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Fixboot won't stay fixed

On a Windows XP Home system that wouldn't boot and gave an error that said "Error loading operating system", I ran fixboot from the XP install disk. It seemed to successfully fix the boot sector after reporting that it was corrupted.

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Guest [Entry]

"I am dealing with a laptop right now that has a similar issue.

I think you may need a new hard drive - It does its best to try to fix it, however it just doesn't stay fixed for long!"
Guest [Entry]

"When you start losing sectors on a hard drive, the hard drive needs to be replaced. The reason, I think, the fixboot results are not staying fixed is that other sectors are dying over time. Think dominoes.

Back up your data and reinstall with a new hdd."