|My friend said he saw 5 administrator accounts in XP and deleted (some); I |
didn't see what he did and he's defensive about it, being the "expert" and all.
Now blames me for files I downloaded. It was slow surfing, but still working
before he sat down. I don't do high-risk surfing or downloading, use antivir
and zonealarm, but things do get in, i.e. many Metatrader4 platforms have
Anyway, I get "missing boot manager", BAD_POOL_CALL and "...missing
or corrupted: \WINNT\SYSTEM32\config\system. I have another XP disk
(came pre-loaded, never had the original) and Windows 7 repair disk;
neither could restore the boot function, no prior registry image to recall
(using dial-up, had most services off for the drag in speed.) Restore
can't even see XP, the operating system doesn't appear in the menu.
I have Ubuntu on a separate partition but it can't see XP or its files. Can anyone recommend a freeware recovery app? Easy isn't affordable.