Re: NTOSKRNL.EXE missing or corrupt?
From: Doug Sherman [MVP] (dsherman_at_nospam.tampabay.rr.com)
Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2004 12:35:20 -0500
Unfortunately, this error can result from a wide range of problems. If you
are lucky, the file really is simply missing or corrupt; however, the normal
repair functions you have tried should replace it.
Probably the second most common cause for this error is disk or MBR errors.
If you have not installed the Recovery Console, boot to the Win2k CD ROM and
run Recovery Console from there. If you are able to log onto the WINNT
installation, run chkdsk, fixboot, and fixmbr.
The following is for XP, but Win2k is basically the same:
MCSE Win2k/NT4.0, MCSA, MCP+I, MVP
"Per Morten og Susanne" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I get the error "NTOSKRNL.EXE missing or corrupt" on bootup.
> in windows 2000 server I receive this error on boot up:
> Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt.
> Please reinstall a copy of the above file.
> After several failed attempts to correct this with the emergency repair
> disk, I tried reinstalling from scratch, which solved the problem for a
> months. The problem has now re-occurred with the same symptoms. Windows
> installed on a different drive so that aspect can be out ruled. I do have
> USB connections for camera scanner and external DVD burner on this
> AnY advice experts?
> Per Morten
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