How can I load a registry key when booted from bootdisk

Posted on 2004-11-19
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
I have accidentally deleted a whole registry key rather than one of its values and as a result i get blue screen whether i try a normal boot, safe mode with command prompt or recovery console (im using win2k server).

I have the registry key that i deleted having got it from another machine and put it into a .reg file. can i use regedit.exe to load the key back into the registry if i boot from boot disks? or have i completed shafted the server and have to do a whole reinstall?
Question by:mwoolger
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    Hello mwoolger,

    You need to do an "In-Place" install of Windows 2000.

    How to do an In-Place upgrade of Windows 2000:
    What does an In-Place upgrade change:

    Thanks and Good Luck!
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    Expert Comment

    I am more than certain on this one that an "In-Place" install of Windows would have solved this problem.


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