Corrupt Config for XP

Dell desk top / Dimension 8300
May 8, 2009 at 10:52:40
Specs: Windows XP

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \windows\system2\config\system

You can attempt to repair by starting windows setup with setup CD, select ‘r’.

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May 8, 2009 at 11:20:05
Yes, and your questions is.....?

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May 8, 2009 at 12:56:10
the PC will not read the recovery CD

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May 8, 2009 at 13:16:38
Do you have the boot order set to CD before the hard drive? You also need to watch for a message to hit any key to boot from the CD.

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May 8, 2009 at 13:30:29
Recovery cd? Whoa! Stop before its too late!

Usually recovery cds when booted reimage the drive back to factory defaults. If you have data... it will be gone.

review this first

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