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Corrupted registry boondoggle


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bdada

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Found another program (nLite) to stream SP2 & WindowsXP together. Created CD- will try to repair XP with it tonight after work.
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The CD is probably fine. It's just not in the format Autostreamer is expecting. See here, see if it helps:

http://vbdotnet.home...tnet/XP_SP2.htm
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Spent several hours creating the slipstream CD- followed the directions given in the above link to the T. everything went as planned. I loaded the new CD in and durring the set up it came back with a message that the file usbehci.sys was corrupted.
I rebooted but after it inspected the system it would go to a black screen and hang. I eventually shut down and tried to reboot with the original CD when I went to do the repair it no longer gave me the repair option- it showed 2 partitions a- FAT and a second C: NTFS partition. It was asking where I wanted to load (not repair) Windows where in the past there was a single system and it gave me the option to repair it. I have several questions:
1. Is it truely possible for one person to have this much bad luck?
2. Have I lost everything?-I do have access to a hard drive caddy and could possibly pull the hard drive and copy anything (if there is anything) to my work computer.
3. This problem originated because of a virus- could it still be working causing the problems we are seeing?
4. If this was your computer, what would you do next?
My wife has pointed out all my tax returns from the last4 or 5 years was on my hard drive not to mention 2 1/2 years of pictures of my grandson (which is probably the most important thing I have/had on my machine . If there is any way to "see" if any of my data is still there, I'd appreciate it. Anydirection as to what to do next would also be greatly appreciated. Thanks-
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I would pull the hard drive and copy off all the important documents.
When that ia done we can continue on.
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OK, - Thanks I willl get the caddy and try to copy. I'll write back when I'm done.
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