How to Fix Broken Registry Items in Windows 10

Registry is basically the database of your computer which contains the particular information of the entire machine.

It is surprising but true that the OS of your PC refers to logs continuously.

Most of those are not harmful for your system. Still, when there is some issue that you are trying to solve with system registry then you need to be careful and should know what exactly needs to be done.

Solutions to fix broken registry items in Windows 10

Firstly, you should insert Windows XP setup CD to your PC a then restart it. You can press any of the keys to boot your CD.

Next, press the button – R to be able to use – Repair Console.

Now, type in the Administrator password and after the command prompt shows up, type the commands stated below

You need to type every command one by one

Now, after typing every command hit – enter and make sure you replace the letter ‘C‘ with – Windows drive letter: ‘md tmp

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copy c:\windows\system32\config\software c:\windows\tmp\software.bak

Now – Type

copy c:\windows\system32\config\sam c:\windows\tmp\sam.bak

Now type

copy c:\windows\system32\config\system c:\windows\tmp\system.bak

Next you need type

copy c:\windows\system32\config\security c:\windows\tmp\security.bakcopy

c:\windows\system32\config\default c:

Now just press exit. After you exit the panel, remove the CD

Restart the PC and press the key F8 repeatedly to boot in Safe Mode. Continue to press the key till you get ‘Startup Options’ menu on the screen. Now, select to boot into – ‘Safe’ Mode.

Now click – Windows Explorer.

You can also open any folder.

Now click the option- Tools.

Inside tools folder, you can see the option named as – ‘Folder.’ Click and it will expand

From the different tabs you see there, just click on ‘View.’

Here you will see the option – ‘hidden files & folders’. After you find that select – ‘Show hidden files & folders‘. Now, click -protected operating system files.

Now, check the box which is unchecked. It will bring up a pop-up box on your screen asking you to confirm. Click – Yes

Next, move to – ‘My Computer > C:\ drive‘or any other drive that you installed earlier initially installed on your Windows software.

Click on a folder labelled as – ‘System Volume Information‘.

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