I recently had a problem with XP Pro in that it lost my settings so I could not log on.
I have found a solution that may help others.
From search , select show hidden files Find ntldr.com & ntdetect.com (from the 386 folder)and copy to a floppy disk Next you need to find boot.ini, This is located by the following method: Control Panel, System ,Advanced, Startup & Recovery, Edit. copy this to the floppy. DO NOT alter any of the parameters. You now have a bootable XP Floppy Disk
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