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Windows failed to load because the system registry fie is missing..

Question: Windows failed to load because the system registry fie is missing..

Status: 0xc0000001
Info: Windows failed to load because the system registry fie is missing or corrupt

How do I fix this without using installation disks(or any other disks)??



Thanks!

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Preferred Solution: Windows failed to load because the system registry fie is missing..

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: Windows failed to load because the system registry fie is missing..

Microsoft's website have a Collection of repair disks, that you can download.

Download Repair Disk for KB2823324 and KB2782476 (KB2840165) from Official Microsoft Download Center

Are you able to boot into Safe Mode?

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Just replaced my hard drive after last one froze and died. On trying to install Windows Vista into the new one I keep getting the message "windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing or corrupt". It tells me to restart with my windows disk and repair but it won't let me. Keeps going to the same message. Going round in circles can anyone help?
 

Answer:windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing or corrupt

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545
 

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hi
first off im a newb im not very good at this hence my problem

its an HP g6000 nothing modified.... other than a new screen due to breaking 3 years ago

ok so i decided to turn my old laptop on that for some reason (i cant remember) stopped working 2 years ago
ive decided to use it as a basic home system

it came on and went straight to windows boot manager giving me a 3 step solution to a problem

1. insert windows installation disc and restart computer.
2. choose language settings and the click next.
3 click repair your computer.

file: \windows\system32\config\system

status: 0xc0000225

info: windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing, or corrupt.
i dont know what this means but i dont have the install disc so i got an iso online and put it on to a 8gb flash (previously using rufus)

ive plugged it in and nothing happens just goes back to error and same 3 steps

please help

Answer:windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing, or corrupt

ive now made a boot disc which is also failing to work..

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Answer:windows failed to load because the system registry...

Hi,Sorry for all the troubles you got,. Best here is that youi may reinstall Operating system, as you said its new out of box,. you may use the steps here: http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2?7003/kw/windows%208.1%20reset

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its a gateway laptop modle mx8711 with windows vista home premium 32-bit operating system ive tried (safe mode) (safe mode with networking) (safe mode with command prompt) ( last known good configuration-advanced) and (start windows normally) with and without the operating system disc and or the system recovery disc, ive tried the boot menu f-10 and the bios settings f-2 with or without the disc's and ive done everything i could think of in the phoenix setup utility and no matter what i change it allways goes back to (windows failed to load) help please

Answer:windows failed to start because system registry file is missing or corrupt

Go to this site http://www.aitechsolutions.net/winxpnoboot.htmland read Restoring the Windows XP registry to a bootable configuration General instructions and conventions for step by step instructions.

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Hi everybody,

This is my first post on this forum. I've recently come across a problem with my computer. I'm running Windows Vista 32 bit. I shut the computer down one day, and the next day turning it on I came across this problem.

File: \Windows\System32\Drivers\nqgbwc.sys

Status: 0xc0000225

Info: Windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing, or corrupt.

I have no clue what this means. It said insert windows installation disc and repair computer. I did this, self repair found nothing. I then tried system restore and it could not initialize which is a pain in the ass. My last resort is to reinstall windows vista but I think I'm going to lose everything.

If anyone has any advice or suggestions it would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
Kevin

Answer:Windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing, or corrupt.

First see if you can boot into Safemode without it giving you that error. If you can, first try searching for that driver to see if its even in your system32 folder.

I recently just checked my computer and it is not in mine by default, which means its a file relating to a third party program/app that has been installed on your machine. If you can figure out what the abbreviation for NQGBWC is from the list of installed applications on your computer, then you can isolate which program on startup is causing the failure on booting windows due to the missing system file.

As you may have already tried, i cannot simply google search nqgbwc.sys as it gives me just THIS post only. If you cannot find the problem, then the only thing possible from there is to reinstall your OS but of course BACK UP EVERYTHING IMPORTANT FIRST.

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windows \system32\drivers\ msisadrv.sys
 
Status: 0x000000f
 
would like to repair this without reloading if possible
 
thanks
Brett

Answer:windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing or corrupt

I have a few questions:
1. Do you have a repair disc?
2. If not, does the PC have a recovery partition?
3. Can you boot from a live CD (such as Puppy Linux)?
4. What were you doing before the problem started?

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File: \windows\system32\drivers\ksecdd.sys

Status: 0xc00000e9

Info: windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing or corrupt.

Any help is appreciated. The computer will not even turn on or get past this point.
 

Answer:Info: windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing or corrupt.

if your computer is telling you that window failed to load, that means you need to format the system and install in window on it, and you must do it before i damage your hard drive.
prince
 

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My computer will not boot... I keep getting the "windows failed to start because the system registry file is missing or corrupt"...I've tried going in safemode, last known configuration, etc. I also just tried the Vista recovery disc (32-bit) and it still won't work... There is a lot of stuff on my laptop I need, does anyone know how I can fix this without having to lose all of my info stored on my computer??

Answer:"Windows failed to start because the system registry file is missing or corrupt"

Boot to the Vista CD and use the repair option(s)

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File: \windows\system32\drivers\ltoxvyo.sys

status: 0xc0000225

Vista Home Premium.

need some help on how i can get this machine functional again.

i do have the vista installation disc unfortunately due to the short length of the SATA connectors from the power supply they simply do not reach the ROM drive while being connected to the hard drive at the same time.

if anyone needs any more info just ask.
help would be much appreciated,

Answer:(Failed to load because of a critical system driver is missing, or corrupt)

Hello and welcome to the forum...

Can you tell me if you can get to your main desktop if not have you tried to boot in safe mode. Here's how to boot in safe mode just in case.

Safe Mode

But please let me know if you can get to your desktop.

Tom

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Hello,
I tried to import an entire registry backup, I received an error message similar to this one:" Error accessing the registry.".
then, Via "regedit" I tried to give permissions to my WinUser, (giving full control ).

I still received the same message, so I restarted my pc,And now all I get is black screen when I logon to my user,Same in safe mode.

(I made the backup via regedit, using the export option on every "HKEY" folder, and on "Computer", so I have 6 reg files )

I still have the entire REG backup on my hard drive.
I have hiren's boot and erd commander if it helps, they have some registry tools.

Is it possible to import the backup to my windows?

Thank you.

Answer:Windows won't load after failed registry backup-Import

Hello Supdoc,

To restore the complete registry, you would normally use system restore instead.Registry - Backup and Restore
If you have a restore point available dated before this happened, you could do a system restore at boot with the restore point to do so.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I've read the threads on mising NLS, but could not find any valuable info on my problem.

1. I get the 0XC000000f windows failed to load because NLS data is missing or corrupt.

2. I have tried to boot with a Vista install DVD. Result: Blue screen and message;
a problem has been detected. Technical info: STOP: 0X0000C1F5 (0X00000000,0X00000000,0X00000000,0X00000000,)

3. I took out the hd and connected it exiernally to another pc. Result: Exactly the same, when the external hd starts running, my pc gets the blues screen message.

4. I have tried safe mode and repair, but I cant do anything because when booting with the dvd install disc I get only the blue screen, and when booting from hd, and try safe mode or any other option, it doesnt work.

5 . Technical info: ACER laptop The drive is a seagate barracuda 120gb 5400 2,5

I read about replacing NLS via a usb stick, but how can I do it? The commando prompt doesnt work either.

Grateful for any help!
Krister

Answer:Windows failed to load- missing NLS

I see no one knows how to fix this problem.
I thought I would get some brilliant answers from the brains here, but no.

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Hi everyone. I was hoping some of you could help me whit my windows 7 installation problem. Apologies in advance for my english skills. I couldn't find a topic for my problem so I started a new one.
 
I was meddling whit my old Computer and tried to clean install Windows 7 from CD using Sandberg external dvd drive. I set the correct boot order and booted from external device.  Windows files started to normally load files, but after it was finished I got an error message of a missing or corrupted file. I tried to boot the Computer several times and everytime  error message is the same but the missing file is different. I tried multiple boot options and also tried to restart Windows in safe mode. It just says that there is no operating system installed no matter what I do.  I've had some problems whit USB ports on the old Computer before. Could this be causing the problem?
 
Im clueless what to do next. Thanks for help in advance.

Answer:Windows 7 failed to load because a file is missing

Since you attempted a clean install...just use the Windows install disk to delete current existing partitions...then try again.
 
Before attempting an install of Windows...it's basic to ensure that the drive on which Windows will be placed...is without problems.  This can be done by attaching said drive to another system as a secondary...then running the hard drive manufacturer's diagnostic.
 
Louis

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Scenario:
CMOS battery died. XP got corrupted somehow. I d/l'd Windows 7 Ultimate ISO from MSDN and made a bootable dvd. Installed Windows 7 from the DVD. When I boot up now, I get the following error:

Windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing or corrupt.

Status: 0xc0000098
File: Windows\system32\DRIVERS\ql40xx.sys

Can anyone shed some light on how to resolve this?

Thanks,

Evan

Answer:Windows failed to load b/c driver is missing or corrupt

: QLA40XX iSCSI Host Bus Adapter
Description: QLogic iSCSI Storport Miniport Driver
Company: QLogic Corporation File size: Various

Go to website of that company and try to download driver.

You may have to use another compter and download to a finger drive etc.
Once you have it, you can boot from the Windows DVD and try to install.

Alternatively, you can go to device manager, under view, check show hidden drivers. If you find one with a yellow marker, you can try to dowload from there.

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I have toshiba satellite P300 -23L and i have windows vista installed.
I received this error on starting it
Windows failed to load because the HAL is missing, or corrupt
I dont want to loose my data either is there any way to repair it without loosing data

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Hey guys/gals,

I'm new to the forums and was hoping that the kind people here could help me out?
My problem being that when i attempt to boot the vista home premium sp1 system I'm working on i get the following error...status 0xc000000f "windows failed to load because the nls data is missing or corrupt"

Now I've been down all of the standard repair routes and no joy, although i have heard i can possibly take another vista install nls files and copy them to a usb drive for use in the problem machine. This seems to be above my skill set so any assistants you can offer would be warmly accepted.

