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 SolvedJust had a computer crash on a dual drive (SSD/HDD) system. Can the information on the HDD be easily reintegrated? Forum SolvedComputer Build, Opinions and Help! Forum SolvedUpgraded cpu computer won't boot up. Forum SolvedPower Supply for my computer? Forum SolvedWill my computer overheat in this placee? Forum SolvedIm building a gaming computer with a $1900 budget pick my parts for me Forum SolvedGood Computer Speakers Forum SolvedPowering my computer. Forum SolvedComputer randomly shut off, now when I turn it on it only stays on for a moment then shuts off Forum SolvedRed themed computer help (pcpartpicker) Forum SolvedUnplugged USB 2.0 header while computer was on Forum SolvedComputer keeps freezing during gaming. Forum SolvedCan This computer run battlefield 4 Forum SolvedStreaming/ gaming Computer Forum SolvedMid range Gaming computer Forum SolvedOpinions on the computer I want to build? Forum SolvedComputer sleep issue Forum SolvedWill my computer support the Gtx 750? Forum Solvedcheap build for outside computer Forum SolvedDid I make a mistake buying a new computer with an integrated card? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !