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I am a novice at this. Thankfully I found this forum. I'm using my friends computer to figure out what has happend. I cannot boot up or anything without this frustrating box showing up. Does anyone know how to fix this without being too technical. I can follow instruction, but it has to be detailed. Thanks for ANYONE'S help!
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Quoted from Microsoft article 324762. Please look at the Note at the bottom.

To resolve this issue, use the Windows XP Recovery Console to replace the Msvcrt.dll file with the original version. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Insert your Windows XP CD-ROM into the computer's CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive, and then restart your computer from the CD-ROM.

NOTE: Some computers may require that you modify the basic input/output system (BIOS) settings before you can start the computer from a CD-ROM. For information about how to modify BIOS, see your computer documentation.
2. At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to start the Recovery Console.
3. Press the number key that corresponds to the installation that you want to repair, and then press ENTER.
4. Type the Administrator password, and then press ENTER.
5. With the Windows XP CD-ROM still in the CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each command: • cd system32
• ren msvcrt.dll msvcrt.old
• CD-ROM_or_DVD-ROM_Drive_Letter:
• cd \i386
• expand msvcrt.dl_ BootDriveLetter:\windows\system32
• exit
NOTE: BootDriveLetter refers to the drive letter of the boot drive. In other words, it refers to the drive where the Windows folder is located, which is probably drive C. CD-ROM_or_DVD-ROM_Drive_Letter refers to the drive letter of the CD-ROM or the drive letter of the DVD-ROM drive. The CD-ROM drive or the DVD-ROM drive are frequently located in drive D.
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