Regards,
Tenuchi
 

Answer:Windows failed to load because the nls data is missing or corrupt

Do you have a bootable vista dvd?
if so
1. Put the Windows Vista or Windows 7 installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer.
2. Press a key when you are prompted.
3. Select a language, a time, a currency, a keyboard or an input method, and then click Next.
4. Click Repair your computer.
5. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
6. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Command Prompt.
7. Type the command sfc /scannow
 

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I reinstalled Windows Vista 32 bit on my Gateway laptop using the OEM
install cd that came with it, but now when I boot up I get the following
window:

Windows Boot Manager

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the
cause. To fix this problem:
1. Insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2. Choose your language settings, and then click "Next."
3. Click "Repair your computer."

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or
computer manufacturer for assistance.

Status: 0xc000000f
Info: Windows failed to load because the NLS data is missing, or corrupt.

Reading a similar post, I tried the 3 methods from WinRE (Startup
Repair, Bootrec /RebuildBcd, System Recovery) but they didn't work. I ran
SFC /scannow from command prompt C: and it reports : Windows Resource
Protection could not start the repair service. I ran Windows Memory
Diagnostics tool from WinRE and it reports no errors on my hard drive.

I consulted the Gateway support site & also tried to access the recovery
partition by pressing ALT-F10 upon reboot, but it didn't work either. I
tried getting in safe mode by pressing F8, but I didn't get the 'Repair
your computer' option which would have gotten me into Gateway's Recovery
Management window. I can't even get into Safe mode either, it loads a list of
files and stops on Loaded: \Windows\system32\drivers\crcdisk.sys and then
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Answer:Windows failed to load because the NLS data is missing, or corrupt.

I contacted Gateway support via online chat. They gave me a utility to scan/test the hard drive (GWSCAN). I ran it and it reported the hard drive has too many errors, and so Gateway advised me that I have to replace the hard drive.

Case closed.

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I've been getting an error message every time I try to upgrade my Win7 Pro install to Win10. When I researched the issue I discovered that somehow my system partition was only 37MB instead of the usual 100MB that Windows creates when installing. This probably because I cloned the drive from a 1TB mechanical to my current 256GB SSD a year ago.

In any case, I attempted to resize the system partition by using Partition Wizard to first shrink the OS partition, then expand the System partition to fill the extra unallocated space. Everything went smoothly with the resize, but now I can't boot Windows - I just get the error in the title of this thread every time. I knew it probably wasn't a good idea to mess around with the beginning section of the OS partition, and I'm really kicking myself in the pants right now for not doing a disk backup first like I knew I should have.

So far I've only tried the bootrec commands and system repair, but neither have worked. Can anyone provide some additional methods I should try?

Answer:Windows Failed to Load - Winload.exe Corrupt or Missing

I finally got this issue resolved! Not sure what did it other than pure dumb luck. I kept at it with System Repair and the bootrec commands. It was strange that I kept getting different results each time. Sometimes System Repair would crash, sometimes it would say no problems can be resolved, ect. The bootrec commands were the strangest. At the very end when I would run "bootrec /scanos" it said 0 OS detected. For the hell of it I decided to do fixboot, fixmbr and rebuildbcd one more time and it seems to have worked!

My OS is back online and the System partition is a solid 300Mb. Time to do a disk image and then try the Win10 upgrade again!

EDIT: It seems I spoke a little too soon. I can boot in to my OS now and log in, but ONLY when my USB flash drive is connected. It seems that bootrec put the boot configuration on that drive instead of using my System partition on the SSD. When I run bcdedit within windows it says "device partition=I:"

Since I can't run the bootrec commands within Windows, how should I go about changing this? See the attached image for details.

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I have recently setup a raid 0+1 array on a computer with 4 identical hard drives. I installed windows 7 and the installation without a hitch. However on the reboot a windows error message appears and says the following:

File: \Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe

Status: 0xc0000221

Info: Windows failed to load because the kernel is missing, or corrupt.

I have tried many things in an attempt to resolve this issue. I have tried reinstalling, using a different DVD drive and removing the RAID array to no avail. I have also disconnected the hard drive which is not associated with the RAID array also to no avail.

Any help would be much appreciated as i have been trying to solve this problem for several days now and i have come up with nothing.

thanks in advance

Twiggy145

Answer:0xc0000221 Windows failed to load because the kernel is missing or corrupt

Greetings,

In order to help troubleshoot I will need more information about the setup your using. Have you choose to use raid 0? Or raid 1? Have you configured the bios correctly? Do you have the raid drivers?

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Hay my computer froze last night while I was doing the disk cleaning, cause my computer was being really slow, and I turned my computer off cause it wouldn't let me do anything. well now when I start up my computer it goes into the windows boot manager. this is exactly what it says... from top to bottom.Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. to fix the problem:1. Insert your installation disc and restart your computer.2. choose your language settings, and then click "next."3. Click "repair your computer."If you do not have this Disc, contact your System Administrator or Computer Manufacturer for assistance.     File: ntoskrnl.exe     Status: 0xc0000098    Info: Windows failed to load because a required file is missing, or corrupt.I don't have the windows installation disc and I don't really have the money to get one so can you help me please.

Answer:Windows failed to load because a required file is missing, or corrupt.

What makes you think it's a malware problem?

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Windows Vista Home Premium, 2 years old:

I was attempting to open the last of 12 e-mails when the computer locked up. I tried Ctr+Alt+Delete and the keys etc locked.

After several attemps to start in F-8 I finally recieved the message:
Windows fsiled to load because a required file is missing, or corrupt.

File: WMILIB.SYS

Status: 0xc000000f

I've searched looking for this file to no avail....if I find it or someone can give it to me, how would I load it. This is for my laptop and had no accompanied CD for Windows Vista.

Thank you for any assistance.

Answer:[SOLVED] Windows failed to load because required file is missing

Hi -

Boot up your system into recovery using the Vista DVD or the recovery partition (most systems = F10 key during boot).

From recovery perform a Windows System Restore; if not able, choose the system repair option.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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hi, basically I have an Acer Aspire 5738Z notebook it was going a bit slow recentley so I decided to wip it clean and start again, before I even had the chance to think about rebooting it the wholoe thing shutdown and failed to boot. I thought this was my chance to wipe the whole think clean (using Alt+F10, acre Erecovery management) so I started doin it and after 17 long hours of the progress being stuck on 82% I decided it was time to turn of the computer and try it again, which I did and the whole thing was completed fine but when it restarted it came up with the message "windows failed to load a critical driver is missing or corrupt" and attempted to restart and try again only to be greeted with the same message again!

I have no windows 7 DVD but after a few hours of scratching my head I realized that my brother has the exact same laptop so I made a system repair disk from his laptop to use on mine... only to find that "startup repair cannot fix this computer automatically" and now it boots up but gets stuck on the windows logo screen and I've currently been there for almost 3 hours!

Can anyone help me please the laptops only a year old and I can't really afford the cost to get it fixed professionaly any help would be greatky appreciated... Thanks in advance guys!

Answer:windows failed to load critcal driver is missing or corrupt...help!

Bump!

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what does this mean? what do I need to do to repair? I have no windows installation cd as I bought the laptop with all the software on it - it was a demo in comet

Answer:Windows Boot Manager - windows failed to load because the HAL is missing

Hi

I assume the \System32\Hal.dll is missing.
This means that your windows OS needs to be reinstalled.

I don?t know what notebook you have but I think that Toshiba recovery disk creator was preinstalled on your notebook. This software creates the Toshiba recovery DVD which help you to reinstall the OS. But now it?s to late? you cannot boot into the OS.

You could try this:
Press F8, choose repair my computer and then choose Toshiba HDD Recovery.
Maybe this option is available.

If not then you would need a Windows installation disk?

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I downloaded Kapersky internet security 7.0. It was working good for a couple days, and then it identified some file that was named something like win32/winlogon.exe, as behaving suspiciously. So I quarantined it, and then the computer shut down, and when it restarted, it went throught that initial Windows loading page, and then right before I get to the part where I choose which account to log into the computer with, the computer restarts. I have tried to run the computer in safe mode, and done like all the options in that screen, like restoring last known settings or whatever. The only thing I didn't do on that menu was something where you type commands, and I dont know how to do that kind of thing, nor did I even know my password to start the process lol..

Some people have told me to try fixing Windows with the Windows Recovery CD that comes with the computer.. but I lost this a couple years ago when I moved. My computer is a Compaq Presario SR1135CL, I have Windows XP Home, with service pack 2. I contacted HP to try to get a new recovery cd but the person I talked to said he couldn't help because my warranty ran out. But he said if I paid 59 dollars, he could connect me to a technician who could solve the problem in a matter of seconds.. So I don't know if the problem is actually something very easy to fix or if he was just trying to scam me into paying for a service..

sorry so long, thanx for reading

Answer:windows wont load b/c missing system file

Winlogon.exe is used to facilitate logins/logoffs and is a necessary file. If you could find another XP Home disc you can repair the OS and that should fix it. Other than that you could try copying that file from a working computer and put it in the folder where it is supposed to be although i don't know if that method will work or not. And the HP guy was probably going to tell you to use the CD to fix it in a matter of seconds.

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I downloaded Kapersky internet security 7.0. It was working good for a couple days, and then it identified some file that was named something like win32/winlogon.exe, as behaving suspiciously. So I quarantined it, and then the computer shut down, and when it restarted, it went throught that initial Windows loading page, and then right before I get to the part where I choose which account to log into the computer with, the computer restarts. I have tried to run the computer in safe mode, and done like all the options in that screen, like restoring last known settings or whatever. The only thing I didn't do on that menu was something where you type commands, and I dont know how to do that kind of thing, nor did I even know my password to start the process lol..

Some people have told me to try fixing Windows with the Windows Recovery CD that comes with the computer.. but I lost this a couple years ago when I moved. My computer is a Compaq Presario SR1135CL, I have Windows XP Home, with service pack 2. I contacted HP to try to get a new recovery cd but the person I talked to said he couldn't help because my warranty ran out. But he said if I paid 59 dollars, he could connect me to a technician who could solve the problem in a matter of seconds.. So I don't know if the problem is actually something very easy to fix or if he was just trying to scam me into paying for a service..

sorry so long, thanx for reading
 

Answer:windows wont load b/c missing system file

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Gents

genuine Vista Ultimate SP2

My wife's laptop is currently suffering from this issue and I am having real trouble solving it. I have googled several pages and tried several methods but sadly nothing is working.

I have even tried downloading a new propsys.dll but don't know how to get it into the system

I can boot to a screen which gives me the logonui.exe failed to load box. tapping it several times and it gets to the login screen. I write the password but the failed to load box appears again several taps and it starts to load but to a black screen. I can start taskmgr via CL+ALT+DEL and open a few programs but I cannot get anything of help to work.

