Start computer in Recover Console as follows:
1. Make sure CDROM is your first boot device in the system BIOS. You can enter BIOS by pressing DEL, F1, F2 etc when computer boots up. A message would be shown like Press Del to enter BIOS
etc. IN the BIOS select First Boot Device to CDROM and Second Boot Device to HDD. Save settings.
2. Place Windows XP CDROM in your CDROM drive and start your computer. You would soon see a message Press any key to boot from CD...
. Press any key and let Windows Setup load.
3. When the setup pauses it would read Press R to enter Recovery Console
. DO so and you are in recovery console.
4. Choose Windows installation by pressing 1 or any other number show in list. In most cases just press 1 and press Enter. Then enter the administrator password. This would drop you at Recovery Console.
In the Recovery Console type following and press Enter after each line
REN user32.dll user32.old
expand D:\i386\user32.dl_ C:\Windows\System32\user32.dll
Here we assume that your CDRom drive letter is D:
and your Windows folder is C:\Windows
. You need to change them accordingly.
Edited by Romeo29, 28 September 2009 - 10:44 PM.