Re: Need Help with XP Problem
- From: Reactor <bruce.gettel@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 14:11:49 -0800 (PST)
On Feb 22, 12:40 pm, "relic" <rel...@xxxxxxx> wrote:
My Windows XP Machine will not boot. It tells me that the file
windows \system32\config\system file is missing or corrupt.
I realize that this is likely a registry problem, and I have tried
everything I can find on the net to resolve this. The strange thing
Did you try Microsoft.com?
is that no matter what I do, Windows does not see my hard drive. So I
can't install, re-install, or repair windows. Even in the system
recovery console, every partition that I choose is "not valid, or
there is no disk in the drive".
I am running a SATA hard drive and everything is connected properly.
I have backed up all my data using a HD enclosure, but I'd prefer not
to have to reinstall a ton of applications, etc. as I need this
machine up and running as it was as soon as possible.
Thanks for your response. I tried everything I could find on MS,
including the link you provided. The thing is, Windows tells me that
every single drive letter is invalid or does not have a disk (floppy
or CD) installed. So Windows can't figure out what to repair or where