JSI Tip 5892. 'WinLogon.exe could not locate component' on Windows XP?

When you start Windows XP, you receive:

WinLogon.exe could not locate component. This application has failed to start because comctl32.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

When you press OK, you may receive:

User Interface Failure. The logon user interface DLL 'msgina.dll' failed to load. Contact your system administrator or restore the DLL.

Expand the corrupted or missing files from the CD-ROM:

1. Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

2. Shutdown and restart your computer.

3. Boot the CD-ROM, pressing R on the Welcome screen, or start the Recovery Console from the menu.

4. Select the Windows XP instance that you wish to access and enter the Administrator's password.

5. Type: expand <CD-ROM Drive Letter>\I386\comctl32.dl_ <Windows Drive Letter>\<Windows Folder>\System32

6. Type Exit.

7. Restart Windows XP.

If you cannot expand the files, repair the installation:

1. Boot the CD-ROM.

2. Press Enter on the Welcome screen.

3. Press F8 to accept the End-User License Agreement.

4. Press R to repair the installation, following the on-screen instructions.

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