Windows root system32 ntoskrnl.exe

By paulchristopher ยท 55 replies
Apr 11, 2007
  1. toshibaman2

    toshibaman2 TS Rookie

    Hello, I'm having the same problem, I borrowed a windows xp home edition, but it's from Dell, will Dell version let me fix the problem, or will over ride my pc and install its own version. Thank you
  2. tonyadavis

    tonyadavis TS Rookie

    raybay or anyone with info h e l p !!!!!!

    i am tring to help someone with their pc they started thier pc up today and got this message missing od corrupt file re install <windows root>\system 32\ ntoskrnl.exe they have a windows xp home edition disk and the just replaced the drive 3 weeks ago it has been working fine. one of their children did not log off last night and just unplugged it from the wall would this have done the damage?
  3. pandaneedshelp

    pandaneedshelp TS Rookie

    Gateway m285-e

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

    <Windows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe.

    Please re-install a copy of the above file."
    this appears every time i try to turn on my gateway m285-e
    i need help as soon as possible i have files i need to get from this i need them please help anyone PLEASE!!!!!!!
  4. MountainLight

    MountainLight TS Rookie


    To make a long story much shorter, we had the same issues at our office. Turned out it was a Delf worm that had gone undetected for some time; we are still trying to sort out the issues. Run some serious antivirus/malware software if your computer is still booting. Good luck!
  5. colliewollie

    colliewollie TS Rookie

    same problem different computer

    hey guys... i have exactly the same problem. As soon as my computer starts up I am getting the same warning Windows root system32 ntoskrnl.exe
    My problem is that I am one of those acer netbook/notebook things that does not have a CD driver in it...any helpful tips on how I can get my netbook up and running again.

  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,186   +469

    Have you read through this thread? What, if any, things have you tried already?
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