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I'm using MS Win-XP OS in my Home PC. Since few days I get an alert "..can not read boot.vbs. file.." and booting becomes delayed. While shuting down, I get the same problem. Some of the operations become incompelete/incorrect because of this. I tried to repair by using the OS disk but failed to get any solution. Please advise.

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Your problem is in the virtual basic script. That is the language that Windows has supported since Win 98 came out. It is most helpful on internet explorer. Somehow your boot file has been corrupted. There is a way to edit this in your registry through Regedit, but you need to be very familiar with the Registry before attempting that alone. I recommend finding a virus protection software package to help you debug your computer.

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