Syssetup.inf layout is corrupt or missing.. Any idea how to get it back???

Posted on 2008-11-15
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have reinstalled windows 2000 on a new hard drive and when it is starting, I have a Fatal error saying that Syssetup.inf layout is corrupt or missing.

Any Idea how to fix it??
Question by:ZJuanS
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    Assisted Solution

    Test your HD's using their manufacturer's diag tool. Also test your RAM using memtest86+. You'll find all those tools on the UBCD.

    If all the above tests out good, try another setup CD or CD drive.
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    Now everything seems to be back but my pc is rebootting by itself everythime I tur it on... It pass the Windows log but then reboots and keeps doing the same thing... Any Idea???
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    Did you run any of the tests above? Just running them wouldn't change anything.... Did you do any changes?
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    Yes but now the issue is that the pc reboots itself. I have no idea of what may be causing this...
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    Accepted Solution

    Reboots can be caused by many issues, like bad RAM, a bad HD, corrupt installation of the OS...

    Did the memory test show any errors? Did the Disk test show errors?

    Boot the PC with a LiveCD like knoppix, mepis, puppylinux or the ubcd4win,

    look for *.dmp files on your HD, zip them and upload them using the link below:

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