JSI Tip 7495. When you start Windows XP, you receive a message similar to 'The file C:\windows\system32\c_1252.nls is missing or corrupt'?

To resolve the subject problem:

1. Start the computer from the Windows XP CD-ROM.

2. At the Welcome to Setup screen, press R to start the Recovery Console.

3. Select the appropriate installation.

4. Enter the Administrator password or press Enter if the Administrator password is blank.

5. At the command prompt, type chkdsk /r and press Enter. If you have large disk drive, go to lunch.

6. Type cd system32 and press Enter.

7. Type ren c_1252.nls c_1252.old and press Enter.

8. Type expand <Drive:>\i386\c_1252.nl_ c:\windows\system32 and press Enter, where <Drive:> is the drive letter that contains the Windows XP CD-ROM.

9. Type Exit and press Enter to restart Windows XP.

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