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Recovery Command Prompt & Registry Edit


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#1 1Monty

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Posted 28 April 2011 - 03:33 PM

I have Windows 7. When any user logs on they get a black screen. I think the problem is with the registry key:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNt\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

The Userinit value data should be C:\Windows\System32\Userinit.exe,

but due to misreading a Microsoft recommended fix this value now reads:

hard_disk:\Windows\System32\Userinit.exe,

I need to be able to edit this. I have used the Windows 7 installation disk to boot into the command prompt:

Administrator: X:\windows\system32\cmd.exe

X:\Sources>

I cannot get into my C drive and although I can get regedit to open and make changes I don't think it changes any thing on my machine. Am I suppose to load registry files from my machine into regedit?

I also get the same result booting in safe mode and the startup repair from the installtion disk does not fix the problem.

I have tried to follow this tutorial:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/windows-7-recovery-environment-command-prompt/

When I run bcdedit /find "osdevice" I get an unknown command was specified.

When I try to run reg load:

X:\Sources>REG LOAD HKLM\TempSoft:\Windows\System32\config\software I get "is not recognized as an internal or external operable program or batch file.

Any help offered would be greatly appreciated. Thankyou.

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