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Windows 2000 Boot Problems

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#1 jezzybears


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Posted 14 September 2008 - 05:37 AM

Hi all,

I've a work laptop running Win 2000. Yesterday i got an error on startup - the following file is missing or corrupt.... SYSTEMced.

Since then i've downloaded 2 copies of boot disks for Win 2000 professional (as i do not have the original windows installation disk or an erd). I run these through a USB floppy drive, however on the 4th disk the bottom of the screen reads 'starting windows 2000' then I receive the error 'Stop' inaccessible boot device.

I'm not sure what to do from here. I'm figuring to be able to run anything like chkdisk etc I need to be able to get to the point (following running the floppies) where i get to selectrepair, and I can't get there.

All of your help will be very much appreciated as I have a hell of a lot of work to do!


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Posted 15 September 2008 - 01:58 AM

Don't know if this will fix it but I found the following Microsoft article addressing this issue.

Good Luck


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