[SATLUG]OT: Win 2000 problem

Dennis Myhand dmyhand at suddenlink.net
Tue Jul 21 07:53:59 CDT 2009


Nathan wrote:
> As most of you know, I have 2 computers, my Laptop which I bring to the meetings and computer shows with Linux, and my Tower with Win 2000 that I use because of two programs I can not get in Linux.
> 
> Prior to leaving on my trip on the first of July the Tower was working fine. Since I got back it will not boot.
> 
> Disk I/O error: Status = 00001000
> Windows 2000 could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
> Windows 2000 root>\systen32\ntoskrnl.exe
> 
> Does anyone know if this file is easy to get at on the Win 2000 CD, or would I be better off getting a copy from a working Win 2000?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Nathan

It should be fairly easy to find on a w2k cd.  You may need to change 
the name.  I don't think that is going to solve your problem.  I do hope 
you made back-ups of all important data.  Sorry to be the bearer of 
possibly bad tidings.  Peace, Dennis


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