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If the registry is deleted how do i get it back??
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by:sunray_2003
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Hi gangstapaki,

For what OS ?

For 98 and ME , you can use scanreg /restore and restore previous working registry

SR..
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by:gangstapaki
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For windows ME.... and just out of cuiosity could i do this with xp?
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by:Pete Long
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Hi justintx,
Damaged Registry Repair and Recovery in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;318159

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by:sunray_2003
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IN xp if you had backed up then

How to back up, edit, and restore the registry in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=322756#4

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gangstapaki,

If something is corrupted , check this

How to Recover from a Corrupted Registry That Prevents Windows XP from Starting
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;307545 

If programs donot work , then you would have to install them again

If nothing works out , reinstall XP or use Restore CD that you must have got with your computer
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by:surly1966
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you can try this and hope there was a back up created. ( fingers crossed for you)

http://www.geekgirls.com/windows_restore_registry.htm

heres a link that shows how do do it for all versions of Windows
http://www.computerhope.com/registry.htm

There are some utilities but I always try this first

good luck.
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