I have run scf \ scannow and got "found corrupt files but unable to fix"

I can't access the log file as it's not found and the browse doesn't work either


I have tried a start up repair , restore (none found) and scanned with malwarebytes in safemode via tskmgr= Mbam.exe

I do not want to do a clean install and I can only wonder if there is a solution or perhaps I need to upgrade to W7 which I would hope would solve the missing propsys issue??

Any assistance most welcome


Richard

Answer:logonui.exe failed to load propsys.dll missing

propsys.dll appears related to Office - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928149

See if repair/ install helps -

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...all-vista.html
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/91...up-repair.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Installed Corel WP Office X3; could not register program on internet. Called Corel and registered by phone. On startup I get error message: "Failed to update the system registry. Please try using REGEDIT". Support help from Corel is "for a fee". How do I use REGEDIT to register a program on my pc? Thanks
 

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On opening my computer I recieve the following message in a box "Failed to update the system registry please use reg edit". Can anybody tell me what is happening? I also feel as if I am on the edge of a crash. I am unable to suss out the "User Accounts" thing. I am unable to install anything with out haveing to go into the restart and F8 procedure. In Safe Mode I look in the user accounts in the Adiministrator and there are 2 other users. In the normal start up there are 4 user accounts none of which are shown in the F8 administrator, anybody know what is happening there?The system is Win XP Home(Update over win 98)AMD 1400Mhz, 2 HDD(6 and 20 Gigs), 256 Ram, 128 Graphics card.

Answer:Failed to update the system registry Please use et

1. Log on as a local Administrator.2. Go to Start->Run and type regedit.3. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DG5.Document.4. While the DG5.Document key is highlighted, select the Edit menu and choose Permissions.5 Check the "Full Control" box for the appropriate user account/group and click OK.6. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{DBB164F5-5B7D-11D2-A416-00A024A82786}7. While the CLSID key is highlighted, select Edit and choose Permissions.5 Check the "Full Control" box for the appropriate user account/group and click OK.9. Exit the Registry Editor

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Hey. I'm just gonna copy this post I made elsewhere. I think it about follows what you guys want in a problem post. I tried to search if it was answered already, but your search wasnt working, so I gave up. Thanks in advance.

My computer recently had a bit of a meltdown and I ended up playing around a little in the Recovery Console and running a chkdsk. I also attempted to copy a file on my desktop to an external hard drive from RC but found out I couldnt and gave up.The check disk fixed a little bit (namely an error that my computer could not start because C:\Windows\system32\config\system was deleted or corrupt or something).

My computer now starts up, but when it does, I get these problems:

"1. all the icons on my desktop looks weird, and everything that's not on my desktop has no icon whatsoever

2. The "Start" button on the status bar is gone, so I cannot click "Start", then choose "Admin Tools" to do a system restore.

3. If I need to turn off the computer, I have to press the power off button because again the Start button has disappeared, also I cannot use the task manager even if I press "alt-ctl-del"."

4. When I start up my computer, I get a "failed to load dll" error.

5. I can start some programs, and peripheral devices work, but not exactly right (I have to access them from My Computer)

6. I also get an error when I try to run most any of my programs. The error may be sli... Read more

Answer:Failed To Load Dll, No Start Menu, Messed Up/missing Icons, Etc

I would try running the System File Checker.How to Use SFC.EXE to Repair System FilesYou may need to press Ctrl+alt+Delete > Task Manager > File > New Task (Run...) then type "sfc /scannow" (without the quotes).

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Well, this one is a doozy. I have installed Vista x64 on a new hardrive after formatting it. Everything runs great until I Windows Update installs Service Pack 1.

I've been getting the same as a previous thread here, Boot Manager Failed to load - ntoskrnl.exe, but I'm able to use Auto Recovery with the Windows CD to get it working again.

Question: is the Service Pack 1 bugged from Microsoft.com? I have installed 3 times to get the same result.

Is there another mirror to get SP1?


Davis

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I have just installed Paint Shop Pro 8, now the program runs but just prior to it opening up that above message pops up...what does it mean?
 

Answer:Failed To Update System Registry..Please try using REGEDIT?!?!?!?

May be due to read/write permissions in the registry. Was it installed with administrator privileges ?
 

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Am using Vista, and installed Omnipage Pro 9.0, an OCR, which is not compatable with Vista, but seems to work OK. I deleted aware97.dot from the MS word startup folder, which stops the beeps whenever I open a document, (using word 97). No problems apparent at this time, except the error message above whenever I open Omnipage. Just wondered if I am asking for trouble by using these old programs, which seem to work OK? Any suggestions on using REGEDIT to get rid of the error message???

thank you
 

Answer:Failed to update the system registry. Please try using REGEDIT.

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Hi, I have an out of warranty T43. when I turn it on the screen remains completely black( no backlight). If i attach a external monitor I see that the computer is just booting over and over again. Safe Mode ect dont work. The blue screen pops up after each failed start. It says TOP: c0000218 (Registry File Failure)The registry cannot load the hive (file)SystemRoot/System32/Config/SOFTWAREits log or alternate.is corrupt absent or not writable I can access the Access IBM. Through this I can save the files from the hard drive. I tried the restore. But the restore fails immediately.  Does this have the backup partition? Do i need some restore CD's? Is there a way to do this without losing the info on the computer? What step do I take now?

Answer:T43 Cant load windows, Blue Screen Registry cannot load hive, SOFTWARE, Access IBM

Hi and welcome to the forum!

Sounds like a dying HDD to me, to be certain I'd suggest burning PC Doctor for DOS bootable CD and run full diagnostic test.

Keep us posted.





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Originally, I used the registry to change the boot drive letter of F: to C: replacing HKLM/System/MountedDevices/ DosDevices\F: with DosDevices\C:. BAD IDEA! After some time, I put the %system root%\widows\repair sam, security, software, and system files into the %system root\widows\system32\config folder, replacing the original files and not backing up the old. On restart widows asked for a password for "Administrator" which was the same as the password for my old administrator account "adam." when i try to run user account controls, system restore, or almost any system file, the .exe will show in the task manager processes but will not show in an explorer window. i have used registry fixing software but it has not fixed the problem. is there any way i can make the system recognize programs installed prior to when i replaced the repair files without formatting/reinstalling windows?

Answer:XP System won't load after edited registry

is there any way i can make the system recognize programs installed prior to when i replaced the repair files without formatting/reinstalling windows?No. i_Xp/Vista/W7User

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I am sorry for the lack of information..I am at work and I cant remember..I will explain the best I can.

I have the same problem as this person did...

http://techist.com/showthread.php?th...erating+system



I reformated the HD and did an install with Win XP Home edition SP2 and after it formats and installs the files it reboots and it gives me the error "Failed to load operating system"

I took the HD out, put it in another computer and installed win XP and it works fine...I put it back in the original computer and BOOM...same Error.

Its an AMD..I think the MOBO said 3100a Pro..

It has 256 MB of DDR400 Ram. with a 40 GIG Maxor HD and a 350 Watt Power Supply.

Now I also Disconnected each piece of hardware one at a time and tried the installs and it doesnt work..I tried removed the Ethernet Card, Then the Modem Car, Then the Floppy Drive Etc...


Like I said, there is a good copy of Win XP that works in my other computers on this Hard Drive, but as soon as I install it in the problem computer it gives me a "Failed to load operating system" error....

Should I just replace the mother board?

Answer:Failed to Load Operating system

the bios identifies the hd incorrectly , provide the mobo model and ill tell you how to make it identify it correctly

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I have Paint SHop Pro and I installed it on my Vista OS desktop.
I have een using PSP6 since forever and although I have PSP 6 - 20 I prefer using ver 6.
Problem is I get an error when I start PSP6.
It says "failed to update system registry. try using REEDIT.
I am scared to death of messing w/REGEDIT.
If I click "OK" the program starts and works fine, it is just annnoying.
Any ideas short of having to use a newer PSP?



Thanks in advance!

Rhonda

Answer:[SOLVED] psp6 failed to update system registry (error)

Quote:





Originally Posted by lolaisbk


I have Paint SHop Pro and I installed it on my Vista OS desktop.
I have een using PSP6 since forever and although I have PSP 6 - 20 I prefer using ver 6.
Problem is I get an error when I start PSP6.
It says "failed to update system registry. try using REEDIT.
I am scared to death of messing w/REGEDIT.
If I click "OK" the program starts and works fine, it is just annnoying.
Any ideas short of having to use a newer PSP?

Thanks in advance!

Rhonda





Hi. . .

Upgrade to Paint Shop Pro vX2 (12) as soon as possible! I'm glad to hear that the possible use of REGEDIT scares you. Good move not to edit the registry keys to retrofit a product that really should not run on a system newer than Windows 98 (platform NT 4.0). Editing those registry keys under Vista could have been disasterous as many have changed under Vista as compared with Windows 98. For info, the "NT" referred to by Jasc Software, Inc., the makers of Paint Shop Pro, is the platform used by all versions of Windows since the introduction of Windows 3.1 in 1993. The basic versions of NT are:

NT 4.0 - Windows 98
NT 5.0 - Windows 2000
NT 5.1 - Windows XP 32-bit (x86) architecture
NT 5.2 - Windows XP 64-bit (x64) architecture
NT 6.0 - Windows Vista


The version of Paint Shop Pro that you are trying to run - v6 (NT 4.0) - is simply not compatable whith Vista (NT 6.0). Here is... Read more

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"OMCI system driver failed to load on start up." Source: Service Control Manager.

I have had this error message appear repeatedly over the past 2 months or so.

More recently the following also fail to load:
PCIIde
ViaIde

Windows (XP SP2) also often fails to start, sometime failing after the Windows logo screen has run, sometimes it doesn't get that far. Hitting the power and re-trying works...

Any advice appreciated.
 

Answer:System driver OMCI failed to load...

Kservice
and
PC tools Anti-Virus Engine (now uninstalled)

Also have frequently hung on starting.

Another recent error:
"The Messenger Sharing Folders USN Journal Reader service service failed to start:
...The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion. "

Another recent error
"An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk0\D during a paging operation."

and

"The device, \Device\Scsi\JRAID1, did not respond within the timeout period."
 

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Hi all.

My pc has been hanging randomly and I have to use the power button to shut down/restart.

I've checked in events and there is this error which seems to be causing the problem as the time matches with the hang time.

