windows\system32\config\system corrupt or missing

  Bad Dad 20:03 30 Dec 05
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After an eternity of a blank screen windows won't boot - was fine 1 hour ago - up pops "Windows failed to load as windows\system32\config\system is missing or corrupt boot from set up disc and press r to repair" - or words to that effect.

Trouble is don't know how to use repair consol and if I continue with setup it says I haven't got a copy of windows on my hard drive. HELP HELP HELP!!!

Any ideas or assistance would be most gratefully received. Thanks in advance.

  woodchip 20:06 30 Dec 05
  Bad Dad 20:14 30 Dec 05

Woodchip - many many thanks I'll give it a go. Have a good New Year.

  VoG II 20:56 30 Dec 05
  help me please ? 21:07 30 Dec 05

hav u tried running safe mode , press f8 when your bios appears then safe mode and do a system restore

  numptydumpty 21:21 30 Dec 05

had the same prob once it was a ram issue.

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