Error Message: Error Loading. You Must Reinstall Windows.

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SYMPTOMS
When you start your computer, you may receive the following error message:
Error loading. You must reinstall Windows.
CAUSE
This error message can occur if the "shell=" line in the System.ini fileis missing the reference to the Explorer.exe file.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
  1. Use any text editor (such as Notepad) to open the System.ini file in the Windows folder.
  2. Modify the "shell=" line so that it reads:
    shell=explorer.exe
  3. Save and then close the System.ini file, and then restart Windows 95.
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Article ID: 172378 - Last Review: 10/07/2013 05:09:47 - Revision: 1.1

Microsoft Windows 95

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