Windows Xp missing fles

  pj1664 20:25 27 Oct 2006

How does One repair missing window files when one does not get a reinstallation disk with windows when purchasing a laptop. Is there a way around this. Can I use another xp cd as a subsitute so that the relevent files can be extracted to repair any missing files. I am trying to run SFC/scannow and finding that there are files missing but I was not given a xp cd when i purchase my laptop.

  VoG II 20:26 27 Oct 2006

You should be able to use any Windows XP CD.

Please note the space sfc /scannow.

  woodchip 20:39 27 Oct 2006

Best way Is to make a Image of the Drive with Ghost or Acronis True Image when it is working OK. Also you could try System Restore if it as only just happend

  pj1664 21:31 27 Oct 2006

Thanks guys, I will try that and get back with the results.

  pj1664 00:00 28 Oct 2006

Thank you Vog, it worked. Woodchip, i am going to look more into Acronis True Image. Once again Thanks a million, I know I can always count on you guys at PC Advisor.

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