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Old 02-16-2005, 10:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Windows Failure to Boot

I own a Compaq Presario 900 with XP HE, and for the 3rd time now in about 2 months, the notebook has failed to boot up. The other two times I took the computer to a local repair shop, payed $200 for labor and gotten it back in working order. Something seems fishy though as the computer has no virus or any other "foreign entities" that should cause a such failure. When I turn the computer on I get this message: "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt. <windows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe. Please re-install a copy of the above file." Does anyone know why this could be happening and what I can do about it.
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