I have read through a lot of forums about this corrupt registry error, and most point to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545 . But that site warns about using their technique when all you have is an OEM CD. Even so, I have seen some comments here and there saying not to worry, it works anyways. Is this something I should try anyways? It sounds perilous judging by the Microsoft support site. And of course, all I have is Dell's "Reinstallation CD" with SP2. Is there another problem using an SP2 disk to repair my SP3 Windows installation? I haven't seen much out there about using OEM CDs, or the SP2/SP3 issue, so any advice would be appreciated.
Edited by calliopejen, 15 March 2009 - 04:14 PM.