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monica.bryant

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In process of deleting file I may have delted a need file to run Windows 95. When I turn t he copmputer on the only screen reading I receive is: Cannot find device file that may be needed to run Windows. Windows Registry Device SYSTEM.INI File. I have all original CDs and floppys if I need to reinstall something. Lost and not sure what to do at this point.
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If you have a boot floppy you could load the file onto it and copy it to the windows folder. You can use the machine you're on now to view the contents of the .cab files and look for the system.ini, if it isn't a file made up during installation. Then copy it to the boot floppy. When you put the floppy in and boot, at the prompt type in

copy A:\system.ini C:\windows

and Enter. It should say one file copied. Hope that helps.
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