i rencetly broughta new priccesor and motherboard . i always get the corrupt o rmissing message c:\windows\system32\config\system error so i reload xp no help cant get into recover mode as my xp cd does not have it and manufactuers one doesnt either.
thing that puzzles me is it only happens on new proccesor and mother board if i use my old one its fine.
new proccesor is - pentium d dual core 2x3000ghz 800bus
mother board is -ecs p4m800-m7
machine is an emachine