A. To setup Windows XP, press Enter.
B. To repair Windows XP installation using recovery console, press R.
Choose the option, "To repair the Windows XP installation using recovery console", press R. If an Administrator Password have been established, you will be prompted to type it in. If no Administrator Password exists, just press ENTER.
You will be presented with the following:
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)?
Press the number assigned to the installation you need access to on your keyboard and hit Enter.
In this case and if only the above is displayed is 1.
At the command prompt, type the following command and press Enter:
Once this process is completed, type EXIT and press ENTER to restart your computer. Let it boot normally.
If an error message is received, write it down and let me know.
The Windows folder appears modified with a date:04/26/2011. Did you ever attempted a Repair install?