I turned my computer on yesterday (a SHARP laptop with Win XP on it) and it showed this message:
Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
You can attempt to repair this file by starting windows setup using the original setup cd-rom. Select 'r' at the first screen to repair.
Only I didn't get a 'setup' cd with mine, I got a SHARP recovery CD which when I boot from it, gives me 3 options, but all of them include re-formatting the C drive!
I don't know what to do, I've got loads of photos and files on my computer that weren't backed up, so re-formatting can't be an option! Do I need a 'startup' disk?