I need to repair an invalid
boot.ini file, but I don't have a Windows XP CD.
Does anyone know how to repair the
boot.ini file, without a Windows XP CD?
You can boot from an Ubuntu Live CD and edit the file C:\boot.ini, You just open it in notepad and this is an example of it's structure:
See the above article for step-by-step instructions.
You can use the DiskInternals Boot CD to boot and do some repair operations.
If you need an Emergency Boot CD (XP SP2 Pro & XP SP2 Home), there is apparently also a mini-iso here, but I haven't tried it.