computer will not work/open/start Tags: System File Computers System32 Microsoft Configuration Windows XP Last response: April 29, 2004 2:28 AM in Windows XP Share Anonymous April 28, 2004 6:16:04 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?) my computer will not work message says \window\system32\config\system file is missing or corrupt More about : computer work open start Anonymous April 28, 2004 8:23:50 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?) How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm [Courtesy of MS-MVP Michael Stevens] -- Carey Frisch Microsoft MVP Windows XP - Shell/User Be Smart! Protect your PC! http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/ --------------------------------------------------------------------- "allanw" <email@example.com> wrote in message: news:5AB3A3DE-E7DB-4A20-91CF-CFD122265934@microsoft.com... | my computer will not work | message says | \window\system32\config\system file is missing or corrupt Anonymous April 29, 2004 2:28:39 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?) Hi Allan, You have a corrupt registry. How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry [Q307545] http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307545 -- Best of Luck, Rick Rogers aka "Nutcase" MS-MVP - Windows Windows isn't rocket science! That's my other hobby! http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/ Associate Expert - WinXP - Expert Zone www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone Win98 Help - www.rickrogers.org "allanw" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:5AB3A3DE-E7DB-4A20-91CF-CFD122265934@microsoft.com... > my computer will not work > message says > \window\system32\config\system file is missing or corrupt Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHELP ! Computer turns on , nothing on the screen , power button blinking (Flashing). Forum SolvedComputer won't boot to BIOS Forum SolvedCan i run the elder scrolls online. with this computer Forum SolvedComputer freezing (occurs after booting up for 3-5minutes) Forum SolvedI was installing a clean OS, which is Windows 7. I got to the point where where the computer restarts, but after restarting i Forum SolvedHelp Upgrade my computer Forum SolvedWant to upgrade my computer...Wich part shall I start with? Forum SolvedComputer starts, restarts soon after. No splash screen or post. Worked before. Everything is plugged in inside of the case. Forum SolvedNeed a advice computer case Forum SolvedMy Computer Build Forum SolvedWill my computer work? Forum SolvedComputer Surround Sound Forum SolvedBuy new computer or upgrade? Forum SolvedLoud Pop sound, computer shut down - Forum SolvedWhich Computer Should I get? Forum SolvedNew computer shuts down after 5-7 seconds. Forum Solvedcomputer mid tower cases. Forum SolvedUpdating computer, would love feedback and opinions! Forum SolvedWeb browsing: Accidentally clicked a porn site... Will that immediately infect my browser/computer? Forum SolvedAmazing Gaming Computer Build! Will it Work? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !