Re: Xphome Trouble yet again !!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by °Mike°, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. °Mike°

    °Mike° Guest

    HOW TO Install and Use the Recovery Console in Windows XP
    http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?id=kb;en-us;307654


    On Sat, 12 Jul 2003 20:16:20 +0100, in
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    JONO scrawled:

    >Hi-{
    >
    >Started my system up this morning to be greeted by the dull
    >black n white screen with a message
    >stating that windows\system\config file is missing or corrupt.
    >and My options are to use the windows XP cd and choose R on
    >the first screen.#
    >
    >Did just that, Got to boot from cd -came to the windows screen
    >and I choose R for recovery.
    >Now this Dos based recovery is not for the faint hearted, Even
    >typing help didn`t give one much ov a clue
    >I couldn`t see any option to recover the system or extract
    >certain files, Just a few commands to fix the master boot ETC:
    >
    >So I thought if I wak my original winxp cdrom in the drive and
    >go through the motions of a new installation It should detect
    >my previous xp installation give me a chance to repair and
    >overwrite the corrupt or missing file (which I have done
    >several times before-with success)
    >
    >But to no avail it didn`t ask me, Only option was to install
    >to a different windows folder.
    >Well ov course I had to format the bastard thing...excuse my
    >temper./// Bla bla bla
    >
    >Question ????????
    >
    >Can you repair such files from the recovery console and if
    >you can then how>>>>>>> this would have saved me some right
    >pissing around.
    >
    >
    >Thanks for you concern...
    >
    >
    >wayne
    >


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    °Mike°, Jul 12, 2003
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