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Windows XP PRO blem.

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Joker76

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Well, everytime I start my computer the past 2 days, it says that my C:\Windows\system32\system file is corrupted or missing. I think the file is a devisce driver. Anyway, I have to boot from my Windows XP CD and it repairs it. But it does it all over again the next time I fire up my computer. Anyone else have a similar problem that might know how to fix this?
 
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Joker76

Joker76

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Seriously? I don't consider 1125 on a 1000 too high. And I haven't heard of anyone else having this problem with their rigs OCed by like 200 MHz or more.
 

mbigna

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The theory should be easy enough to test. Just back down your speed to default and reboot. The problem will either show up (and it's NOT the O/C) or go away (the O/C IS the problem).

Otherwise, you might have a bad sector on your HD to which the driver keeps getting written. Though XP should detect bad sectors automatically (and then mark it as such), you may want to try a disk integrity utility to see if there are any problems.
 

takiwa

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Dec 15, 2001
you could possibly have a bad stick of memory (or one that's going bad)...or it could be your o/c...even though you only o/c'ed a little, some chips still are not stable at those speeds...