Corrupt file Windows XP SP3
by Dobenall - 9/20/12 12:53 PM
I received an email with a .wav attachment that would not open. So I copied it and pasted it to a MS Office Word blank page and tried to open it. It came form a relative so I thought it was OK.
As soon as I tried to open it a window came up asking if I wanted to "covert" it. I clicked yes and immediately my screen went blue and the following message came up:
Following file is missing or corrupt:
I switched my laptop off and tried to reboot. I got a message "press any key to reboot from CD"
Then the message "You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD-ROM. Select "r" at the first screen to start repair
I pressed "r" and the cmputer went into Windows setup. After loading all the files it gave me 3 options
1. Install Windows again and wipe out your files
3. Quit setup
I chose no.2 and it asked me for Administrator Password and although I entered the correct one, it rejected it three times and then rebooted. I tried again and the same happened.
I went into F10 and there under Security it accepted my Administrator Password. I have to save my data because I last did a backup in Nov 2011 so I can't lose anything. What can I do?