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Q: windows faild to start missing or corrupted file

i got some virus on my computer pellenium or something like that it wouldnt let me see any of the icons or let me get to anything so i started up the task manager typed in explorer.exe that showed all my icons and such so i started up spyware doctor to get rid of it that all went fine then it went to this blue screen saying if it is the first time i seen it and telling me to restart it so i did and now i get this black screen saying this

windows boot manager
windows fails to start. a recent hardware or software change might be the cause. to fix this problem."
1. insert your windows installing disk and restart you computer.
2. choose your language settings, and then click "next"
3. click "repair your computer."
if you do not have the disk, then contact you system administrator or computer manufracturer for assistance.
file: \windows\system32\drivers\jlcbjfyqt.sys
status: 0x0000225
info: windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing or corruted

well i am just ceriouse on what the file thing is because i googled
\windows\system32\drivers\jlcbjfyqt.sys
and found nothing on it and is there a way to fix this without the disk or no

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Preferred Solution: windows faild to start missing or corrupted file

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: windows faild to start missing or corrupted file

Boot in to Safe Mode and select Last Know Good Configuration

Turn your computer off through Shut Down.
Wait a few seconds, then turn it back on.
Once your computer's manufacturer logo (eg.'ACER') starts to show, start pressing the F8 key repeatedly.
Keep pressing it until the Windows Advanced Options Menu loads up.
Make sure 'Last Known Good Configuration' is selected, navigate to it by using the arrow keys.
Press enter, and your computer will start booting with the LKGC that worked.
that dll file is/was almost certainly associated with the infection you had, or possibly still have

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Whenever I try to start my computer, the bios loads as normal, but then I get a black screen with the message: Windows can not start because C:\WINDOWS\System32\config\system is missing or corrupted.
It tells me that I can try to repair the problem by loading the repair console on the Windows XP install disk, but whenever I try this, I get a black screen with a DOS console, and I don't know enough DOS to fix the problem. Help please!

P.S. If it is avoidable, I'd rather NOT have to reformat or wipe my hard drive.
 

A:Windows can not start up. File missing or corrupted?

asd123 said:

Whenever I try to start my computer, the bios loads as normal, but then I get a black screen with the message: Windows can not start because C:\WINDOWS\System32\config\system is missing or corrupted.
It tells me that I can try to repair the problem by loading the repair console on the Windows XP install disk, but whenever I try this, I get a black screen with a DOS console, and I don't know enough DOS to fix the problem. Help please!

P.S. If it is avoidable, I'd rather NOT have to reformat or wipe my hard drive.Click to expand...

There are a number of functions available in the Repair Console. The one most likely to help would be "chkdsk /r", but you can review this and other possibilities by simply typing "help" after logging in.
 

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Hello...thanks for your help...

I have a laptop that wont boot up message says: windows 2000 cannot start because the following file is missing or corrupted <windows 2000 root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe. It asks to reinstall a copy of this file.

I can't do anything because screen is black and frozen just message appears. I tried putting windows 2000 cd in but nothing happens.

Thanks again for helping.

Added: problem may be due to a freeware program i used (EasyCleaner) to try and clean registry. It deletes duplicate files or files that point nowhere etc. and maybe that deleted something i needed.
 

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I have an old desktop with XP home on it. It refuses to start with the message: system 32\drivers\ntfs.sys. It is missing or corrupt and I need to insert the original disc, which I do not have. Is there a way to download the file to my other computer and load it onto the one that will not start? I have tried everything I can think of to fool it into starting. No dice. Thanks.

A:XP file corrupted or missing. Wont start up.

You will need an XP CD to fix your computer.
You can try downloading the XP Recovery Console ISO image. Burn the image to CD using IMGBurn in my signature and then boot off of the newly created CD. In the Recovery Console you can type chkdsk /R and press enter. Now type a Y for Yes and restart the computer. This will check you HDD. If it fails, the HDD needs to be replaced.

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My old XP "Home Edition" computer can't boot up.

I get this error
"c:\windows\system32\config\system missing or corrupt."

And it never came with a bootable XP CD.

But I discovered later on that I can use something called
"Puppy Linux CD" to access my old files.

The good news is that I can access my hardrive using
"Puppy Linux CD" without any problems.

I think it was a virus/trojan of somesort that caused my windows from starting.

But I created this topic so that someone could actually help
me to MANUALLY recover certain files, like certain stored files in some directory, in order to restore windows.
Because, like I said, I don't have a cd. And I really miss my XP!


I also have plenty of blank CDs to burn and a 900GB USB hardrive that I could use.
Appreciate it!!!

A:XP won't Start up due to "missing or corrupted file" error and I don't Have a CD, either!

