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System Recovery The registry cannot loadthe hive[file]: \systemRoot\System32\Config\SECURITY or its log or alternate It is corrupt,absent,or not writable

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Fix my vb script engine on my computer / Windows 7

Fix Windows Script Host If you are experiencing script host issues, you might notice error messages such as "Library not registered." Script host issues occur when scripting components do not exist in the Windows registry, according to Microsoft. Your version of Windows determines how the missing scripting components affect your system. You can repair script host problems by using your PC's native features.
Press the "Windows" key. Type "cmd" in the dialog box and press "Enter." This will open the Command Prompt. Type the following commands at the prompt one at a time and press "Enter:" regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\vbscript.dll regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\jscript.dll regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\dispex.dll regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\scrobj.dll regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\scrrun.dll regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\wshext.dll regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\wshom.ocx Exit the Command Prompt. b> Register Components on 64-bit Systems b> Press the "Windows" key. Type "cmd" in the dialog box and press "Enter." This will open the Command Prompt. Type the following commands at the prompt one at a time and press "Enter:" %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\vbscript.dll %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\jscript.dll %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\dispex.dll %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\scrobj.dll %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\scrrun.dll %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\wshext.dll %systemroot%\system32\regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\wshom.ocx Exit the Command Prompt.
Enable Windows Script Host b> Windows Script Host is an administration tool by Microsoft that creates an environment for hosting scripts. According to Microsoft, Script Host will manage security and invoke the proper script engine. Script Host comes standard on all Windows operating system versions 98 and later. Therefore, you can easily enable Script Host on your computer. Go to the Windows Desktop. Click on the "Start" button. Select "Run" from the menu of options and icons that opens. Type the word "regedit" into the text box of the Run window and then click "OK." The Registry Editor window will appear. Select "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script Host\Settings" from the folders on the left of the Registry Editor window. Double click on "Enabled" in the window pane to the right. Set the Value to 1. Return to the folders list in the Registry Editor. Select the folder "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script Host\Settings." Again double click on "Enabled" in the window pane to the right and set the value to 1. That's it, you have successfully enabled Windows Script Host.

Jan 15, 2013 | Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64BIT...

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HAL.DLL is missing or corrupted, xp doesn't boot

if it was running for more than 30 hours, it wasn't doing much. You can try copying hal.dll off of a known, good-working XP pc, and replace it with the one on your broken PC. It's better if you extract it from i386 folder but grabbing it from another pc should work fine.

Aug 09, 2012 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Error says file: systemroot\system32\config\system

Can you boot into Safe Mode? Restart the computer and hit the F8 key continually until you get to the Advanced Boot options and choose Safe Mode. Here you can run System Restore. If you can't, then boot off of the Windows XP CD and get to the Recovery Console. Here you would type in chkdsk /f/r and hit enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any errors in the file system.

Mar 19, 2010 | Operating Systems

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Virtual device driver format in the registry is invalid

Windows XP instructions:
  1. Click Start->Run and type Regedit. Click OK
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\VirtualDeviceDrivers
  3. Delete the VDD value
  4. Click Edit->New->Multi-String Value
  5. Name the value VDD, press Enter
Windows 2000 instructions:
With Windows 2000 you must use regedt32.exe instead of regedit.exe. The regular regedit will not allow you to add REG_MULTI_SZ's for some odd reason and a regular string value will not work in this instance.
Aside from that, the instructions are the same.
It also may be necessary to extract the original autoexec.nt and config.nt from your Windows CD, as they may be corrupted.
  1. Click Start->Run and type expand x:\I386\autoexec.nt_ %systemroot%\System32\autoexec.nt (Where x: is your CD-ROM drive)
  2. Click Start->Run and type expand x:\I386\config.nt_ %systemroot%\System32\config.nt
  3. Click Start->Run and type expand x:\I386\command.co_ %systemroot%\System32\

Jan 29, 2010 | Operating Systems

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The registry cannot load the hive file ?

backup the current hive file, and copy the hive file from repair folder to the config folder, that would solve the problem

Aug 27, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Server Standard 2003 for...

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Hi, ihave a dell latitude d600 when i start up i get windows gui up, then i get a stop c000021a fatal error message stating that session manager sys process has terminated with a status of: oxc oooo26c...

