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Windows won't start...HELP!

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OK so i go to turn my computer on after just turning it off for maybe...30 mins or so, and now windows won't start! The file causing the error is called "sfsync02.sys" which i googled and found out that it is starforce, which one of my games (GTR 2) uses. The repair disk didn't work and niether did safe mode or booting in the last known good configuration. Is there any other way to fix this problem without reformatting? Could i stick the HDD in another computer and find and delete the file that is causing me problems? Thanks for the help in advance!
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Download a copy of Knoppix Linux, it runs completely from CDrom and will let you work with an NTFS partition so you can mess around with your files.
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Download a copy of Knoppix Linux, it runs completely from CDrom and will let you work with an NTFS partition so you can mess around with your files.
That was confusing and didn't work for some reason, so i just took the HDD to a friend's house and put it in his computer and deleted the file in question. Works fine now!!
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