If the corrupted files were from a rootkit i highly recommend that you just copy your desired files over to another pen / burning a CD from the live distribution and re-install Windows from scratch.

A Windows XP cd you could borrow from a friend-friend or something similiar just hear around since you can't even start and we dont know what's in the system right now.

Every sys file you replace will be corrupted again if there is more files that are infected so most likely this is the end of your current partition

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I have an old desktop with XP home on it. It refuses to start with the message: system 32\drivers\ntfs.sys. It is missing or corrupt and I need to insert the original disc, which I do not have. Is there a way to download the file to my other computer and load it onto the one that will not start? I have tried everything I can think of to fool it into starting. No dice. Thanks.

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i,ve done a few steps already any help would be great ty. heres speccy file an mini tool log file.
 MTB.txt   15.64KB
  0 downloadsMod Edit: Moved to Antivirus and Anti-Malware Software.~~ boopme

A:Windows defender faild to start.error 577

I already responded in your other topic here two days ago. Please do not start new threads or duplicate topics as this causes confusion and makes it more difficult to get the help you need to resolve your issues when asking for and receiving assistance elsewhere. Further, it necessitates staff spending time with housecleaning to remove or close those duplicate postings...time which could have been provided to others needing assistance.To avoid confusion this thread is closed.The BC Staff

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When I google this issue, it seems to be fairly common, however when trying to resolve the issue, I am encountering further issues.

To begin with, I boot up Windows XP and I get a message saying that the windows/system32/config/system is either missing or corrupted.

I then tried booting up into a windows xp setup cd (from another computer's original cd package), when trying to repair, I get a message saying that the setup did not find a hard drive on the computer. (not sure why)

Thanks for any information you can provide.

edit:

Hard drive is listed correctly in bios

Have tried switching sata operation from Raid autodetect/ahci to raid autodetect/ata

booted from xp setup cd to recovery console, ran chkdsk /r, completed and then rebooted. Still same issue.

motherboard c51354-406
chipset 925x express

yes it's old. i have a newer computer which is also broken. In an ideal world i would fix my new computer (about a year old) which is probably a motherboard issue, but I'm not positive yet. And since I live in a small town, I'm either going to fix it on my own, (by sending away for parts, or w/e) or buy a new computer. (that computer was damaged when a cup of water was spilled on the tower)
 

A:Windows XP corrupted or missing file issue

xp does not support sata drives until sp1 or sp2. if your xp instll cd is pre sp2 you will have to download your mother board sata drivers and place them on a floppy and when press f6 when indicated at the bottom of the screen.
 

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When I google this issue, it seems to be fairly common, however when trying to resolve the issue, I am encountering further issues.

To begin with, I boot up Windows XP and I get a message saying that the windows/system32/config/system is either missing or corrupted.

I then tried booting up into a windows xp setup cd (from another computer's original cd package), when trying to repair, I get a message saying that the setup did not find a hard drive on the computer. (not sure why)

Thanks for any information you can provide.

A:Windows XP corrupted or missing file issue

can you see the hard drive listed in the bios correctly

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my computer won't start but sometimes it does start like now that i'm posting this...

but most of the time it never starts unless i keep trying to open it...

so one time i started the computer and it tells me that system32 file is corrupted or missing? and i checked the windows website for help and i need to use the recovery console, which i saw almost every time when i start my computer.

but one time when i activated windows recovery console it didn't finish and some problem occurred...and the computer shuts down.

i need help fixing this can any1 help!!

it is the computer that i am using right now that is having problems starting up but at rare occasions it works like how i am posting this right now so this is urgent i need help before the computer SHUTS DOWN AGAIN!!!

A:windows system 32 file missing or corrupted!!

There is no System32 file...there is a system32 folder which is full of different files.

You need to pay attention and write down the complete message exactly as it appears onscreen...then someone may have an idea or two.

Do you have a Microsoft XP install CD?

Louis

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My friend hasn't used his pc in a week, as he had brought it up to his dorm and was awaiting the arrival of his new lcd monitor. In addition to the monitor i helped him select new ram and a new video card. We went with the 2 gb of Corsair ddr2 pc5400 675 mhz and a BFG 7900 gt. We installed the ram before his monitor and gpu arrived. We plugged in the monitor to test out the pc with the new ram. This message popped up when we botted up, "RAM size has changed". We could choose to either "continue" or "go to setup". I wasn't there at the time, and my friend clicked continue.

Ever since then, with either the new or the old ram, when we try to boot, it says, "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: WINDOWS-SYSTEM32-CONFIG-SYSTEM".

It then says "you can attempt to repair this file by starting windows setup using the original CD-ROM"

and then "selet 'r' at the first screen to start repair"

Why is it doing this? Can anyone tell me how to fix this? We do not have the windows cd with us, so that won't do any good.

