Here is my sad story. I have been cleaning up myold computer to give to my daughter-in-law. We put a new copy of Registry Easy on it and cleaned up a lot of old junk. We defragged the disc and compressed the files. Then we upgraded Windows XP to SP2 and further upgraded it to included all of the security updates. I upgraded to IE7.0. The little machine was looking just great when I ran Registry easy ONE MORE TIME. Just to make sure everything was clean, when it was done, I THOUGHT I was deleting the log files, when this is the file name that I deleted: "Backup_20070321_125556.reg" Never asked me if I was sure that was what I wanted to do - just deleted it. And, of course, in my neat anal way, I emptied the trash. Now, my clean little computer will not boot. I tried the F8 key and have tried every option they have. I just know if I could get to the Help Center, I could restore it to a previous date, but I'm lost. Could you offer me some advice please?
Nothing like crashing a computer that you've spent 2 days cleaning to bring about a little humility!
Edited by ladysmom, 26 March 2007 - 07:46 PM.