PC not starting and CD-rom drive not working

Autolycus - Jan 13, 2010 at 07:24 PM
 Blocked Profile - Jan 17, 2010 at 07:00 AM
My PC, a Dell Vostro 1000 is running Windows XP. When I try to boot it up, it shows a black screen and
"Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:

You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup
using the original Setup CD-ROM.
Select 'r' at the first screen to start repair."

However, the cd-rom drive will not open. I tried the paper clip, and that's not working. Any suggestions?

1 response

Blocked Profile
Jan 17, 2010 at 07:00 AM
Dear Sir,

This problem that is actually being experienced can be fixed up by

using the Recovery Console. Please find the accurate instructions to

settle the matter below:


Thank you.