I posted another topic with another bsod issue in the bsod section, and I was told to run some tests.

A day or so ago, I tried and changed Driver Verifier settings as were instructed in one of the threads here which also mentions that it is an iffy thing to do.

Anyway, I lost windows and could not start again, luckily I had a backup made, and after formatting my HD, loaded it on to it. This error seems to be a driver issue (Screenshot).

Should I go down the Driver Verifier route again ? To be honest I don't want to. If I lose windows again it would be very frustrating.

I've run the following tests so far here

I have no driver issues showing up in Device Manager, so that looks ok.

Please advise. Thank you.

Answer:The following system start driver(s) failed to load: mbmiodrvr

I looked around and found a reference to Mother Board Monitor which at least sounds like it might be the culprit.

Do you have that application installed, or some other temperature / fan speed monitoring sw?

Alex Van Kaam, the author of Mother Board Monitor, stopped development in 2004 citing his frustration getting technical information from mfgrs.

Anyway, if you have Mother Board Monitor installed, remove it. If you have other monitoring sw, post what you have and someone might know more about that sw (MBM source used?)

If you haven't tried a Clean Boot, here's a tutorial you can follow:
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Bill

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Hey,

I am new on here, so I apologize if I don't include information that is needed right away.

However, I have a dell studio xps 16 and the thing keeps randomly restarting on me. I checked the event log and every time it lists a "critical" event (The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.), the previous event is "fanio.sys failed to load."

I am thinking that for some reason, the failure of fanio.sys to start is causing my computer to crash and restart. Why is this happening?

Also, another interesting point is that nothing is being listed under Blue Screen Viewer -- only the event logger.

I have also had trouble with USB.sys crashing my system and believe that occurs whenever I have something plugged into my computer through usb and later unplug it -- the computer will crash at some random point after unplugging the usb.

Below is the bluescreenview information for when the system randomly restarts due to the usb.sys:

032212-59420-01.dmp 3/22/2012 10:15:16 AM BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER 0x000000fe 00000000`00000005 fffffa80`096eb1a0 00000000`80863b3c fffffa80`0a40cc48 USBPORT.SYS USBPORT.SYS+2df7e x64 ntoskrnl.exe+7cd40 C:\Windows\Minidump\032212-59420-01.dmp 8 15 7601 329,784


Please let me know if I can provide more information.

I would really a... Read more

Answer:fanio.sys failed to load -- system automatically restarts itself

Fanio.sys is a Dell precision fan controller driver. Do you have any yellow exclamation points in the device manager?
 

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Well this is the second computer I've gotten in less than a week with similar symptoms so I thought I'd see what everyone thinks.

Just got machine. Plugged her in, turned on, got to the Windows 7 boot splash, sat there for a very long time, and hit BSOD!

STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure}
The registry cannot load the hive (file):
\systemroot\system32\config\system
or its log or alternate
It is corrupt, absent, or not writable.

Now obvious signs point to registry is long since gone missing. Well I'm thinking different.

First off I booted up into a recovery console from the advanced boot options menu. Everything got in just fine and I opened the console up and tried to do a chkdsk /f.

chkdsk /f
The disk is write-protected.

Hmm, that's the exact same problem I had on the machine I had a few days ago. (though it never gave me the BSOD registry stop. I should really just stop talking about that machine the owner just said reformat it so I did)

So in trying to get at least a chkdsk to run, I went into diskpart.exe and was poking around. System drive is not read-only and is healthy. Smart also says drive tests fine. Hmm...

Next try a system restore, well simply that failed. It couldn't write to the drive...

Checked Bios next. Nothings funky. Restored it to defaults and tried booting anyways. Nada.

Seems to me like most of the system is just fine, just something is blocking everything from writing to the drive.

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Answer:BSOD upon startup. No boot. Registry Cannot load System hive

The problem is you are trying to run chkdsk on X:, which is the virtual hard disk created by the recovery software. You need to change to C:, D:, or E: (most systems have a C: partition in restore that is system reserved and a D: drive that is the Windows partition; if a vendor created a recovery partition, drive E: may also exist).Use Advanced Boot Options to select Repair Your Computer and get to the System Recovery Options. Then select the command prompt. Do the following:chkdsk /r c:
chkdsk /r d:
chkdsk /r e:
chkdsk /r f:.etc until you get the message that the volume could not be opened for direct access. For any drives that do not give the message:
Windows has checked the file system and found no problems
run chkdsk again as above. In other words, if it says:
Windows has made corrections to the file system
after running the disk check, run the disk check again.

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HI,

I'm getting this stupid error when trying to view: Control Panel\System and Security\System

"The page failed to load"

Don't know if you need it but I added a HJT log...

Thanks!
 

Answer:"The page failed to load" Control Panel\System and Security\System

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Using IE 7 for some time with no trouble. All of a sudden cannot access browser home page, google.com, tech support sites. Red shield in system tray says ' computer infected' and Win Registry Cleaner tries to load.
 

Answer:Red shield in system tray say computer infected - Registry cleaner tries to load

Hi


Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support and help to locate and identify the malware that is infecting your PC, Also there are steps included for installing, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.


When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
CounterSpy
AVG Antispyware log - ONLY IF NEEDED you were not able to run CounterSpy
Bitdefender - from step 6
Panda Scan - from step 6
runkeys.txt - the log from GetRunKey.bat
newfiles.txt - the log from ShowNew.bat
HijackThis

NOTE: You can only attach 3 files in a single mess... Read more

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So I tried installing the new software for my Zune, and there were errors. Now everytime I reboot my computer I see "Found New Harware..System". I have no idea what this is. So instead of fiddling with it, I decided to reformat since I was due for it anyway. I put in the restoration cd that came with my Emachine, and i get the error that is located in the subject.

Please help.
 

Answer:Registry cannot load Hive file system\system32\config\security

Since yours is just the "security" hive that is corrupt I would try this first just so it won't wipe all of your settings.


Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer. If you have not already, go into the BIOS and set your CD-DVD drive as first boot so you can boot from the disc. You can do this by tapping F1, F2, F10 or DEL depending on your system. Do this when the BIOS splash screen displays.

When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.

If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you want to access from the Recovery Console. By default it should be C:\WINDOWS.

When you are prompted to do so, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.

At the Recovery Console command prompt, type the commands below. Please read very carefully and be sure you add the spaces where you see the yellow underscores.




Type as shown below...
(There are spaces where you see the YELLOW lines so be careful or this will not work)

If you get an error on any line after pressing enter, just continue and reboot.

md_tmp
(Press Enter)

copy_c:\windows\system32\config\security_c:\windows\tmp\security.bak
(Press Enter)

delete_c:\windows\system32\config\security
(Press Enter)

copy_c:\windows\repair\security_c:\windows\system32\config\security
(Press Enter)

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Hello and thank you for your help,

The other day when i tried booting my PC up, a blue screen appeared with the message

The Registry cannot load the hive (file): \SystemRoot\System32\Config\System

I have the Windows XP professional CD, and i need a way to fix this without having to reformat my hard-drive. i was wondering if recovery console will fix it without deleting everything on my HD. Or is it possible to just re-install windows on top of the one i have, will that reformat the HD?

If anyone knows what to do, please help asap

Answer:The Registry cannot load the hive (file): \SystemRoot\System32\Config\System

Hello alijav134

Here is guided help from Microsoft to fix your problem

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I have a ThinkPad Edge 13" - before last restart, I used Lenovo System Update and it updated some drivers, not all but incl. some recommended updates- still.. After this restart- even USB, Wifi, Wired, Audio was gone, in Device Manager it says "Windows couldn't load the driver" .. When I click the sound symbol it automatically searches for the driver, finds it, and again it says there's a driverproblem even if it's installed correctly.Now, as a datatechnician and C# programmer I am getting nervous about two possibilities .. Since I've never visited any dodgy websites or downloaded .exe files. 1. It could be a broken Lenovo update (Which I hope)2. It could be virus, malware, spyware, rootkit or worse .. I've had Security Essentials installed on my PC the entire time .. modelnumber of my edge: NUD2EMD About my EDGE it's been a mixed experience, I do not recognize the quality feel of the usual ThinkPads, the paint is easily worn off the edges just by putting it back/forth in a bag. The Intel WiFi 1000 BGN works OK with some WiFi's, but other some WiFi networks it just won't connect to and always fails connecting or is markable slower at requesting webpages, but not at fetching them. This problem has persisted again and again, even @ home with my LINKSYS WRT54G I'm somtimes thrown off and can never come back on unless I restart my computer. The start-button I've always struggled with, the first press never seems to power ON the laptop, but a second (sometimes ... Read more

Answer:System update & restart = USB,WIFI,LAN,AUDIO drivers failed to load.

http://www.malwarebytes.org/ How about trying a system restore and take it back before all the updates were done.  If that works and everything is back like it was, then download this from the link and let it update and run a quick scan just to rule out any malware.  If all your hardware is back working and you are not able to download malwarebytes, post back.  If you are able to download it and do the scan and nothing shows up, then you can run your system update again and this time don't install everything at once, install one at a time and reboot after each one.  Run your system and make sure there are no problems before you install the next one. The problem with doing a bunch of updates all at once makes it real difficult to determine which one is acting up.   Let's work on getting your system back to normal and then we'll see what's going on with the wireless disconnecting and the problem with the start button.  

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the following boot-start or system driver(s) failed to load: SRTSP SRTSPX
Anyone were seen that problem?
Laptop is a compaq and running windows Vistahome Premium
cheers

Answer:the following boot-start or system driver(s) failed to load: SRTSP SRTSPX

Ohh sorry.. got that from the event log..

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In this post: http://forums.techguy.org/8786770-post59.html

wannabeageek said:


Hi grubbs,

All of your recent logs appear to be free of malware.

Some of the scans implicate that the registry has been damaged and that you are missing some system files for the operating system. But understand that my profession is malware removal and not hardware/software analysis.
If you would still like help, I can message an Admin to arrange further assistance.
Click to expand...

