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XP Home reinstallation not working/Windows not booting

By chulikorn
Apr 3, 2006
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  1. I can't provide any caps of the screen.

    The Windows XP installation CD is in the CD-Rom drive.
    I press F12 to get to the menu.
    Then I press ENTER on Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive.
    Then it tells me to: Press any kep to boot from CD.
    I press any key.

    Then the blue window for Windows Setup shows.

    If I press the first option (To set up Windows XP now, press ENTER), this happens:

    The Windows XP Liscensing Agreement appears and I press F8 to agree.

    The a blue screen appears saying:

    A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

    REGISTRY_ERROR.

    It says at the bottom:
    Technical information:
    *** STOP: 0x00000051 (0x00000003, 0x0000003, 0x00000000, 0xE1226000)


    If I press the second option (To repair a Windows XP installation using REcovery Console, press R), this happens:

    The first step comes up:
    1: C:\WINDOWS
    Which Windows installation would like to log onto
    <To cancel, press ENTER>?

    I press 1 and nothing happens.
    If I press ENTER after typing in 1, the blue screen shows up saying I have a REGISTRY_ERROR.

    It says at the bottom:
    Technical information:
    *** STOP: 0x00000051 (0x00000003, 0x0000003, 0x00000000, 0xE1226000)

    All I can do at that point is turn off the computer and try again.



    Whenever I reboot the computer and don't press anything, it goes staight to a black screen and it says:

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

    You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD-ROM.
    Select 'r' at the first screen to start repair.



    The same screen shows up if I try to reboot in Safe Mode or reboot in the last working configuration.





    Please help, I'm so lost and have no ideas on how to fix this problem.
     
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