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My PC fails to start but gives me a window saying that file is missing or
corrupt (windows/system32/config) Use orginal CD to repair . How do I go
about its?
 
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Hi,

It's a corrupt registry, follow the steps here:

How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry [Q307545]
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307545

You can do this from the Recovery Console by booting the CD or the 6 floppy
boot set.

HOW TO: Install and Use the Recovery Console in Windows XP [Q307654]
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307654

Using the WinXP Boot floppy set:
http://www.rickrogers.org/fixes.htm#Boot%20floppy

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Jochi" <Jochi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> My PC fails to start but gives me a window saying that file is missing or
> corrupt (windows/system32/config) Use orginal CD to repair . How do I go
> about its?