I'm hoping someone at this forum can help me understand how to go about identifying and repairing the registry damage and replacing the missing system files. Thanks in advance.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B940 @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4043 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1797 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 466265 MB, Free - 405860 MB;
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Not Updated
 

Answer:Damaged Registry / Missing System files

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Hi,On switching on my monitor, PC was already running, the pc was in the BIOS update mode. I had previously logged off my account in Win XP and then cleaned the keyboard with a brush and blower. Can only assume keystrokes caused PC to reboot and enter BIOS update.On restarting PC it immediatley stopped and error message "missing or corrupt windows/win32/config/system." The operating system then refused to load or enter safe mode or allow to go to previous working backup. Tried to repair with Win XP disc but file error "corrupt_registry" with blue screen then kept happening. Tried to reinstall Win XP but same error occurs. Cannot get passed this error.Have two hard discs installed and disc d has win 2000 installed and will allow me access to the machine. Have windows restore points on the c drive but how do I replace the current registry with them. Or replace config system?Can you think of anything else that could be tried to resolve this problem? Have too much on the c drive to just reformat it and start again.Your thoughs/ideas would be appreciated.

Answer:Registry/Config system corrupt or missing.

Seems you have access from D drive with Win2K, why not save your data as a start. From there you can begin to work on a reinstall.

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Hi I have been buying parts for a computer and i recently got all of the parts that I needed. Yesterday I put in an old disc with xp on it in my computer but some files were missing, now im stuck with my harddrive with basically nothing on it. I had someone make me a new copy of windows 7 and now the error comes up saying "windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing or corrupt." I cant boot to HDD to get my registry files or anything.

Answer:System registry file is missing or corrupt

Hi and welcome to TSF you got someone to make a copy of windows 7 where did they get the copy from,if you have no legitimate copy of windows use a linux distro which you can get for free this will at least allow you to use the computer see here DistroWatch.com: Put the fun back into computing. Use Linux, BSD.

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Hi All,
I am new to the forum so please excuse any mistakes I make. I hope someone can help with a dilemma I am having. I am not completely computer illiterate, I know a few basic skills, BUT in no way am efficient at most of the technical stuff, so any help that can be given, please do so in the most basic language (for practically a dummy! :) that you can.

I recently started playing an online game(not a gaming issue though I assure you) and have been "Tweaking XP" to perform better. In doing so, I came across a site that gave instructions on how to edit your XP registry settings to provide better Internet Speed (adjusting TCP window size,etc...) anyway, it guided you to the registry through the regedit run command, and pointed you to locate the:
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Class (etc...) ONLY when I went there and tried to find it, I found that I obviously do not have a "Services" folder under my \CurrentControlSet. It is nowhere to be found in that HKLM\System\CCS section, I have looked everywhere under that tree and there is simply NO Services. Is that even possible? Where is it, or where did it go?

Also, I do know that I have several devices that are listed (in the system information via the dxdiag) under Sharing/Conflicting devices. Could this be a factor in the registry issue I have?

Any and ALL help is GREATLY appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Sincerely,
Nikki

Answer:Registry Issue: Entry in HKLM\System missing!

Welcome to TSF....

Before attempting to edit the registry it is always a good thing to back it up first so if you mess it up you can restore it.

Here is a link to a registry backup program that is absolutely fantastic it is called ERUNT

http://www.larshederer.homepage.t-online.de/erunt/

Remember to always keep a backup of two things:
Your registry, and your data. You will never be sorry.

Please to ry this:

How to perform a Repair Installation of Windows? XP.

(The Windows? XP CD will be required for this procedure.)

Please Note: Performing a “Repair Installation” in this manner does not delete any Personal Files, it just 'repairs' the core of the installation.
Restart the computer and as soon as it starts to 'fire up' continually tap the Delete key so that access can be made into the BIOS...once in here, reset the boot order this way...
• CD/DVD
• HDD (or IDE0)
• Floppy/Other device (if you don't have a floppy).
Insert the Windows? XP SP2 CD in the Drive; then, Save and Exit the BIOS.

Reboot the computer; a screen will appear, that says. .. Boot from CD.... Press any key to Boot from CD... follow the instruction... it will then progress to a Blue screen and load the basic drivers.

A prompt will appear to press r to enter the Recovery Console...PLEASE DO NOT DO THIS, as another option will come up to allow the option to 'Repair' the installation, and select the partition that needs repairing... please select this ... Read more

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Hi everyone,

I have been attempting to fix my friend's laptop after it stopped loading Windows correctly yesterday. It apparently froze on her and when she rebooted it, it would come up with a screen that said:

STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure}
The registry cannot load the hive (file):
\SystemRoot\System32\Config\SOFTWARE
or its log or alternate.
It is corrupt, absent, or not writeable

I attempted to solve this by replacing the hive files through the Recovery Console. However, I then found that the source of the problem was that C:\Windows\System32\config\system
file is missing and I haven't been able to replace it. Now, when I try to start Windows normally (or in Safe Mode, etc.) I recieve the message:

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
C:\Windows\System32\Config\System

My friend has a lot of files that she really needs so I wanna try solving this without reformatting. Any ideads or advice?
Thanks for the help!
 

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Just got my W530, plugged it in, set up internet, and proceeded to run Windows Update as my first chore.  29 of the initial 54 updates FAILED.  Tried 3 more times, nothing but failures.  Ran system restore, and selected the first restore point, from when I first powered up the computer.  System restore FAILED. I am guessing this is not normal?  I only installed a few browsers, and CPUZ, in between the updating process.  I am trying to make recovery media, but the please wait dialog has been doing it's impression of KIT the car for at least 10 minutes, and when I tried to close it I get "not responding". Any ideas?  It would be nice if I didn't have to return a new laptop over some lame software glitch. :-( Paul Anderegg













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Answer:2 hour old W530 Windows Update FAILED System restore FAILED

'evening.
 
Have a look at this thread: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/x230-problem-with-windows-updates-system-confi... towards the bottom of page 1.
Is this similar to what you're seeing? If so, try the solution I posted on the top of page 2. see if installing the one troublesome update, KB2647753, first, by itself, then allows all of the others to succeed.
 
Please do let us know if this works for you.

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Can someone please help me? I am not very computer savvy and need help with this message: **Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing or corrupt.**\windows\system32\config\system It is saying that I need to enter my windows installation disc and restart my computer and click "Repair Your Computer" My problem is that I recently had my house remodeled and in all the packing/moving/reorganizing I have managed to loose my recovery disks, and my OKR key doesn't seem to do anything. I searched the Lenovo site and this one as well, but I am not sure what to really look for.Thanks in advance for your help.....

Answer:Y430 recovery disks/ missing system registry files

how about this CD? Try it in automatic mode.Your registry is damaged.how are you using your NOVO key? You need to turn laptop off and press this key - only this way it works properly.





//help will save the world

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Hello, I have done one of the stupidest things in the world and have been trying all day to recover my files that went missing.  Here's what happened:
I deleted a bunch of registry entries because Spybot S&D always showed these five things as threat level 5 and can't clean them.  I decided to search the registry for the string of numbers and letters that S&D referred to and deleted all of the ones it would let me delete.
I also deleted all of the files and folders in the location Users/HomeAppData/Local/Temp except the one file it wouldn't let me.
When I came back to Windows nothing was working so I rebooted.  When I rebooted all of my programs, files, everything was gone.  I did a system restore to the most recent point which was from a week ago which turned everything back to normal except some very important files are missing from a folder on my desktop.
I am a musician and have been working on a recording which I save as I go as multiple versions ex. song 1.1, song 1.2, etc.  All of the versions that were created after the available system restore date are gone.  But it's weird because the bounces that I did (wav files not pro tools files) from the later versions are there, just not their pro tools session file counter parts.
I've restored all of the files/folders to Users/HomeAppData/Local/Temp however that didn't change anything.
The pro tools files that went missing are not hidden, I can't see them when I show hidden files.  I... Read more

Answer:Missing files after deleted registry entries and system restore. Please help!

that's a bit hard, it's not like you can go about restoring them as they are most likely not lost but hidden... yaru might be able to help you. Didn't happen to run a reg backup before you started deleting keys?

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Hello, I have done one of the stupidest things in the world and have been trying all day to recover my files that went missing.  Here's what happened:I deleted a bunch of registry entries because Spybot S&D always showed these five things as threat level 5 and can't clean them.  I decided to search the registry for the string of numbers and letters that S&D referred to and deleted all of the ones it would let me delete.I also deleted all of the files and folders in the location Users/HomeAppData/Local/Temp except the one file it wouldn't let me delete.When I came back to Windows nothing was working so I rebooted.  When I rebooted all of my programs, files, everything was gone.  I did a system restore to the most recent point which was from a week ago which turned everything back to normal except some very important files are missing from a folder on my desktop.I am a musician and have been working on a recording which I save as I go as multiple versions ex. song 1.1, song 1.2, etc.  All of the versions that were created after the available system restore date are gone.  But it's weird because the bounces that I did (wav files not pro tools files) from the later versions are there, just not their pro tools session file counter parts.I've restored all of the files/folders to Users/HomeAppData/Local/Temp however that didn't change anything.The pro tools files that went missing are not hidden, I can't see th... Read more

Answer:Missing files after deleted registry entries and system restore. Please help!

it's possible that your user profile could not be loaded properly.  Check in C:\Users for a folder similar to your username but with a TMP or 1 or .old extension.  For example, my user profile may be C:\Users\Calum but if it got corrupted, my profile may be C:\Users\Calum.TMP or C:\Users\TMP.  You may be logged on using either the old profile or the new one, so if there are two or more similarly named profiles, check them all.It seems very unlikely that your programs could have simply gone, perhaps it's just the shortcuts which are missing?  Deleting a few registry keys should not have uninstalled your programs and deleted the whole user account, that's why I suspect it may just be a corrupted profile.  Have a look around under C:\Users and see what you find.

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Hi, I have been having serious difficulty getting my laptop to start in the last few months but have usually been able to solve the problems for a while until they come back but now I am faced with a new boot issue that I cannot fix.

When I turn on the laptop, after about 5 minutes I get the message "windows failed to start because the system registry file is missing or corrupt" and gives this location windows\system32\config\system and also status: oxc000000f.

I am instructed to boot from the vista dvd and repair windows, startup problems or whatever but when I try this I get the exact same message described above.

I have had a lot of startup problems recently but they have always been solved either by booting from the dvd and reparing startup problems, or more commonly, by running the chkdisk which would generally have my laptop running well for a week or so before new problems occurred.

I've searched the web but people keep suggesting booting from the vista dvd which as I said isnt working. No matter what I try I get the same message, safe mode etc will also not work.

