Discussion in 'Windows 64bit' started by Frank, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. Frank

    Frank Guest

    I stalled an app that hosed my 64 edition install. I get the
    old...windows cannot start because C:\windows\system32\config\system is

    This is a triple boot hdd so I can access the 64 install from one of the
    other os's.
    I believe there is a method of simply replacing the
    C:\windows\system32\config\system file with a good one but can't
    remember how it's done.
    Frank, Apr 1, 2006
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  2. The method described in the KB Article refers to the 32-bit versions,
    but still should apply:

    How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry that Prevents Windows XP from

    Once you've recovered, you might want to look here, as well:

    How to Troubleshoot Registry Corruption Issues


    Bruce Chambers

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    Bruce Chambers, Apr 1, 2006
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  3. Frank

    Frank Guest

    Thanks but I used that method a couple of times over the years. I even
    have a printed a copy of it.
    It's a real PITA!
    I thought there was a short cut...anyone ..?
    Frank, Apr 1, 2006
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