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Mark_van_Zoest
Posted: November 6th, 2008, 2:26am Report to Moderator
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My winnt directory has some errors in it but I can still run windows 2000.
Some of the small icons in windows look a bit strange though but its basically OK.

I am trying to do an restore windows 2000 from dos to repair any damage that may have been done to my winnt registry.  I dont want to repair the winnt directory  via win2000 in windows as it gave me errors.

When I go into the win2000 boot disk dos version of winrescue and try to restore the backup under "another type of crash" option I get the message that “Old registry not found in c:\winnt\system32\config”

But I know that the registry files (default, sam security,software,system and user) are there in the c:\winnt\system32\config directory.
My computer is configured normally for windows 2000.
What do I do now to restore the winnt directory off some cd’s onto my c drive?

Can someone help me please?
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Posted: November 7th, 2008, 12:16am Report to Moderator
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The DOS version wants to know the Windows directory, not the location of the registry.  Your Windows directory is c:\winnt.
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