Solved Missing or corupt file Tags: Windows XP Last response: February 2, 2010 11:55 AM in Windows XP Share jr_2431 January 25, 2010 6:38:05 PM Hey, on my friends computer when you boot it up it comes up with the error: The windows file \windows\system32\config\system is missing or corrupt. We have a xp cd and we started it up and hit "R" to repair then it asks me to log on with administrator password and after that is completed it goes to dos mode in the C:\>Windows\ What do i do from there to finish repairing the hard drive? More about : missing corupt file aford10 January 25, 2010 8:06:17 PM You're in the repair console. You want to repair your windows install. You need to skip past that first screen, where you typed R, to enter the repair console. Follow these screenshots as a guide. http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/How-to-repair-Windows-XP... m 0 l Best solution greenfield January 25, 2010 8:11:10 PM Windows XP could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q307545 Good Luck.. Share Related resources Computer won't boot up, says\windows\system32\config\system may be missing or corupt, asks for start up disc and press 'r' , I - Forum DLL MISSING OR CORUPT ON HP 3100 PAVILION SLIMLINE - Forum error 126 missing or corupt DLL when I boot up - Forum corupt File - Forum Corupt Files - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jr_2431 January 26, 2010 3:41:03 AM omg wow he better pay me for this one lol Thanks for the help guys i appreciate it. m 0 l jr_2431 February 2, 2010 11:55:23 AM Best answer selected by jr_2431. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedThe application or operating system couldn't be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors Forum SolvedAfter restarting my computer with XP, the bootmgr file is missing. CD Rom is broken; can't use repair disk.What else can I do Forum SolvedNTLDR file missing!!! Forum Solvedinstalled my OS in the SSD, now i want my Hard drive to be main storage? missing program file folder Forum SolvedMy Documents File missing Forum SolvedFile Explorer Icon Missing Forum SolvedMissing or corrupted winload.exe file(but wait, there is more!) Forum SolvedWhere is my missing file space? Forum SolvedFile missing....uh oh Forum SolvedWindows 7 wont boot - Missing CRYPT32.dll file Forum SolvedBoot configuration data file is missing Forum SolvedInternet connection file missing? Forum SolvedDLL Error , missing dll file windows 7 Forum File missing from Flash USB Drive but appear on other PC Forum can't install the bloodu updates from the down load since it says I'm missing a .ini file in a temp dir. How the heck can I ge Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !