Why does my computer say that windows can't start

April 14, 2017 at 19:23:36
Specs: Windows 10
and that the files windows\system 32 is missing or corrupt, I don't have the recovery disk so can I copy that file on to a card reader from a good computer then transfer it to my computer? I have windows x p home edition.

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April 14, 2017 at 20:05:23
System 32 is a folder so it's probably saying there is a file missing or corrupt from that folder.

Either way, you're going to need a recovery disc or recovery partition.

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April 14, 2017 at 23:30:09
You first posted here on this old thread:


Check my last response there.

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April 15, 2017 at 03:51:20
Is your operating system Windows 10?

System32 is a folder. There is no guarantee that the contents of your folder is identical to someone else's. If it mentions a particular file you might be able to copy it over but it is not easy on a machine that won't boot - using Linux for this has possibilities. More likely you will need a proper Windows recovery.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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