gwpro
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windows/system32/config/sys

I am getting the above noting missing or corrupt file. Attempting to boot from the windowns xp CD and am not getting it to work. I have reset the boot sequence to the cd rom. Now keep getting F1, retry boot over and over.
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wgslater
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Re: windows/system32/config/sys

Does Your XP Setup hang at the point you can do a Repair or reinstall of XP? I had the same file missing error and that setup problem. Just asked the forum for help a little while ago
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gwpro
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Re: windows/system32/config/sys

Yeah, it tells me to put the XP cd in then press "r" when prompted. I can't get it to read the cd.
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Re: windows/system32/config/sys

gwpro

What is the computer model?

How to configure Dell Dimension series system to boot to the CD or DVD drive

You have a corrupted registry. The repair procedures above are not always successful, then you will need to reinstall XP, but all data will be lost when this is carried out, unless it has have backed up to other media.

A better board to post this, would be the Software - Windows XP.

Bev.






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