Follow the screenshot below to help find this. edit this post Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members This registry was created and saved during the initial setup of Windows XP. At the command prompt, type the following lines, pressing ENTER after you type each line: del c:\windows\system32\config\sam del c:\windows\system32\config\security del c:\windows\system32\config\software del c:\windows\system32\config\default del c:\windows\system32\config\system copy c:\windows\tmp\software c:\windows\system32\config\software copy c:\windows\tmp\system c:\windows\system32\config\system weblink
md tmp copy C:\windows\system32\config\system C:\windows\tmp\system.bak delete C:\windows\system32\config\system copy C:\windows\repair\system C:\windows\system32\config\system Be very careful when you are typing in these commands, one wrong move, and you have, broken Windows XP. Disclaimer - I am not a computer repair technician. Click here to Register a free account now! Could I somehow transfer most of my C: drive space to D:?
If after trying all of the above steps you are still encountering the same issue it's likely that Windows is severely corrupted and it is recommended you attempt to reinstall Windows. Doing so will render your operating system inoperable. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you want to access from the Recovery Console. 4. Windows System32 Config System Windows 7 Press the F8 key. 3.
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So I press the restart button to reboot the system.
Cam Report scorp58- Nov 21, 2009 02:11PM I've been having the same problem on a weekly basis. How To Repair Corrupted Windows Xp Without Cd The system run its first page and then I see the Window logo and it boot all the way up to the desktop. rename to SECURITY_REGISTRY_MACHINE_SAM ...rename to SAM_REGISTRY_USER_.DEFAULT .... You must use these files to replace the registry files currently in the C:\Windows\System32\Config folder.
I owe you one.. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-22815-windows-system32-config-system-is-corrupt From the Accessories drop down menu click on System Restore. Windows System32 Config System Fix Without Cd Linux is a safe place, trust! Windows System32 Config System File Download Without the XP CD you'll find yourself completely stuck though, as you have no way to access the DOS/command prompt and copy the back up into the system32/config folder.
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