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It won't boot

When I turn on the computer, the toshiba icon shows up as if ready to start/ then there is a message that says windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: windows\systems32\dconfig\system.

You can attempt to repari this file by startubg windows setup using the original setup cd rom. select "r" at the first screen to start repair."
Unfortunately, I no longer have the cds. what can I do. Maybelle

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Hi there,
got an old trick you can use that is a sure winner:-

boot up your system using your boot cd and enter R for Recovery Console.
replace the registry files currently in the C:\Windows\System32\Config folder. By using the command copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config\system ... this should get your system running again....

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Hello maybelle,

Your system is corrupted, files needed to boot up windows was corrupt or it was deleted accidentally, the only solution that can correct the problem is provide installation disc(windows installer) and insert it to the CD ROM and boot your system to CD DOM and follow the the on screen instruction.
(note: installation of Operating system can lost your important files, back up the files)

installation of OS refer to this info: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/winxp/install.mspx

please do not rate me if the solution not solve the problem.

if need more info, please notify me, i will give you more information.

best regards.

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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