how to repair a windows 2000 pc

  howard64 19:24 18 Feb 10

I have been altering the users on a w2k pc and after the last alteration I made to the registry winlogon it now will not accept any users or even the administrator. The prog seems to load ok but I cannot log on. Does anyone know how to get in under these conditions. I can get to safe mode but that also will not accept any logon. I do not have any w2k disks. The last good logon does not accept any users either.

  johndrew 19:45 18 Feb 10

Try a repair click here or perhaps the MS Windows Registry Repair Utility would be better click here.

For the future, backup the Registry before you make any changes. At least then you can recover to the point at which you knew everything was working.

  johndrew 19:47 18 Feb 10

The creation of an Emergency Repair Disk may also be useful click here

  howard64 20:17 18 Feb 10

thanks johndrew but as I do not have a w2k disk nor any other pc running w2k I cannot make up the disk.

  michaelw 08:22 19 Feb 10

These might help:

How to edit the boot.ini click here;en-us;311578&Product=win2000

This link is useful too click here

  michaelw 08:24 19 Feb 10

Boot.ini click here

  howard64 08:57 19 Feb 10

as I cannot get past the login screen it looks as though I am going to have to format and install a new op sys. Thanks for the suggestions.

  michaelw 15:13 19 Feb 10

You could do worse than installing Ubunta click here

You can make a bootup disc with it (if you've got a working machine), format and install. Then you can dual boot when and if you get a windows os.

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