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#1 MarvelRockin


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Posted 08 May 2009 - 08:40 PM

When I turn on my computer, I see the OS loading screen. Right after, the screen goes blank for a while and then a window pops up. It is titled
"winlogon.exe - Unable To Locate Component"
Under it the message says, "This application has failed to start becuase SHLWAPI.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
Soon after, another window pops up titled
"lsass.exe - Unable To Locate Component"
The message beneath it is the same.

I tried finding some solutions, but I only came up with using an XP-CD and booting the recovery console. Unforunately, I am using a toughbook with only a floppy drive, and XP came pre-installed.

I thank you for reading my problem, and any help would be appreciated.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 09 May 2009 - 09:15 AM

Download Recovery Console, Bootable ISO - http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/repair_xp.htm


#3 MarvelRockin

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Posted 09 May 2009 - 06:45 PM

Hey, thanks hamluis. It's like an entire tutorial.
Hopefully I can get things working!

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