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CAN'T LOAD REGISTRY?

Posted on 1996-12-22
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I've been using Windows '95 for the last year with no major
problems until now.  When I start it, I get the following message:
"There is not enough memory to load the registry, or the
registry is corrupted.  Some devicesmay not function
properly."  I tried restoring the registry, nothing happened.
I tried reloading Windows '95; again, I still get the message.
Can some enlightened individual help me?
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Ah, that message is an old friend. It means that you may have some items in your autoexec or config files (or even the win.ini, I know W95 professes not to care about the win.ini, but it's a lie), that shouldn't be there. It could be something that refers to an old 16 bit program not necessary anymore. I think on my system it was still looking for an old soundcard that I no longer possessed. If in the course of checking out the offending remark in autoexec & config, just type rem before the statement, or put a ";" in the win.ini files, save and reboot.

You may want to look at your boot.txt file. It's a file of what you system does while booting up, the error may be glaring in there.


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