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A series of problems.

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  1. Zegapain

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    So, where do I begin? It all started a few days ago when I booted up my computer like any other day and about 12 minutes later I suddenly get a message within my tool bar area that says something along the lines of, "system 32/"" "'/"' "'/.exe is corrupt". It said to run the "dskchk" application. I sent in the error report to Microsoft where it then sent me a link to the the help page. It said to open up the command prompt and enter I believe "dskchk" then press enter. After that it said to enter another series of commands which I can't quite remember unfortunatley. After that my computer restarted in order to diagnose the problem I believe.

    After all that happened my computer restarted but then suddenly gave me the "disk boot error, please insert system disk" problem. Like an idiot I sorta jumped the gun and I think I installed another copy of Windows XP on the hard drive. So now when I boot up my computer there are two versions of Windows XP to choose from. The first one works and is a bare bones version with none of my precious files on it. The second one is what I believe has all my files and everything that I would like to get back. However, it will not let me into that copy of Windows XP.

    What the hell did I do and is there any way to save my files?
     
  2. Bahadur

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    First of all boot from the windows of copy which works. Then copy the files you need to have in the system, Copy them in another Drive other than the Operating System Drive. After saving your files to the other drive now you can format your drive with OS and install a fresh copy of Windows XP cheers.
     
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    First of all boot from the window's copy which works. Then copy the files you need to have in the system, Paste them in another Drive other than the Operating System Drive. After saving your files to the other drive now you can format your drive with OS and install a fresh copy of Windows XP cheers.
     
  4. Zegapain

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    I can't save my files because the ones that I want to save are in the other copy of Windows XP, the one I can't access.

    When I tried to access the copy of Windows XP that has my files by means of "Last known good configuration" I get the message, "This application has failed to start because umpnpmgr.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
     
  5. Zegapain

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    Any solutions?
     
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