The pc is a Dell Dimension 8400. We are using windows pro with sp2.


I put dashes in place of backslashes because the backslashes were messing up the html for some reason.

A:Problems with pc booting due to corrupted or missing windows file.

Your registry hive SYSTEM is corrupt and unusable.

To repair: http://www.digitalwebcast.com/2002/0..._boot_toot.htm


For future reference: RAM and video adapter issues have to head the list as the most common problems on windows based personal computers. If you are upgrading a system, do only one upgrade at a time, not several. Install the RAM and test it thorough; something like this utility, for example: http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

When all is happy with the first upgrade, do the second. Use it, test it. If happy, do the third, ...etc.

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Hello,
I am running Windows 8 Professional 64-bit and encounter the following error when booting:
System:
Windows 8 Professional x86_64
Intel Core i7 3770K (Ivy Bridge)
4 x 4 GB Corsair Vengeance
4 random SATA2 HDDs and a Corsair Force Series 2 SSD
ASRock Z77 Pro3 (Mainboard)

Before the error ocurred
I was attempting to launch The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim which failed to start properly and I had to force a reboot on my computer
Windows was stuck for 10 minutes and i forced another reboot to find the automatic repair screen. The automatic repair failed and when I rebooted I had this new problem.

Error
Your PC needs to be repaired
The application or operating system couldn't be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors.
File: \Windows\system32\winload.efi
Error code: 0xc0000225
You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media. If you don't have any installation media (like a disc or USB device), contact your system administrator or PC manufacturer

Press Enter to try again
Press F8 for Startup Settings

Attempted fixes

1 - Press F8
Screen flashes quickly but nothing else happens
2 - Reboot computer with installation media (USB 3 stick)
Computer failed to get past POST check
Moved USB stick to another port and booted from it and followed this procedure:
Automatic System Repair - Didn't work
System Restore - Didn't work
BootRec /RebuildBCD, BootRec /FixBoot, BootRec /FixMBR - No difference here either
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A:0xc0000225 - File \Windows\System32\winload.efi is either corrupted or missing

Hello,
Could you please boot your computer from Windows 8 setup media, start command prompt from there by pressing SHIFT+F10 after WinPE Setup wizard starts and try accessing your boot partition (this is where your efi boot file is located).
If am not mistaken, it's too late in Russia and my mind doesn't serve me well at this time, this error indicates that your boot code on your system partition is OK and BIOS successfully runs it, but after that, when it tries to access EFI file from your
boot partition to start Windows, it fails to do so because it cannot access the volume that is pointed by boot code (the volume where EFI file is located). For example, it may happen if your boot code is located on a NTFS system partition and your data partition
is formatted into ReFS file system. In this case, your system will be able to access the boot code, but the boot firmware will fail to access winload EFI file located on a non-supported file system.
In short, it looks like you have specified in BIOS to use 16-bit old BIOS (non-UEFI) firmware, but Windows Loader points to EFI file due to a record in the Boot Configuration Database (BCD) that points to winload.efi EFI firmware.
Could it be that you were installing Windows 8 on a UEFI-enabled PC and then changed BIOS setting and disabled UEFI in BIOS?
Could you please certify that you have enabled UEFI in your BIOS and you are starting Windows using old int13 (13 hex interrupt) access method? Do you see Windows Loade... Read more

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Hi
I need some help with my laptop! When I start to restart my laptop the following message comes up - windows/system32/config/system is missing or corrupted and I can not do anything.
The system can be restored by using the Startup CD and pressing R for recover, but I do not have any cd. The only one I have it the recover cd, but it is my understanding that if I use the recovery cd that I will erase everything from my computer and I can not do this.
I tried to read the other threads about the same problem, but to be honest I do not understand them and I just do not have the startup cd - maybe it is the same as the recovery cd? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Thank you)
Kate
 

A:windows\system32\config\system file missing or corrupted

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Hello everyone!

Last week I got a nasty trojan on my laptop. I suspect that I got it while i was on a business trip to China, but that the trojan was dialed last week, so I was rather unprepared.

Anyway, the trojan wouldn't let me access the Internet so I had to improvise and remove it from the registry manually. I've done this many times before so it wasn't a big deal. I also ran Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware to get rid of the files that I may had missed.

Everything went pretty smooth after that, but I started getting some annoying pop-ups again and couldn't fint the cause. But since I'm not at home now, I decided to simply avoid surfing the net until I get home in a couple of weeks so that I could run a real virus check. Then I got a couple of bluescreens. I searched and searched and still couldn't find the cause.

