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Restoring deleted files in dos


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I deleted a registry file without backing up. It froze my computer. I tried to re-boot, but I can only get to the blue screen. I have tried all the F8 options to no avail. Short of re-installing XP is there a way I can restore the contents of my recycle bin in the dos mode to save all my files?
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Just out of curiousity, what file did you delete?
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CLSID which had some spy-ware in it
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Option 1 is quicker

http://support.micro...kb;en-us;304449

http://support.micro...kb;en-us;307545

http://support.micro...kb;en-us;822705
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I tried safe mode with command prompts, but still stops at the blue screen with no command prompts. It seems that is all I can do. I have been able to access the recycle bin (I think) in dos. C:> cd recycled <enter>dir<enter>. at that point I get:

. <DIR> 01-28-05 3:49 pm
.. <DIR> 01-28-05 3:49 pm
DC1 URL 78 06-02-05 5:10 pm
DC2 EXE 77,902 03-31-05 4:39 pm

2 FILE(s) 77,902 bytes
2 DIR(s) 13,799 free
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