Missing File

  mak2 21:27 30 Jun 2004
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On bootup of Windows XP, I get the following message, "windows root\system32\ntoskrnl.exe" is missing or corrupt.

Can anyone guide me on how I replace this file to get the system going.

Thanks

  johnsims 21:29 30 Jun 2004

Insert the XP Cd and choose "repair"

  mak2 22:10 30 Jun 2004

I've gone into repair, using the CD, and I've done chkdsk and fixboot but that hasn't helped.
Am I not doing the right thing.

  woodt 22:12 30 Jun 2004

Have a read of click here

  woodbexhill 22:13 30 Jun 2004

From the little research I did into this error, it would seem people had success from copying over a version of the file from another machine.

  Gongoozler 22:18 30 Jun 2004

Try reading this click here;en-us;314477

  Gongoozler 22:20 30 Jun 2004

----- or this click here

  Dan the Confused 22:27 30 Jun 2004

click here might be worth a look.

  mak2 22:53 30 Jun 2004

Thanks for all your suggestions, I've got plenty to try, I'll post the result asap.

  Dan the Confused 23:11 30 Jun 2004

If you want to download a new bootup screen DO NOT go to the site suggested on my link (very iffy). Use Google to find a safe one.

My link is safe though, just the site suggested on it isn't.

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