Both of the error messages point to issues with your registry being loaded by the XP boot process.
There's several things that could cause these errors, so there's a bit of work to do to narrow it down.
Here's a suggested fix sequence:
1) Try the Last Known Good Configuration in the Safe Mode menu (press F8 just before the Windows splash screen shows up)
2) Download a bootable diagnostic utility from the website of the manufacturer of your hard drive (they're free) and test the drive with it (you'll have to use another computer for this). This is a required step - as trying to fix a dead/dying disk is a futile operation.
2) Run the Recovery Console and use the "chkdsk /r" command (without the quotes) to check the file system on the disk. The tutorial is located here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-install-the-windows-xp-recovery-console/
. If you don't have an XP disk, you can download the recovery console ISO from here: http://www.thecomputerparamedic.com/files/rc.iso
3) If it still doesn't work, then you can attempt to restore the registry hives using a Windows PE/BartPE/Ultimate Boot CD - but that's a complicated procedure that's best left to a post of it's own. Let us know the results of the previous tests and we'll move on from there.
Edited by usasma, 06 May 2008 - 06:07 AM.
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