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Registry Fix / Repair - No Boot Condition

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April 20, 2008 6:43:53 PM

I posted this fix for someone in the hardware forum and thought I would clean it up and move it to here for anyone else. It does work when nothing else will.

Download UBCD for Windows and make a Boot CD. This should work on RAID, at least RAID0. UBCD runs very slow so be patient.

Follow these instructions to replace the registry hive with the backup and then do a restore. It's all in the link.

How to recover from a corrupted registry that prevents Windows XP from starting

MS says it doesn't work with OEM, but I think they mean OEM from HP, Dell etc. that has been modified. I'm not 100% sure about the OEM from places like Newegg, but it should work.

This repair can be done without the UBCD4WIN, by using the command prompt, but it is a lot easier with it.
April 27, 2010 10:53:22 AM

Hi,

Nice info... Thanks for sharing ....

we can fix a corrupted registry in Windows XP. Corrupted registry files can source a selection of unusual
error messages. And we can observe the Microsoft Knowledge Base about error messages that are linked
to registry issues.
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