help! Massive home edition crash!
Posted: 07-24-2004, 10:31 PM
"Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
You can attempt to repair this file by starting the Windows Setup using the original Setup CD-ROM.
Select 'r' at the first screen to start repair."
I have been searching the Knowledge base and have found that I need to be using the Recovery Console to try to fis this problem but the XP h.e disks are have are supplied by HP thus I cannot access r at the startup screen and have only one choice but to format c:!! I have no floppy drive on my computer just a cd drive. The following link seems to be close to what I need but the link on the page is broken!:
I seem to need to use a PXE boot method as I have only a cd drive!!! can anyone please help me with this awful problem??? I have so much work on my computer and i cannot face formatting my c: drive as I am a student and dont want to lose that 8000 word essay i had ready for next year!! please someone help me!