windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing or corrupt
Computer OS: Windows VistaBrowser: Other
can't do nothing not even get safe mode
Do you have the installation disc?
What happens when you press F8 while computer is booting?
Since when this is happening?
all it says on screen is windows failed to start a recent hardware or software change might be the caus i have not got a windows disc as it was already in this lap top, i have the windows product key
Have you changed or replaced any hardware?
no not replaced nothing. it tells me to contact my system admin or computer manufacture i have file \windows\system32\config\system status number
Ok do this:
First download and make a recovery disc for Vista from this link: http://neosmart.net/blog/2008/windows-vista-recovery-disc-download/
Put the disc and restart your computer and if prompted press any key to boot from the disc.
Choose your language settings > click Next > Click Repair your computer > Select the operating system you want to repair > click Next > On the System Recovery Options menu > click Startup Repair > Startup Repair might prompt you to make choices as it tries to fix the problem and if necessary, it might restart your computer as it makes repairs.
See if that works, reply here if you need further help.
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my daughter was on facebook and then her computer switch its self off and then when she turned it back on this happened
Ya may be some components of windows got corrupt, try the process I mentioned earlier, it will resolve the issue. In case it did not solve the issue, reply here I will give further instructions.
no i do not have insterlation disc
Ya thats not a problem, you can download and make a recovery disc, see this link: http://neosmart.net/blog/2008/windows-vista-recovery-disc-download/
i have tried to make a recovery disc from my lap top but i don't no how to do it
After you download the ISO image from the website I gave above, you need to burn the ISO image into a CD/DVD. To know how to burn a ISO image, see this guide: http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/G/Burning+ISO+Images+to+a+CD+or+DVD
The process of burning depends on your burning software.
Ya if you still need help, feel free to ask. :)