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wannabe1

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Try this version if MagicISO.
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I don't know how to use MagicISO to add a clean version of userinit.exe to the current RC.ISO

* In the upper right pane, double click on the i386 folder.
* Right click in the upper right pane and select Add Files...
* Navigate to C:\Windows\System32 and select userinit.exe
* Then click Open to add userinit.exe to the CD image.
* Click File and select Save As...
* Name the file RCplus and save it somewhere you can find it.

So I use to Burncdcc to burn 3 copies,,,they didn't work...I even tried to reinstall and it wont let me get pass agreeing to the licensing agreement,,no matter how many times I press F8 it will not continue , I can Esc or use page down or up.

Edited by Colabutterfly, 16 December 2009 - 05:10 PM.

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I've been searching the XP forum for XP Logon\Logoff Loop. I've tried these Commands

When you get to the recovery console prompt:

* Type cd \ and press "Enter".
* Type cd system~1\_resto~1 and press "Enter".
* Type dir and press "Enter".
I got to the second line and got a access denied error

If you get an access denied error when doing the above, then do the following at the recovery console:

* Type cd \ and press "Enter".
* Type cd windows\system32\config and press "Enter".
* Type ren system system.bak and press "Enter".
* Type exit and press "Enter".

When I did this I got
Missing or Corrupt
\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM

I got the same error message when I typed

Cd system32
copy userinit.exe wsaupdater.exe
I got 1 filed copied
exit
Missing or Corrupt
\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM

Did this command:

expand d:\i386\userinit.ex_ c:\windows\system32\ or if you CD into \windows\system32
type this
expand d:\i386\userinit.ex_. Will work.
if you still get the logon loop after restarting do the following:Start the pc in recovery console and make sure that the userinit.exe file is in the windows
directory. If it is type:
copy c:\windows\userinit.exe c:\windows\system32
If it says 1 file copied, type exit and boot from hard drive and it should be all good.

I got,,,, SYSTEM CAN"T FIND FILE


So my userinit.exe is missing and
When I try to login I get \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM is missing or corrupt.

How do I fix these items?

Edited by Colabutterfly, 17 December 2009 - 11:14 AM.

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Post 4 I gave all the instructions to replace the usernit file.
Wannabe1 has given another link for the MagicISo program.
I will supply the instructions again.



Give this a try. Without knowing a little more about what caused the problem, I can't guarantee it will work...and it requires the machine you make the disk on AND the machine you are fixing are both running XP.

Please download RC.ISO and save it somewhere you can find it.
Also download MagicISO.

Start MagicISO. You should see a window informing you about the full version of MagicISO.
In the bottom right select Try It! and the program will open.
Click on File and then on Open and navigate to the RC.ISO file you downloaded. Select it, and click Open.

First, we'll need to add a clean version of userinit.exe to the current RC.ISO

* In the upper right pane, double click on the i386 folder.
* Right click in the upper right pane and select Add Files...
* Navigate to C:\Windows\System32 and select userinit.exe
* Then click Open to add userinit.exe to the CD image.
* Click File and select Save As...
* Name the file RCplus and save it somewhere you can find it.


Next, we'll need to burn the newly created image to a disk that we can use to fix the problem.

* Put a blank CD-R disk in your CD burner and close the tray. If an AutoPlay window opens, close it.
* Click on Tools and select Burn CD/DVD with ISO.... A window will appear.
* Click on the little folder to the right of CD/DVD Image File then navigate to the newly created RCplus.iso Image file and click Open.
* In the CD/DVD Writing Speed drop-down menu choose the 8X setting.
* Under Format make sure that Mode 1 is selected.
* And finally, click on the Burn it! button to burn RCplus.iso to disk.


Once the disk is burned, put it in the machine you want to fix and restart it.
Boot to the CD just as you would with a Windows XP disk.
At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to enter the Recovery Console.
Choose the installation to be repaired by number (usually 1) and press Enter.
When you are asked for the Administrator password, enter the password or leave it blank (default) and press Enter.

At the C:\Windows> prompt, type the following commands pressing Enter after each one. Note: Watch the spaces.

D:
cd i386
copy userinit.exe c:\windows\system32
exit


After putting in the third command, you should receive the message 1 file copied which will indicate that the operation succeeded.
Now take out the CD and reboot your computer to normal mode. Try to log in and it should let you back in.

Thanks to wannabe1
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Now I can't get to login,,,,I get \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM is missing or corrupt

Ok I followed direction to add a clean version of userinit.exe to the current RC.ISO. I used MagicISO to Burn RcPlus,, everything burn correctly.
I put RCplus in cd drive.
I set my computer to boot from cd
I got an error telling me to hit F1 to retry to boot or F2 to go to setup
Can't get to Recovery Console
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Do you have the original XP installation disk?


Put your winxp cd in cd drive and reboot your system
When prompted to push any key to boot to cdrom then click a key
Click R to enter recovery console

Type the following

expand d:\i386\userinit.ex_ c:\windows\system32
click enter

Once it says 1 file copied
Then type exit and click enter
System will reboot
Make sure to remove winxp cd before it boots up and let it boot fully
Windows should start normally

If not post with result
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The Login Loop on my computer is fix:lol: :)....YAHOO
I used this really simple site to fix my problem
http://thinkinginpix...onlog-off-loop/




YOU CAN CLOSE THIS TOPIC,,,THANK YOU
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Congrats and thanks for letting us know.
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