acpi.sys corrupt or missing

  jimmer409® 12:40 29 Oct 2006

grandson's pc no boot, get above error, have xp pro disc, try to boot from cdrom, same error, i suspect bios error, any other ideas, and carry on past error, but eventully get blank screen with (no signal) written in middle, than system tries to reboot?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:52 29 Oct 2006

Bad RAM.

Try remove reseat memory.
if 2 stickc try with 1 stick of memory then swap over

Memory Test
click here
click here

  jimmer409® 13:17 29 Oct 2006

thanks, tried that, also reset bios, unplug and reconnect everything, even leave hardrive unplugged to run windows from cd, still no good?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:25 29 Oct 2006

substitue memory from ather machine and retry.

  jimmer409® 18:17 01 Nov 2006

thanks all grandson gave up and took to repair shop

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