This morning my computer wouldn't start at all. Vista tells me that the necessary system file "c:\windows\system32\drivers\vgkqoce.sys"
is corrupt. This file was created yesterday and I suspect that the virus created it. I can still enter the command prompt and it tells me that the file has a filesize of 0 kb.

I'm currently backing up important data on a portable harddrive so I'm prepared for the worst, but I can't help to think that there must be a solution.

Here is some info:

- I'm running Windos Vista SP2. No system backups are available.

- I thought I removed MGRLS32.EXE (Trojan.Dropper/Malevo-NV) last week. It may still cau... Read more

A:Windows Vista won't start because of corrupted vgkqoce.sys file

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.


Quote:




I cannot start windows, but the command prompt works and USB-devices works, so I can import and export files to the harddrive.




Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here, by using a USB stick to transfer the tools and the logs to/from the affected machine:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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My computer has been infected with Vundo, Virtumonde, Adware, and Spyware so I posted a Hijack this log and a topic in the Hijack log forum. Someone replied and told me to use to Combofix.exe

I downloaded and let it scan the computer. That's when the computer froze and I had to take out the battery and tried to restart it. I clicked F8 repeatedly and it will not restart in safe mode or normal mode or last good known confergeration b/c apparently a certain windows file was missing or corrupted.

I'm assuming combo fix removed it.

What can I do? =( Things have gone bad to worst.

A:Windows Xp Cannot Startup Because A Windows File Is Missing Or Corrupted

You are still working with with the HJT Team, specifically teacup61. Please wait until you are told you're all clear and she is done assisting you. You may make matters worse by cross posting in the forums and she does not know what you are doing. With that said I am closing this topic. If after you have been cleared by the HJT team you need this topic reopened. Please PM any of the moderating staff and we will reopen this post.

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Hi all I want to ask what to do to fix my computer. After the the initial windows 7 start up screeen it will show
Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. You may cancel the disk check, but itbis strongly recommended that you continue.
Windows will now check the disk.
Cannot open for direct access.
Autochk cannot run due to an error caused by recently installed software package.
Use the system restore feature from the control panel to restore the system to a point prior to the recent software package installation.
An unspecified error occured (766f6c756d652e63 3f1)

A:Windows wont start up after Windows startup screen showing corrupted file

Can you access the Advanced Boot Options by tapping F8 at boot? If you can, select System Restore and do a Restore just before the problem began. If you cannot access the menu via F8 do you have access to another Windows 7 computer so that you can create a System Repair Disk?
 
Edit: If you can access Advanced Boot Options then try Last Known Good Configuration before attempting a System Restore.

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I know a version of this forum has been started on here, but everything I have read, it is being said that they need to use the OS disc and run the repair and all that. But this is a Netbook with no CDROM drive. USB and SDcard drives, that's all. Is it possible to repair this without the CD? Even the onscreen message is the same message everyone gets, "You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the Original Setup CD-ROM." But no drive to do this.
It is an ASUS Netbook
OS is XP
 

A:Boot issue on netbook, missing or corrupted file Windows\System32\Config\System

Do you have or can borrow an external DVD drive? Then go into the BIOS and change the order so that USB is first boot option. Samsung and Lite-on do USB powered DVD RW drives made to use with netbooks, no doubt they could see a market for them with the millions of netbooks being sold ! Then you need an OS disc of the type you are using, and you can try a repair.
 

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After only just having one problem solved on here I have encountered another and I think it is fairly problematic but am far from understanding it - please help!!!

I downloaded the new version of Internet Explorer (version 8) as this was an option when I signed onto the web this afternoon (I previously had IE 7 and am running Windows XP version 2).

But after downloading this I had trouble getting onto the net (though I seemed to be able to initially). So I restarted the PC. But, it did not restart.

Instead I get the following message on a plain black screen when I try to run my computer:

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
<Windows root>\system32\hal.dll.
Please re-install a copy of the above file.

What is this file? I have an Acer Aspire notebook which came installed with Windows XP Version 2 (I have no CD drive currently).

I have looked on the microsoft website (I am currently on a different PC) but dont understand anything that is posted on their about this problem.

Do I need to re-install a new operating system? Will this mean I will loose all my data that is on my computer? This is very precious to me as I am travelling and I have saved on my computer photos and diary entries - I would be very upset to loose them.

What is my best course of action? Should I take it to a specialist. Again I really hope I can prevent the information that I did have saved on there from being deleted.

Thankyou to anyone who can assist.
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A:I cant start my PC - Windows wont start - missing root system 32 file

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So, I was playing a game called Battlefield 2, and it was a little laggy, it was pissing me off so I restarted my computer. I don't know if this screwed something up, but instead of re-booting up, my computer told me that a file in the system 32 folder or around there (It's called system, I think) was corrupted or missing.
Whoop dee doo. I've had like this happen way too much, and I'm incredibly tired of re-formating. I do NOT want to re-format and re-install it, PLEASE, GOD, NO!

