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Registry file failure

Everytime i tey to get on my laptop it goes to the windows loading page and then a blue page shows up and says " stop:c0000218 {registry file failure} the registry cannot load the hive (file): \systemroot\system32\config\software or its log or alternate it is corrupt, absent, or not writeable beginning dump of physical memory physical memory dump complete contact your system administrator or technical support group for further assistance." what can i do to fix my computer? im at a total loss as to what has happened to make it do that.

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Re: registry file failure

I have the same problem and im on a different computer
but how do we fix this?!

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Re: registry file failure

This sounds like a previously removed piece of sofware, either a peice of a programme spyware, virus or malware, thats still got the start up files registered. Download this programme, it's very good, it's free and has no spyware attached, it will remove all traces of unused registry files and temporary files. If you still have problems click Start>Run and type 'msconfig' without quotes. This will bring up a window; click the startup tab and see if there are any unrecognised programmes on start up that you no longer use.

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