troubleshooting Question

Unable to boot Windows XP Pro after power outage

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I run Windows XP Pro on a Pentium 4 3.00 GHz PC.  I suffered a few power outages yesterday.  XP was able to boot after the first outage.  Right after the boot-up, the second outage hit.  Upon rebooting, XP takes me to the screen that provides a few safe mode choices.  Everyone of those choices take me right back to the same screen.  The scrolling stops for quite a while when the screen shows it is reading MUP.SYS, and then the PC reboots and takes me right back to the screen with the safe mode choices.  If I choose to start normally, I can see a flash of the blue screen--too fast for me to be able to read it.  I am currently running BART XPE on CD-ROM to do a CHKDSK /f /r on the system drive.  If that fails to fix the problem, what's the next best step?  I am looking for a solution that saves me from having to reinstall all my applications, which can take days.

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