Windows XP service pack 3 have missing or corrupt system 32 [Closed]

helen rice - Feb 15, 2017 at 10:05 PM - Latest reply: Ambucias 51171 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus April 24, 2018 Last seen
- Feb 16, 2017 at 07:44 AM
Hello,

When I turn on my computer the screen says windows system 32 is missing or corrupt put in original boot disc and type r I cant find original cd I have windows xp sp3 I don't want to loose my pics and files how do I get them off without cd can I buy one or can I use an external hard drive

Thanks
Helen

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Ambucias 51171 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus April 24, 2018 Last seen - Feb 16, 2017 at 07:44 AM
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Hello Helen,

This is a sticky wicket ! To repair XP sp3 you really must use a cd. Windows no longer supports XP hence you can't download any repair utility.

Perhaps that a technician can recover some of your files.

Good luck