JSI Tip 5410. 'Pci.sys is missing or corrupt' error when you start Windows?

When you start Windows, you receive an error similar to:

File is missing or corrupt: C:\Winnt\System32\Drivers\Pci.sys

To restore the file, perform an in-place upgrade or expand the file from the Recovery Console:

1. Start the Recovery Console.

2. Select the installation you wish to access.

3. Type the administrator password.

4. Type MAP to determine the drive letter assigned to the CD-ROM.

5. Type Expand <CD-ROM DRIVE:>\i386\pci.sy_ c:\Winnt\System32\drivers /y. You should receive:

pci.sys
                    1 file(s) expanded.

6. Type exit.

NOTE: c:\winnt should be replaced with the location of your Windows installation.



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