Step-by step confirmation It says "Windows has detected a registry/configuration error. When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).
Directions on HOW to use the bootdisk are sketchy. At the C: prompt, type scanreg /restore and press Enter. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Can you give us the exact error message you are getting?
If not you can get one from bootdisk.com. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Back to top #9 Leurgy Leurgy Voted most likely Members 3,831 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Collingwood, Ontario, Canada Local time:05:16 AM Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:52 AM When you get Scanreg.exe Download Microsoft Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.
Windows Me - Safe mode, scanreg, boot disks Started by wishoosier , May 26 2005 10:21 AM Please log in to reply 8 replies to this topic #1 wishoosier wishoosier Members Scanreg Windows 10 Back to top #6 falcon1 falcon1 Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:16 AM Posted 26 May 2005 - 08:57 PM AS per Original Windows ME Operating system that came with Back to top #8 wishoosier wishoosier Topic Starter Members 8 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:16 AM Posted 28 May 2005 - 09:53 AM When I finally got an A: prompt, I https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/184023 Highlight that and press enter and pick the A: drive.
or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Windows Registry Checker Tool Scanreg.exe Download On the other board, I was told to hit F11 or delete to enter "BIOS". See why it earned our Editors' Choice award. This didn't work, and I couldn't figure out how to boot from the A: drive.
Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. If it does not boot normally or you CAN'T boot into Safe Mode, then attempt to run "Scanreg /restore" using the instructions below:To restore a registry backup from MS-DOS mode: 1. Scanreg Windows 7 by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / February 6, 2005 5:40 AM PST In reply to: scanreg/config error First, see if you can start in "Safe Mode".How To Start In 'Safe Mode' Scanreg /fix Register now!
You don't need a bootdisk to do this.Have you made any changes to your computer before this started happening, like adding or removing programs? Exit the Bios , SAVING THE CHANGES and continue to boot. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Please try again now or at a later time. Scanreg.exe Windows 10
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CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Windows 10 Registry Error I tried several variations as well. "SCANREG/RESTORE" was not one of them. Choose which backup to restore.
Once it goes through 5-6 such questions, the 'add new hardware' wizard appears. "Windows has found the following new hardware:" (blank space below) When I try searching for a better driver, Reboot.When I try searching for a better driver, it cannot be found;I tried specifying the location of the driver, and when that does not work, I get this error message:Try specifying If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Scanreg.exe Is Not Recognized Hopefully you will boot from the floppy and come to A:\>.
You should have a choice of registry backups from the last five days the system successfully booted. The backups from the last five days will be in the format RB00x.*, where RB stands for Registry Backup, and x is the sequence number of the backup. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Leurgy Leurgy Voted most likely Members 3,831 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Collingwood, Ontario, Canada Local time:05:16 No question is too small or big, simple or complicated, dumb or smart--what you'll find is a comfortable and friendly destination for you to discuss and get tips on fixing problems
RB000.cab is the most recent backup.Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Newbies forum 2 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer At this point, type in the following and press enter:Scanreg /fixThis will bring up the scanreg utility that will attempt to fix your registry. Restart the system in MS-DOS mode.If the system does not automatically start in MS-DOS mode when attempting to boot into Windows 98, hold down Ctrl key during system startup until the Only go back to the newest one and you can always do it again to go back to an earlier one if necessary.
To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar But the version of safe mode it goes into gives me a gray screen, and no use of any buttons, so I cannot actually DO anything. If you have the Dell Restore CD try specifying the location as D: or D:\WinME.
Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. I have a 4 yr-old Dell. You do not have to be in the C:\Windows\Command folder to run the command. 3. Using the boot disk will boot into DOS, and then you can type scanreg /restore and it will scan your registry and you'll be presented with a set of choices for
Click here to Register a free account now! Enter the number for Safe mode, and then press ENTER.