regedit not working windows 7 32 bit

I keep getting this when trying to run regedit
I have tried taking regedit from another windows 7 machine and putting it in c:\windows
that didn't work

I have also tried a SFC /scannow and that didn't solve the issue.

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Alan HendersonRetired marine engineerCommented:
Run System File Checker from an elevated command prompt.
It repairs damaged system files and replaces missing ones.
Instructions here:
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
the user stated he already ran sfc

have you tried a clean boot?
run msconfig and check selective startup; uncheck load startup items and services
reboot and see if regedit runs
if so, you can check startup items and services one by one until regedit breaks

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Alan HendersonRetired marine engineerCommented:
@ bbimis

My answer obviously didn't fix the problem. I didn't read the question as closely as I should have.

Please consider redistributing the points to Seth.
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