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Windows Sytem file missing - help

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  • Configuration
  • Hard Drives
  • Windows XP
Last response: in Windows XP
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January 7, 2009 7:01:44 PM

My hdd will no boot - I get a message windows system 32 config missing,
I have installed a working second drive and can access the first's files
Is there anyway to fix it from here or failing that copy programs across without having to reinstall everything?

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January 7, 2009 7:35:38 PM

Grab your XP cd and run a repair on the drive having issues.
Anonymous
January 8, 2009 10:43:25 AM

You have a corrupted registry. See: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545/en-us. It's easier to remove the hard drive and connect it to a running system to fix the registry. Repair installations don't fix the problem.

Grumpy
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