Please help, I'm getting a new laptop in late october so I just need to get this thing working for another few weeks.

thanks in advance

Answer:vista wont boot, system registry missing or corrupt

try using system restore which can be accessed from the vista dvd after going into the repair your computer menu

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Help needed, I have a Toshiba Satellite L300D-11V laptop which when turned on gives the message that a system registry file is missing or corrupt.

My problem is that when on very first setup I did not back up the recovery files onto DVD in case of such problems like this, my questions are, is there any way around this without the recovery disk to reinstall Vista from hardrive?

I cant find a way to do this or will Toshiba provide a recovery disk or software to download (free or to buy) and is this the only option that is available to solve my problem?

The laptop is still under warranty for another 11 months am I covered for hardware/software in this situation having taken it back to the shop I bought it from they said they could not do anything without the recovery disk.

Help, many thanks in advance.

Answer:Satellite L300-11V - System registry file is missing or corrupt

Hi!

You can reinstall Vista without the recovery disks. If want to repair your computer by restoring it to original factory state, you can do it directly from harddisk (press F8 when you boot your computer, choose "Repair your computer"
and follow the menue instructions).

Normally you had should burn the recovery disk at the first startup. There is a reminder that pop ups from time to time to burn the disk.
So Toshiba does not offer a software to download, it?s all preinstalled on the notebook.

After the reinstalling, please create the recovery disk. If you need one and didn?t burn such, you have to pay.

Bye

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Hello,
I inadvertently messed up my entire windows system through a series of unfortunate events I won't bore you with, but after running the boot repair utility using a system recovery flash disk, my windows system loads but is filled with issues. Immediately after login, a dialog box stating that "C:\Windows\system32\sfc.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error..." etc appears, and after closing it a number of others follow. After running sfc /scannow in cmd as admin, the report states that there are corrupted files that it could not repair. Upon opening the CBS.log, there are hundreds of such files that couldn't be repaired. When I went to system restore, there were no restore points, but the protection settings listed the volumes that were missing (which I wanted to recover so that I could restore the PC). Then I went back and booted from the system repair disk (which found the operating system as Windows 7 Professional C:\ (recovered)), re-ran chkdsk C: /f which returned nothing, and rebuilt the bcd after saving a copy of it. After doing so i ran fixmbr and fixboot and restarted my PC. It loaded with the same issues. I then went to msconfig to change it from a normal boot to a selective boot only to find that that was the setting it was already on. I changed it to normal boot and restarted, but windows wouldn't load and would leave me with the black screen. I then re-ran system repair which took allowed me to reboot in... Read more

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Hello

I am hoping someone can help me with a little internet problem on a Windows 7 professional system.

Essentially, last week after an Update, I could not get back onto my driver (the hard drive is partitioned so I have a section and my other half has another). A system restore to the previous day has allowed me to access the computer again, but the internet is gone.

The OH can use the internet on the same computer (I am on his half now), so there is no fault with the modem, the cable or the internet connection per se. We have tried to restore the internet using various manual methods, but can get no further than the SetUp. At this point we get a message Error 711, and reports that the Remote Access Auto Connection Manager is not responding.

I have tried to fix this today, but cannot get onto the services to fix it - when I click on Services and go to 'run as admin', the message appears "Class not Registered". I have also had this message when trying to connect the internet by writing a manual IP address, and when looking for the IP drivers.

The OH is threatening F*kdisk which would mean I lose everything on the drive, but I do not have another solution.

Hopefully someone out there can assist me.

Thank you

Jen

Answer:Internet missing after system reboot: all attempted fixes failed

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums, Jen.

Check this Microsoft article, which may be of help to you.

You receive an "Error 711: Cannot load Remote Access Service Connection Manager" error message when you create a network connection

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Windows Update Won't Load--gets error-"This page failed to load". My system=32 bit operating system which is Vista Ultimate.

Answer:Windows Update Won't Load--gets error-"This page failed to load"

Hello sgibbins,
Try here, people have had some good results doing this. please post your results. Good luck.


JSI Tip 2805. Windows Update 'Cannot Display Page'?

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HELLO EVERYONE.
I HAVE AN INSPIRON 15 LAPTOP. WHEN I TRY TO BOOT IT UP I GET THE DREADED BLUE SCREEN WITH THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE:
RECOVERY
YOUR PC NEEDS TO BE REPAIRED
THE OPERATING SYSTEM COULDN'T BE LOADED BECAUSE THE SYSTEM REGISTRY FILE IS MISSING OR CONTAINS ERRORS.
FILE: \WINDOES\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM
ERROR CODE: 0xc0000185
YOU'LL NEED THE RECOVERY TOOLS ON YOUR INSTALLATION MEDIA.  IF YOU DON'T HAVE ANY INSTALLATION MEDIA [LIKE A DISC OR USB DEVICE] CONTACT YOUR SYSTEM ADMIN OR PC MANUFACTURER.
CAN SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT THIS MEANS AND WHAT TO DO IN THE MOST BASIC TERMS?  DOES THIS MEAN MY FILES ARE NOT RECOVERABLE?
THE LAPTOP DID NOT COME WITH AN INSTALLATION DISC.
THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ANY RECOMMENDATIONS. 

Answer:INSPIRON 15 LAPTOP ERROR MESSAGE: SYSTEM REGISTRY FILE IS MISSING OR HAS ERRORS

Chances are the hard drive is failing - remove the drive from the system. mount it into a 2.5" external USB case, and attach it to a working system by USB to recover your data.
Then reinstall the drive and run a full diagnostic on it (F12 at powerup). if the drive fails the diagnostic, replace it with a new one (post the full model information if you need a part reference - i.e., Inspiron n5110, 5521, etc.).
Windows 10 can be downloaded from Microsoft. Earlier OS recovery material cannot -- you'll need to contact Dell to purchase recovery media.

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Okay, so this morning I turned on my desktop computer, and I got a blue screen with an error message. I don't know why this happened, yesterday it was working fine. Here's part of the message:

STOP: c0000218 {Registry file failure} the registry cannot load the hive (file): \systemRoot\System32\config\sam

I rebooted my computer, and it said something about turning off wrong, and gave me options to either boot into safe mode, restart normally, or restart at the time that worked normally. All of them lead to the same error mesage with the blue screen.

I did a little research on this error, and found a microsoft help page about it: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545
Instead of using the recovery console from the CD, I used my computer's recovery console (everytime I reboot, it gives me an option to go into the recovery console or continue normally, so I entered that recovery console, thinking it was the same as the CD's recovery console...) I followed the steps listed, typing in all of these:
md tmp
copy c:\windows\system32\config\system c:\windows\tmp\system.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\software c:\windows\tmp\software.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\sam c:\windows\tmp\sam.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\security c:\windows\tmp\security.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\default c:\windows\tmp\default.bak

delete c:\windows\system32\config\system
delete c:\windows\system32\config\software
delete c:\windows\system32\config\sam
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Answer:[SOLVED] Corrupted and missing registry/system files, can't boot into regular or safe

Place the cd in the drive then shut down the computer. As you are booting up the computer tap f8 to select the boot menu, select the cd drive. It should boot to a screen that has a few options the best of which (if no data is important to you) is to format the hard drive and do a clean install. However if you would like to try and fix the current installation you will chose repair install.

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I have acer travelmate 8372

- on start up acer logo is showing up, but after that black screen
i cant acces "safe mode" even acer boot recovery i tried everything. i have important files in my laptop.
but i can only acces insyhd20 utility system.

can someone help me? please!

Answer:Need Help! Failed to load windows 7

Welcome to the forum

You could run Startup Repair three times

Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

You may also find the below tutorial useful

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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Hi, I am new to the forum and need help with the statement of windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing or corrupt. It said for me to insert disk, or contact administrator however, I have no disk
 

Answer:windows failed to load

Do you have a Desktop? pc or a Laptop?
When did the problems start?
Give a bit more details about your computer specs.
What where you doing when you got this error?

Good luck
Ray
 

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hey guys, really hope someone can help me with this one:

was using my laptop perfectly fine, saw that it had automatically downloaded the latest windows update so switched it off to let it update and everything. then couple of hours later i turned it back on, and get the black screen with:

"windows failed to start. a recent hardware or software change might be the cause.
if windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly, startup repair can help diagnose and fix the problem. if power was interrupted during startup, choose start windows normally.

- launch startup repair (recommended)
- start windows normally"

ive tried both of these:
- startup repair takes me to a blank screen with a mouse, and nothing loads up
- start windows normally just takes me back to the black error message screen

ive tryed baiscally everything on F8 too (including safe mode, and loading windows on the last successful boot configuration) and it starts to load up(windows) but eventually goes back to the error message. and thats it. ive left it like that over night and still nothing.

Any help would be much appreciated!!

Thanks

Answer:Windows Failed to Load :(

hi and welcome to TSF you may need to try a upgrade repair if you have sp1
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...all-vista.html , or your recovery partition to restore to factory default ie as it came out the box

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Windows failed to load as system registry file is missing or corrupt

please please can someone help me! I have had my desktop PC for over a year and it keeps on crashing i really dont have a clue why, this is the latest error message i got today, tried to reboot with upgrade disc as was told this should work and it wont let me go into safe mode or anything, wont let me put back to last known good configuration either....

Is all lost? Will i have to put my pc back to factory settings once again and does anyone know the reason why this is happening?

Having said that my pc is running Sp2 on vista home premium, i know the disc i am using will not have the latest SP on it, or even the first one for that matter, will that make a difference?
 

Answer:Windows failed to load .......

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hey guys, really hope someone can help me with this one:

was using my laptop perfectly fine, saw that it had automatically downloaded the latest windows update so switched it off to let it update and everything. then couple of hours later i turned it back on, and get the black screen with:

"windows failed to start. a recent hardware or software change might be the cause.
if windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly, startup repair can help diagnose and fix the problem. if power was interrupted during startup, choose start windows normally.

- launch startup repair (recommended)
- start windows normally"

ive tried both of these:
- startup repair takes me to a blank screen with a mouse, and nothing loads up
- start windows normally just takes me back to the black error message screen

ive tryed baiscally everything on F8 too (including safe mode, and loading windows on the last successful boot configuration) and it starts to load up(windows) but eventually goes back to the error message. and thats it. ive left it like that over night and still nothing.

Any help would be much appreciated!!

Thanks
 

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When I started my computer up, it failed to load windows. Since it was stuck at the windows loading screen for 10 minutes, I rebooted into safemode where I attempted a system repair (It came up automaitcally). After it was done it told me it could not solve my problem. I clicked finish and the computer shut down. I turned it on again forgetting to take note of what the problem was. However, windows started up this time. It did take alot slower then it is has before. I am wondering what would cause this and what I can do to try and fix it.

