If your BCD file is corrupted, it could cause this error, thereby preventing you from accessing your computer even in Safe Mode. The last command will delete Master Boot Records of your computer before recreating them, so take note.
The Bad System Config Info error can occur at a time when you are using your computer and you may have data that have not been saved. Press any key to continue, Then is says Setup failed. Press any key to restart your computer. What should I do? Hello Mike. I suppose the problem is caused by "Marvel Hard Disk Controller". Try to switch your Hard Disk to another disk controller if exists on your MoBo and try again. Sjaak Jan 04, Emmanuel Llanos Dec 04, I have a problem.
When i right click the Hirens. Hello Emmanuel. You are doing something wrong with the burn process. John Nov 30, Fixed problem then rebooted it came up ok the first time. Then rebooted and got same error about system missing or corrupt. I have fixed several times Boots ok once then on second reboot back to original problem? Also check if your hard disk has enough space and uninstall any unwanted software. If all these don't help, then backup your files and make a clean installation of Windows again.
I see in a flash a blue srceen and then my PC start's up again.??? Harri Nov 18, I just saved my XP desktop after power interrupt at boot by storm. Excellent tutorial, million thanks!!! Bob Nov 07, So, booted from fedora 16 livecd you were correct about raid drivers! The IO error happens also when i dir where config is the current directory.
Regardless of cause, could i just delet the entire existing config directory and recreate it using all 5 registry hives from the restore point? What else goes in there? Bob I performed the same operation using Fedora 16 without any problems. I suggest to copy only the registry file which has the problem.
Konstantinos — thank you for all your help. I got it to boot today; here's what I did in case it can help anyone searching around for a similar problem. When the scanning process is finished, reboot your computer and check whether the error that Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt is solved. The problem that Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing or corrupt can be fixed by replacing it with a clean copy that was created on the hard drive when Windows was installed.
Before proceeding on, you had better back up the current registry files so that they could be restored if anything goes wrong. After that, exit the command line window and reboot your computer to check whether the error that Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt is solved.
If none of the above solutions takes effect, you can choose to reinstall the operating system. But before reinstalling, the first thing you need to do is to export your data. After retrieving data from the unbootable computer due to the error that Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt, you can start to reinstall the operating system.
I have downloaded the ISO file to another laptop I have the use of, burned it to disk then copied it onto a external hard drive to hopefully run when plugged into my notebook.
I turned on the Notebook and press 'r' to try and run the file but unfortunatly this did not work and now I am stuck as to what to try next. On the other hand, you can always use the USB stick to create a bootable drive with the Windows 10 installation. Just, instead of installing the system, you can choose to repair it accordingly.
Now, the sole creation of the installation media is as simple as they come. Restoring registry hives from a repair folder. Right after the boot process is completed successfully, it is possible to either backup all user data and reinstall Windows from scratch, or follow the procedure described in the Windows KB corrupted registry article to manually restore the system registry to a more newer version that was backed up by System Restore.
Read more at Windows Recovery Disks. Thanks Scott Thallon. My notebook doesnt have a discdrive. What do you mean by "Line of code missing"? What line of code?
Any help would be appreciated. Posted 05 June - AM After I enter to perform the repair in the Windows XP setup, I get this message: The following list shows the existing partitions and unpartitioned space on this computer: C: Partition1 [NTFS] I have a choice to either install, delete, or quit with the thing shown above.
Which should I do? Posted 05 June - AM there should be an option to repair the existing installation. Posted 05 June - PM The screen that gives me the option to either repair the selected windows installation by pressing "r" or install a fresh copy by pressing escape key doesn't show up.