WINDOWSSYSTEM32CONFIGSYSTEM error and will not boot

James

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I have an OEM pc and read some things but it says not to try on OEM pc.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307545

I tried anyway and it did what it said it would do and i could not do
anything. It would boot with a pasword error and restart. Then I hooked up
my hdd to another pc using an external usb/hdd case and removed the
c:\windows\system32\config system file and replace it with the origional and
i am back to teh origional problem. Do i have any other options besides
reinstall? This is not going to be an easy install since it has custom apps.

Thanks,
James
 

Jerry

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Support for an OEM pc is only from the OEM vendor.

"James" <acidflea@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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>I have an OEM pc and read some things but it says not to try on OEM pc.
>
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307545
>
> I tried anyway and it did what it said it would do and i could not do
> anything. It would boot with a pasword error and restart. Then I hooked up
> my hdd to another pc using an external usb/hdd case and removed the
> c:\windows\system32\config system file and replace it with the origional
> and i am back to teh origional problem. Do i have any other options
> besides reinstall? This is not going to be an easy install since it has
> custom apps.
>
> Thanks,
> James
>
 

Neil

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Well nothing ventured nothing gained. Have you tried replacing the sam,
security, software & default files. While you are doing that don't overwrite
the files without making a copy first as per the MS instructions.
And you probably don't have any other option apart from reinstall other than
trying the above suggestions.

Neil

"James" <acidflea@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:OZqAwaarFHA.1168@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>I have an OEM pc and read some things but it says not to try on OEM pc.
>
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307545
>
> I tried anyway and it did what it said it would do and i could not do
> anything. It would boot with a pasword error and restart. Then I hooked up
> my hdd to another pc using an external usb/hdd case and removed the
> c:\windows\system32\config system file and replace it with the origional
> and i am back to teh origional problem. Do i have any other options
> besides reinstall? This is not going to be an easy install since it has
> custom apps.
>
> Thanks,
> James
>