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When I turn on my Acer laptop.. It says that "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM You can attempt to repair this file by starting windows setup using the original setup CD-ROM. Select 'r' at the first screen to start repair". That's what it says. But every time I press "r" it does not go on. It goes back to this.

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  • neniker_cb Aug 03, 2010

    I cnt reinstall it because I can't go on. As soon as I turn it on. That's what it say. I don't know how to fix this.

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Re install windows.

Posted on Aug 03, 2010

  • Jim Winger Aug 03, 2010

    If there is a corrupt disk caused by a disk failure, this won't do much good. They need to determine what went wrong.

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    sonic boom electronics Aug 03, 2010

    a sys32config corruption is almost always due to a trojan attack there fore the cheapest and quickest way to fix it is to re install ops system and use a good anti viral program.

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This might do it:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545

Posted on Aug 03, 2010

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SOURCE: \Windows\System32\Config\System; Repair w/CD-ROM; NO CD-ROM

if you can get an external cd/dvd drive from a friend, then you could solve the problem.

other solutions would mean that you will reinstall windows again. This takes more time and has a few tricks to be done from a flash drive.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: need original setup cd-rom windows xp media

You can get the downloads and purchase the cd's from Microsoft, got to
www.mcrosoft.com and start in support and then downloads and you should be able to navigate your way around that area and you will find it..

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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SOURCE: netbook acer aspire one Windows could

Put the original setup CD-ROM into your CD-drive.
Restart the computer.
Tell it to "boot" from the disk in the CD-drive.
Choose "repair an existing Windows installation",
and let it fix the problem.
Remove the CD-ROM disk.
Restart your (repaired) computer.

Posted on Oct 09, 2010

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SOURCE: When I turn it on, I get a black screen which

Get your windows restore cd (it's probably in your box) and boot to it. You may need to enter the boot selection menu and select "Boot from CD-ROM drive". It should then prompt you to press any key to boot from the cd, which you should do. Just follow the prompts, wait for the disc to load, and then press "r" for recovery when you are prompted.

The system folder does not delete itself, so run a virus scan as soon as you restore your computer.

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

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SOURCE: Error on startup: Windows could not start because

Theres a corrupt file already in your system and needs to reformat and setup, this is the best solution for this one because this can be a cause of virus, even with the recovery cd the virus will still function so the best thing to do is to format and setup it again:
heres how to do the setup:

1. insert the windows XP, VIsta or 7 CD
2. upon turning on the laptop, wait for the press any key to boot from CD, then press any key.
3. the setup will now open, follow the steps of the setup afterfards.

if your laptop first boot is not the CD then enter the bios setup by pressing F2 or Del when powering ON the laptop then goto to Boot Device priority menu. set the first boot to be the CD or DVD Rom.


Good Luck!

Posted on Mar 31, 2011

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