Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
Please re-install a copy of the above file.
Please advise. Thanks
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Edited by Rorschach112, 10 March 2008 - 03:31 PM.
Microsoft Windows® Recovery Console
The Recovery Console provides system repair and recovery functionality.
Type EXIT to quit the Recovery Console and restart the computer.
Which Windows Installation would you like to log onto
(To cancel, press ENTER)?
Total Identified Windows Installs: 1
Add installation to boot list? (Yes/No/All)
Enter Load Identifier
Enter OS Load options
Edited by JSntgRvr, 13 March 2008 - 08:04 PM.
We need a special tool from Microsoft. It's a hefty 64.3 MB download but it's worth the trouble.
Please download & install the Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset
Once you have it installed, locate the file :
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset\erd50.iso
It's an ISO file which you may burn onto a CD.
Reboot the machine with the ISO CD
You will receive the above message. Ignore it & continue
From Desktop, double click on 'My Computer'
Navigate to C:\Qoobox\Quarantine\C\Windows
Right click on the System32.vir folder & select "Move To ..."
Move it to the C:\Windows folder
Then Navigate to the C:\Windows & rename the folder from System32.vir to System32
The C:\QooBox folder should also be renamed to C:\QooBox-OLD
Restart the machine & remove the CD.
With any luck, your machine shall be accessible again
I downloaded the ms diag and recovery toolset, installed it and burnt the erd50.iso file onto a cd. The resulting cd was not bootable. I checked the help file that came with the software and found the following:
You cannot use the CD burning program that is included with Windows XP.
You will need the following items to successfully create a bootable CD from the ISO image that the ERD Commander Boot Media Wizard creates:
A CD-R or CD-RW drive.
A recordable CD (supported by your recordable drive).
CD burning software that supports your recordable drive and supports burning an ISO image directly to CD.
Can you suggest software that supports burning an ISO image directly to a CD?
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