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T-2642 restore CDs not working

I am trying to reinstate to original configuration with the 3 original Symantec Ghost 7.5 reinstall Cd's that came with this unit.

I have removed an added video card to allow for original video drivers, also have set bios to boot from CD first, then hard drive. The Cd's all seem to install properly, but after reboot choosing "start widows normally" just cycles.

Choosing "last known good configuration" shows "missing or corrupt \WINDOWS\system32\config\SYSTEM". And then suggests to try and repair with original Setup CD, which of course we don't have because its an OEM install.

I have been through it a number of times with the same results.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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