So, it told me to put in my windows CD and push "R" to repair it. So, I did, but that gives me a nice command line, and I don't exactly know what to do.

I tried restarted, and now without any error it just brings me to the blue windows XP screen before the computer goes to your desktop, but it just stays there without actually..going to my desktop and letting everything function. So, what do I do now? Is there any way to replace this file, or am I gonna have to re-format?

A:Computer does not boot up, A file in my windows folder is "Missing/corrupted"

hey there killaer

they only thing thing that comes to mind is (F8 ) and useing the (The Last Good Configuaration ) option

when you use thr repair dose it not tell you wich drive your software is on / profile ??

it should give you the option as in ( 1 c;/win) or something to that affect , maybe you need to slow down and read what the options are

i know this can be very frustrating but sometimes good things come to those that stop and smell the pc chips and stand back, look, read ,and reread

i have learned this lesson many times !!!!!

hope things work out

Mike

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Hello.
i need help reinstalling a corrupted file to make my window xp work
can someone help me or advise me?
please.

A:missing file or corrupted?

can someone help me please.

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Howdy all,

I started up my computer around an hour ago and found the following message; "The file system32/hal.dll is missing or corrupt. Please re-install the file."

So, at a loss as I'm not a Tech-person in any yway, I turned to the internet and found, after several XP posts, some to do with Windows 7. I'm on 64-bit, and have tried inserting my installation disk as well as the system repair.

I've looked at this, but seeing as I'm Windows 7 & not XP I can't see why it would work; Error Message&#58; Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt

I'm following another Microsoft guide that asked to me run a command in a command prompt, Bootrec.exe which in turn gave me 4 options, only I'm not sure which option to choose. On top of that, if that doesn't work, then I have no idea what to do next...

The 4 options I've got are;

/FixMbr
/FixBoot
/ScanOs
/RebuildBcd

A:Missing/Corrupted hal.dll file.

Based on what I'm reading you need to try the /FixBoot option first.

Can you not boot on to the computer with the problem at all?

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Hello, I'm new to this site so, I'm not sure what I'm doing. I'm also not that smart with computers but it'd be greatly appreciated if someone could help with my problem. I can't do anything, I startmy pc up and it just goes to this. And it won't let me go into safe mode. What can I do? This computer has no discs to repair and I don't have another computer to download stuff. I'm actually typing this from my iPod. But this is what I get:

Windows can't start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
\windows\system32\config\system

You can attempt to repair this file by starting windows set up using the original cd-rom

Select R at the first screen t start repair.


So, what can I do? I can't do anything on this computer, nor dl anything because of it and I have no discs. There has to be something I can do,

A:Missing/corrupted file

You need at least another computer to burn a boot disc if you don't have the Windows disc.
Download the Recovery Console ISO. Burn it to CD with IMGBurn Boot off of the CD and get to the Recovery Console. Here type chkdsk /R and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors.
You can also download the ISO image for Drive Fitness Test in my signature and burn the image to a CD using IMGBurn also in my signature and boot off of the newly created CD and run the Quick and Advanced tests on the HDD to test the integrity of the drive.

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i did a clean up onm my computer and deleted duplicate files thought it was good,,
rebooted and got a blue screen on my laptop saying missing file or corrupted ,,don t have original win cd ,,need help please,,the message was
\windows\sysytem 32\driers\intelide,sys

A:missing file or corrupted

Hi nanna,what is your operating system? So the proper file can be lcated.

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When I turn on my computer it takes me to a black screen with an error message. windows/driver something like that and it tells me to put in the original set-up disc.
It then says to press"r" when the first screen comes up.

I ve tried to fix it but it doesnt work plz help.
Thanks

A:missing or corrupted file

DEAR FRIEND,
specify THE EXACT ERROR MESSAGE
REGARDS
JINISH

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I have two operating systems .(another problem to be addressed later) Original won't come up. Black screen error message : cannot load Windows. File missing or corrupt. \system32\hal.dll.Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, , 32 bitProcessor: AMD Athlon(TM) XP 1600+, x86 Family 6 Model 6 Stepping 2Processor Count: 1RAM: 247 MbGraphics Card: Trident Video Accelerator Blade 3D/ProMedia, 8 MbHard Drives: C: Total - 52152 MB, Free - 50485 MB; D: Total - 4110 MB, Free - 1822 MB; E: Total - 5071 MB, Free - 2070 MB; Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., A7V-VE , REV 1.xx, xxxxxxxxxxxAntivirus: None
 

A:XP file missing or corrupted

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Hi, I got this when I start my pc:
"The following file is missing or corrupted: C:REALMODE/OAKCDROM.SYS
There is an error on your CONFIG.SYS line 9.

