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When you start your computer, you may receive the following error message:
If you click OK to clear the message, you may receive the following error message:
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.
This problem may occur after you install critical updates from Windows Updates or after you using the System Restore utility to restore your computer to a previous state.
User Interface Failure. The logon user interface DLL 'msgina.dll' failed to load. Contact your system administrator or restore the DLL.
To resolve this behavior, restore the corrupted or missing files by expanding them from the Windows XP CD-ROM. If you cannot expand the files, repair the current Windows XP installation.
To restore the missing or corrupted files by expanding them from the Windows XP CD-ROM, follow these steps:
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/307654/EN-US/ )HOW TO: Install and Use the Recovery Console in Windows XP
Article ID: 324765 - Last Review: October 29, 2002 - Revision: 1.2