Question about HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook
My system windows 32 is missing
Restore the file by using the Windows Recovery Console
Use the Windows Recovery Console to expand pic.sy_ from the I386 folder on the Windows CD to the \%windows\system32\drivers folder on the hard drive.
1. Start the computer to the recovery Console
a. Insert the Windows Startup disk into the CD-ROM drive. Restart the computer.
b. Click any options that you have to start the computer from CD-ROM drive.
c. Press “R” to repair windows installations.
d. Press “C” to start the Recovery Console.
e. Type the number that corresponds to the Windows Installation that you want, and then press ENTER.
f. Type the local administrator password, and press ENTER.
g. At the Recovery Console prompt, type “MAP” and then press ENTER, note the drive letter that is assigned to the CD-ROM drive.
h. Type the following at the command prompt, and press ENTER
Expand drive:\i386\pci.sy_ c:\winnt\system32\drivers /y
Expand drive:\i386\pci.sy_ c:\windows\system32\drivers /y
(drive is the drive letter of your CD-ROM drive.)
g. type exit and then press ENTER to quite the recovery Console
h. Restart Windows in the normal manner.
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
Can you log into windows normally?
If not, you may need to install windows from the beggining.
In case that windows work fine & the problem is just with system files, you can follow these steps:
1- From Start Menu choose "Run"
2- Type: SFC /SCANNOW
3- Press Enter & insert the windows XP cd when asked, then click continue or restart as the window tells you.
This should help you repair almost every problem in th systm folder.
Hope it works.
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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