Little Known Ways to Repair Windows
Or Blogging by the Skin of My Teeth:
Have you ever had one of those days? Weeks? Months or years perhaps? Or maybe even decades?
In my case the past month or so has been a little crazy. If you have been reading me regularly you will know that I’ve had my share of personal struggles.
1. I recently had an operation;
2. My car was stolen and torched;
3. I also had a minor stroke not long ago.
Well it seems that life still has more curves to throw at me. Yesterday my computer screen just blanked out, and when I tried to reboot Windows XP refused to budge. It just left a terse message saying that an important system file was missing.
I booted into my second backup hard drive to check it out and lo and behold the file was indeed still there. So my next assumption was somehow the file must have corrupted itself.
Here is what I did to fix it:
From my other hard drive I googled around and found lots of complicated methods but none of them suited my particular case. I suspected that the integrity of my copy of Windows just wasn’t up to snuff so I opted to just repair it.
Some of you might not be aware of Windows XP’s ability to repair itself and it has saved my a__ more than once. Some purists out there recommend that you must format and reinstall Windows all over again, but when you have a gagillian, bazillian software programs like I do that is not a prospect I take lightly.