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Scanreg /Restore fails to restore registry


While trying to restore the registry using SCANREG /RESTORE command at a C prompt in MSDOS mode, you receive an error stating that the System Restore failed.


A third party program such as Norton Unerase may have the drive's disk access locked, causing the scanreg /restore utility to fail.


1. Reboot Windows 98 and press F8 to bring up the startup menu. 2. Select step-by-step start and load only HIMEM.SYS (and DoubleSpace, if needed). 3. Run SCANREG /RESTORE.


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