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Ok, so one day my laptop was going very slow. So i shut it down and turned it back on. The screen showed the COMPAQ logo and then went black. After about 5 more min it said "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
What is going on?
Part of the process that Windows needs to fire up has been corrupted. This prevents you using safe mode also. Generally only a repair or full install will fix it but first try a disc check
boot from any xp cd and select R at the first options screen.
select C drive by entering the number shown (1?)
hit enter when asked for admin password
type chkdsk /r (space between k and /r) and hit enter
let it do its thing - it may take some time.
Posted on Dec 21, 2008
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