  1. Start your computer to the parallel installation of Windows NT, and then start Registry Editor.
  2. On the Window menu, click HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE on Local Machine.
  3. On the Registry menu, click Load Hive.
  4. Type the path to the System hive of the prior installation, typically %systemroot%\system32\config\system, and then click Open.
  5. When you are prompted for the name of the key, type TEST, and then view the following registry entry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\TEST\Select
  6. Note the setting for the Current DWord value in the preceding registry key. This is typically 0x1, and is represented as CURRENT:Reg_Dword:0x1. This value indicates that the "CurrentControlSet" for your original Windows NT installation corresponds to ControlSet001 in this window. A value of 2 would indicate that the "CurrentControlSet" for your original Windows NT installation would correspond to ControlSet002, and so on.
  7. Locate the following registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\TEST\ControlSetXXX\Control\Session Manager where XXX is the CurrentControlSet that you identified in the preceding step.
  8. Under the Session Manager key, note and then delete any PendingFileRenameOperations entries.
  9. Click the TEST hive, and then click Unload Hive on the Registry menu.
  10. On the Registry menu, click Load Hive.
  11. Type the path to the Software hive of the prior installation, typically %systemroot%\system32\config\Software, and then click Open.
  12. When you are prompted for the name of the key, type TEST2.
  13. Remove any PendingFileRenameOperations entries in the following registry keys: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\TEST2\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

  14. Click the TEST2 hive, and then click Unload Hive on the Registry menu.
  15. Quit Registry Editor, and then restart your original installation

How and Why to Perform a Parallel Installation of Windows NT 4.0

Apr 13, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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I have deleted svchost.exe from windows xp

To complete part one, follow these steps:
  1. Insert the Windows XP startup disk into the floppy disk drive, or insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer.
    Click to select any options that are required to start the computer from the CD-ROM drive if you are prompted to do so.
  2. When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console.
  3. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the installation that you want to access from the Recovery Console.
  4. When you are prompted to do so, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
  5. At the Recovery Console command prompt, type the following lines, pressing ENTER after you type each line: md tmp
    copy c:\windows\system32\config\system c:\windows\tmp\system.bak
    copy c:\windows\system32\config\software c:\windows\tmp\software.bak
    copy c:\windows\system32\config\sam c:\windows\tmp\sam.bak
    copy c:\windows\system32\config\security c:\windows\tmp\security.bak
    copy c:\windows\system32\config\default c:\windows\tmp\default.bak

    delete c:\windows\system32\config\system
    delete c:\windows\system32\config\software
    delete c:\windows\system32\config\sam
    delete c:\windows\system32\config\security
    delete c:\windows\system32\config\default

    copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config\system
    copy c:\windows\repair\software c:\windows\system32\config\software
    copy c:\windows\repair\sam c:\windows\system32\config\sam
    copy c:\windows\repair\security c:\windows\system32\config\security
    copy c:\windows\repair\default c:\windows\system32\config\default
  6. Type exit to quit Recovery Console. Your computer will restart.

Dec 02, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Regestry editor

A central hierarchical database used in Microsoft Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows NT, and Windows 2000 used to store information that is necessary to configure the system for one or more users, applications and hardware devices.

The Registry contains information that Windows continually references during operation, such as profiles for each user, the applications installed on the computer and the types of documents that each can create, property sheet settings for folders and application icons, what hardware exists on the system, and the ports that are being used.

The Registry replaces most of the text-based .ini files that are used in Windows 3.x and MS-DOS configuration files, such as the Autoexec.bat and Config.sys. Although the Registry is common to several Windows operating systems, there are some differences among them.A registry hive is a group of keys, subkeys, and values in the registry that has a set of supporting files that contain backups of its data. The supporting files for all hives except HKEY_CURRENT_USER are in the %SystemRoot%\System32\Config folder on Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista. The supporting files for HKEY_CURRENT_USER are in the %SystemRoot%\Profiles\Username folder. The file name extensions of the files in these folders indicate the type of data that they contain. Also, the lack of an extension may sometimes indicate the type of data that they contain.

Jun 20, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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STOP: C0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file):\System Root\System32\Config\SECURITY or its log or alternate. It is corrupt, absent, or not writable.

to fix the problem, you need the Installation cd, put it in, start the setup, and enter repair console when the first blue menu comes up.

In repair console, your going to have to copy the windows\repair directory to system32\config

to fix the problem.

After the files have been copyed, Well maybe might be better if you only copy the SECURITY file. so no login details get changed.

Then restart the pc and see if it worked. If not your going to have to perform a repair installation from the xp cd.

If you need more asistance, let me know. Good luck.

Mar 29, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Server Standard 2003 for...

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U have problem with ram memorije or with hdd but i recomended you to format one ur pc but if you have still that problem you have to buy new ram or hdd!

Oct 14, 2007 | Operating Systems

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