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Can't bootup blue screen c0000135. User32.dll

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I have winxp pro disc and can boot from cd.
I can't get past entering administrator password
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Thanks but that tutorial is for win nt
I have win xp pro
I am now stuck on the password
I swear I had it right but now it says three strikes and you're out.
Does it ever reset or can I try forever to get password right?
Back in business
I remembered the proper at
In following the tutorial. How can I verify which drive is the cd rom drive?
I think it is D but I am not sure. Will t hurt anything if I guess d drive and I am wrong?
The tutorial names the wrong file.
expand X:\i386\user32.dll_ c:\windows\system32
It should be X:\i386\user32.dl_
HI Joeten
Below in bold the file to copy from disc is named differently on the cdrom disc. Not by much..but enough for the computer to not find it. I looked at the cdrom on a different machine and found the needed file
Thanks for your help. This case is resolved. Suggest for user32.dll issues to somehow correct that tutorial with "proper" file name....unless I am somehow mistaken.

. Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer. Select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive if you are prompted to do so.

2. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start Recovery Console.

3. If your computer is configured for dual booting or multiple booting, select the relevant Windows XP installation.

4. When you are prompted to do so, type the administrator password, and then press ENTER.
(NOTE: In Windows XP Home Edition, the administrator password is blank by default).

5. To expand a new copy of the User32.dll file from the Windows XP CD-ROM to the System32 folder, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
expand X:\i386\user32.dll_ c:\windows\system32
where the X is the drive letter for the drive that contains the Windows XP CD-ROM, and c:\windows is the drive letter and folder in which Windows XP is installed.

6. Type exit, press ENTER, and then restart the computer.

7. Take the CD out of the CD or DVD drive and allow windows to boot normally.
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