Deleted a folder in registry (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE...)



Eula
07-10-2005, 02:16 AM
I foolishly deleted Windows folder of my registry
(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS)

does it mean my pc is now doom to be useless??!!!

is it forever gone? is there no way I can get it back without reformatting
my pc or losing my files??

please help me I would really appreciate all your answers.

thank you
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eula

Chris
07-10-2005, 02:16 AM
Are you on windows xp?

If you can boot to a recovery console you can restore older registry files
from the system restore folder.

"Eula" <sojadedinlife@itsucks.com> wrote in message
news:AEC97D04-FA7C-4A65-A9FB-14D6E0331C6C@microsoft.com...
>I foolishly deleted Windows folder of my registry
> (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS)
>
> does it mean my pc is now doom to be useless??!!!
>
> is it forever gone? is there no way I can get it back without reformatting
> my pc or losing my files??
>
> please help me I would really appreciate all your answers.
>
> thank you
> --
> eula

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-10-2005, 02:16 AM
Hi,

Oops - that wasn't the brightest move. Try this:

How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry [Q307545]
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307545

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Eula" <sojadedinlife@itsucks.com> wrote in message
news:AEC97D04-FA7C-4A65-A9FB-14D6E0331C6C@microsoft.com...
>I foolishly deleted Windows folder of my registry
> (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS)
>
> does it mean my pc is now doom to be useless??!!!
>
> is it forever gone? is there no way I can get it back without reformatting
> my pc or losing my files??
>
> please help me I would really appreciate all your answers.
>
> thank you
> --
> eula


Deleted a folder in registry (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE...)