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How to use "repair" function?

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I booted up my comp, and now all i get is an error that tells me that the file C:\\windows\\system32\\config\\system is corrupt or missing. It tells me to press R at the first screen with the windows install disk, i do that, and get a DOS like prompt...now what do i type in? Thanks in advance
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just act like your going to do a fresh install skip the first repair choice then when it searches for previous version choose the repair option then...It will be the second time it asks not the first.
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yeah..i got that far...then what do i do? lol
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when you put your disk in just like a fresh install...Just hit enter to install xp...then it goes through it's thing and gets to where it searches for previous version and asks if you want to repair...Follow the prompts...You have to choose to install xp first to get to the second prompt...then it will repair ..no Dos screen
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oooh
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hmmm...cant find the second repair..the only repair i can find is called "recovery console" which i get to by pressing r
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LOL...i found it after i reinstalled XP....thanks anyways
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