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Computer won't reboot

My system will not reboot. I have used the original start-up disks that came with the computer. Followed all the instructions and still get a message that tells me a file is missing or corrupt windows/system32/config/system One of the error messages was Diskette Drive Failed

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    my computer want to insert cd boot

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    my computer need cd room boot

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    file is missing or corrupt windows/system32/config/system.



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File is missing or corrupt windows/system32/config/system on a etower 500is. Ive tried several different was. One completely reformat the hard drive. But, ran in to some problems, because the c: drive got change to a: when I was trying to upload a different software which started this problem. I'll let you know if I succeed.

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I have an etower 40013 emachine i am trying to reformatt it from the cd it came with but its keeps shutting off in the middle of it what can i do to fix it please help me

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Check your BIOS settings, specifically the diskette drive setting. Next, check the cabling to the drive itself. Your problem may have nothing to do with the diskette drive, but check it out. Next, have someone download hard drive diagnostics for the brand of drive in the machine. You could have errors on the drive, and a diagnostic program may locate, repair them. The startup disks, these do a full system restore, reinstall of the operating system? The machine will boot from the first startup disk and begin the reload process?

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