It is out of warranty.One day last week, after a blue screen crash I attempted to restart and received this message:"Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\SYSTEM"So I am thinking that accessing the recovery console might help me fix my problem...it does not.So I search the web from another computer and am advised to take the following steps:Article ID: 307545 - Last Review: March 26, 2009 - Revision: 11.2How to recover from a corrupted registry that prevents Windows XP from startingView products that this article applies to.System TipThis article applies to a different version of Windows than the one you are using. Remove the floppy diskette or CD from the computer and put it back in and press any key to continue. The repair directory only has system.bak, not system. I have tried the repair reinstall you mentioned somewhere, but there is no R (repair) option, after I click ENTER (I have Windows xp professional). check over here
The system hive on OEM installations creates passwords and user accounts that did not exist previously. Read All 2 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.08 DB:3.08:My Computer Windows Cannot Start Because Winsload.Exe File Missing, How To Repair jp wins t cannot start -error " windows\system 32\winsload.exe missing or corrupt, how to repair DB:3.08:My Computer Windows Cannot Start Because Winsload.Exe File Missing, How To Repair jp Hi, I would suggest you to run the ‘fixboot’ command from the Windows recovery console command prompt mode. I dual booted into my Linux Mint 9 partition, used my samba share to locate dwprot.sys in the following system file: Windows\system32\drivers\dwprot.sys; and very easily deleted the file. It is corrupt, absent, or not writable. Beginning dump of physical memory Physical memory dump complete Contact your system administrator or Technical support group for further assistance. -------------------------------------- I have looked at these forums, and people have responded by going to the Recovery Console, and changing things to get the laptop back running. http://wintoflash.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=46&start=10
However, I still need to access XP and cannot seem to do this as long as Vista is on this system. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. DB:3.01:Cannot Dual Boot Between Vista And Xp f9 Download, install and configure VistaBootPro:http://www.vistabootpro.org/ Read All 2 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.01 DB:3.01:Disk Based Ewf Gives File Is Missing Or Corrupt Error On Boot... But there really IS no administrator password on that machine! It is corrupt, absent, or not writeable. Corruptmissing Windows System32configsystem - Recovery Through Recovery Console Unable To Copy Original Files From System32 Folder.
Best regards Read All 7 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.32 DB:3.32:My Computer Keeps Closing And The Message Reboot And Select Proper Boot Device Or Insert Boot Media In Selected Boot Device And Press Key.What Should I Do zs My computer keeps closing and shows the following message 'reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press key'. I don't want to reformat and reinstall, I simply want to repair an installation. Rebooted, and checked logs, but I did not find the last event in the log.By the way, before I found the virus, I tried to slave the HD on another system and copy the C:\windows\system32\boot\winload.exe to C:\Windows|System32 but the system would not allow me to overwrite, rename or modifiy the existing winload.exe in that directory.Anyhow, I hope this helps. it worked i shut it down got to school then this what should i do????plz help DB:3.39:File Is Missing Or Corrupt System32driverspci.Sys First Thing I See sj See if this article helps -Windows XP Problems with Damaged or Incompatible Hardwarehttp://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=330181 TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2010 - Update Services Read All 2 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.36 DB:3.36:Ntfs Corrupt Or Missing z7 After updated from Xp Sp2 to Sp3 I get a missing or corrupt NTFS.sys message and failure to boot.
Method 1:Step 1:I would suggest you to run the Start up Repair Tool from Windows Recovery and check. All rights reserved. Read All 2 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.27 DB:3.27:A21p Type 2629 Missing Or Corrupt Config System sz I was going to junk this and then I remembered I need some files that are stored on it.When it trys to start, it goes to the IBM logo screen with F1 and F12 notes as normal. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/154733 db: Simplest of All Binding C# db: Making the shift to manual db: PersistenceProvider problems in jboss7 db: Access BIOS with Windows (XP) db: Calc script taking long time, for only one run of the script db: Poolmon Tag-- VADL taking huge NonpagedMemory in the Server db: send a string as a string (not bytes) RELEVANCY SCORE 3.01 DB:3.01:Cannot Dual Boot Between Vista And Xp f9 I have a system with 3 partitions.