The following file is missing or corrupted: C:REALMODE/BTCDROM.SYS
There is an error on your CONFIG.SYS line 10.

An extended memory manager its already installed. XMS Driver not installed.

Windows XMS driver version 3.95
Extended memory specification (XMS) V. 3.0.... "

Any way I can fix it???

Gateway Pentium III
Windows 98 SE
192MB RAM

Thanks in advance for all your help!
 

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im do a EasyBCD To start dual boot~~ when im restart my computer and this message appear~ Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
<Windows root"\system32\ntoskrnl.exe.
Please reinstall a copy of the above file.

when im start recovery it have to OS that contain C:Windows
D:WINDOWS

at C: im cannot recovery because when im put password it keep invalid~ how do i do it ? :'(

A:Windows could not start because the following file is missing....

Hello DarkRavenz Welcome to the WindowsForums!

When you say you are using EasyBCD to set up a dual boot how are you setting a dual boot of Windows 7 Home Premium and ??? Are you trying to dual boot between 7 and XP or Vista or with another OS like ubuntu?

Are you planning to dual boot two OSs on the same drive or across two separate drives? Some additional information is needed here for reference.

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\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM.

This is what I get when I try and start my computer. It says i can repair it by using the original set CD-ROM.
Problem is: I have the CD-ROM but no D drive! It's a notebook I bought at one of those places people sell their second stuff to.
HOW CAN I FIX THIS PLEASE?
Thanks
MDV.
 

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When powering up the computer, the following error message appears: "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \windows\system32\config\system. When I try to boot from my XP Home Upgrade CD, in order to repair the Windows installation, it complains that it cannot find a previous installation of Windows.
 

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This issue is well covered but I can't find the answer that works for me.
I'm savvy enough to use a computer but black screen stuff is a mystery.
I have a Dell Dimesion 5150 pc with Windows XP.
It was working fine till the screen went black with a message about some problems and
restarting to see if that would fix it.
Restarting produced "windows could not start because the following file is missing or
corrupt: system32\DRIVERS\pci.sys".
I tried to start in safe mode with F8, it cycles back to "could not start".
I've no data to save so I put in The Dell XP reinsatallation cd but nothing happens.
The green light on the cd drive blinks a few time and quits.
The drive was working fine just minutes before the crash.
Some history;
The hard drive died, was replaced. Windows XP and some prgrams were installed and everything worked fine for a few months.
I just installed Quickbooks Pro (2006) from the original cd, it worked fine.
When I plugged a Cat5e cable into the ethernet port and got back to the screen, it was crashed.
Any advice about what to do would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:windows could not start because the following file is missing or

"I've no data to save so I put in The Dell XP reinsatallation cd but nothing happens"

When there are boot files on the hard drive (as there are on yours) your PC will not boot from a bootable CD until you make the CD drive the "first boot device" in BIOS Setup.

Turn off the PC.
Turn it on and at the Dell splash-screen press F2 to get into BIOS Setup.

If that doesn't work, turn off the PC.
Turn it on & at the Dell splash-screen press the Delete key to get into BIOS Setup.
 

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I need help recovering from currupted registry preventing windows to load.
I have tried solution from microsoft without any progress:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545

When I type in the following line:
copy c:\windows\system32\config\software c:\windows\tmp\software.bak
I get can not copy file and when I try to do it again I get a blue screen Memory Management is described with some technical information looks like a memory address.

Anyone know how to get this resolved?
Please help.
 

A:windows can not start due to missing file

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Hello,
today I am posting in the Eight Forums to ask about how to fix a corrupted looking Windows 8 start menu with no corrupted files found. I know that's a really bad way to explain the situation. I have uploaded a screenshot which I hope explains the issues. I wanted to add the blank squares do not work and also the Maps button.
Thanks
Emaunel

A:Windows 8 Start Menu Looking Corrupted; No corrupted files

Repair the start screen, see here:

Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

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My OS is Windows XP and one night while on my computer, it just decided to shut down and when it re-opened, windows wouldn't load and open. All I'm getting is a screen with the PCI device listing info. and the option of the boot menu (F10) or BIOS settings (F2). I went into the boot menu, changed it to load by cd first, put it in the e-machine restore DVD I got with my computer (only 1 I got) and first tried the repair option. It went through it all OK but when it opened up, it told me that windows wouldnt open up due to system 32 hal.dll file missing or corrupted. So I then tried re-installing the restore DVD using the desctructive option and again same error message. I have 2 RAM's so I've tried removing 1 at a time, then tried the other one and still the same message. Help!!! Not sure what to try next. Is my PC pooched!!!!
 

