my Pc's Win xp CD is booting to fix system32

November 18, 2010 at 10:45:33
Specs: Windows XP
my pc shows that the system32\DRIVERS\pci.sys misssing or corrupt. I have tried installing the Win XP cd but it refuses to boot. What do i do?

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November 18, 2010 at 11:47:14
1. Configure your computer to boot from cd
A) restart computer Enter in BIOS settings (F2 ).
b) Go in "Boot" section and select the cd-rom drive to boot first
c) Insert windows xp cd.
d) Press F10 to save the changes and restart computer
2.Boot from the cd
a) When you see the message "Press any key to boot from cd",press any key
b) Now the cd will load the neccessery files and device drivers
3.Installation --- First (1) Part
a) When you see the welcome screen , press ENTER.
c) Select the partition drive c:
- If you need to delete an existing partition, press D and confirm it with ENTER, then L buttton.
- Then select unpartitioned space and press C, then ENTER.
e) If you don`t need to delete a partition, select one and press ENTER.
f ) Select the file system you want and press ENTER ( i recommend NTFS).
g) Have a cup of coffee while setup is formatting and copying files.
4.Installation --- Second (2) Part
a) System will reboot, Enter in BIOS settings (F2 ).
Go in "Boot" section and select the hard drive to boot first

b) Once the devices are installed, click "Next", then your name.
c) When you click "Next", enter Product key, then press "Next" again.
d) Next screen will be about computer name and password, so enter the computer name( required ) and/or password ( optional ) , then press Next.
e) Set the correct time and time zone, then press "Next".
f) Select typical settings and press "Next", then select whether the computer will belong to a workgroup or a domain
g) Press "Next" and you finished your job for this part. Now let the installer to finish.
5.Finalize your installation
Here you`ll be asked various things which you can set it like you wish.
6.Enjoy your clean WinXP installation
a) Install your motherboard drivers.
b) Restore your backup, if any.
c) Install your programs

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