Posted 28 September 2008 - 07:14 AM
can anyone help please.dell dimension e520 with xp media center edition 2005.its about 18 months old.when its turned on starts to boot then we get error message
windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
please re-install a copy of the above file.
tried booting in safe mode just getting error message again.
it didnt come with a windows disc so ive tried to windows 95,windows 98 and xp discs to see if i can get it to pick up the missing file it starts to load until it comes to setup is loading windows then bsod a problem has been detected ...... run chkdsk /f (which i cant because i can only get this far ) and error message saying
stop: 0x0000007B(0xF7A8E63C, 0XC0000034,0X00000000,0X00000000
fitted new hard drive and tried loading xp but just get the same message as above tried internet to sort it out but not getting anywhere just more confused tried different mouse and keyboard in different ports no change
cant get into system to run restore
taken battery out to see if it will reset system
any ideas will be appreciated but please be patient as no ones computer savvy