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Kernel error 5 year old dell inspiron, push the power button to turn it on and after about 15 seconds of the windows splash screen, it will BSOD with a kernel error. I tried turning it on in safe mode and last known good config, but both ended with the same BSOD. Any suggestions would be appreciated.


Answers :

Use the XP CD to boot from.
In the Microsoft Windows XP setup menu press the R key to enter the recovery console.
Select the operating system you wish to fix, and then enter the admin password.
Type expand d:\\i386\\ntoskrnl.ex_ c:\\windows\\system32
\015\012You will then be prompted if you wish to overwrite the file type Y and press enter to overwrite the file.
\015\012Also while in recovery console type in sfc /scannow to check all files.
Type exit to reboot the computer.
\015\012See if that works
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