Boot sector repair
Cancels the startup process of Windows after a few seconds, then it may be that the boot sector and / or the boot.ini is damaged. The repair is designed using a Windows XP CD fairly simple.
After Windows has loaded the CD will start the setup. Enter to install Windows instead of, we now press R to a corrupted installation using the Recovery Console to repair. This will require an administrator password. For a Windows XP Home installation is usually no password assigned. It must be here so just hit Enter to be pressed.
Now we are one by one the following commands and pressing Enter they can each perform:
bootcfg / rebuild (note: between and bootcfg / rebuild is a space)
That's it. Now enter nor exit and restart the computer. In most cases, Windows will now properly again high.
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