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File Recovery From Unbootable Windows XP Computer

Sometimes when you try to boot your Windows XP computer, the system may not boot and you may encounter some error messages related to missing system files. This behavior of Windows XP makes all your vital data inaccessible and cause file loss situations. In order to resolve this issue, you should opt for File Recovery Software.

When you try to start Windows XP based computer, you might receive any of the below given error messages:
Windows could not start because of a computer disk hardware configuration problem.

1. Could not read from the selected boot disk. Check boot path and disk hardware.
Please check the Windows documentation about hardware disk configuration and your hardware reference manuals for additional information.

2. Windows NT could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
Winnt_rootSystem32Ntoskrnl.exe.
Please re-install a copy of the above file.

3. Winnt_rootSystem32Hal.dll missing or corrupt.
Please re-install a copy of the above file.

Furthermore, you might experience the following behaviors:

1. If you boot the system with Recovery Console, the command prompt appears with no login option.
2. When you access Windows folder, following error message occurs:
"Access denied"
3. When you repair Windows XP from XP boot CD, the installation isn't detected and repair process fails.

Cause

You may encounter this problem due to missing boot files or other system files. Loss of these file does not let the Windows boot and you face file inaccessibility and data loss problems.
This problem may also occur due to missing or corrupt boot partition of your Windows hard drive or damaged file system. In all these cases, you need to perform File Recovery by resolving this problem to access your critical data.

Resolution

1. To resolve this problem, try following things:
2. Edit Boot.ini file.
3. Use Bootcfg utility to correct Boot.ini file is Recovery Console.
4. Copy Ntoskrnl.exe file from CD and paste it to Windows folder.

These methods are helpful, only if you can log into Windows folder. It you do not get log in options in Recovery Console, then these methods may not be completed. In these situations, you need to format the hard drive and reinstall Windows XP to resolve the issue.

Though, formatting is able to fix most of the issue but it also deletes all your files from hard drive and cause serious file loss. In such situations, File Recovery Software come for your help. These software can effectively recover all your lost, missing and inaccessible files.

Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery is an advanced tool that can perform File Recovery from FAT16, FAT32, VFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file system partitions. This software is compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista, 2003, XP and 2000. It supports recovery of more than 300 file types.

Robin Watson a student of Mass Communication doing research on file recovery software. He is also a freelancer for partition recovery.

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