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Hi guys....I have done my homework but am having trouble executing my instructions. When I open my Dell Inspiron Laptop from hibernation more, I get a Parser Error Message 422. Every self-help website has instructed me to do a repair on Windows XP. The only problem is I have never done that on a Dell. I was under the understanding that I hit F8 upon start up with the CD rom in. I am not getting the appropriate screen to click on repair. :) Do any of you outstanding geeks know how to get to the right screen or a better way to fix Parser Error Message 422 on a Dell?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!! :)
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If you are being advised to do a repair install, that's what we'll do. I have not seen this parser error before, so I'll just explain how to do a repair install. Very simply speaking, a repair install just installs Windows on top of a previous copy, leaving your personal folders and files intact. Here's how to do it.
Boot from the CD. To do this, repeatedly tap the <F12> key while you see the Dell logo on the screen. This will take you to a Boot Device Selection Menu. From there, arrow to where it says CD/DVD drive (or something similar) and press <Enter>. You will see a message saying Press any key to boot from the CD-ROM drive. Press a key to boot to the CD. You should then see a screen that says "Setup is loading files," and finally a screen that says "Welcome to Windows Setup." Press <Enter> to install Windows. Press <F8>(?) to agree to the Microsoft EULA, and Setup will give you a message that it found a previous installation of Windows. Press <R> to repair the installation, and Setup will repair Windows. Let it do its thing, and don't touch anything until you see a desktop. You should be good to go!
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