A:system 32 hal.dll file missing or corrupted

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Have a Packard Bell Notebook ,EasyNote MZ36 running Vista Home.
The Computer came pre-installed with all software including ROXIO CENTRAL CREATOR.

Computer has been running fine , no problems until I installed CC Cleaner and ran it.

When I tried to start the ROXIO Programme I keep getting the message Certificate File Missing or Corrupted please reinstall.

I believe that there is a copy of all the software on another partition on the Computer. Though for preference I dont want to do a complete re-install , just to reinstall the corrupted Programme.

Can some kind person advise me what steps I should take to do this please.

How do I access the hidden partition? Is it possible to install only the corrupted programme?

As a matter of interest I have tried doing System restore going back a couple of months but it did not fix the problem .

Thank you for any advice that you can provide

Znord737
 

A:Certificate File Missing or Corrupted

Sorry to say, but if the partition is a OEM manufacturers recovery partition, then no you can't access it to reinstall an individual program. The function of a recovery partition is to restore everything back to factory defaults.
 

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Hello,
Lately, my sister has been encountering problems with her computer. When she turns it on, MSDOS displays an error saying NTOSKRNL.exe cannot be found and Windows XP cannot be start. I know ntoskrnl is the OS kernel file, and I believe I have to reinstall Windows, but I'm not sure exactly how to boot from a disc. Can anyone offer assistance?
 

A:The file ntoskrnl.exe is missing or corrupted

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Hey all, hope someone can help me I turned on my XP Media Centre Edition laptop today and it gave me the following message:
Windows XP could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM

So after swearing I googled it and found the Microsoft fix page http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545

Now I realised I dont have the cd for the laptop as it never came with it, luckily I have a XP Home Edition OS CD and after more googling I thought it'll have to do. So enetered repair console doodah and completed these sections of the Microsoft guide:

md tmp
copy c:\windows\system32\config\system c:\windows\tmp\system.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\software c:\windows\tmp\software.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\sam c:\windows\tmp\sam.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\security c:\windows\tmp\security.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\default c:\windows\tmp\default.bak

delete c:\windows\system32\config\system
delete c:\windows\system32\config\software
delete c:\windows\system32\config\sam
delete c:\windows\system32\config\security
delete c:\windows\system32\config\default

After each copy line it told me 1 file was copied but after the delete lines it told me nothing. Going onto the next section I entered the following:

copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config\system

hit return and it said "The system cannot find the file specified". After many more swearwords I googled some more and found variou... Read more

A:Windows XP could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:

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Hi everybody,

I'm hoping someone can help with a valid link to download a recovery console for repairing XP. I'm trying to help with another laptop in my house which won't start up. When I fire it up, I get this message:
​ "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \windows\system 32\config\system"

It says I could attempt to repair the file with the original setup CD Rom. I have no XP disks and I can't boot into safe mode, so - from other threads on the forum it seems I need to download some recovery console so I can attempt the repair (?). However, I can't find a valid link to download the console anywhere (I was trying the links in this discussion: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/978280-solved-windows-could-not-start-2.html --- in PM#20) but I can't seem to access computer paramedics to download.

If I have to download anything, it will have to be on an unaffected computer, as the one in question won't boot up at all.

Can anyone help me out with this dilemma?? I hope so, and thank you very much in advance for any helpful suggestions
 

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Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/CONFIG/SYSTEM you can attempt to repair this file by restarting windows by using the original setup CDROM.

Now this is the pain in the **** error message which is driving e and a friend insane, my computer had slowly been slowing itself which I first was nothing so I went about my life as normal then one day I went to play on Dawn of War and BOOM that error message presented itself to me which ranked 100/10 on the "Oh shi-" meter, so I tried putting in the disk with no success, tried repairing it - nada. So I tried copying over the folder from a clean hard drive which failed as expected and now I'm out of ideas with anything important sitting on a save hard drive.

A:Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt

At the recovery console type chkdsk /p (note the space between the "k" and "/p" ) and hit enter.

if it dont help refer:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545

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My laptop froze during Start >> Shut down last night (after stalling and acting very uncooperative prior), so I was forced to hold down the power key to turn it off.

Today, I received this beautiful message -

Quote:




Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
<Windows root>\system32\hall.dll
Please reinstall a copy of the above file.




I can't locate my XP CD from 2003 so I downloaded a copy and tried making my own (Home Edition SP3). Anyway, I tried following the directions for the Recovery Console posted at these sites and it doesn't work for me:

How To Fix Missing Hal.dll Errors in Windows XP

Langa Letter: XP's Little-Known 'Rebuild' Command - - - Informationweek

Windows could not start because hal.dll is missing or corrupt
First of all, I don't get any message about entering an administrator password. Second, the directory that shows up is not C:\Windows but rather D:\MiniNT (I think my E drive is the optical and D is the hard disk, but there is also a partition I created from following some of these directions).

