Windows can't boot up, missing or corrupted file

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missing the file \windows\system32\config\system, how do
i repair the file without having to re-install?
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    How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry That Prevents Windows XP from Starting
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307545&Product=winxp

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    Carey Frisch
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows XP - Shell/User

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    "Mark Anderson" <markanderson66@yahoo.com> wrote in message:
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    | missing the file \windows\system32\config\system, how do
    | i repair the file without having to re-install?
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    Mark Anderson:
    "How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry That Prevents Windows XP from
    Starting"
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307545&Product=winxp
    --
    randwulf57

    "Mark Anderson" <markanderson66@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:1d1fa01c42321$ebbe59b0$a301280a@phx.gbl...
    > missing the file \windows\system32\config\system, how do
    > i repair the file without having to re-install?
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

    Greetings --

    How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry that Prevents Windows XP from
    Starting
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307545

    But you should probably start here:

    How to Troubleshoot Registry Corruption Issues
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;822705


    Bruce Chambers

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    "Mark Anderson" <markanderson66@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:1d1fa01c42321$ebbe59b0$a301280a@phx.gbl...
    > missing the file \windows\system32\config\system, how do
    > i repair the file without having to re-install?
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