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Regsvcs.exe Error

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#1 Gldfngr27


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Posted 18 September 2012 - 12:39 PM

Good Afternoon,

I am working on an XP Professional 32 bit computer here at work that has been having some issues the past 2 days. I thought i took care of everything as running a chkdsk seemed to find and replace some bad clusters. All seems to be well other than the following error will pop up randomly:

The instruction at "0x766eac01" referenced memory at "0xea6f082". The memory could not be "read"

Click on OK to terminate the program

It has popped up a few times while im sitting here running Microsoft Updates.

While troubleshooting, i did use Ccleaner to clean out the registry which i did backup with the program before fixing the issues. This is the first time dealing with an issue like this so any help you can pass along would be greatly appreciated.

Edited by Gldfngr27, 18 September 2012 - 12:43 PM.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 03:40 PM

I would suggest using the backup that you made of the registry and see if this solves the problem. BC generally doesn't endorse the use of registry cleaners because they can produce these types of results. The admonishment below was written by one of the staff here.

Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:

Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.

Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that will not cause problems when removed, another may not find the same entries, and still another may want to remove entries required for a program to work.

Not all registry cleaners create a backup of the registry before making changes. If the changes prevent the system from booting up, then there is no backup available to restore it in order to regain functionality. A backup of the registry is essential BEFORE making any changes to the registry.

Improperly removing registry entries can hamper malware disinfection and make the removal process more difficult if your computer becomes infected. For example, removing malware related registry entries before the infection is properly identified can contribute to system instability and even make the malware undetectable to removal tools.

The usefulness of cleaning the registry is highly overrated and can be dangerous. In most cases, using a cleaner to remove obsolete, invalid, and erroneous entries does not affect system performance but it can result in unpredictable results.

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