Total Crash

  AJ25 20:57 30 Nov 06
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My PC went from working happily all day to a total crash. I'm now staring at a blue screem with

STOP:c0000218 {Registry File failure}
The registry cannot load the hive (file):
\SystemRoot\System32\Config\SECURITY
** it's log or alternatate.
It is corrupt, absent, or not writable


I have tried the option when I reboot to use last known good configuration and safe mode just does a physical memory dump and tells me to contact sys admin.

I have the MESH restore CD but can't get to a point where I can use it. Please help

  VoG II 21:01 30 Nov 06

You will need to borrow a full XP disk (not a recovery CD) then click here

  AJ25 21:08 30 Nov 06

What is the keystroke to let me boot from an XP CD

  AJ25 21:15 30 Nov 06

VoG can you help me a bit more..This link is full of stuff but I need to find a way to get going and get past my blue screen

  VoG II 21:19 30 Nov 06

To boot from a CD click here

  AJ25 21:53 30 Nov 06

Seems my Hard disk is not being read. I have to phone Mesh in the morning. Consensus seems to be I will need the XP Home CD but MESH don't give that....only a recovery CD. Any idea's what my strategy might be with them

  AJ25 21:57 15 Dec 06

OK the PC went to PC heaven in the sky. It's gone back to MESH so god only only knows when and if I ever get it back.

The collection was as good as the delivery.....0 out of 10.

Join me in prayer

Thanks for all suggestions and help anyway.

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