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kimela

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I have been trying to restore my computer back to it's original factory settings to start over but have been constantly getting an error message - it allows me to start the process but after it gets so far i receive a error message saying: registry file failure, corrupt-absent or not writeable, registry cannot load the hive(file)
system root\system32 and configuration and security. I don't fully inderstand what the problem may be, can someone :tazz:
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Do you have a valid XP cd?

If so, place it in your CD ROM drive and follow the instructions below

Start > Run > cmd then type

sfc /scannow (note the space)

let this run untill you get a message saying it is complete.

SFC - system file checker, retrieves the correct version of the file from %Systemroot%\System32\Dllcache or the Windows installation source files, and then replaces the incorrect file.

If you want to see what was replaced, right click My Computer > manage, expand event viewer > system.
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unfortunantely i don't have the XP cd - is there another way i can try without it.
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