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I had a harddrive failure (Click of death) which is where "My Documents" was located. Now, when I try to boot Windows XP, it cannot start up. How do I fix the issue so I can boot up? Do I just need to add a new drive so that the D: can be found?

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can you boot into safe mode?

then change the location of 'My Doxuments' in the registry:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders\

edit the path of the value Personal

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