Answer:Windows Failed To Load

  
Quote: Originally Posted by alicenchainz


When I started my computer up, it failed to load windows. Since it was stuck at the windows loading screen for 10 minutes, I rebooted into safemode where I attempted a system repair (It came up automaitcally). After it was done it told me it could not solve my problem. I clicked finish and the computer shut down. I turned it on again forgetting to take note of what the problem was. However, windows started up this time. It did take alot slower then it is has before. I am wondering what would cause this and what I can do to try and fix it.


Hello and Welcome !

Follow this article an run a Start up Repair atleast 4 to 5 times Startup Repair

Good Luck,
Captain

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Hi

I hope someone can help.

I started my computer the other day at before it even tries to load windows it says

BOOTMGR is missing

ive created an Vista recovery disk and ive booted up from that. Once i go into it and click repair it gives the option of picking the operating system. problem is that the C: isnt there to choose. Its like the computer doesnt recognise the hard drive.

When i go into the BIOS it does list the HDD in there.

Im at a loss, i hope i can fix this as i just upload thousands of pictures from a recent trip!!

Thanks

Answer:Bootmgr is Missing - Cant load Recovery Disk as Operating System not found

Hi, we do seem to be getting a lot of boot issues lately, this is a summary of what to do, produced by a Tech after a MS boot camp.
I have put code marks around your best option (that is after startup repair failed to resolve the issue):-


You can use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) to troubleshoot and repair the following items in Windows Vista or Windows 7:
? A master boot record (MBR)
? A boot sector
? A Boot Configuration Data (BCD) store
Note When you are troubleshooting startup issues by using the Windows RE, you should first try the Startup Repair option in the System Recovery Options dialog box. If the Startup Repair option does not resolve the issue, or if you must troubleshoot more steps manually, use the Bootrec.exe tool.
Back to the top
MORE INFORMATION
To run the Bootrec.exe tool, you must start Windows RE. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Put the Windows Vista or Windows 7 installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer.
2. Press a key when you are prompted.
3. Select a language, a time, a currency, a keyboard or an input method, and then clickNext.
4. Click Repair your computer.
5. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
6. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Command Prompt.
7. Type Bootrec.exe, and then press ENTER.
Note To start the computer from the Windows Vista or Windows 7 DVD, the computer must be configured to start from the DVD d... Read more

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I dont know if this is posted in the right area but I'm so desperate to get my laptop working its unreal.
First it started off with my laptop crashing, I had totally forgot it needed to do a windows update and turned off my laptop in hopes that it would work properly.
After that my laptop has not been working. The machine turns on and gives me two options. Start windows normally or do a repair. Upon starting windows normally, it loads so far before sending me back to the two options of start windows normally or repair. On the second time I clicked repair. My laptop then goes so far before presenting me with a blue screen that is usually the screen where my accounts are. The cursor still moves but it loads no further even after leaving it an hour. I decided to make a repair disk, hoping that the problem was because of windows. the disk loads, gives me a choice on the keyboard language then does nothing. I honestly have no idea what to do, I want to keep all the files safe on my computer as I havent backed them up and I have worked so hard on the projects. someone please help

Answer:windows 7 refuses to load and system repair wont load

Do a hardware/software reset with your BIOS:Shut down and turn off the computer.
Unplug the computer from the wall or surge protector (then remove the battery if it is a laptop).
"Remove the computer from any port replicator or docking station, disconnect
cables to printers or devices such as external monitors, USB memory sticks or SD cards, headset or external speakers, mouse or auxiliary keyboard, turn off WIFI and Bluetooth wireless devices." (Use Hard Reset to Resolve Hardware and Software Issues HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. This closes the circuit and ensures all
power from components is drained to clear the software connections between the BIOS
and hardware and clear any corruption in the temporary memory.
(If it is a laptop, plug the battery back into the laptop and then) Plug the computer back into the wall. Do not reconnect any unnecessary peripherals; monitor, keyboard,
and mouse should suffice and be the only peripherals reconnected.
Turn it on to reinitialize the software connections between the BIOS and hardware

After doing those steps, clear your CMOS by entering the BIOS (see your system manual for steps to enter the BIOS), going to the EXIT screen, and loading setup/optimized defaults.

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Windows 7 promptly crashed with the error 0xc0000225: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible
please help i cant make recovery to restor my coputer to the original factory condition

Answer:OXC0000225 Windows failed to load

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:





Quote:
H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link)

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This is my first post, please forgive my newbyness and please make no assumptions that I know what I'm doing... Thank you.I have a Lenovo Laptop y510 with Vista Home Premium 32 bit installed.It was working fine one night as I closed it all down, the next morning I could get nothing to come up. When booting I received the following information:File: \windows\system32\config\systemStatus: 0xc00014cInfo: Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing, or corrupt.I finally created a bootable system disk.Ran it. This first time everything seemed to be going fine, got the screen that allows you to either install windows vista or repair. Selected repair. It seemed to be working, but finally did nothing. I went to bed, next morning, still nothing.Turned it off with power button.Booted from system disk again this time selecting the install option.Seemed to be working then got the same as listed in the beginning of this post:==================================================================Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or sofware change might be the cause. To fix the problem:1. Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer.2. Choose your language settings, and then click "next."3. Click "Repair your computer."If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.File: \windows\system32\config\systemStatus: 0xc00014cInfo: Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing... Read more

Answer:0xc000014c windows failed to load

P.S.I have also run the "Windows Memory Diagnostic" test... and it completes okay... it says it's fixed a couple of files, but... still end up at the "Windows failed to load" screen.Again, thanks for any and all ideas-Chazz

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Please help me, I am not very good with solving problems with computers. My laptop (Acer Aspire 5630) had been playing up a little bit for the last couple of days, but because it is three years old I thought that it was just due to the fact that I had to many files and web history on it. This morning it came up with a message that windows needed had an important update so I allowed it to start. When I restarted my laptop with came up with 'Windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing, or corrupt' and the Status says: OxcOOOO221.

It's telling me to insert a windows installation disc and restart my computer. Now I know I am going to sound really niave but I am not too sure what this is because when I bought my laptop I had Windows already on it. And also even if i did do this then would it actually fix it? Would I lose all my files? And what do you think caused this to happen? I would really appreciate it if you could help me. Thank you.

Answer:OxcOOOO221 'Windows failed to load because ...'

A Stop: 0xc000026C or Stop: 0xc0000221 "Unable to Load Device Driver" Error Occurs When You Start Windows XP

Your Laptop should come with a XP CD, or a Recovery CD. What driver is failing?

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My computer fails to load windows and keeps restarting at the point of the windows load screen.

When I started my computer, I got a pop-up saying AVG needed to restart the computer for an update. After the restart, the Windows Repair screen came up saying windows failed to load. Startup Repair tried to automatically fix the problem, which was taking a while, so I turn on my laptop. I saw the same AVG update pop up, and I wasn't yet suspicious of it so I restart my laptop as well. Unfortunately the same thing appears on the laptop.

The auto repair worked on the laptop but it failed on the desktop. Now the desktop acts as I've described above: it restarts every time it gets to the Windows loading screen. Running in safe mode does nothing. Trying a system restore (to yesterday, when it was working fine) does nothing. When the laptop restarted to normal, I got the AVG update window again, which I'm ignoring for now.

Both computers run Win7 Home Premium x64.

If it's any help, here's the desktop's Startup Repair problem details:





Quote:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03: unknown
Problem Signature 04: 21201068
Problem Signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 06: 4
Problem Signature 07: NoRootCause
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Answer:Windows failed to load, problem may be AVG?

My mother just called me with this same issue on Vista x64. After updating AVG it crashes and is stuck in a reboot cycle.

Good one AVG, now I have to go over there and fix her computer... This is not what I planned on doing this weekend :/

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Hi everyone! This is my first time at TechSpot but it looks like it is a very knowledgable community so I'm hoping you can suggest a possible solution.

The HDD on my wife's laptop has stopped working with no warning, leaving business critical data stranded. I would be grateful for any advice on how to fix this if possible. Here is exactly what happened as far as we can remember (please excuse any silly terminology - we are not too technical):

-laptop was running on the battery, my wife left it on too long and the battery ran out

-she plugged it into the mains to recharge and it started again, she continued working until she had to take a long telephone call

-on returning to computer she found it was frozen and she could not start programmes, switch off, reboot, etc in normal way. In the end she turned it off by removing the battery and replacing it (an old trick from an IT guy in a company she used to work for)

-when she tried to restart she got an error before the OS started to load saying (something like) there was a problem starting Windows (or stopping an earlier session) and giving her the options to start again normally or in Safe Mode, go to the command prompt, etc.

-she tried normal start but it did not work ? it brought up the dotted progress bar which took forever to complete but then just came back to the original error screen

-when I got home I tried the Safe Mode option and it looked like it was doing something ? it came up wi... Read more

Answer:HDD on laptop has failed, will not load Windows

Instead of ripping out the battery, you shoult turn off the laptop using the power button. Hold it for 10 seconds.

Let's go step by step here.
First, you should make sure it is the hard drive that is bad and nothing else like the laptop or the filesystem or whatever. Ideally you would take it out of the laptop and attach it to another computer (desktop (with an adapter) or laptop). Then test the hard drive with the diagnostics utility from the drive manufacturer.

How much and what kind of data do you need to restore? If the drive is in a very bad shape, then you are not going to get everything back and it is likely that you will be able to recover only individual files or files of certain type.
 

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Big problem! I installed and ran Norton Antivirus 2006 on my home computer. Now I get the welcome screen with all the users but then I get a message when I try to log on as any user: "Explorer exe. unable to locate component. This application failed to start because WININET.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." Someone said it's the Windows Initiation file. I can get to task manager, but can't bring the computer up in safe mode. Any ideas?
 

Answer:Windows Initiation failed to load

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afte installing an upgrade and restarted the pc does not want to load into windows just keeps loading can any1 suggest something pls

Answer:upgrade failed windows cant load

What upgrade? Were you downloading Vista to XP or were you upgrading Vista to Win 7?i_Xp/Vista/W7User

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I have had multiple problems with my computer in the past few weeks. Programs will stop responding. It is overall sluggish. I have ran virus scans and malware scans. nothing comes up. I use MSE virus, and Malwarebytes. Again they have found nothing. My internet stops working and I have to delete and reinstall my adapter drivers. I have taken screen shots of the errors on my log if someone could please assist me. I dont know what actions to do to repair this problem. The only actions I have taken so far are running CCleaner, and backing up my system as I fear this will only get worse.

