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Old 09-12-2005, 05:08 PM   #1
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The file \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM IS missing or corrupt..


i get that message on start up and my computer wont turn on.....

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Old 09-12-2005, 05:24 PM   #2
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Mythought is reformat or reninstall your OS...
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Old 09-12-2005, 05:26 PM   #3
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thats what im doin...
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Yeah, that's the best way...
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Trust me....thats the best way to deal with missing or corrupt windows files, you can try a repair install, but that may not get you anywhere. A reformat is almost guaranteed to fix that problem.
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Old 09-12-2005, 07:36 PM   #6
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i reformated and its all good....
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Old 09-12-2005, 07:43 PM   #7
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you should have tried to repair the start-up flies before you reformated, but as long as it works now it doesn't really matter.
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Old 09-12-2005, 08:07 PM   #8
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i did try and repair them it dint work
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Old 09-12-2005, 10:00 PM   #9
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i did try and repair them it dint work
Repairs ONLY WORK if the filesystem isn't corrupted, and your error point to a filesystem corruption, meaning, NO REPAIR for you.
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