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I'm trying to fix a used computer.When I boot up it has this message
Please reinstall acopy of the above file
Thats as far as I can go. Appreciate any help.
Microsoft Legacy OS
8/22/2022 - Mon
Which Windows OS is supposed to be on it?
If you can find a similar OS on a working PC search and copy the file onto a Floppy disk.
Boot the PC being fixed to Command Prompt and copy over the missing file
Does those solutions do any good?
Alternatively, some other help:
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
It keeps asking me for an administrator password when I try to boot from xp pro and repair.
Try using ERD Commander:
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It won't ask for a password for a repair install, what you are doing is trying to enter recovery console. Don't select this first repair option, proceed as if for a new install and when it searches for previous installations and finds the current XP Pro, take the option to repair this.
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