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My computer when i cut my computer on it states thr following; windows could not start because the following file is missing, windows/system32/config/system windows is not able to start up. it keeps restarting over and over.

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If you can boot by going to the last known good configuration do it otherwise
You need to start up with your install disc in its drive.

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I have a problem with my netbook which can't start, I have this message: ...the following file is missing or corrupt: windowssystem32configsystem


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Windows system 32 config file is part of the operating system and when this is missing or corrupted, you cannot boot up your computer. The only solution is to reinstall or repair your operating system. Good Luck.

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I am getting an error message stating that i am missing \windows\system32\config\system file. i do not have a windows disk for this computer and it is using winows xp home


Use this below link it will be help full for you...

http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/windowssystem32configsystem-file/47285.html

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


There some procedures are there follow it.

Nov 05, 2010 | Dell Computers & Internet

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My computer can not start. Message: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFING\SYSTEM file is missing or corrupted. Kindly assist. Thanks.


You need windows CD for this problem to go away
as it clearly states that your windows system file is missing or corrupt

so borrow a windows CD from some one and put it in your CD ROM
then press F10 to get into bios and under advanced boot priority change your first option to CD and restart ,it will ask to boot from CD,press enter and follow on screen instructions

it will ask to reinstall windows or repair,choose repair option and it will repair all the windows files and your system will be fine again

Aug 02, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Windows setup using the original CD-ROM


you have to re install the copy of the file missing, if you do not re install this file. you wont be able to install windows. you need to re install this file to avoid this messages, you a have a windows installation disc have a copy install to your pc

Nov 25, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 Notebook

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I am installing a recovery disk for an emachines computer and i get error message stating that the system 32hal.dll is missing or corrupt. i cant get back to the windows screen to install the missing file...


You have to start your PC with the XP cd-rom install disk, if you have
one.

Then, when you come to the screen with the following option displayed :


To repair a Windows XP installation using
Recovery Console, press R.


Then press [R] to start 'Recovery Console'

When confronted by a prompt asking you for Administrator password - just
press [ENTER]

Once in RC has started - type the following command :


expand x:\i386\hal.dl_ c:\windows\system32\hal.dll


(where [x:] is your cd drive-letter)

*NB If SP3 is installed - then the command you type must be :


copy c:\windows\ServicePackFiles\i386\hal.dll c:\windows\system32


....instead, as the files are of two different revision levels
(versions).


Then reboot.

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Msi notebook wirelss is not working


I suggest you treat your problem as two separate issues. The first is configuring a Local Area Network (LAN) with file sharing. The second is configuring the wireless communication links.

If possible, set up a "wired" LAN that performs as desired before trying to integrate the wireless links into your LAN. Hopefully you could do this with the desktop computer, one or both of the notebooks, and the wireless router. Does the wireless router have four hard wired LAN ports that function as a switch?

While they don't address the wireless component of your problem, The following Microsoft documents (downloads) are excellent resources for understanding and troubleshooting Windows XP file and printer sharing:
File and Printer Sharing with Microsoft Windows
Troubleshooting File and Printer Sharing in Microsoft Windows XP

There's quite a bit of redundant information, so you may want to start with the second document.

Basically, I'm not a fan of "wizards". When they work, you're very happy. When they don't work, you're very unhappy (and don't have a clue how to proceed). Setup the file sharing manually. The documents above essentially provide a tutorial to do that.

When you cannot see all of the server computers on the network in My Network Places or Network Neighborhood, the solution depends on whether you have successful network connectivity.

To check whether you have basic network connectivity from the browse client to the missing server computer, do the following:

1. Click Start, and then click Run.

2. In Open, type \\ComputerName (in which ComputerName is the name of the missing server computer), and then press ENTER.

If you get a window that displays the shared resources of the missing server computer, then you have basic network connectivity to the missing server computer. If you get an error message stating that the network path was not found, then there is a problem with basic network connectivity to the missing server computer.

If you have successful network connectivity to the missing server computer but you do not see it in the workgroup window, then it could be due to one of the following:

o The missing computers are configured with different workgroup name
o The browse servers do not yet have all the computers in their browse lists
o The missing computers are not on the same physical network segment

Good luck!

Aug 08, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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IBM server dc can't boot due to system32\drivers\pci.sys missing


You mention on boot that the server shows a logical drive of 158GB, which obviously means the server is detecting the drives ok.

Quite often Windows doesn't have the correct drivers to support systems using RAID controllers such as IBM ServerRaid, so this is probably why the setup CD states "No HDD detected, press F3 to reboot". When the Windows Setup CD Boots, it should at some point (on the blue screen) at the bottom of the screen state something like "Press F6 to load additional drivers". If you can get the correct drivers from IBM website, and load them by pressing F6, Windows should be able to see the drives ok. Hopefully it will then be able to successfully repair the error.

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On my screen, I have "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt" Windown/System32/Config/System. You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup...


Try to boot in safe mode by pressing F8 while the system is booting.

Once in safe mode, use system restore to restore your computer state to an earlier date when this problem was not present.

Thanks

Aug 23, 2008 | Compaq Computers & Internet

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