What changes did you make prior to the occurence of this issue? Be sure the computer is clean:http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/page2.html#Removing_MalwareIf the computer is clean, do you have an old version of Nero's InCD installed? Same result. fa Windows 8.1 update for x64-based systems (KB2919355) repeatedly fails.
Of course, if your BOOT.INI file looks correct, it’s always possible that your NTOSKRNL.EXE file really is corrupted.The next message you may see is:I/O Error accessing boot sector fileMulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1):\ bootsect.dosThis error indicates that the BOOT.INI file either points to the wrong location for the BOOTSECT.DOS file or that the BOOTSECT.DOS file is corrupted.The final message you may see is the following:OS Loader V4.00Windows NT could not start because of a computer disk hardware configuration problem.Could not read from the selected boot disk. I'm thinking to throw away the HD and get it replaced by a new one but afraid of same corruption. Read All 3 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.53 DB:3.53:System Boots With Following Error Reboot And Select Proper Boot Device Or Insert Boot Media In Selected Boot Device 81 Originaltitle: Network Networking Internet Website Web Site URL Web Site Network ProgramsCan Windows 7 ..tell me how to fix: the following when first starting up my Desk Top PC computer ?Acer screen says : " Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot Media in selected boot device and press a key_ " I have contacted my Verizon server, Acer, and Windows ... DB:3.31:Computer Unable To Boot kf Bump...
No mouse. While in safe mode, you will be offered the choice of using SYSTEM RESTORE to return your computer to a prior point in time when everything was working good. Read All 4 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.10 DB:3.10:System Restore Added Unknown Password pm First, I have a dell Inspiron that I have owned for about 4 years purchased from dell. Hope this helps.
This might come in handy with other forum user’s who come across this kind of issue. Insert the Windows XP CD into your CD drive and restart your computer. This morning, his computer would not boot up. You would simply press the number 1 then press Enter. 4.
MS-MVP - Elephant Boy Computers - Don't Panic! and they will not fix this problem.Thank You... Read All 2 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.35 DB:3.35:Windows 7 Boot Issues Needs Startup Repair Every Boot sc i properly shut down my computer everytime with proper procedures and whenever i turn on my computer(boot) i keep having to go to system repair cause computer won't boot and once boot file was not found at all and had to do a complete reinstall its this a common problem i ask because when i had the beta i had no such issues as this or the fact my computer won't wake from stand by DB:3.35:Windows 7 Boot Issues Needs Startup Repair Every Boot sc i have the same issue.
Cheers. Run primary image (version Not Found) (active) 2. That being said, I've had nothing but good come out of using this. Read All 2 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 3.37 DB:3.37:Windows 7 Boot Error, Missingcorrupt System Registry Files c9 I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit on a new computer and it worked fine for a couple days, now when I try to boot Windows, it gives the error message missing/corrupt system registry files, It will not boot in safe mode either.
If you select this option during boot-up, Windows NT looks at the BOOTSECT.DOS file for loading instructions. The system hive on OEM installations creates passwords and user accounts that did not exist previously. Thanks Read All 4 Posts RELEVANCY SCORE 2.81 DB:2.81:Whs Error Message- Stop: C0000218 Registry File Failure zp Been running WHS RC1 for the past several months with now issues until tonight. We had a slight power surge and the server rebooted as a result, and when it started back up it blue screened with the following error: STOP: c0000218 Registry File Failure The resistry can not load the hive (file):/system Root/System32/config softwareor its alternate.It is corrupt, absent, or not writable. The system then reboots and the same error messages comes up again. I am planning to boot with the install disk and run the recovery console, but wanted to see if anyone else had experienced this error with WHS before. Thanks in advance! Steve DB:2.81:Whs Error Message- Stop: C0000218 Registry File Failure zp Thanks for posting this solution! j1 I'm trying to use the disk-based EWF on a SATA drive and have discovered it will not boot unless I have a PATA (IDE) device attached to the machine.