Tuesday, December 10, 2002

Using scanreg to repair damaged portions of registry

Use F8 key during boot to bring up Windows Startup Menu. Select Command
Prompt Only option. At the prompt:

scanreg /fix repairs damaged portions of registry and removes dead space);

other useful commands:

scanreg /backup (backs up the registry);
scanreg /restore (displays a list of available registry backups, the date and time created, and option to restore)