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'''Beware of different versions of XP service packs.'''
 
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Latest revision as of 12:27, 5 April 2016

Using the Windows repair command

If you recieve an error such as "Missing or corrupt HAL.DLL," "Invalid Boot.Ini," or "Windows could not start. The XP repair command might be useful.

  • Boot from your XP Setup CD and enter the Recovery Console
  • Run "Attrib -H -R -S" on the C:\Boot.ini file
  • Delete the C:\Boot.ini file
  • Run "Bootcfg /Rebuild"
  • Run Fixboot

Beware of different versions of XP service packs.