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This article discusses the Microsoft Windows 2000 Registry Repair Utility that can help to recover a Microsoft Windows 2000 system from registry corruption.
The Windows 2000 Registry Repair Utility can be downloaded on to floppy disks and then run on the system with the corrupted registry. You must have six floppy disks to download this utility. The utility will try to repair the corrupted registry and permit the computer to start again.
Note Depending on the type of registry corruption that has occurred, running this utility may result in some data loss from the registry. Also, this utility may not be able to repair some types of registry corruptions.
To download the Windows 2000 Registry Repair Utility, visit the following Microsoft Web site: