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REGEDIT will not run ! HELP PLEASE !


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gino23

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Basically when i go to start - RUN - regedit = I get an error (see attatchment)

But it works when open regedit through directory (C/windows/regedit).

I think its a pathing issue....iono.

Help please :tazz:

- ty - gino23

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Edited by gino23, 14 November 2005 - 01:39 PM.

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Michael

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What is regedit doing in "directory (C/programfiles/regedit)." ? It should be in C:\Windows\system32 check if you have a copy of regedit.exe there, if not move a copy to that folder.

Hope this helps.
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whoops, my mistake it was in c /windows/

i also put a copy in system 32, but i still get the run error....
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Ok lets test if it is corrupt files. Go

Start < Run < and type sfc /scannow. This will give a blue bar what it goes reboot. This will need the Windows XP CD so have that ready. This will fix all missing or corrupt Windows XP Files.
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uh oh, problem is that i dont have a win xp cd. I have a sony, so they said that the recovory program is built in the hardrive...
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Do you know any one that dose? So you can borrow it for the day. Any XP CD will work as long as it is the same service pack.
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The error can occur because regedit.com is there with regedit.exe in your c:\windows folder. Since in all M$ OSs .com files have higher preference than .exe, the .com is always run when you type regedit.
Check if there is regedit.com in your c:\windows folder, if yes delete it.
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there is no regedit.com in my c/windows folder. infact there is none in my whole hard drive.
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Can you borrow a CD and try what I suggested in post #2?
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