Windows xp - system 32 corrupted

Laura - Aug 9, 2018 at 12:12 PM - Latest reply: Ambucias 55566 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus October 18, 2018 Last seen
- Aug 9, 2018 at 05:39 PM
I have been using this computer for a long time and really rely on it for many projects. One day it just would not start up saying Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM.

Also says I can attempt to repair by using the original Setup CD-ROM.

Problem is, I can not locate this CD.

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ac3mark 10668 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus October 17, 2018 Last seen - Aug 9, 2018 at 04:20 PM
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If it is important, then it is important to get a new PC, because this one has met the end of the road.

If you do not have the Disk, there is nothing anyone can do!
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Ambucias 55566 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus October 18, 2018 Last seen - Aug 9, 2018 at 05:39 PM
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Hi Laura

As Mark has said, Windows XP is no longer supported and software solutions to repair XP are as rare as the pope's poop. Windows system 32 config is a major component of the operating system and the only way to repair it is to have the original back-up disk, any other will not work.
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