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The "Repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console" is not available on OEM recovery media

Support for Windows XP has ended

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Source: Microsoft Support
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Symptoms
Users trying to repair their Window XP using an OEM-Provided Recovery Media will find that the option to repair is not available.
Cause
This problem occurs if the "Recover or Restore" CD uses a Winnt.sit answer file for unattended mode installation of Windows XP
Cause Internal
Resolution
There is no resolution. Microsoft is aware of this issue.
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Article ID: 969298 - Last Review: 03/19/2009 20:29:00 - Revision: 1.1

Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2002, Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2002 SP1, Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1, Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2, Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

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