Registry checker NIGHTMARE

Author Message
Robert Odell 08/26/2005 06:56 am


This time a real catastrophy. Downloaded a registry checker, all 4mb, from Meta Products (who have not even answered call for help).

At ShutDown and at StartUp I`m presented with blue screen as follows:
Microsoft Registry Checker (MSN non longer supports)
c:\windowa\system.dat
Restore Desktop (check mark OK)
Restoring Devices Listed IN ASP (check mark OK)
RESTORING FILES/FOLDERS (no check mark OK)

After about ten minutes the horizontal progress bar stops at 86%. Then box appears found an error cannot repair. Try reducing number of files , otherwise REINSTALL (a course of action I will do anything to avoid!)

Point is I cannot get out of this screen. No cursor; no boxes of any kind. Must shutsoen, whereupon same thing restarts. At SAFE MODE I deleted anything about Registry with installation date 23AUG05. That is how I am now online. BUT THE SCREEN STILL APPEARS GOING IN OR OUT. Sometimes the error box doesn`t appear and I`m in. Sometimes not, and I know not why.

You can see this is a real emergency in dire need of some expertise.

Failing resolution, and even if successfully resolved, please advise exact path at SafeMode that permits restoration (W98SE) to a given date -- in my case 22AUG05.

I dare not shutdown day or night fearing inability to get back. Please help!

Cordially, RO
Alexander 08/29/2005 01:39 am
Dear Robert Odell,

Thank you for writing us.

> This time a real catastrophy. Downloaded a registry checker, all 4mb, from Meta Products
> (who have not even answered call for help).

Are you sure that you dowloaded a registry checker from MetaProducts? MetaProducts does not produce any registry checker. Also, what way did you use to contact MetaProducts?

Best regards,
Alexander Bednyakov
MP Staff