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Where do I begin?

God only knows how I got GAIN adware in my computer, so I attempted to remove the software by following instructions from an online website. Everything went to the toilette when I screwed with regedit. Here are the events as it happend:

- Deleted items from regedit

- Windows 2000 wouldn't boot up properly, I had a blank desktop with only the cursor.

- Attempted to use Windows 2000 boot disks...no change

- Atempted to use Chkreg.exe (from microsoft website) and following instructions to a tee....no change.

- Installed the latest Windows 2000 release...GOT WORSE

- The computer would crash before it even entered windows. Got a blue screen telling me something is wrong.

- I removed the hard drive and installed it on another computer as a slave

- I'm able to see the files

I basically need my e-mails, is there a way to get them out? or is there a way to repair the booting proceedure of this hard drive. What ever is easier.

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- Installed the latest Windows 2000 release...GOT WORSE

Did you reinstall Windows 2000 using Windows setup?

Got a blue screen telling me something is wrong.

Are you able to reply with exactly what it says?
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