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#1 Roboteer

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 04:37 PM

I have removed some broken links and now when I switch on it boots to green screen and a message  "c:\windows32\SYSTEM32\CONFIG.NT  This required system file is missing"

Choose "close" to terminate the application.

 I don't want to do a recover to original seetings as this will lose my data.

How can I get back to normal ?.

How can I do a "repair" without the original Vista disk?,  I only have the supplied recovery disk.

I'm looking forward to any advice offered.

Rob



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#2 sikntired

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 05:26 PM

I would start by trying System File Checker. Open an elevated command prompt and type sfc /scannow then hit enter. This will attempt to replace or repair any missing or corrupt files.

 

I would also start by running command prompt from an elevated prompt. Type CHKDSK /F /R and press Enter. You will be prompted for permission with some message, simply click Yes. This will make chkdsk run on the next bootup. Shutdown then reboot.

 

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