Xp Recovery Console Question PLEASE HELP

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Victor Valentine Posts 6 Registration date Saturday April 11, 2009 Status Member Last seen April 21, 2009 - Apr 21, 2009 at 03:50 AM
 nvmarv - Nov 10, 2009 at 06:18 PM
I have a quick question, When using the recovery console, And Doing A Repair install, Is there an option So that i can repair windows, Without losing all my music files movie files, etc?
or is it like formatting a hard drive and losing everything?

i think some windows files are corrupted, and need to be replaced, but cant do it, if im going to lose all my important stuff. ??

thanks
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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,835
Apr 21, 2009 at 11:47 AM
This is a link to instructions for a Windows "repair/install". If done right it will replace your Windows files and leave your data and installed programs intact. The downside is you will need to install ALL the Windows updates again. Good Luck
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http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
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and you will still have any nasty viruses there as well....i found out the hard way...and still have a looping problem....umg
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