Blue screen with "System Registry Failure"

Question

Whenever I turn on my computer I get a blue screen with a message saying: "System Registery Failure.....Cannot find hive/file= \SystemRoot\System32\config\SOFTWARE its log or alternate. It is corrupt or not writable." I cant get into windows at all nor can I press anything. How can I fix this program?

Answer

This question was answered on May 28, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

What you can do is try repairing windows to fix this problem To repair windows you have to reboot the computer from the cd rom, after that you will see the windows setup screen which will give you diferents options but the one you want to choose is repairing windows If this does not work then the second option will be reinstalling windows by following the same procedure.

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Posted by Giovanny of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 28, 2004