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Extract files from win XP CD

by lions / December 14, 2004 5:44 AM PST

How can I extracte files from my Windows XP CD.? An example would be great appreciated.
Thank you.

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To what end?
by Yew / December 14, 2004 5:56 AM PST

What possible reason could you have for wanting to do this?

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Extract files from win XP CD
by lions / December 14, 2004 8:50 AM PST
In reply to: To what end?

Just in case I have to restore one ore more damaged files.
Thank you

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Do that using "System File Check"...
by glenn30 / December 14, 2004 10:16 AM PST

in Windows XP. Start->Run-> Type in "sfc /scannow", without the quotes and a space after sfc. Have your XP CD handy. That is the method to replace any missing or corrupt system file.



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by roadbilly / December 28, 2004 4:59 AM PST

will this work if u have an illLegal downloaded copy?what will happen?will your system shut down?

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Not many care about such copies.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2004 5:11 AM PST
In reply to: sfc/scannow

If they have such, they get no sympathy or support here.

In fact, you should have never asked since someone may purposely tell something to cause you a lot of pain.

In fact (2), you should never written you had such since Cnet has a valid email for you. Why would anyone reveal they are a pirate in these forums?


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