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I recently successfully installed and ran Lubuntu alongside Windows XP. However when I tried to boot Windows XP, I got the following error message:

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt
 <windows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
Please re-install a copy of the above file.

Is there any way to correct this problem without inserting a Windows CD?

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With a short google search I found the following solution:

They are referencing

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