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Old 02-28-2004, 02:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone,
I changed the registry code under the SOFTWARE section so that i could gain access to certain levels of a game i was playing (changed the default value to 8.) After that I could not log into windows. Anyone has any suggest on how to fix this problem?

Thank you all in advance for just reading this.

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Old 02-28-2004, 02:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What errors are you getting when you try to log into Windows? What is the exact key/string value that you changed?


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Old 02-29-2004, 12:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I gave up on it...there is no way to try to change the registry without booting the comp. I decided to reinstall XP. First trial it gave me an error code: Hal.dll error. Then I tried reinstallation the second time around and it works. Now when I boot up, the comp. displays 3 different list of XP OS. How could I get rid of the other two and keep the one that works ?

I realized that the old files are still on C drive. All my saved games are unvailable because it is on the other log in name. Now i am really confused. Not sure which OS i'm using. One from C drive? or one from D drive ? How can i find out?
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