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.
- Configure your computer to start from the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive. For more information about how to do this, please refer to your computer's documentation or contact your computer manufacturer.
- Insert the Windows XP compact disc into your computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive, and then restart your computer.
- When the Press any key to boot from CD dialog box is displayed, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP compact disc.
- When the Welcome to Setup screen is displayed, press R to start the Recovery Console.
- If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot system, select the installation that you need to access from the Recovery Console.
- When you are prompted, type the Administrator password, and then press ENTER.
- At the command prompt, type map, and then press ENTER.
Note the drive letter assigned to the computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive that contains the Windows XP compact disc. It is displayed in a format similar to the following:D: \Device\CdRom0
- Type the following line, and then press ENTER (where CD-ROM drive is the letter of the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive that contains the Windows XP compact disc, and drive is the letter of the drive on which Windows is installed):expand CD-ROM drive:\i386\vgaoem.fo_ drive:\windows\systemFor example, type the following:expand d:\i386\vgaoem.fo_ c:\windows\systemNote the underscore character after the "o" in "Vgaoem.fo_".
You receive the following message:
1 file(s) expanded.
- Type exit.
The computer restarts.
- Remove the Windows XP compact disc from the computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive, and then start the computer normally.
Article ID: 315338 - Last Review: Oct 23, 2008 - Revision: 1