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Reply bandertron November 16, 2013 Hi Jim, sorry to hear that you weren't able to recover a set of working files. There is no try. Unfortunately my system files in the restore folder were also deleted, this ransom virus was terrible. The fix posted by this user will work as its the same fix I use everytime.

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19 Windows XP Reinstallation is Complete! Note The procedure described in this section assumes that you are running your computer with the FAT32 file system. Step five - backup old SYSTEM and SOFTWARE files and replace Backup old system files and then Rename the others to SYSTEM and SOFTWARE Rename the original SYSTEM  and SOFTWARE files

I sometimes loose sight of the KISS principle. Once you've done this, rename the _REGISTRY_MACHINE_SYSTEM and _REGISTRY_MACHINE_SOFTWARE files you just copied from the snapshot folder to "SYSTEM" and "SOFTWARE". Cav See more Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt Windows system config is missing or corrupt Windows can not stard because of following files missing wires or jumppers placed wrong ?

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. The following is the first step in the restoring your windows xp registry procedure that will enable you to boot your system with generic registry information. Type exit to quit Recovery Console. Copy and paste a copy to your C:\Windows\System32 folder.Tufenuf Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - dllcache folder by lsavage2 / October 25, 2008 9:10 AM PDT In reply to:

You have helped me immensely!!