I tried the "bootcfg /rebuild" command but I get the error message "Failed to successfully scan disks for Windows installations. This error may be caused by a corrupt file system, which would prevent Bootcfg from successfully scanning. Use chkdsk to detect any disk errors"

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A:Windows could not start because hal.dll file is missing or corrupt

Hi and welcome to TSF did you type it chkdsk /p
Chkdsk Command (Recovery Console)

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We are a 501 ?(3) non-profit) helping our Injured servicemen & women rebuild their shattered lives.Please Help. Hope I posted correctly as this is first time to post. After logging into computer received was given choice of selecting OS (TWO XP professional). Chose top one.Error message/Windows will not Start because file is missing or corrupt. Delete and reinstall SP 3. Steps I took from Microsoft HelpMethod 1: Use the "Add or Remove Programs" item in Control Panel 1. Click Start, and then click Run. 2. Copy and then paste the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER: appwiz.cpl 3. Click to select the Show Updates check box. 4. Click Windows XP Service Pack 3, and then click Remove. 5. Click Finish to restart the computer after the removal process is complete. Upon Restart Choice was Windows (default)ErrorWindows could not Start because the following file is missing or corrupt:Please re-install a copy of (Windows root)\system 32\hal.dllI do not have recovery disc or XP professional as I installed from Microsoft website with key bought through Tech Soup for Non Profits. I am a novice to intermediate user.Gateway 2000 507GRXP Professional SP 3 (Build 2600)Firefox 3.5 IE 8

A:Windows could not Start because file is missing or corrupt

Download XP Recovery CD Image from here : http://www.thecomputerparamedic.com/files/rc.isoHow to burn this ISO image on CD : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/write-a-cd-dvd-image-or-iso/Once you get recovery cd, you can boot from it just like an XP cd.Microsoft solution for your problem : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314477Method 3 given on microsoft site will not work with this recovery disk, because it does not have XP installation files.

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My HP dv8000 has a major issue. Start it up and I get a black screen that says " windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: <Windows root>\system32\hal.dll. Please reinstall a copy of the above file".
I am a newbie at trying to fix issues and could use some help or this thing will become a paper weight or boat anchor. Thanks

A:windows can not start missing or corrupt file help!

Can you boot into Safe Mode?

If you can go to Start> Run and type in cmd. When the next page opens type in chkdsk c: /p and then click on enter.

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This happens every time.
Windows XP could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM

When I say every time, I mean every time.
I just bought a new hard drive, so I know it works.

When I try to install xp (full install), I go through the select drive and partition to install.
Everything looks good so far. Windows starts copying the installer files to the drive.
After its done, it reboots. I don't push a button because I know its going to start xp setup now.
It never gets to the setup screen.
I get that message above every time.
 

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<Windows root>\system32\hal.dll. System stops when message comes up. I have genelogy program on this compuyer I would like to recover. I spent the pass 76 years gathering it. Thank you for any help! The system is XP Professional.
 

A:Windows could not start file is missing or corrrup

dickpennington said:

<Windows root>\system32\hal.dll. System stops when message comes up. I have genelogy program on this compuyer I would like to recover. Click to expand...

Hello,

You might find this useful !
Let us know if it does the trick for you !

all the best

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I have a nother PC that has windows 2000. I get a windows cant start missing system file ?

Please use proper thread titles from now on. Thanks.
 

A:Windows cant start missing system file ?

I am taking a stab in the dark when I guess that you didnt take momok's advice in your other post here. It may be helpful for you to read the post by momok, and go the the links attached and read each. I bet you would get more help if you did so.
 

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Upon starting my computer Sunday morning the following message appeared on a black screen in white typeface:

"Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM"

I attempted to repair this by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD-ROM. I just keep getting looped back to: "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM"

Thanks for your input!

A:"Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt

Boot to the XP CD and select R (Recovery Console)

At the command prompt type:

ren c:\windows\system32\config\system system.old
copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config

Reboot

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I am using XP Pro service pack3. Windows will not start. It gives me "missing or corrupt file"-"\windows\system32\config\system". And said I could try repairing it with the install CD, using the "R" option. Not sure what to do after I get into the "R" option. Help gave me a list of APP's but not sure how to go about it
 

A:Missing or corrupt file (windows will not start)

You have a corrupted registry.

\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG-CORRUPTED OR MISSING
How to recover from a corrupted registry that prevents Windows XP from starting

How to restore an earlier copy of the registry from within the Recovery Console

Directions for Recovering Registry Hives From an XP Restore Point
 

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