Missing \windows\system32\config\system file [Solved/Closed]

Satyedra - Apr 28, 2011 at 05:49 AM - Latest reply: Ambucias 55118 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus September 25, 2018 Last seen
- Apr 28, 2011 at 04:00 PM
Hello,
Sir , my system is showing one error , missing ur \windows\system32\config\system file how to recover in command promt please give me suggetion


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Ambucias 55118 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus September 25, 2018 Last seen - Apr 28, 2011 at 05:58 AM
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Thank you
Hi

This will solved the issue:

. Insert the Windows XP cd into the top cd drive
2. Turn the computer off
3. Setup the computer to boot from cd: either by pressing F2, F9 or Delete to go in BIOS or by pressing F12 on Dell computers to launch the Boot Device Menu
4. As soon as you get the message Press any key to boot from the cd hit enter.
5. Wait ~3 minutes for the Windows Setup to initialize
6. At the Welcome to Setup screen press R to repair windows using recovery console.
7. Wait a couple of minutes while setup examines the hard drive.
8. You will be prompted to choose a Windows installation. Press 1 on the top of the keyboard and then
9. You will be prompted to enter the Administrator password. Press Enter if no password was set.
10. Perform a disk check:

chkdsk /p
fixboot

11. Type exit to restart the computer.
12. As soon as the computer starts hit F8 every second to bring up the Advanced Options Menu.
13. Choose the Last Known Good Configuration.
thanks , u so mouch , , I did try the command chkdsk /r all the same as per ur instraction , given above
Ambucias 55118 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus September 25, 2018 Last seen - Apr 28, 2011 at 04:00 PM
You are totally welcome, I am happy it worked for you and thank you for letting me know.