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Help! Windows/system32/config/system missing or corrupt and i have


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standardman

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Ok guys, i really need your help here.
As the title says. I have a HP (pretty old) XP computer and i am getting the error messsage (title) every time i load up my computer.
It will keep restarting and restarting and i do not have a windows xp cd.
What do i do?
ANY help will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
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krysdem

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Hi Standardman,

The bootup message means you have a corrupt Windows registry.
Some instructions at Microsoft ... but not for the faint-hearted !

http://support.micro...kb/307545/en-us

Does the computer have a floppy drive ?
You need some way to access the Recovery Console, so that can be done with a XP CD, or download the console onto 6 floppy disks.

There is also the possibilty to install the console onto a bootable USB key (if your computer supports booting from USB)

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Where to get the XP Setup disks download ...

http://support.micro...kb/310994/en-us

Edited by krysdem, 18 August 2010 - 07:45 AM.

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