Also my system is a Dell XPS 1640 running Windows 7 64x

Screenshots below:

When it says Windows Failed to shutdown properly it is because my computer was on Sleep mode and it got a blue screen, I believe from overheating, and it would shut itself down. This started a few weeks ago but was never this often.

I have had several random Registry hot key failures, I have no idea what this means but even when using the Screen Capture program I got a registry hot key error.
I believe I am having some serious issues. I need to know what to do to fix this before it crashes my entire system for good. Someone please help me. I can provide more detailed information if need be, I just dont know what else you need to know.
 

Answer:Windows Failed to start, Hive corrupt? Several Registry errors?

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As windows loads an error window pops up with this message: "Could not load or run C:\Windows\system32\wvwwv.exe specified in the registry. Make sure the file name exists on your computer or remove the reference to it in the registry."

In fact I hear the error message sound seconds before my desktop actually loads up and the popup window is already present on the desktop after the boot screen finishes.

This file doesn't seem to exist and the only reference in the registry is wvwwv.dll. I went through all my services and startup files and I don't see this referenced anywhere.

I'm stumped.

Here is my HiJackThis Log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:32:17 PM, on 1/23/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16575)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\services.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EX... Read more

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The other day my computer got stuck on the "Shutting down..." screen so I ended up shutting it down by force, something which I have grown to regret. On bootup, a whole bunch of extremely weird things started happening which led me to restore from an earlier date and led me to where I am now. My error/"Details" is almost a perfect replication of:http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/event-id-1542-user-profile-service-and-missing/d7df458e-f8f7-4e2f-bd65-16b9ceeb5631?auth=1I'm getting a BUNCH of errors in Windows Event Viewer all complaining that Windows couldn't load classes registry file. In the registry, there is no entry in the hivelist for the current user classes.However, symptoms include the wallpaper not loading, not being able to bring up the Start Menu, etc. I believe I have really brought it down to the user profile not getting fully loaded correctly. However, the fix is not entirely clear, since all guides that I've found were for Windows 7 or before, and the fixes did not appear to work on my Windows 10 box. I would prefer to be able to fix the user account currently in place as opposed to creating a new main user account. As a note, if I create a new account and log into that one, the Start Menu/Wallpaper work just fine, it's just my main account that's broken.Some people are saying that it means the NTUSER.DAT file is corrupt and that recreating it fixes the issue. If that is truly ... Read more

Answer:Windows cannot load classes registry file

Try this 1st...Let us know how it goes as there are other options...

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Source User Profile Service; Event ID: 1542, the system can not find the file specified

What should I do?

Answer:Windows can not load classes registry file

  
Quote: Originally Posted by KCav


Source User Profile Service; Event ID: 1542, the system can not find the file specified

What should I do?


Any more info displayed in that event? classes registry file ... which file is mentioned in the event message?

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Ok, when i tried to remove a virus by deleting some registrys, i may have deleted some wrong registrys that starts up the computer. When i restarted the computer windows comes up normally but it does not load anything, its just loads the background and nothing else. I tried restarting in safe mode and "using last good configuration" with windows 2000 professional, but it just stays at a blank screen. The only way I can think of fixing this is to create a floppy disk with my other computer to fix the registry, i have no access to the registry though my other computer. Any help?
 

Answer:Registry Problem, Windows doesn't load

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Hi

When I right click My Computer on Vista Start menu the page says "The page failed to load"

I enclose a screenshot of the error.

I was also get "the application has failed to start because WINBRAND.dll was not found" when running

SystemPropertiesAdvanced

From RUN

This has now been fixed by downloading WINBRAND.dll and copying it to c:\windows\system32

But "The page failed to load" still happens when right clicking My Computer and choosing properties.

I did a SFC / Scannow and something weird happened. The Command Window had an error (apologies - forgot to note which but will rerun in a moment) however the CBS Log File showed no errors and indicated SFC ran successfully.

I will post the results of SFC in a few moments

Thanks for your help.

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Answer:Solved: "The page failed to load" Control Panel > System

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I have a problem with my ThinkCentre E72 (Windows 8). Suddenly, it shuts down with "shut-down" screen. Later, in my Event Viewer, I found the following System Warning:"The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device ROOT\SYSTEM\0001" where the source of problem is Kernel-PnP. Only thing that is plugged in my computer is mouse, keyboard and monitor. Many thanks,Matija 

Answer:E72 - The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device ROOT\SYSTEM\0001

In case anyone else is affected by this, please have a look at my post in Kernel-pnp (PLEASE HELP). Best regards // ThinkErEr





ThinkCentre M900 Tiny, i7, 16GB, Samsung 950 PRO M.2 NVMe 512GB

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I'm hoping someone can help me fix this. I'm running Vista Home Premium 32-bit. In the bottom right if my taskbar it tells me update are ready to be installed, but when I click on it it says " The Page Failed to Load".

Answer:Windows Update Page Failed to Load

If you have installed Windows Blinds then surly this program is responsible for this issue

our commemorative book:The page failed to load, Vista Update

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I turned my laptop on today and the usual boot process began.
-Toshiba logo (press F2, F12)
-windows green loading bar

Then the laptop displays a black screen and nothing happens.
When I power off the laptop and turn it back on I get a message saying "windows failed to load" it then gives me the options to run windows normally or to run windows restore.
Windows restores does not work when I try to run it.

This previously happened to me and I was forced to use my backup restore CDs to restore the laptop to originial settings. I would like to try and resolve the issue for good, if possible, though.

I do not want to have to restore the laptop each time this happens and risk losing saved data.

The laptop works fine when constantly plugged in.
Both times now this has happened when the laptop has been disconnected from the mains and the battery has run out of power.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Satellite A500-15N "windows failed to load"

Can you start Windows in ?safe mode??
If yes try to roll back OS to earlier time using system restore tool.

You must understand that we don?t know what are you doing with your notebook and what can be reason for such behaviour.

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I was making copy of some family pics. Burned 1 disk and started the second one and the computer rebooted. Error message appered LOAD FAILED.Tried to backup data...nothing.Used recovery disk to clear all and start all over again...again the same message..I need help pls. Tried a lot of things from the WWW but am unable to resolve the error and start the Recovery of my Computer.Thanks,MONY

Answer:Load failed error @ startup in Windows ME

Mony,A clearer explaination would really help  Error message appered LOAD FAILED.   When did this happen,  when the system rebooted? when your application tried to start?Tried to backup data...nothing.   If the system didn't boot all the way (you're not clear on this) you couldn't back up your data anyway.Used recovery disk to clear all and start all over again... How far did it get?  recovery disk being the ME cd or a diskette you made?Alan <><  

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I'm running Windows 7 64 bit on a custom built computer with 8 GB ram, AMD Phenom II 3.7 GHz processor, Asus Motherboard, and a 1 GB HDMI graphics card.  The program I'm trying to use is Eclipse 64 bit edition.  I have JDK and JRE v6 u29 installed to my computer.  When I run the program I get the following error:Code: [Select]Failed to load the JNI shared library "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\client\jvm.dll"My internet security is IObit Advanced System Care and Malware Defender.  I've tried reinstalling JRE and JDK 6u29 a few times as well as Eclipse.  All of the solutions I've seen on Google you had to pay for.

Answer:Windows 7 jvm.dll file failed to load error

try this:in eclipse.ini,after:Code: [Select]org.eclipse.platform
--launcher.XXMaxPermSize
256m
add:Code: [Select]-vm
C:\Program Files\Java\<your jdk version folder>\bin\javaw.exe

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When windows starts it comes up with a error message failure to load "wsysreg." Any ideas what is wsysreg?

Answer:failed to load wsysreg starting Windows 7

Run your virus scanner and malware scanner. It's spyware.You can also download and run this program. http://www.filehippo.com/download_a...

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I'm working on my mom's computer remotely via LogMeIn (Home Premium SP2). A persistent problem is an inability to update the system due to the Windows Update giving me a "The page failed to load" error. This happens after I click on the "15 optional updates are available" hyperlink in the Windows Update pane. There are no critical updates.

An initial Google search returned the most common cause as being "WindowBlinds" by Stardock. This program, however, is not installed on her computer (verified by a search of programs in the "All Programs" links, "Program Files" folder, "Uninstall or change a program", and a search for "stardock" in the registry.

"sfc /scannow" in administrative mode on the command line failed to return any errors.

I also went to Microsoft's relevant Knowledge Base article here and attempted to use the Fix It program to fix Windows Update. The program successfully ran and fixed the files that were damaged (whatever they happened to be), but this did not solve the issue.

Finally, I removed threats using SUPERAntiSpyware, reregistered some .dll files as recommended by Microsoft (IMPORTANT NOTE: Some of them failed), and restarted with non-essential services disabled and startup items disabled.
 

Answer:Windows Update > The page failed to load

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well most of the treads i see about this are in spanish and needless to say i don't speak another language i only know english so regretably i am asking how i can go about getting comdlg32.ocx to load correctly on windows 7?  every time i try to load it through a commnd prompt or through the file search on the start up menu i get the same failed to load error.  and that goes for trying to load the file as an administrator.  any help with getting this file to load properly on windows 7 would be most appreciated.

Answer:c:windows\system32\comdlg32.ocx failed to load

To those who still have this problem. Here's the solution. It is pretty simple. The reason the .ocx file is showing up as incompatible, is because it was put in the wrong folder. I assume most of you placed the .ocx in the System32 folder. But if you are
using Vista and/or Win7 64-bit, the .ocx must be placed in the SysWOW64 folder instead, which, just so happens to be right next to the System32 folder :D.
After that, just follow the same instructions, but simply change to the corresponding path in the CMD. Like this:

Move comdlg32.ocx to c:\Windows\SysWOW64 Open a command line window and run following command:
regsvr32 c:\Windows\SysWOW64\comdlg32.ocx
b) For Vista/Win7 users with UAC turn on, the above command needs to be run from elevated command prompt.
Once comdlg32 is registered successfully, following message will prompt: "DllRegisterServer in C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\comdlg32.ocx succeeded."
Now launch the application again and you should not see the file missing error.

Hope it helped.

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