As we know that windows is the most popular os of the world and its users are more than any other os users. It has best features and the main thing is that it is easy to use and beginners can also easily understand how to use it but sometime it became problematic due to some problems such as booting problem, runtime error problem, system shut down and data lost, windows not start properly and occurs some error message, BSOD etc. These situations are very critical for its users but this is the advantage of windows that it focus of the cause of the errors that why user is getting them. Every error or trouble has a specific issue which helps the user to remove them. Sometime due to corrupt or damaged registry file windows XP not starts. Registry file is the database file of the system which has the details of the applications and system files of the system so if it is damaged then it doesn’t support the system to start. You can recover from a corrupted registry that prevents windows XP from starting by repairing the registry file. You may receive the error messages as-
Solution of this error:-
There is some manual process to recover from a corrupted registry that prevents Windows XP from starting. System Restore is one of the best options to remove this problem because when we restore the system it is changed to its default settings but sometime this process not fixes the problem so use Recovery Console.
i) Create a new folder and backup the registry file in this folder.
ii) Go to registry file and delete from their existing location
iii) Copy the repaired registry file from the folder System32\Config
iv) After finishing this process you can start windows XP.
Its internal processes are given here for your guide-
a) Open the CD-ROM drive and insert the Windows XP CD-ROM and restart the system.
b) Click on any options which are required to start the computer
c) When you see the system screen with “Welcome to setup” then Press R to start the recovery Console.
d) At the recovery command prompt type the given lines and press enter after each line completing the code typing-
copy c:\windows\system32\config\system c:\windows\tmp\system.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\software c:\windows\tmp\software.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\sam c:\windows\tmp\sam.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\security c:\windows\tmp\security.bak
copy c:\windows\system32\config\default c:\windows\tmp\default.bak
copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config\system
copy c:\windows\repair\software c:\windows\system32\config\software
copy c:\windows\repair\sam c:\windows\system32\config\sam
copy c:\windows\repair\security c:\windows\system32\config\security
copy c:\windows\repair\default c:\windows\system32\config\default
Finally write exit to quit recovery Console. Now computer will restart and the problems will be solved. You can also use a third party tool. Advanced System Repair Tool is also one of the best windows repair tool and Microsoft partner so you can also use it.