attention how to help you there. Because most computer manufactures when asked with provide you with at least a OEM(Original Equipment Manufacture) copy of the disk. You may have to pay for it but most likely not the full amount.
As for repairing the problem. After you get into a recovery console. Follow the steps below. This is attempt to get you up and running again a way to attempt to repair your system.
One you could Follow MS KB http://support.micro...kb/307545/en-us
Which is a lot of steps.
Or you could follow this method Which I like because it takes the registry copies from your system restores which will cause less problems.
At the Windows XP Recovery Console command prompt (C:\WINDOWS>), perform the following steps:
1. Type the following command and press enter:
2. Type the following command and press enter:
Note the underscore character after the backslash.
You may get a error here if you do post back and let us know
3. Type the following command and press enter:
4. Type the following command and press enter:
where x equals the restore point data directory number. Pick the last one listed
when you typed in dir another words the highest RP#
5. Type the following command and press enter:
6. Then type in the following pressing enter after each and If queried whether to replace the file, press the Y key and press the Enter key.
copy _registry_machine_software c:\windows\system32\config\software
copy _registry_machine_system c:\windows\system32\config\system
copy _registry_machine_sam c:\windows\system32\config\sam
copy _registry_machine_secuirty c:\windows\system32\config\security
copy _registry_machine_default c:\windows\system32\config\default
7. Type exit and press enter. The system will restart
Remove the Windows XP CD from the drive as the system begins to restart
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