Just a computer geek sharing a solution that worked for me. Disclaimer - I am not a computer repair technician. Given the number of restore points found on the machine i was working on, i can only assume that this is too the case for Windows XP.
Always back up, and if you're not sure, don't proceed. Today, I want to share what I've learnt to help other folks get round this fairly common issue without the grief I had to go through! Ok, let's get started. [UPDATE] one of the readers suggested i highlight earlier on that this solution will only work if you have a restore point on your machine. Tom Jepson AboutContact TomPhotography How to fix a Missing/Corrupt SYSTEM file in Windows XP without the Recovery CD By bandertron / Mar
Continue at your own risk, I take no responsibility whatsoever what happens. I'm pretty certain the machine that i fixed never had a manual system restore made and therefore, in my opinion, it's worth trying even if you can't remember doing so manually. I