laptop wont start

  stevennufc 15:29 31 Mar 07

i have switched my lap top on and it has displayed the following message:

the following files are missing or corrupt:

i am running windows xp. please can anyone help.

  VoG II 15:31 31 Mar 07
  stevennufc 15:43 31 Mar 07

i do not have the xp cd rom. does that mean i cant get it working again

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:49 31 Mar 07

This sometimes happens when memory is bad.

try removing on memory module(if you have two) and see if it will boot.

if only one module remove and refit the module and try to rebbot.

  stevennufc 15:51 31 Mar 07

can you explain the module answer as i am a complete novice.

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