[SATLUG]OT: Win 2000 problem
ftm at satx.rr.com
Tue Jul 21 08:08:19 CDT 2009
If you have the Win 2000 CD/DVD you should be able to run the install
procedure and then select "repair" and it will fix the corrupt files without
having to re-format or mess up any of your files on that tower. After this
the tower should boot as normal. Just to make sure, I just did this with a
win2000 machine I have and it reported back that my file system did not need
repair and exited as expected..
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nathan" <nathan at gvtc.com>
To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:42 AM
Subject: [SATLUG]OT: Win 2000 problem
> 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
> 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?
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