Nightmare

  talia 14:02 31 Dec 2003
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The PC running XP that I recently had problems getting to POST has gone wrong again.

I got it up and running and all has been fine until this morning and now it will not run windows.

I get the folowing: 'Windows cannot start the followinf file is missing or corrupt - \Windows\System32\Config\System'

I try doing a REPAIR from disc but this does not work neither has CHKDSK

  VoG II 14:06 31 Dec 2003

click here

How to use the Recovery Console click here

  talia 16:45 31 Dec 2003

VOG

Many thanks for this I will let you know outcome

  talia 13:29 01 Jan 2004

VoG

Followed your link at it opened up to a wealth of info. I have used the instructions for the symptoms I had and I am now getting a different message on start-up but have just downloaded a fix from microsoft.

Message now getting: \Windoes\System32\C_1252.NLS missing or corrupt

  Big Elf 13:35 01 Jan 2004

This might help together with VoGs links for the recovery console click here

  talia 13:47 01 Jan 2004

Big Elf

Thanke for your link, this is the same solution I have downloaded from MS.

Will return with news!

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